The largest single-day spectator event in the state of Connecticut.

The parade will take place on March 12, 2023, stepping off at 1:30 pm! We’re looking forward to the most spectacular St. Patrick’s Day Parade in New Haven on March 12!

Parade Route for 2023

2022 parade route map

Friendly Reminder to All Parade Goers and Participants

Sec. 18-39. – Regulation of consumption and possession of alcoholic liquor upon public highways, public areas and parking areas; consumption and possession in unlicensed premises prohibited. Prohibited acts. (1) Except as permitted in subsection (c) hereof, no person shall consume any alcoholic liquor, or possess any open container of alcoholic liquor upon or within the limits of any public highway, public area, or parking area within the City of New Haven. For purposes of this section, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the consumption of alcoholic liquor or the possession of an open container of alcoholic liquor in parked vehicles within or upon parking area or a public highway or sidewalk is a violation hereof.


2023 Parade Award Winners

Coming soon!


Parade Orders

Orders are subject to change, due to participant cancellations and other factors. They will be regularly updated, right up until Parade Day.

Click here to view the latest Parade Orders.

Click here to download the Parade Rules and Regulations.


Participants & Spectators


Street Naming

Parade Day FAQ

If you have any further questions on participation or your application, please e-mail 2022 Parade Coordinator Patrick Smith at coordinator@stpatricksdayparade.org



Port-O-Lets will be available along the parade route and and throughout the City on Parade Day, provided by Town Green District, partners with the Parade.


Travel & Transportation

Public Transportation – Trains
– From the Shoreline (Branford, Madison, Old Saybrook): Ride ShorelineEast westbound to State Street Station or Union Station. More information and schedules are available at the Shoreline East website.
– From the West (Milford, Bridgeport, Fairfield, NYC): Ride MetroNorth eastbound to Union Station or State Street Station. More information and schedules are available at the MTA website.

Public Transportation – Busses – CT Transit alters the routes for bus pickup on Parade Day and provides advance notice in the bus pickup locations. More information in available at the CTTransit website.

The New Haven Parking Authority proudly serves the people of New Haven and its visitors with over 8,000 economical public parking spaces at the Air Rights, Crown Street, Temple Street, Temple Medical, Granite Square, and Union Station Garages. Parking is also available in selected Yale lots; the Crown and Temple Street Garages will be open that day with bathroom facilities available. For more parking information, visit our Parking Page.


Vendor Permits

If you are planning to sell food or merchandise at the Parade you MUST obtain a permit from the
City of New Haven Building Department.

All vendors are required by law to obtain a license and display this license clearly on parade day. All vendors in violation of this law will be ejected from the parade.



The Associated Irish Societies is an IRS recognized non-profit with 501(c) (3) status. All donations are tax-deductible. Donations are payable to the Associated Irish Societies.


St. Patrick's Day Parade Greater New Haven logoThe Greater New Haven St. Patrick’s Day Parade is Connecticut’s largest single day spectator event attracting more than 325,000 people to the streets New Haven each year. The Parade is a longstanding tradition in the New Haven community, and the members of the Greater New Haven St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee volunteer to ensure the tradition continues.


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New Haven, CT 06532

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