Monday, March 11, 2013

San Francisco St. Patrick's Day Parade and Festival, 2013,  "San Francisco St. Patrick's Day Parade and Festival."  "San Francisco’s annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival (March 16, 2013) Features all things Irish, including traditional music and dance, floats flouting the green, marching bands, festival food and drinks and more. Expect to enjoy plenty of Irish history, cultural clichés, and a full day of fun and festivities, including live performances and children’s activities." 
WHEN: St. Patrick’s Day Festival Saturday March 16, 2013 from 11am to 5pm. St. Patrick’s Day Parade: Saturday, March 16, 2013 at 11:30am.  WHERE: St. Patrick’s Day Festival at Civic Center Plaza, San Francisco. Parade begins at the corner of Second & Market St, and continues on to the Civic Center.

 San Francisco Cheap Fun."The St. Patrick’s Day Parade celebrates and showcases our Irish community, Irish culture and character in all its forms. Featured groups from throughout the Bay Area’s Irish community including schools, youth organizations, labor unions, cultural groups, as well as the San Francisco Police and Fire Departments in addition to many of our political leaders will proudly march up Market Street.
Again for 2013 the popular Irish Festival will be held at Civic Center Plaza, in front of City Hall before, during and after the Parade. The Festival gives you an opportunity to learn more about Irish history and culture."  This year the parade and festival will honor the Celtic woman. Event details.  

Note:  Photograph by David Yu,  David Yu Photography

Posted by Kathy Meeh   

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