St. Patrick’s day is March 17th and the parade starts at 11:00 a.m. at 44th Street. It continues up Fifth Avenue up to 79th Street. The parade finishes around 4:30 – 5:00 p.m.
There are no floats are automobile in this parade, just lots of marching units (150,000 – 250,000 marchers!) and bands.
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