When is the TOPS Rochester St. Patrick's Day Parade this year?
The TOPS Rochester St. Patrick's Day Parade will take place on Saturday March 11, 2017,
starting at 12:30pm.
How can I enter the TOPS Rochester St. Patrick's Day Parade?
Please reference our MARCH WITH US page.
How long has the Parade been a tradition in Rochester?
In 2017, the St. Patrick's Day Parade is celebrating its 40th year as a Rochester tradition.
Who organizes the TOPS Rochester St. Patrick's Day Parade?
There is a devoted group of volunteers to the TOPS Rochester St. Patrick's Day Parade Committee. Anyone that is interested in joining us should contact us via the email address located on the CONTACT page.
How many people attend the Parade?
On the average, between 40,000 - 60,000 of the Irish faithful turn out each year regardless of the weather.
In 2012, there were approximately 150,000+ spectators on a 72o day at the TOPS Rochester St. Patrick's Day Parade. A spectacle to be sure!
Where is the Parade Headquarters?
The Parade Headquarters is located at the Radisson Rochester Riverside Hotel.
Where can I park for the Parade?
Ample parking garages are located around the city, South Clinton, Main St, East Ave, and Woodbury, to name a few. There is also street parking available on most side streets.
PLEASE NOTE: The RPD typically blocks all traffic along the Parade route at about 11:30am.