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Event: FREE St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Irish Festival


Parade travels up Fifth Ave. from Laurel to Upas Sts., then back down Sixth Ave. to Laurel St. in Balboa Park.

Time: 10:30 am

Then marvel at the sounds, sights and flavors of Ireland at the family-friendly festival that offers live music and dancing, the Celtic Village, the K-12 Celebration of Ireland art contest, games, and rides, and vendors.

Time: 9 am – 6 pm