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Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 1pm

20th Annual

Come celebrate the 20th Annual FM St Patrick’s Day Parade in Downtown Fargo!


The Heather and Thistle Bagpipes will present traditional music.


Over 100 floats and entries will have plenty of candy and giveaways for children.

Colorful Floats

The pride of the Irish (and many other nationalities) color Downtown Fargo during this Annual Spring event.


and older alike love our parade!

Getting Here and Parking

The FM St. Patrick’s Parade is a FREE and FAMILY-FRIENDLY event. Free parking is available in the city-owned lots, as well as side streets located off Broadway. There is no parking on Broadway before or during the parade. The parade route begins at NP Avenue and heads North to 6th Avenue.

Staging for Parade Participants will begin after 11am in the parking lot behind the Old Broadway on NP Avenue. The earlier you arrive, the closer to the front of the parade you will be. Broadway will be closed to general traffic immediately before and during the parade.


Be part of the Parade! Everyone is welcome and registration is FREE.

Register Now

Parade Route


St Patrick’s Day Fun Run

For information on the race, visit The Race is coordinated by the Lake Agassiz Pacers

St Patrick's Day Fun Run

Join the Lake Agassiz Pacers for a fun race that leads the parade through Downtown Fargo and winds through the streets and bike paths along the beautiful Red River.

Race Information

South End of Broadway
Registration at the Fercho YMCA
Fargo, ND

Saturday, March 11, 2017

  • 10:30 AM Packet Pick-up and registration opens

  • 12:45 PM – Kids Half Mile Start

  • 1:00 PM – 5K & 10K Start

  • 2:15 PM (Approximately) – Awards

Donations & Sponsors

Our parade would not be possible without support from local businesses and individuals. To become a parade sponsor or make a cash donation, please complete and return our sponsorship form. Or, you can contact Kim at or 701-367-3635.

BIG thank you to all of our sponsors!

Become a Sponsor

  • Bell State Bank & Trust
  • Blackbird Woodfire
  • Blarney Stone
  • Bottle Barn
  • Case International
  • Clockwerks
  • Dempsey’s
  • Drekker Brewing Co.
  • Duffy’s
  • Empire / Bismarck
  • Fargo Amvets Post #7
  • Fargo Firefighters Local 642
  • FM Ambulance
  • FM Redhawks
  • Fort Noks
  • Great Northern Bicycle Co.
  • Haney’s Photography
  • HoDo
  • IAM Local 2525
  • JL Beers
  • Moorhead Firefighters Union
  • Northern Improvement Company
  • Northern Plains United Labor Council
  • Old Broadway / OB Sports Zone
  • Pickled Parrot
  • Rooters
  • Sanctuary Events Center
  • Sanford Health
  • Shamrock Marketing
  • Sir Speedy
  • Specs Bar
  • Tailgators
  • United Savings Credit Union
  • VFW Post 762