The 2020 New York City Saint Patrick’s Day Parade™

Saint Patrick’s Day Mass at Saint Patrick’s Cathedral is cancelled for 2020.

Please stay home and stay safe, and wash your hands.

Press Release for more information

Parade Chairman Sean Lane with a message about the COVID-19 Virus:

COVID-19 Virus note

The NYC St. Patrick’s Day parade has been held every year since 1762.

We have received no communications from the authorities concerning the possibitity of a postponement at this point. We recommend checking with your local health officials, government,   and where appropriate, your personal physician for guidance. Please see link to CDC and NY State Government below and take special note for those most at risk.

We need to work together as a community to protect the most vulnerable among us.


The day begins with High Holy Mass At Saint Patrick’s Cathedral starts at 8:30 AM. This is a ticketed event.

The NYC St. Patrick’s Day Parade™ can be viewed along 5th Avenue between 44th Street and 79th Street from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  

The Parade can be watched live on beginning at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 17th.

Watch on our YouTube Channel:

Parade Route:

From the Green Dot to the Red Dot. The Yellow Marker is the Reviewing Stands.

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Previous Parades:

2016 Grand Marshal George Mitchell

2017 Grand Marshal Michael Dowling

2018 Grand Marshal Loretta Brennan Glucksman

2019 Grand Marshal Brian O’Dwyer

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