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firefighters leading san diego st patricks day paradeFirefighters lead the Parade.
Welcome to the website of the Irish Congress of Southern California (ICSC), the organization that works year around to bring you the St. Patrick's Day Parade and Irish Festival in Balboa Park.

We will have more than 120 parade entries and thousands attend our Parade and Festival, making it one of the largest single-day events in San Diego.

Celebrating People in Public Service, Saturday, March 15, 2014 will mark the 34th Annual  Patrick's Day Parade and Festival, thanks to the dedication and commitment of the many volunteers that make up the ICSC, the support of the Irish community and that of our sponsors and donors. Brian McLellan is our 2014 Parade Chair.  Our 2014 Parade Theme is Celebrating People in Public Service. 

View a short video of the San Diego St Patrick's Day Parade

The Parade Starts at 10:30 am.