Saint Patrick's Day Parade
Hosted by the
United Irish Societies of San Francisco
Sunday, March 12, 2006
San Francisco, CA. The parade starts at 2nd and Market.
The parade forms up at 11:00a.m., and starts promptly at 11:00 noon. The
route is over a mile long, but is flat and is not hard walking.
Organizers estimated there were more than 150,000 participants in the
parade, the 153rd annual, spearheaded by United Irish Societies of San
Francisco. Among those in the parade were The Rose of Tralee, San
Francisco Fire Fighter Bagpipe Band, and Mayor Gavin Newsom.