2017 St. Patrick’s Day Parade Information


This week on Sunday, Baltimore will be hosting its annual St. Patrick’s Day parade! With increased demand and road closures on the agenda, you’ll want to read up on this weekend’s activities before hitting the road.


Where to Drive


On Sunday Mar. 12, the Shamrock 5k starts at 1:15pm along the parade route. The parade itself will start at 2pm, beginning at the Washington Monument and proceeding down Charles St. to the Inner Harbor.  

Expect high demand starting around 11am, concentrated Downtown and in Fells Point, Canton, and Hampden.

After the parade, the ride requests will keep coming in those areas and around JHU and Towson, as students continue the celebration.


Road Closures


Much of downtown will be blocked off beginning at 8AM on Sunday morning. You can find specific road closures at http://transportation.baltimorecity.gov/news/traffic-advisories