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St. Patrick’s Day Parade

March 16 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

🍀 Get Ready to Paint the Town Green at the 16th Annual Downtown Racine St. Patrick’s Day Parade! 🍀


Mark your calendars for Saturday, March 16th at noon because the Downtown Racine St. Patrick’s Day Parade is back, bigger, and greener than ever! Join over 2,000 spirited individuals from our vibrant community and surrounding areas for a family-friendly extravaganza that promises to kick off Spring in style.

Starting at the lively intersection of State Street and Main Street, the parade route will unfold a sea of festive floats, dance troupes, and community groups marching south on Main Street, making a lively turn west onto Sixth Street, and culminating near the iconic City Hall. Brace yourselves for the energy, enthusiasm, and sheer joy that define this celebrated tradition.

Kelly Kruse, our dynamic DRC Executive Director, expresses her excitement, saying, “This parade isn’t just a march; it’s the ultimate kickoff to springtime in the heart of downtown! We’re over the moon to host this lively extravaganza for the 16th year, creating a whirlwind of fun and festive vibes for our incredible community!”

From the fan-favorite Lighthouse Brigade to the vibrant Root River Rollers, the Carriage House Pedal Tavern to sensational singing and dancing groups – the parade lineup is nothing short of spectacular!

But the fun doesn’t stop there! After the parade, treat yourself to a delicious bite or refreshing drink from the plethora of bars and restaurants offering exclusive St. Patrick’s Day specials all day long. It’s a feast for the senses, and everyone’s invited to partake in the festivities.

Parking? We’ve got you covered! Park conveniently at the Lake Avenue Ramp, Civic Centre Ramp, or the McMynn Ramp for an unbeatable rate of just $3.50 all day.

Don’t miss out on the greenest, grandest celebration in town! Bring your friends, bring your family, and let’s make memories together at the Downtown Racine St. Patrick’s Day Parade – where the streets come alive with Irish spirit and community camaraderie! 🎉🍻🍀

Interested in being a sponsor? Please email events@racinedowntown.com

Click here for parade application:  https://racinedowntown.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/01/2024-St.-Patricks-Day-Parade-Application-1.pdf






March 16
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Downtown Racine


Downtown Racine
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