The 2024 Delray Beach St. Patrick's Day Parade And Festival | Everything You Need To Know

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Saturday, March 16th 2024 - Delray Beach is a festive and community-forward environment above every city we work within. It seems every season has an exciting downtown festival planned, with St. Patrick's Day no exception. Perhaps no provincial holiday we've adopted as our own encourages a parade and festival like St. Patrick's Day. With these things in mind, it's no wonder the city of Delray Beach is putting its spin on our favorite imported holiday. For today's Delray Beach Real Estate blog, we fulfill our role as your key to all things Delray Beach and give you the necessary details to plan for a festive weekend!

The St. Patrick's Day Parade Info (12:00 PM - 2:00 PM)

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The St. Patrick's Day parade route, showing the bookends from the Intracoastal Drawbridge to the endcap at Federal Highway (US-1)

The Delray Beach St. Patrick's Day Parade will take place on Atlantic Avenue between the Intracoastal Bridge to NW 5th Avenue. Beginning at 12 PM and running through 2 PM, the parade will feature a cadre of honored marshals, performers, and Emerald-isle themed excitement. This year's Grand Marshals are the Women Veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces, along with other vets. The Palm Beach County Firefighter's Pipe and Drums Corps will join forces with the Greater Boston Firefighter Pipes and Drums, providing the resounding sounds of bagpipes and marching drums that are synonymous with this talismanic Irish holiday.

Irish Dancers at the parade

The St. Patrick's Day Festival Info (1:00 PM - 5:00 PM)

The Festival proper will take place at Old School Square, the historic centrifuge for all things Downtown Delray Beach. This free family-friendly event draws the parade and Delray Beach crowd, expanding on the offerings provided by the initial foray west, merging with music, traditional Irish performances, and several delectable food vendors. In particular, The Prodigals, an Irish-American band infusing classic Irish sound with modern uptempo rhythms will headline the center stage. In addition, Old School Square will have more Pipes & Drums, performances by the Aranmore Academy of Irish Dance, and even axe throwing.

Nearby restaurants and pubs

For those of us of age looking to keep the party going into the night, here are a few bars and restaurants in Delray Beach sure to have something fun to do on St. Patrick's Day. 

The Blue Anchor Irish Pub - 804 E. Atlantic Ave. Delray Beach, FL 33483

Tim Finnegans Irish Pub - 2885 S. Federal Hwy. Delray Beach, FL 33483

H.J O'Connors Pub - 210 NE 2nd St. Delray Beach, FL 33444


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