Do you have a float, or are you interested in walking in this year's St. Patrick's Day Parade? Here's how you register to be a part of the festivities...

St. Patrick's Day in Utica - The unofficial start of spring. It's a fun-filled day with a parade to kick everything off, then crowds of people head down to Varick Street to continue the celebration at the bars and restaurants.

Have you watched the St. Patrick's Day Parade in Utica for years and years, and now want your turn to be a part of the event? Well, now you can. Whether you have a float or vehicle and want to promote your business or organization, or if you want to walk and just be a part of this fun activity, all you have to do is register.

Registration for this year's parade MUST be in by February 29th. And there is a fee. You can get your application to fill out and all the information you need here.

This year's St. Patrick's Day Parade is on Saturday, March 12th, with the parade kicking off at 10am (if you are a part of the parade, you must be in your spot by 9am). The route starts at the roundabout on Genesee Street and will head to Columbia Street.

Along with the parade, is the annual food drive for Mother Marianne West Side Kitchen. You can also get more details about the food drive here.





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