Watch the Belfast Parade from Central Library to City Hall.
The St Patrick’s Parade shows a creative, fun and welcoming picture of Belfast City to the world. This year's event is shaping up to be a big one - the biggest yet, with 1,000 paraders, including 9 music bands, 150 dancers, circus entertainers, 8 floats and lots of giant puppets, props and specially made costume.
• New 2018 City-centre Route •
There is a new City-centre route for the St Patrick's Carnival Parade on Saturday 17th March. Setting off at 11:30am, the parade will travel down Royal Avenue and Donegall Place, around City Hall and then back on the same route, finishing by 1pm.