SaPaDaPaSo St.Patrick's Day Parade 2023

JOIN THE FUN!!! Saturday, March 11th, 1:00 PM Downtown Cedar Rapids.

The 48th Annual SaPaDaPaSo St. Patrick's Day parade celebration in downtown Cedar Rapids starts at 1 PM.

Registration opens on January 16th and closes on March 3rd or until full (100 entries). Parade Maps can be downloaded from the website.

SaPaDaPaSo parade winners will be communicated via a Facebook live event at Whiskey Jo's when the results are in.

Public and parade participants are welcome to come to Whiskey Jo's, located at 4617 J Street, after the parade to hear the winners and pick up awards.

Results will be in at approximately 4:30 or earlier.

Food available & cash bar.


It all began on August 30, 1975, when WMT Radio announcer Dick Hardiman reported that it was only 200 days to St. Patrick’s Day. 
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Every year prior to the parade, SaPaDaPaSo members nominate an Irish Colleen.
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We are a 100% volunteer organization also looking for more volunteers
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