St. Patrick’s Day is a big deal in our home city. Pittsburgh hosts one of the largest St. Patrick day parades in the world, second only to New York city.
While our team will be celebrating Irish heritage at an event outside of the county this year, here is a peak at what’s going on. Oh, and it goes way beyond a day.
The schedule for events leading up to the parade is as follows:
March 6 – Allegheny County Council Proclamation of County’s Irish Heritage at the Allegheny County Courthouse at 5:00 p.m.
March 9 – Annual St. Patrick’s Parade Button Party at Mitchell’s Pub (304 Ross Street) from 5 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
March 11 – AOH Division 9/Allegheny County Communion Br
t St. Paul’s Seminary (2900 Noblestown Road) with Mass celebrated by Bishop David Zubik at 10 a.m., followed by a breakfast banquet and official program.
March 13 – City Proclamation of “St. Patrick’s Week in Pittsburgh”10 a.m. – City-County Building (
Downtown) at City Council Meeting
March 16 – Crowning of 2018 Miss Smiling Irish Eyes by Allegheny County Chief Executive Rich Fitzgerald at River’s Club, Oxford Center at 12 p.m.
The activities happening on St. Patrick’s Day (March 17) are as follows:
- Parade Day Mass at St. Patrick’s Church in the Strip District at 8 a.m.
- 2018 St. Patrick’s Day Parade – 10 a.m. (same parade route as 2017)
- Family-friendly Parade Fest in Market Square from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.