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If you like to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day or simply like to celebrate, come join us in Scranton, PA, where everyone is Irish for the day!

The Scranton St. Patrick Parade is the largest annual celebration in Lackawanna County. “Parade Day” as it’s known locally, is one of the largest St. Patrick’s parades in the country, regularly attracting 150,000 spectators. The parade boasts over 12,000 participants, including Irish groups and societies, bagpipers, high school and string bands, elaborate floats, Irish dancers, and much more!

  • 10:00 AM    Parade Day Mass at St. Peter’s Cathedral
  • 11:00 AM    Brian P. Kelly Memorial 2 Mile Footrace starts
  • 11:45 AM    The parade steps off

The parade route is marked in green and begins on Wyoming Ave. in front of St. Peter’s Cathedral, proceeds through the streets of downtown Scranton and finishes in front of the Reviewing Stage on N. Washington Ave.


Scranton St. Patrick's Parade



Scranton St. Patrick's Parade

Scranton St. Patrick's Parade

Scranton St. Patrick's Parade Irish Dancers

Scranton St. Patrick's Parade

Book your Hotel

Enjoy all the festivities of the parade, indulge in the wonderful food and drinks, and stay the night in one of our downtown Scranton hotels.  Or, stay in any of our area's other hotels.

Radisson Hotels & Resorts in Scranton, PA, in Lackawanna County.

Hilton Hotel & Resort in Scranton, PA, in Lackawanna County