The City in partnership with The Peterson Companies & rio, will host the 21st St. Patrick’s Day Parade at rio, at Rio Boulevard & Grand Corner Avenue. Free parking is available in three garages along Washingtonian Boulevard. Dozens of units will march in the parade, including Celtic dancers, bagpipe bands, school groups, clowns, fire trucks, equestrian units, service organizations, & more.
Interested in Participating in the Parade?
Community groups & other organizations are invited to march. It is a great way to be involved in the community & get your group noticed. Past participants have included Celtic dancers, bagpipe bands, school groups, clowns, fire trucks, equestrian units, service organizations, & more.
IMPORTANT: You may designate responsible individuals to walk along the parade route & directly hand out candy or other free items. For the protection of young parade spectators, do not toss or place candy along the parade route. Children run out to catch candy, which could lead to harm. Participant application forms are available below. All registration forms must be submitted by February 17, 2023, and must have a parade participant agreement form attached.