St. Patty’s Parade Sioux Falls (Route)
Here is what you need to know about Saturday’s St. Patty’s Day Parade in Sioux Falls according to Down Town Sioux Falls:
The 34th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade will be held in downtown Sioux Falls on Saturday, March 16. The traditional Painting of the Shamrock will take place at 9th Street and Phillips Avenue at 11:45 a.m. to officially kick off the day’s events. The parade will begin at 2 p.m.
The parade forms at 5th Street and Main Avenue beginning at 12:30 p.m. Vehicles will be lined up on a first-come, first served basis, and will proceed through the downtown area, starting at 5th Street and Main Avenue.
There is no entry fee to participate in the parade. The only requirement is that each adult (age 16 and older) participating in the parade must purchase and wear an official St. Patrick’s Day Parade button. The cost is $3 per button, the proceeds of which are donated to the Special Olympics and other worthwhile charities in the Sioux Falls area. Buttons are available at Mrs. Murphy’s Irish Gifts downtown Sioux Falls and the Chamber of Commerce office at 200 N. Phillips Ave., Suite 102.
Streets closed for the St. Patty’s Day Parade:
-Phillips Avenue from 14th Street – 2nd Street
-Main Avenue from 14th Street – 2nd Street
-13th Street from Dakota Avenue – 1st Avenue
-12th Street from Main Avenue – Phillips Avenue
-11th Street from Dakota Avenue – Phillips Avenue
-10th Street from Dakota Avenue – 2nd Avenue
-9th Street from Dakota Avenue – Mall Avenue
-8th Street from Dakota Avenue – Phillips Avenue
-6th Street from Dakota Avenue – Phillips Avenue
-5th Street from Main Avenue – Phillips Avenue
-4th Street from Dakota to Phillips Avenue
-3rd Street from Dakota to Phillips Avenue