Best St. Patrick's Day Parades

Become Irish for a Day

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with GAYOT's roundup of the best parades and festivals across North America to find family-friendly ways to remember Ireland's patron saint. These annual events — many of them dating back two centuries or more — feature impressive floats, bagpipe players, Irish bands and, of course, plenty of beer. Take a look below to find out how cities from San Francisco to Boston (and the biggest St. Patty's parade in Canada) are honoring the luck and legacy of the Irish. For more celebrations, follow Our Guide to St. Patrick's Day.