What to Know
Live coverage of the parade begins March 17 at 11 a.m. online and on air
It's the 256th St. Patrick's Day parade in the city
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New York City's 256th St. Patrick's Day Parade kicks off at 11 a.m. Friday, March 17. It marches along Fifth Avenue from 44th Street to 79th Street.
Check out the map above for details on the route, and watch the parade live on NBCNewYork.com and on air on NBC 4 New York.