St. Patrick's Day Parade
The St. Patrick's Day Parade will be held on Tuesday, March 17th. The Parade begins at 10:15 a.m. following celebration of Mass at the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist.  Parade Route Map

Road Closures List
Portable Toilet Locations
Wristband and Stage Map

Twitter/Facebook St. Patrick's Day updates

The City of Savannah will be using the social media Web sites Facebook and Twitter to broadcast St. Patrick's Day information and news. The City anticipates posting timely announcements that impact attendees and local businesses, such as street closures.  Visitors, residents and business owners can visit to become a Fan of the City and receive the St. Patrick's Day notices. City of Savannah Facebook entries also automatically appear in the City's Twitter account, which the public can follow at

St. Patrick's Festival on Historic River Street
The Savannah Waterfront Association hosts a festival along the waterfront, including River Street from East Broad Street to Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Festivities include games, food, beverages, and live entertainment.

River Street Information
River Street will be closed to traffic throughout the festival. The Parade Route will be closed to traffic beginning at 7 a.m. through 2 p.m. Bay Street will be closed during the Parade. Vehicles will not be allowed on Bay St. during these times. Vehicles parked on the parade route must be moved by 1:30PM on Sunday, March 16. The affected areas will be those blocks of Bull Street from Oglethorpe Lane to Harris Street, including the west side of Chippewa Square. Also affected are the blocks of Abercorn Street from Liberty Street to Gordon Lane. This includes the west side of LaFayette Square and the east side of Calhoun Square. Vehicles remaining in the area may have to be towed to provide access for the barricades.   For more information visit: or

Date/Time Event Location
Friday, March 7 at Noon Greening of the Fountain Forsyth Park
Saturday, March 15 11:00-6:00 PM Tara Feis Emmet Park
Saturday,March 15 3:00-5:00PM Tybee Island Parade  
Saturday, March 17, 8am Saint Patrick's Day Mass Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
Saturday, March 17, 10:15am Saint Patrick's Day Parade See Parade Route

St. Patrick's Day is packed with events to celebrate the holiday. Join in the fun at Forsyth Park as the flowing clear waters become a sparkling emerald green, take in the traditional sights and sounds of the Tara Feis festival, and show up early to find a great spot along the parade route. Visit or to find dates and times for events throughout the celebration.

While St. Patrick’s Day is a wonderful celebration, it can be a disruption to downtown residents and businesses. In an effort to keep you informed about those disruptions, or any other changes, the city is using the tools of Facebook and Twitter. If police must close a road, the city will send you a message to your computer or mobile device. If the service delivery schedule changes, we’ll let you know, 24 hours a day. To receive these alerts, "like" the City's St. Pat's Facebook page at or follow the City's St. Pat's Twitter account at Registration on both sites is free.