Greenwich St. Patrick’s Day Parade to Take Place March 24
By Richard Kaufman
Greenwich’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade is set to kick off at 2 p.m., from Greenwich Town Hall on Sunday, March 24. The parade will go north to Route 1, then proceed to down Greenwich Avenue to Steamboat Road where it will disband.
According to a release from the Greenwich Police Department, parking restrictions will be in effect starting at 10 a.m., Sunday morning. There will be “NO PARKING” on the east side of Greenwich Avenue from West Putnam Avenue to Steamboat Road.
In addition, there will be “NO PARKING” on the west side of Greenwich Avenue from Bruce Place (the Greenwich Commons Park) to Steamboat Road.
Dayton Avenue will be closed at 12 p.m., from Field Point Road to the entrance of the supermarket to facilitate the parade trucks, floats and other parade elements.
Parking restrictions will be strictly enforced and vehicles illegally parked will be towed.
Road closures will occur throughout the downtown area beginning at approximately 1:30 p.m., in preparation for the parade elements. Detour signs and police officers will be deployed to facilitate the detour of traffic in a safe and efficient manner.
Route 1 will be closed for the parade from Deerfield Drive to Lafayette Place from 1:45 p.m., until approximately 3 p.m. Roads will be re-opened as the parade passes by and it is determined that it is safe to do so.