St. Patrick's Day Parade

Saturday, March 9

11 a.m.

Metro Center - Historic Dublin

The City of Dublin will host “The Greenest, Grandest Parade” Saturday, March 9, 2024. The parade route begins at Metro Center and continues through Historic Dublin. Approximately 110 groups including marching bands, equestrian teams, floats and novelty/antique vehicles will be featured.

Be a Part of the St. Patrick’s Day Fun!

Your group, organization, company or cause will be in front of thousands of spectators. The parade application deadline is Friday, Feb. 23.

Deadline

All applications must be submitted on or before Friday, Feb. 23.

Questions

Have questions about participating in the parade? Contact Trish Lackey, Events Administrator at tlackey@dublin.oh.us.

Time Well Spent: Volunteer at the Parade

Want an inside look at the Greenest, Grandest Parade? Volunteer to join the experience! The City is accepting volunteer sign-ups for people to be balloon handlers, costume characters and more.

Parking and Transportation

There are many places to park outside the parade route, including Bridge Park and parts of Historic Dublin. Please be aware of road closures noted on the parade route map starting at 10:30 a.m. To eliminate traffic, the City encourages parade goers to walk, bike, scooter or carpool.

Take a Safe Ride

The City partners with Safe Ride of Central Ohio to offer discounted rides for patrons to enjoy the festivities safely. Use Lyft code DUBSPD24 for a discount up to $10 off your ride to or from events like the St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Downtown Dublin St. Paddy’s Day Pub Crawl. Offer good March 8-18.

Accessible Parking and Parade Viewing

Accessible parking is available on a first come-first served basis at Sells Middle School (150 West Bridge Street) There is a designated viewing area for guests with disabilities in front of Mr. Tire (218 West Bridge Street).

Dublin Connector

The Dublin Connector bus will operate special hours for the 2024 St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Residents 55 years or older and individuals with disabilities can call 1.833.742.7333 or visit the Dublin Connector page on the City of Dublin website to schedule a ride. One caregiver may join the rider and must be included in the reservation. Pickup/Drop-off location Sells Middle School (near the designated parade viewing area)
  • Drop-off between 10:15-10:30 a.m.
  • Pick-up starts after the end of the parade around 12:30 p.m.

Lighting and Sound Sensitivity

Lighting and sound effects may be used throughout our St. Patrick’s Day Parade. If you or any member of your party has a photosensitivity, seizure disorder, or sensitivity to loud noises we recommend consulting your physician prior to your visit.

Have more accessiblility questions?

Contact the Community Events Division at events@dublin.oh.us or call 614.410.4545.

Parade Sponsors

Parade Partners

St Patrick's Day Logo (vert 2 color)

Public Records Request Overview

In order to support faster response and better tracking of requests, the City of Dublin uses JustFOIA to collect, respond to and manage public information requests.

Why JustFOIA?

JustFOIA is a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) online application that helps streamline the open records request process for the community and improve efficiencies in getting requested information quickly and accurately.

The application lets community members submit requests for all city records, including police reports. Commonly requested information includes accident reports, copies of resolutions and body-camera video.

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Mission

We are and always have been a proud local democracy. In our service, we strive to provide the best quality of life and environment in which our residents and businesses can thrive. We seek to ally our proud traditions with the best innovations of the future.

Vision

Dublin, Ohio, is the most sustainable, connected and resilient global city of choice.

Core Values

Integrity, Respect, Communication, Teamwork, Accountability, Positive Attitude & Dedication to Service.

The City of Dublin operates under a set of seven key core values: integrity, respect, communication, teamwork, accountability, positive attitude and dedication to service. Staff members use these seven values as the basis for daily decision-making, including the decisions that go into the budget process.

  • Integrity. We are open and honest. We honor our commitments to the community and each other. Our actions are consistent with what we say.
  • Respect. We treat our coworkers and members of the community with courtesy and dignity. We embrace diversity and acknowledge the needs, responsibilities and inherent worth of each individual.
  • Communication. We maintain an environment in which employees feel free to share ideas and information. We promote open interaction throughout the organization to ensure knowledge and understanding among all employees and our community.
  • Teamwork. We create a climate in which all employees work together and support the individual talents and contributions of team members. We celebrate successes and see mistakes as opportunities for growth; we will never willingly let a member of our team fail.
  • Accountability. We are responsible to our community and each other for our personal and organizational decisions, actions and performance results. We are committed stewards of our City’s assets and resources.
  • Positive Attitude. We focus our efforts on constructive behavior, attitudes and solutions. We promote an environment that people love going to every day – a place where each individual can find a sense of belonging, inspiration, enjoyment and meaning.
  • Dedication to Service. We pursue innovation and continuous improvement in all we do. We are committed to efficient, effective and responsive service delivery that makes a difference in the lives of those we serve.

Leadership Philosophy

We are members of an organization that succeeds because of teamwork, dedication, diversity and the innovative spirit of all of   our members. Together, we build a culture of trust, service, mutual respect, inclusion and open communication. We hold ourselves mutually accountable to promote and sustain continuous learning and to develop the learning potential that exists in every member of our team.

City Code

The complete Dublin City Code is available online at American Legal City Ordinance website. Information staff at the Dublin branch of the Columbus Metropolitan Library are available to help navigate this website.

Revised Charter of Dublin, Ohio

This Revised Charter, as adopted on March 19, 1996, became effective on July 4, 1996.

Zoning Code

The Zoning Code for Dublin is Chapter 153 of the Dublin Code of Ordinances. The Zoning Code sets land development requirements and establishes different uses within individual districts. Zoning regulations address the physical development of a site, such as building height, lot requirements, setbacks from lot lines, minimum numbers of parking spaces, sign types and sizes, and other related regulations.

Alison LeRoy, Director

Phone:
614.410.4545

Fax:
614.453.8241

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