2019 St. Patrick's Day Parade
Saturday, March 9, 2019 at Francis Field
Celebrating the 419th anniversary of the First St. Patrick's Day in 1600 and the first recorded St. Patrick's Day Parade in the World in 1601, St. Augustine's own St. Patrick's Day Parade steps off at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 9, 2019, at Francis Field in St. Augustine. The parade route follows the bayfront to the Bridge of Lions, takes a right down Cathedral Place, and returns to its origin via Cordova Street. The parade is a spectacle of floats, marching bands, pipes and drums, horse-drawn carriages, military units, local community groups, and more.
This is the only St. Patrick's Day Parade in Northeast Florida. The Grand Marshals for the 2019 St. Patrick’s Day Parade will be current and former presidents of Flagler College: Dr. William Proctor, Dr. William Abare, Jr., and Dr. Joseph Joyner.
The 2019 St. Patrick's Day Parade will feature Coastal Florida Police & Fire Pipes and Drums, First Coast Highlanders Pipes & Drums, Jacksonville Pipes & Drums, and JFRD Pipes & Drums.
This event is part of the St. Augustine Celtic Music and Heritage Festival.
Admission: This event is free to view along the sidewalks of the parade route.
When: Saturday, March 9, 2019, beginning at 10:00 a.m.
Where: The parade begins at Francis Field and follows this route: