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Seattle St. Patrick’s Day Weekend Parade & 2017 Irish Festival Info & Pictures | Route Map, Food, Dance, Games, Free Monorail

St. Patrick, I Presume
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The Seattle St Patrick’s Day Festival and parade is March 11-12 at Seattle Center! The parade was recognized by CNN as one of the “Five places to get your green on“. An estimated 20,000 people attend. Below are more pictures, the parade route, and info on the two day St Patrick’s festival.


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From website:
Seattle Irish Week Festival
March 11-12, 2017
Noon – 6 p.m. Saturday | 10 am – 6 pm Sunday
Free | All Ages
More info:

Seattle Center Armory
Mercer St at 2nd Ave, next to the Opera House

Seattle Center Festal presents Irish Week Festival, March 11 and 12.  Explore and experience the cultural roots and contemporary influences of Ireland through live performances, visual arts, hands-on activities, foods, games, and a lively marketplace.  Irish tunes, step dancing and the Irish jig keep the energy flowing at this Irish Week Festival.  Festival-goers may trace their roots in genealogy workshops, learn the Irish language and take in colorful cultural exhibits and contemporary Irish short films. Meet Irish celebrities; view Irish movies, cultural exhibits and demonstrations and have a “great craic” (gaelic for “a great times.”).


March 11, 2017
12:30 p.m. | Free
Starting from 4th Ave at Jefferson in downtown Seattle
More info:

ON 4TH AVE, 12:30 pm – At 12:30 pm, the St. Patrick’s Day Parade Grand Marshal and the Honorary Parade Grand Marshals lead Seattle’s 46th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade up 4th Avenue. The Parade travels north from Jefferson, and after passing the reviewing stand at Westlake, goes via the Monorail to the Seattle Center for closing ceremonies in the Armory at 2:00 pm. For more information or to register a marching group, visit ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE or email IrishWeek @


Seattle Saint Patrick’s Day Parade Pictures:

St. Patrick's Day Parade Seattle
Photo by guns71


St. Patrick's Day Parade
Photo by javacolleen


Irish Clown
Photo by kcl_in_pdx


St Patrick's Day Parade 2012
Photo by Blanka Wysocka Rahman Photography


"Irish Parade"
Photo by Bojorchess

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Photo: Jal Schrof (

Photo: Jal Schrof (


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