The Rockville Centre
St. Patrick's Parade
The Parade Route
Parade Day Information Message
The 24th Annual RVC St. Patrick Parade will be held on Saturday, March 21st beginning at 12:00 PM. All Participants will be lined up in the parking lot on Sunrise Hwy between North Long Beach Road and North Forest Avenues. Each Participating Organization’s Contact Person will be given specific instructions via email from the committee as to where, and at what time they should report and line up. The Order of March will be posted the day of the Parade at the entrance of Parking Lot 12 on Sunrise Highway and N. Long Beach Road. There will be Parade Members in each of the staging areas to assist you as to where to locate your group.
There will be no parking along the Parade Route and on North Long Beach Road between Sunrise Highway and Water Street. The roads along the staging area and the Parade Route will be closed to vehicular traffic at approximately 10:30am and starting at 9am for Jefferson Avenue. The streets will reopen at approximately 2pm when the Parade has been completed. A few days prior to the Parade the RVCPD will Post the streets that are involved.
The Parade in its entirety will take 2 hours.
Portable Bathrooms will be placed along the Parade Route. There will be no parking on these streets nor will vehicles other than official/emergency vehicles be able to travel on them. The Rockville Centre PD will be manning the barriers and providing security for the Parade.
We remind our Parade Viewers to stay behind the Police Barricades for safety reasons and to abide by all the Village of Rockville Centre Ordinances.
No Vendors, other than the Official RVC St Patrick's Parade Vendors will be permitted to sell Merchandise along the Parade Route.
There will be Handicap Parking available in the Municipal Parking Lot off of Front Street behind the Grandstand. Handicap Portable Bathrooms will be located in the same area. General Parking will be available in all other Municipal Parking Lots (please check the Rockville Centre Village website for locations, .www/rvcny.us/ParkingMap.html). The Village of Rockville Centre is serviced by the LIRR, please check the LIRR website and by Bus, check with the MTA Long Island.
We hope you enjoy our Parade and your visit!