Frequently Asked Questions

The Tops Rochester St. Patrick's Day Parade will take place on Saturday March 13, 2021, starting at 11:00am on WROC TV (virtual parade)
In 2020, the St. Patrick's Day Parade is celebrating its 43nd year as a Rochester tradition.
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.

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 72 deg day at the Tops Rochester St. Patrick's Day Parade. A spectacle to be sure!

The Parade Headquarters is located at the Rochester Riverside Hotel.
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.

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