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Mar
12
St. Patrick's Parade and Festival
By Mauricio Navarro

PARADE:  This annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade starts at 11 a.m. in the 6700 block of Greenville Avenue at Blackwell Street; proceeds south on Greenville Avenue to SMU Boulevard, right on SMU and disperses.

STAGING:  All floats arrive by 7 a.m.  Approach staging from Park Lane, right on Shady Brook Lane, right on Blackwell Street, right on Twin Hills Drive.  Large floats stage in one lane only on Twin Hills and other floats stage in rows within the Half Price Books parking lot (5803 E. Northwest Hwy.) parking lot (facing Twin Hills Dr.). All floats will push out to Greenville Avenue (one block south of Park Lane) at 9 a.m. CW33 will televise the parade and will setup in the parking lot of Sigels at 5757 Greenville Avenue. Hibbert Enterprise vendors will be allowed on the parade route to sell merchandise. DART will close Milton Street to their bus transportation on Friday, March 11 at 11:59 p.m. and will reopen the bus stop after the parade has cleared. Set-up for the following areas will begin at 9 p.m. after businesses close for the day on Friday, March 11. Cleanup will be complete after the event on March 12. Street closure apparatus will be complete by 8 a.m. on March 13. 

The following private properties area included in this permit:

SIGELS (5757 Greenville Avenue) will block their parking lot to accommodate CW33 to televise the parade.

 COMERICA BANK (5302 Greenville Avenue) will block their parking lot with bike barricades; two tents (10’x20’) will be erected and food trucks will be on site.

BREW FEST & MAVS AREA (5111 Greenville Avenue) Office Depot & CVS parking lots will host a Brew Fest, VIP Tailgate & Mavs event from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.  Alcoholic beverage sales will be available and to be consumed in the barricaded area only. Food Trucks & a DJ near CVS and in Brew Fest area are also approved for this lot. Tents (five – 10’x20’) will be erected. Tents (ten – 10’x10”) will also be erected on Milton Street. 

THE MEADOW BUILDING PARKING LOT (5646 Milton St) will continue festival environment with designated tents (less than five – 10’x20’ will be erected and less than ten – 10’x10’ tents for sponsors and exhibitors, Food trucks and parade partners/sponsors. No sales of alcoholic beverages will be permitted and will also secure Sponsor and Exhibitor Credentialed Parking Only.   ‘Desperados’ dash pass is required.

 AT&T-Concentra Care Parking Lot (5521 Greenville Ave) will continue festival environment with designated tents (less than five – 10’x20’ will be erected and less than ten – 10’x10’ tents for sponsors and exhibitors, Food trucks and parade partners/sponsors. Minimal credential parking to be provided.

 UBER Locations Pick-up/drop off will be at the DART Mockingbird Station during the parade, once streets open pick-up/drop off will also be at SMU Blvd. 

APPROVED STREET CLOSURE LIST PENDING

Date
March 12
Time
11:00am - 2:00pm
Location
Half Price Books.
5803 East Northwest Highway
Dallas, Texas United States
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