The St. Patrick's Day parade returns to Seattle on March 14
All eyes will turn to Seattle streets on March 14 as the St. Patrick’s Day Parade descends upon the city.
The annual pageant of giant balloons, floats, mascots, clowns, marching bands, and beloved Irish characters is one of the most-loved events in March.
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The massive festivities kick off at twenty-past noon, as an Irish Flag is raised in front of the King County Administration Building, followed by trumpeters playing both the Irish and US National Anthems.
The parade itself will begin at approximately 12:30 on 4th avenue at James Street, following 4th Avenue north up to the reviewing stand at Westlake Park.
From Westlake Park, participants are invited to travel for free via the Monorail to the Seattle Center for the closing ceremonies at 2:30 pm.
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Organized groups and those planning to carry signs and banners must pre-register for the parade, while individuals and families are encouraged to march without needing pre-registration.
2020 St. Patrick’s Day Parade
When: March 14, 2020
Time: 12:30 pm
Where: 4th Avenue, Downtown Seattle