The St. Patrick’s Day Parade is March 11!
The Parade route begins on the corner of Tejon Street and E. St. Vrain and continues south on Tejon Street to Vermijo
10:00 AM - 5K for St. Patrick’s Day
11:00 AM - Leprechaun Fun Run
Noon - St. Patrick’s Day Parade
This event received 2022 funding from the Lodgers and Automobile Rental Tax (LART). Administered by City Council, with the guidance of the LART Citizen’s Advisory Committee, LART provides funding to support special events that attract visitors to the Pikes Peak Region and provide economic and cultural benefit.
How to get to the event
Don't want to worry about parking? Take the bus downtown! The Trip Planner makes it easy to find the fastest route. You can even use your bicycles for part of the trip and bus for the rest! Bicycle racks are mounted on the front of each Mountain Metro bus and passengers may load a bicycle at any bus stop.
There are many bike friendly routes across Colorado Springs. Find your route to events with the City's bike map, which shows urban trails, bike lanes, and low traffic streets. You can view our interactive map on your phone, or download our printable maps. Bike parking can be found throughout downtown and in City parking garages.
Don't have a bicycle? Try a Pike Ride! Pike Ride is a bike share program with locations in and around downtown Colorado Springs. the electric-assist bikes make it super easy to get up small inclines, keep up with traffic and get going again once you've made a stop.
Event parking is available in public parking garages.
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9 a.m. Closures
5K Run Route
Tejon Street from Cache La Poudre to Cimarron, Northbound Cascade from Costilla to Kiowa. (Cascade reopens at 10:30 a.m.) All side streets between Nevada and Cascade, from Cache La Poudre to Cimarron.
9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Parade Route and Staging Area
The Parade Route and Staging Areas will be closed from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Tejon Street from Cache la Poudre to Cimarron Cache La Poudre, Dale, Monument, Willamette & St Vrain Streets from Cascade to Nevada.
Looking for all road closures including special events, road construction, and utilities work? Visit our cone zone map.