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Bridgeport, CT – Mayor Ganim in partnership with The Greater Bridgeport St. Patrick’s Celebration Committee announces its annual St. Patrick’ Day parade along Fairfield Avenue in the Black Rock section of Bridgeport. On Friday, March 15, 2023, the parade will start at 12:00PM from the Burroughs Community Center at the corner of Ellsworth Street and end at the corner of Courtland Avenue. 

Fairfield Avenue from Wordin Avenue to Ash Creek will be closed from 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM for the parade. A parking ban will be in effect and cars along Fairfield Avenue will be towed.

St. Patrick’s Day Events:

  • 8:00 AM – Mass at St. Augustine Cathedral, 399 Washington Avenue, Bridgeport
  • 9:30 AM – Flag Raising Ceremony, City Hall, 45 Lyon Terrace, Bridgeport
  • 12:00 PM – Parade in Black Rock Starts at Burroughs Community, 2470 Fairfield Avenue (corner of Fairfield Avenue and Ellsworth Street) and travels down Fairfield Avenue and ends at the corner of Courtland Avenue

Road updates and detours during the parade are as follows: 

  • Alternate routes for local access: Orland Street to Ellsworth Street to Crowther Ave heading into Canfield Ave and off Brewster Street. Albion Street will also serve as an alternate route.
  • Local access will only be provided past Brewster Street for residents that live on Wilson, Bennett, and Fox Street.
  • There will be no parking on either side of Orland Street up to Ellsworth Street, Ellsworth up to Crowther Ave, and Crowther Ave and Canfield Ave up to Brewster Street.
  • No tractor trailers will be allowed on either alt route. tractor trailers will utilize commerce drive. 
Press Release

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Flyer for the 2024 St. Patrick's Day Parade happening on March 15, 2024 starting at noon in the Black Rock neighborhood of Bridgeport