Our Mission

The purpose of the St. Patrick's Day Parade of Tucson shall be to conduct the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade and Festival. The Parade, Festival, and other educational endeavors of the organization shall have the dual purpose of education and increasing awareness and involvement in the Tucson community. We will accomplish this in and through Irish songs, music, dance, language, crafts, writing, authors, history and all other arts and cultural opportunities that the organization can make available.


Volunteers are needed to assist with parade marshaling and

various activities at the festival. If you are interested in 

volunteering please contact us and thank you for your interest!

Festival Schedule 2019

11:15 AM- Out of Kilters

12:15 PM- Opening Ceremony with Tucson St. Patrick's Day Committee President John Murphy & Guest Emcee David Fitzsimmons featuring Tucson & District Pipe Band

12:30 PM- Nancy McCallion & Friends

1:45 PM- Maguire Academy of Irish Dance

2:15 PM- Wide Awake- U2 Tribute Band

3:45 PM- Celtic Steps

4:15 PM- Puca & The Wild Ones

5:00 PM- Closing Ceremony

Check out the 2019 Tucson St. Patrick's Day Program!

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32nd Annual Parade & Festival

Sunday, March 17, 2019 downtown Tucson will come alive with Celtic tradition as the 32nd Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade & Festival brings the Irish spirit to Tucson!

​The St. Patrick’s Day Festival opens at 10:00 a.m. Sunday, March 17 at Armory Park on south 6th Avenue, in downtown, with live Irish music, dancers, entertainment, children’s game area, and food and merchandise vendors.  

​The one hour Parade will begin at 11:00 a.m. at Stone and 17th Street,  making its way through downtown and ending at Armory Park. 

The 2019 parade will feature marchers including floats, military units, local dignitaries, media and entertainment personalities and civic, cultural and social groups. The Tucson parade has a 32-year history and provides a good time for the entire family!

2019 Committee

John Murphy - President                             

Robin McArdle - Past President                          

Catherine "EC" Harris - Vice President, Entertainment Chair

Brandi Haga-Blackman - Treasurer

Trish Muir - Secretary               

Jenn Garcia- Festival Chair & Parade Chair

Squirrel Rippley- Marketing

Huna Hammond- Logistical Production

Greg Harris- Assistant Leprechaun

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