Go Green or Go Home! St. Patrick’s Day in the Nutmeg State

Connecticut residents can bask in St. Patrick’s Day glory by Parade hopping in the state! Below is a list of Parades and celebrations throughout the Nutmeg State beginning with the Stamford St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Saturday, March 2.

Don your green and enjoy these outdoor celebrations that pay tribute to the Irish heritage. We have provided a link where you can get additional information about each event and recommend you visit the Parade website for important details.

Stamford

Stamford St. Patrick’s Day Parade will step off at 12:00 noon on Saturday, March 2 and feature Grand Marshal Polly O’Brien Morrow.

Norwich

The 6th annual Norwich St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival will take place on Sunday, March 3, at 1 p.m.After the parade, a street festival, complete with live music by a folk rock band, will take place.

Greater Hartford

Greater Hartford St. Patrick's Day Parade is planned for Saturday, March 9 beginning at 11 a.m.  The parade begins at Capitol Avenue by the State Capitol, takes a left on Main Street, a left on Asylum, a left on Ford Street, and then ends by the Memorial Arch. If you can not make it downtown, the parade will be broadcast live on FOX CT WTIC-TV beginning at 11:30 a.m.

Essex

Essex Go Bragh Parade & Festival is planned for Saturday, March 9. The Parade will step of from the Essex Town Hall at 10:30am, led by 2019 Grand Marshals John & Judy Heister.

Milford

Milford's St. Patrick' Day Parade will take place on Saturday, March 9 at 1 p.m.

Greater New Haven

The Greater New Haven St. Patrick’s Day Parade will steps off at 1:30 am on Sunday, March 10.

Greater Bridgeport

Greater Bridgeport St. Patrick's Day Parade will take place at noon on Friday March 15. Peter Carroll is the 2019 Grand Marshal.  The marchers will travel through downtown Bridgeport, beginning at Harbor Yard, continuing up Broad Street to Fairfield Avenue and return to Harbor Yard via Main Street.

New London St. Patrick's Day Parade will step off at 1:00 pm on Sunday, March 17.

Greenwich

On March 24, the Greenwich St. Patrick’s Day Parade begins at 2 p.m. from Greenwich Town Hall.

Meriden

Meriden’s St. Patrick's Day Parade is planned for Saturday, March 24 at 2:00 pm. The Parade begins on East Main St./Parker Ave. intersection and concludes at the West Main St./Bradley Ave. intersection.

Mystic

The Mystic Irish Parade will take place on Saturday, March 24 at 1:00 pm. Mystic Fire Chief Frank (Fritz) Hilbert will be the Grand Marshal for the 2019 Mystic Irish Parade. Hilbert has served as a firefighter for 48 years and as Mystic Fire Chief for 30 years.