Calendar - 2020 Parade
feb
21
sun
Fundraiser
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Open to the public, this family friendly event is held each year at the Columbian Home in Allentown, and provides snacks, beverages, raffles, music and the presentation of the awards to the Poster Contest winners. It is the official kick-off to the parade season! Full menu with Irish fare available.
mar
13
sat
Pub Crawl
5:00 PM
Open to the public, sponsored by the West End Pubs, this adult friendly event is the major fundraiser for the parade through the sale of the "Official Parade Tee Shirts" and shamrocks. This walking tour of the West End involves the Pubs, food establishments, entertainment and roaming bagpipers.

mar
17
wed
Flag-Raising Ceremony
11:45 AM - 12:15 PM
Open to the public, this will be the 6th Annual raising of the flag of the Republic of Ireland at City Hall Plaza in honor of St. Patrick's day and the contributions of persons of Irish descent to the greater Allentown area. Festivities include bagpipe music, Irish Step Dancers, Mayor O'Connell and members of City Hall.
mar
19
fri
Coronation Celebration
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Agricultural Hall Annex, Allentown Fairgrounds
Open to the public, this family friendly event features the crowning of the 2020 King & Queen of the 63rd St. Patrick's Parade. Live entertainment, bag pipers, step dancers provide genuine Irish flavor leading up to the crowning ceremony. This is a BYOB evening, beer and soda are provided. Food is available for purchase during the event. Tickets are required.
mar
20
sat
Irish Cultural Community Day
Agricultural Hall Annex, Allentown Fairgrounds
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Open to the public 5th Annual Irish Cultural Community Day at Ag Hall. This free, family friendly event includes face painting, music, dance, sport, crafts and an Irish passport to get signed! A snack and soft drink is included.
mar
21
sun
Mass
9:15 AM
Open to the public, the official Parade Mass and blessing of the statue of St. Patrick is held at Immaculate Conception Church, in the original Irish 6th ward. The Most Reverend Alfred A. Schlert, Bishop of Allentown will celebrate the Parade Mass.
mar
21
sun
St. Patrick's Parade
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
63rd Allentown St. Patrick's Parade...stepping off at 1:30 PM, the 2020 St. Patrick's Parade will feature 10 Pipe Bands, 8 Divisions and over 2,000 marchers from organizations, schools, companies and community groups throughout the greater Lehigh Valley Area.

Future Parade Dates
Sunday, March 21, 2021
Sunday, March 20, 2022
Sunday, March 19, 2023

About The Parade
About Saint Patrick