Don't miss the 66th Annual Albany St. Patrick's Day Parade on Saturday, March 12, 2016.
Irish pipers, step dancers and organizations will travel the parade route in celebration of St Patrick!
A mass will be held at 9am at Blessed Sacrament Church on Central Avenue before the parade congregates.
The parade will step off at 2pm.
Love those wailing bagpipes? Read about the Albany Pipe Band right here »
What Is The Albany Parade Route?
Central Avenue starting at Quail Street, the parade will proceed east on Central Avenue to Washinton Avenue; then east on Washington Avenue to State Street; then east on State Street to Lodge Street.
Note, the parade is not on St. Patrick's Day, it is held the Saturday before the actual holiday.
Road Closures For The Albany Parade
Beginning at 12:00 pm: Central Avenue between Manning Boulevard and Quail Street will be closed for parade lineup;
State Street between Broadway and Eagle Street will be closed for parade setup.
Beginning at 1:00 pm: All east- and west-bound traffic on the parade route will be closed. North and south cross traffic will be permitted.
Beginning at 1:30 pm: Parade Route will be closed to ALL Traffic: Central Avenue starting at Quail Street, parade will proceed east on Central Avenue to Washington Avenue; then east on Washington Avenue to State Street; east on State Street to Pearl Street; All cross streets along the parade route will be closed as the parade progresses along the route starting at 1:30 p.m. This will include N&S Pearl Streets from Pine Street to Hudson Ave.
Parking Restrictions (7:00 am - 6:00 pm)
Central Avenue, both north and south side of the street between Ontario Street and North Lake Avenue
Quail Street, east side from Central Avenue to Sherman Street
Washington Avenue, south side from Dove Street to South Swan Street
State Street, north side from Eagle Street to South Pearl Street
State Street, both north and south sides from Pearl Street to Broadway
State Street, north side from South Swan Street to opposite Empire State Plaza roadway
Eagle Street, east side from Corning Place to Pine Street
Broadway, both sides from Pine Street to Hudson Avenue
South Pearl Street, both sides from State Street to Beaver Street
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