Wondering when the St. Patrick's Day Parade is this year (2013) in downtown Indianapolis? Here are a few details of things to do in Indy for St. Pat's weekend.
|Happy St. Patrick's Day!|
Friday, March 15, the St. Patrick’s Day Parade starts at 11:30 a.m. on the Downtown parade route (North and Pennsylvania). As always, the parade features musicians, floats, dancers and more and is FREE. The Parade Festival will is on Vermont Street between Meridian and Pennsylvania streets from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and is also FREE for all ages with live music, kids’ activities, food trucks and more.
The Going Green Festival at Indiana State Museum is Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with activities teaching the best ways to conserve energy, the benefits of recycling and much more.
Watch out for road closures and restrictions.
The St. Patrick’s Day Parade begins at 11:30 a.m. at North and Pennsylvania streets heading south on Pennsylvania Street, west on Ohio Street and back north on Meridian Street to Michigan Street. Floats will be lined up on Fort Wayne Street. Pennsylvania Street and some surrounding streets will be closed at 9:30 a.m. Ohio and Meridian streets, in addition to cross streets, will close at 11 a.m. All affected parade streets will reopen by 3 p.m. Vermont Street will be closed from 8 a.m. March 14 to 6 p.m. March 15 for the Parade Festival.
Info from St. Patrick's Day Parade site.
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