St. Patrick's Day Parade

St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Date(s): Saturday, March 18, 2017

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM


Phone: 605-336-1620


St. Patrick´s Day activities are always held the Saturday before St. Patrick´s Day and officially kick off with the annual Painting of the Shamrock that takes place at the center of the city, 9th Street and Phillips Avenue at 11am.

The 2017 parade is an exception to the rule and will be held the day following St Patrick´s Day - Saturday, March 18.

Click here to download the official parade packet, with new parade route.

The first St. Patrick´s Day Parade was held in downtown Sioux Falls in 1980. Sponsored by the St. Patrick´s Day Extravaganza Committee, with help from Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce, the annual parade was designed to be a people´s parade – meaning anyone can participate as long as they´re wearing a button. The "official" St. Patrick´s Day Parade buttons cost $3 each. All proceeds are donated to the Special Olympics and other worthwhile children´s charities in the Sioux Falls area. Thank you to our sponsors Avera, Sanford Health, and Xcel Energy. Contact Valerie Willson for more information.

Visit the Sioux Falls Irish Club's Website

For more information, go to or call (605) 336-1620. 

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