St. Patrick's Day Parade

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The 2019 New York City Saint Patrick’s Day Parade will take place on Saturday, March 16 and about 2 million people are expected to attend the 258th annual parade to celebrate and honor Irish and Irish-American culture and heritage.

If you’re planning to go to the parade or want to avoid the sea of revelers dressed in green at the parade, here are all the details you need to know about the 2019 St. Patrick’s Day Parade in New York City, including start time and official parade route.

St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2019 start time and route

The 2019 Saint Patrick’s Day Parade will take place on Saturday, March 16 at 11 a.m.  The parade starts at 43rd Street and travels along Fifth Avenue to 79th Street.

If you’re not attending the parade, you can catch all the action on NBCNewYork.com beginning at 11:00 a.m. 

 

St. Patrick’s Day Parade NYC street closures

According to the New York City Department of Transportation, the following streets will be closed in Midtown between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. for the 2019 St. Patrick’s Day Parade: 

 

Parade route

 

Fifth Avenue between 79th and 43rd streets

 

Formation

 

Vanderbilt Avenue between 43rd and 46th streets

43rd Street between Vanderbilt and Sixth avenues

44th Street between Vanderbilt and Sixth avenues

45th Street between Vanderbilt and Sixth avenues

46th Street between Vanderbilt and Sixth avenues

47th Street between Park and Sixth avenues

48th Street between Park and Sixth avenues

Fifth Avenue between 42nd and 43rd streets

 

Dispersal

 

Fifth Avenue between East 86th and 79th streets

79th Street between Park and Fifth avenues

80th Street between Lexington and Fifth avenues

81st Street between Lexington and Fifth avenues

82nd Street between Lexington and Fifth avenues

83rd Street between Lexington and Fifth avenues

84th Street between Madison and Fifth avenues

85th Street between Madison and Fifth avenues

 

Miscellaneous

 

49th Street between Madison Avenue and Rockefeller Plaza

50th Street between Madison Avenue and Rockefeller Plaza

51st Street between Madison Avenue and Rockefeller Plaza

58th Street between Fifth and Sixth avenues

60th Street between Madison and Fifth avenues

62nd Street between Madison and Fifth avenues

63rd Street between Madison and Fifth avenues

64th Street between Park and Fifth avenues

65th Street between Madison and Fifth avenues

71st Street between Madison and Fifth avenues

72nd Street between Madison and Fifth avenues

78th Street between Madison and Fifth avenues

Madison Avenue between 42nd and 86th streets

 

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