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St. Patrick’s Day Observance Assoc.
P.O. Box 36629
Philadelphia, PA  19107

Happy St. Patrick's Day to All ! 

After heartfelt consideration and serious conversation with officials from the City of Philadelphia, the St. Patrick's Day Observance Association has decided to cancel the parade and all events related to the 2020 Philadelphia Saint Patrick's Day Parade. This decision was made with significant input from civic and parade participants. While this decision is disappointing, we acted with a general concern for the well-being of everyone. In days to come, we will continue with great enthusiasm to plan the 250th Saint Patrick's Day Parade on March 14, 2021 celebrating Saint Patrick, our Grand Marshal Michael J. Bradley, Jr., and the distinguished members of the Ring of Honor.


TV Coverage change for 2020:
Fox has national TV contract with NASCAR starting at 1:30 PM this year.
Parade TV coverage will be :

Sunday 3/15/20 - Noon to 1:30 PM Fox 29, then new this year 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM will be on channel Buzzr

95, Cablevision
246, Comcast
74, RCN
107, Service Electric
487, FiOS
245, Dish
* Encore Tuesday 3/17/20 –Noon to 3:00 PM on Fox 29.

Dear Friends:
The Officers and the Board of Directors cordially invite your organization to participate in our display of Irish Culture in honor of Saint Patrick - The Patron Saint of Ireland - The Annual Philadelphia St. Patrick's Day Parade. This year's parade will be Sunday March 15, 2020. (not on St. Patrick’s Day March 17th).

The Grand Marshal of the 250th Annual 
2020 parade is:  
Michael J. Bradley Jr.

The Theme of the 2020 parade is: 250 Years of Faith, Family, Friendship and Heritage.

March 15th is NOT Daylight Saving Time, SO IT WILL NOT AFFECT THE PARADE THIS YEAR.

Thank you for your continued support and participation with the Philadelphia St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Without you, the parade wouldn’t exist. We look forward to celebrating with you in 2020 our 250th !

Colin Patrick Bradley

Parade Director, 
Philadelphia St. Patrick’s Day Parade



Updated 3/17/2020

Thank you to the Philadelphia Police Department and their families. You are in our prayers!

Want to show your support? Become a sponsor of the Philadelphia St. Patrick's Day Parade. There are a variety of sponsorship levels available. Contact The St. Patrick's Day Observance Association for more information.

St. Patrick's Day Observance Association
P.O. Box 36629
Philadelphia, PA 19107

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