Published March 17. 2023 08:06AM
The 64th Allentown St. Patrick’s Parade will be presented 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. March 19.
Featuring 10 pipe bands, eight divisions and more than 2,000 marchers from organizations, school, companies and community groups from throughout the Lehigh Valley, the parade will form at the Allentown Fairgrounds track near Liberty and 19th streets.
The parade will then proceed west on Liberty Street, turn north onto 19th Street, head west on Tilghman Street to 25th Street, south on 25th Street and back to Liberty Street to return to the Fairgrounds 19th Street gate.
The parade also will feature the king and queen of the parade who will be crowned March 17 at the annual coronation 7:30 to 11 p.m. in the Agricultural Hall complex at the fairgrounds.
Tickets are required and discounted advance tickets are available online at allentownstpatricksparade.com/tickets. Tickets will be full price at the door.
Other events include a flag-raising ceremony at Allentown City Hall March 17; Irish Cultural Community Day at the Allentown Fairgrounds March 18 and St. Patrick’s Sunday Mass March 19 at Immaculate Conception Church, 501 Ridge Ave., within the original Irish 6th ward in Allentown.
Additional information is available at allentownstpatricksparade.com, as well as on social media.