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The Parade

This year's Cork St. Patrick's Day Parade (subject to licence) will take place in the heart of the City on Friday, March 17th 2017.

Celebrating the theme of Cork - A City of Community, Culture & Commerce, join us for a carnival of colour, music,  pageantry and comic fun.

Applications to take part in this year's parade are now open. Click Parade Application 2017 to download an application or contact us at or on 021-4924276/021-4924736 for details.

The closing date for applications has been extended to Monday 27th February 2017


Parade Details

Parade Start Time: 1pm

Parade Route: The parade runs from the South Mall to the Grand Parade, along St. Patrick’s Street and finishes at Merchant’s Quay. 

Wheelchair and access requirements viewing areas:

For wheelchair and access requirements areas to view the parade, contact the Cork St. Patrick’s Festival office at or telephone 021-4924276/021-4924736. 


Map of Parade Route

Map of the Parade