Welcome to Parade Day 2014

The largest single-day spectator event in the state of Connecticut, the Greater New Haven St. Patrick’s Day Parade, steps off at 1:30 p.m, on Sunday, March 16, 2014.

You can also watch, with coverage starting at 2:00, on WCCT (Fox News Connecticut).

On this page you will find everything you will need to know about the 2014 Parade.


Some key info for spectators: Parking | FAQ | Carol Hackett Blvd.

The Parade Route

This year, due to construction on Chapel Street, units will gather on Edgewood Avenue at the corner of Sherman Avenue, and march to Howe Street, before turning right toward Chapel Street for the customary final stretch. The new route is pictured below.

Parade Route

Division Assembly Map

Division Assembly Map

Parade Orders

Our 2014 Parade Orders are available to download below. Parade orders subject to change, due to participant cancellations and other factors. They will be regularly updated, right up until Parade Day, so please keep an eye on the revision date, and check for the most up-to-date orders on the website, at least 1 day prior to parade.

Download Coordinator's Letter Download 2014 Parade Orders Download Alphabetical List of Units Download Division Lists

Participating in the Parade

The application deadline for the 2014 Parade has passed.  Thank you to all interested in participating in our Parade.

Participants who have registered already will receive notification of their application status in February.

If you have any further questions on participation, please feel free to e-mail Petisia Adger, our 2014 Parade Coordinator at coordinator@stpatricksdayparade.org

Public Alcohol Law

The New Haven Saint Patrick’s Day Parade is a rich, family-oriented, cultural tradition. The 2014 Parade Committee is committed to providing a safe and enjoyable event for both marchers and spectators. The Parade Committee is working with City of New Haven to assure our event is one we can all be proud of.

The New Haven Police Department will again be enforcing all laws related to public drinking of alcohol. Please be aware that public drinking from open containers, disorderly behavior and sale of alcoholic beverages other than in licensed establishments will be the focus of Police enforcement efforts as well as public safety. Citations of up to $99.00 will be issued for open container violations. Police will also be conducting DUI checks during and after the parade.

Come and enjoy the parade, leave your coolers and alcoholic beverages at home.

Click here to download this statement in PDF format

Bus Routes for Participants

ATT Bus Map
Church Bus Map