California Festivals


Sacramento O'Sac St. Patrick's Day Parade

March 16, 2024 Parade starts at 1 p.m. Festival is 1-5 p.m.
Parade forms on 2nd Street between Neasham Circle and O Street near Crocker Art Museum. Steps off at 1 p.m. from Neasham and Front


  • Parade starts at Neasham and Front Street heading West
  • Passes the reviewing stand on Front & K Streets (in front of the Delta King)
  • Right (East) on J Street
  • Right (South) on 2nd Street
  • Right (West) on L Street
  • Left (South) on Front Street parade ends.

10 a.m. - 5 p.m. K Street closed (between Front & 2nd St.)
11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Entertainment Zone on K St.
12 p.m. - 3 p.m. All Old Sac streets closed to vehicle traffic
1 p.m. Annual St. Patrick's Parade begins

The O'Sacramento parade is one of Sacramento's most colorful and fun traditions, recognized as the largest & most colorful parade north of San Francisco. Over 50 units and 1,000 marchers dressed in green, include Irish and Highland dancers, pipe and drum bands, historic re-enactors, Celtic costumes, bagpipers, bands, military regiments, police and fire and a variety of cultural organizations. Always a free event, the St. Patrick's parade proceeds through Old Sacramento and national historic landmark district. Thousands of people attend the event which includes live entertainment before and after the parade on K Street.

Vendor Village and Stage Entertainment provide a full day of fun. Stick around and enjoy!

Events are not guaranteed. It is your responsibility to confirm before going.

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