St Patricks Day Parade Toronto

St. Patrick's Day parade route and road closures in Toronto for 2018

The St. Patrick's Day Parade is returning to Toronto for 2018. Expect a heavy dose of Irish cheer, unique floats, and, of course, road closures. The annual parade in celebration of Ireland's patron saint will go down on Sunday, March 11 at noon.

The parade will begin on the corner of Bloor and St. George streets and then head east along Bloor Street. It'll then turn south on Yonge Street and proceed down to Queen Street before concluding at Nathan Phillips Square.

st patricks day parade torontoThe parade will go on for about one and a half hours. As a result, there will be a few road closures.

8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Harbord Street, from Huron Street to St. George Street
  • St George Street, from College Street to Bloor Street West
  • Devonshire Place, from Hoskin Avenue to north of Hoskin Avenue
10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Hoskin Avenue, from Queen's Park Crescent West to St George Street
12 p.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Bloor Street West, from St George Street to Yonge Street
  • Yonge Street, from Bloor Street West to Queen Street West
  • Queen Street West, from University Avenue to Yonge Street
  • Bay Street, from Queen Street West to Dundas Street West
  • Elizabeth Street, from Dundas Street West to Hagerman Street
  • Hagerman Street, from Elizabeth Street to Bay Street
  • University Avenue, from Queen Street West to Armoury Street
12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Armoury Street, from University Avenue to Chestnut Street
  • Centre Avenue, from Armoury Street to Dundas Street West
  • University Avenue, from northbound Armoury Street to Dundas Street West 

Also worth nothing surface routes 5 Avenue Rd, 6 Bay, 94 Wellesley, 501 Queen detour during the parade. 

Lead photo by

St. Patrick's Day Parade


Join the conversation Load comments

Latest in City

TTC plans to make a change that some say will make things less safe for commuters

These are the streets Toronto is closing this summer in order to make space for pedestrians

Someone has made a map of Toronto's hidden fairy doors

The history of the second Union Station in Toronto

This is what life in Toronto will look like after vaccination

Toronto police have busted more than 1,000 illegal gatherings in the past 3 weeks

Dozens of mysterious rock sculptures in a Toronto park just disappeared

Downtown Toronto parking lot used as a patio last summer to become new park and housing