The Baltimore St. Patrick’s Day Parade is truly a joyful event. Enjoy music, family, community pride and a celebration of an Irish tradition. The parade kicks off at 2:00 on Sunday, March 11, 2018. We know you will feel welcome. Fáilte The Parade steps off at 2:00 p.m. at the Washington Monument, proceeds south on Charles Street and continues east on Pratt Street to Market Place. See a map of the full parade route here. Please be aware that the Shamrock 5K Race takes place at 1:15pm immediately before the Parade. We recommend getting downtown before the start of the Race to get the best parking and viewing spot.