• Whelan Dance Company

    Whelan Dance Company
  • St patricks Day Parade 2014 - San Francisco

    St patricks Day Parade 2014 - San Francisco
  • Family enjoying the day out - San Francisco

    Family enjoying the day out - San Francisco
  • Market Street Parade - San Francisco

    Market Street Parade - San Francisco
  • Whelan Dance Company

    Whelan Dance Company
  • St patricks Day Parade 2014 - San Francisco

    St patricks Day Parade 2014 - San Francisco

Event Update

FRIDAY, MARCH 4, 2016 11:00 AM – NEW TIME

  • Flag Raising Co-Hosted by the Honorable Mayor Edwin M. Lee and the United Irish Societies of San Francisco City Hall Rotunda

For more details, please check out the EVENTS page. 

Special Events

165th San Francisco St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival

March 12, 2016, 11:30 am

Starts at 2nd and Market  and concludes at the Civic Center Plaza where the Festival is held. Take BART and Muni.

Jerry Boyle will officiate as the Grand Marshal of the 2016 St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Mike Durkan, Ed McGovern and Maggie McGovern will be remembered as Honorary Grand Marshals.

On this 100th anniversary, the men and women of the 1916 Easter Rising will be celebrated by naming the signatories of the Proclamation as Honorary Grand Marshals: Padraig Pearse, James Connolly, Thomas Clarke, Thomas McDonagh, Sean McDermott, Joseph Plunkett and Eamonn Ceant.

** In recognition of modern day heroes, the First Responders who so ably assisted the J1 students in Berkeley, will be our special guests at the Parade.

2016 San Francisco St. Patrick’s Day Parade Sponsors