Street closures for NYC St. Patrick’s Day Parade: what to know

Street closures for NYC St. Patrick’s Day Parade: what to know

NEW YORK CITY (PIX11) – St. Patrick’s Day approaches, and with it massive traffic jams around the parade set for Saturday on Fifth Avenue.

The parade kicks off around 11:00 a.m. on Fifth Avenue and 44th Street and will make its way up to 79th Street by around 4:30 p.m.

New York City will text you job openings: Here’s how to sign up

In addition to bands, Irish dancing and colorful garb, the parade also promises a slew of street closures throughout Manhattan:

Along the route:

  • Fifth Avenue between 83rd Street and 43rd Street

Set-up:

  • Vanderbilt Avenue between 43rd Street and 46th Street

  • 43rd, 44th, 45th & 46th Streets between Vanderbilt Avenue and Sixth Avenue

  • 47th & 48th Streets between Park Avenue and Sixth Avenue

Dispersal:

  • Fifth Avenue between 86th Street and 79th Street

  • 79th Street between Park Avenue and Fifth Avenue

  • 80th, 81st, 82nd & 83rd Streets between Lexington Avenue and Fifth Avenue

  • 84th Street between Madison Avenue and Fifth Avenue

Other closures:

  • 49th & 50th Streets between Madison Avenue and Rockefeller Plaza

  • 50th Street between Madison Avenue and Rockefeller Plaza

  • 51st, 53rd & 58th Streets between Madison Avenue and Sixth Avenue

  • 62nd & 63rd Streets between Madison Avenue and Fifth Avenue

  • 64th Street between Park Avenue and Fifth Avenue

  • 65th, 70th, 71st, 72nd & 78th Streets between Madison Avenue and Fifth Avenue

  • Madison Avenue between 42nd Street and 86th Street

Emily Rahhal is a digital reporter from Los Angeles who has covered local news for years. She has been with PIX11 since 2024. See more of her work here and follow her on Twitter.

For the latest news, weather, sports, and streaming video, head to PIX11.