March 16, 2013 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Downtown Sioux Falls

Additional Information


The 34th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade will be held in downtown Sioux Falls on Saturday, March 16. The traditional Painting of the Shamrock will take place at 9th Street and Phillips Avenue at 11:45 a.m. to officially kick off the day’s events. The parade will begin at 2 p.m.

The parade forms at 5th Street and Main Avenue beginning at 12:30 p.m. Vehicles will be lined up on a first-come, first served basis, and will proceed through the downtown area, starting at 5th Street and Main Avenue.

There is no entry fee to participate in the parade. The only requirement is that each adult (age 16 and older) participating in the parade must purchase and wear an official St. Patrick’s Day Parade button. The cost is $3 per button, the proceeds of which are donated to the Special Olympics and other worthwhile charities in the Sioux Falls area. Buttons are available at the Chamber of Commerce office at 200 N. Phillips Ave., Suite 102.

For more information, go to and click on the St. Patrick's Day Parade under the Events & Programs/Annual Events link or call Wendy Neuharth at (605) 336-1620.