We know that Connecticut is ready for some St. Patrick’s Day fun, so we’ve gathered up some highly anticipated parades right here in Connecticut!
Claim your seat early the morning of March 12th! The Parade will begin at 11:00 a.m and begin at Capitol Avenue by the State Capitol. This year’s parade will again be broadcasted live on Fox Connecticut WTIC-TV at 11:30 a.m and will be rebroadcasted on St. Patrick’s Day at noon on WCCT-TV.
This St. Patrick’s Day Parade was born in New Haven on March 17th 1842. Over 300,000 spectators are expected to line the streets for the 2016 Greater New Haven St. Patrick’s Day Parade. This parade is the largest single day spectator event in the state of Connecticut. The fun begins at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 13th.
The 13th Annual Mystic Irish Parade is a celebration of love, hope, and Celtic culture. This parade is Mystic’s largest landmark event and also one of the state’s most renowned and celebrated Celtic cultural events. The festivities will begin Sunday, March 20th at 1:00 p.m. at the Mystic Seaport and ends at the Mystic Arts Center. This celebration will attract over 32,000 people.
The Milford St. Patrick’s Day Parade kicks off a 1:00 p.m. Sunday, March 12th. For the first time ever IHSM Clubhouse is having two bands, so get there after the parade! Jolly Beggars will be playing from 3 to 7 p.m. and Highland Rovers will be performing from 8 to 11 p.m. Cover charge is $5 (for non-members).