What time does the parade begin?
Where does the parade start and end?
The parade travels from Metro Place turning north onto Frantz Road, east on Bridge Street, then continues south on High Street ending at Waterford Drive. The parade covers approximately one mile
Is there any bleacher seating along the parade route?
The Grandstand bleachers are open to the public at the start of the parade on the corner of Metro Place North and Frantz Rd. in front of Chase Bank and Max & Erma’s
How long does the parade last?
Approximately 1.5 hours
What time should I arrive at the parade?
It is recommended that guests arrive one hour before, at 10 a.m.
Should I bring anything?
Chairs, blankets, snacks, a camera, and some Irish attitude!
How many units are in the parade?
Who are the people in the green and orange vests?
Volunteers who are trained to help keep the route safe and the parade moving
How do I apply to be in the parade?
Go to dublinohiousa.gov/visiting-dublin/st-patricks-day-parade/ and click on “2018 Parade Application”
What is Entertainment Value?
Entertainment value is defined as “a well-designed use of color, music, dance, costuming, floats and novelty/antique vehicles that generate excitement and attract and hold the attention of our guests for enjoyment/amusement”. Entertainment value is enhanced by developing and incorporating the parade theme into the Parade Unit. Parade Participants that do not or choose not to meet the theme or entertainment value standard may still enter as a parade partner or event/ parade sponsor if they so choose
How many people typically attend the parade?
The Dublin St. Patrick’s Day parade typically attracts approximately 20,000 guests
How do I volunteer for the parade?
Visit dublinohiousa.gov/visiting-dublin/st-patricks-day-parade/ and click on “Volunteer Application”
Who can I call if I have any other questions?
Please call Events Administration at 614.410.4545. The office will be closed on the day of the parade