St. Patrick’s Day Parade Run
March 17, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
The 40th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade Run takes place on Saturday, March 17th, 2018, at 9:00 am. One of the largest events of its kind in the St. Louis area, with more than 8,000 participants, the 5-mile run travels the streets of downtown and midtown St. Louis.
Following the run, the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade will take place at 12:00 pm in downtown St. Louis, rain or shine. It will begin at 18th and Market streets, and proceed east to its conclusion at Broadway and Market streets. Regularly noted as one of the top in the country, the parade will include over 120 units, including marching bands, floats, huge cartoon-character balloons, 5000+ marchers, and lots of clowns. Over 250,000 spectators, the largest of any event in downtown St. Louis, are expected to attend.