The 44th Annual Sioux Falls St. Patrick's Day Parade is on Saturday, March 16, 2024, in downtown Sioux Falls. Admission is free.

This year's festivities officially kick off at 11:00 AM with the annual Painting of the Shamrock that takes place in downtown Sioux Falls in front of The First National Bank at 100 S Phillips Avenue (MAP).

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When Does The Sioux Falls St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2023 Start?

The 2024 parade will begin at 2:00 PM on March 16 at 13th Street and Phillips Avenue in Sioux Falls. The parade will then go down Phillips ending near Fifth Street. If you are participating in the parade itself they do require that you have the "official" St. Patrick´s Day Parade buttons.

Streets around the route will close at 1:30 PM., Parking is not allowed on Phillips starting late Saturday morning.


Sioux Falls St. Patrick’s Day activities also include:

  • The Vanguard Squadron will have a flyby at the start of the parade, weather permitting.
  • The falls of the Big Sioux River will be lit green on March 16 and 17.
  • The Lucky 7’s will host a one-mile, five-mile, and 5K run on parade day.

Sioux Falls St. Patrick’s Day 2024 Parade Route:

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Who is the Grand Marshal of the Sioux Falls 2024 St. Patrick’s Day Parade?

A member of the Sioux Falls community for over 40 years, Denise Ferrie has been named the Grand Marshal of the 2024 St. Patrick’s Day Parade by the St. Patrick’s Day Extravaganza Committee.

Ferrie's mother and grandmother were born in Ireland. She has visited the Emerald Isle several times, including spending time in a home that's been in her family for 400 years.

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