Are you wondering when is the Dallas St. Patricks’ Day Parade 2017? This iconic event will be held on March 11, 2017, the Saturday before the official holiday. It will run down Greenville Avenue starting at Blackwell St., starting at 11 a.m., and go all the way down to SMU Boulevard. Keep reading this blog to get details and ideas on how to get to the 2017 St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Dallas TX and other cool details about this decades-old event. You can also check out our post about Irish pubs in Dallas TX to start the fun earlier.
How to Get to the 2017 St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Dallas TX
Parking and transportation for the 2017 St. Patrick’s Day Parade is going to be crazy, especially in the heart of the parade between Lovers Lane and University Boulevard. If you want a good spot for the parade and want to grab one of the few spots open, then you should arrive early! There will also be a designated Uber pick-up and drop-off site, which may appeal if you don’t want to fight through the traffic or try and navigate around road closures.
St. Patrick’s Day Transportation Options
- Uber, as an Official Transportation Provider, has an entire page about navigating parade traffic with their service. Riders can meet at The Meadows Building to be dropped off in the middle of the parade route. Learn more here.
- Dart public transportation also offers a good, non-parking option to see the Dallas St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Lovers Lane and Mockingbird stations will bring parade attendees right to the parade route. Learn more here.
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DFW St. Patrick’s Day Parade Fast Facts
- 2-mile parade route
- 90+ float entries (1,700 participants)
- 125,000 attendees!
- 38th Anniversary
- $72,000 awarded in scholarships from parade proceeds