Missed the Pittsburgh St. Patrick’s Day Parade? Check out the highlights here

Missed the Pittsburgh St. Patrick’s Day Parade? Check out the highlights here

The Pittsburgh St. Patrick’s Day Parade featured the traditional marching bands, dance troupes and floats making their way through the streets of Downtown Pittsburgh. The parade kicked off at 10 a.m. For more than 150 years, the annual parade has attracted huge crowds. This year, as many as 200,000 spectators are expected to line the route.Marchers gathered outside the Greyhound bus station at Liberty Avenue and 11th Street. The parade then proceeded to Grant Street, then to the Boulevard of the Allies, turning right and heading toward the end of the route at Commonwealth Place.Madalyn Byrnes, a Springdale native who attends Robert Morris University, was this year’s Miss Smiling Irish Eyes. Her court maidens are Anna Catherine Hanley, of Sewickley, and Baldwin’s Brooke Ireland McArdle. The Grand Marshal of the Pittsburgh St. Patrick’s Day Parade was Rob Tierney. Watch our full interview with the Grand Marshal of the parade in the video below.The 2024 Miss Smiling Irish Eyes and her court speak with anchor Mike Clark in the video below.Watch our full interview with Mike Moog, who portrayed St. Patrick in the parade, in the video below.RIDESHARE: Rideshare drivers will have two assigned pickup and drop-off lanes in the South Side. One will be located at South 18th Street from East Carson to Wrights Way. The other will be at 20-26 Bedford Square off of South 12th Street.PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION: Check the Pittsburgh Regional Transit website for bus and light rail schedules.Around 50 PRT bus routes are detoured due to the parade. Although most buses will be detoured starting at 9 a.m., buses that use the Boulevard of the Allies or Liberty Avenue in the Strip District will be detoured starting at about 7 a.m. Most buses will return to their regular route by about 3 p.m. Some routes will remain detoured until 5 p.m. Details on specific bus routes are available on PRT’s website.A light rail shuttle will operate between Penn Station and Steel Plaza from 7 a.m. until about 1:30 p.m. WATCH ARCHIVE VIDEO BELOW: The Blizzard of 1993 turned the St. Patrick’s Day parade from green to white!MORE PARADE INFO: Official site | Facebook pageU LOCAL: Share your St. Patrick’s Day photos with us

The Pittsburgh St. Patrick’s Day Parade featured the traditional marching bands, dance troupes and floats making their way through the streets of Downtown Pittsburgh.

The parade kicked off at 10 a.m. For more than 150 years, the annual parade has attracted huge crowds. This year, as many as 200,000 spectators are expected to line the route.

Marchers gathered outside the Greyhound bus station at Liberty Avenue and 11th Street. The parade then proceeded to Grant Street, then to the Boulevard of the Allies, turning right and heading toward the end of the route at Commonwealth Place.

Madalyn Byrnes, a Springdale native who attends Robert Morris University, was this year’s Miss Smiling Irish Eyes. Her court maidens are Anna Catherine Hanley, of Sewickley, and Baldwin’s Brooke Ireland McArdle.

The Grand Marshal of the Pittsburgh St. Patrick’s Day Parade was Rob Tierney.

Watch our full interview with the Grand Marshal of the parade in the video below.

The 2024 Miss Smiling Irish Eyes and her court speak with anchor Mike Clark in the video below.

Watch our full interview with Mike Moog, who portrayed St. Patrick in the parade, in the video below.

RIDESHARE: Rideshare drivers will have two assigned pickup and drop-off lanes in the South Side. One will be located at South 18th Street from East Carson to Wrights Way. The other will be at 20-26 Bedford Square off of South 12th Street.

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION: Check the Pittsburgh Regional Transit website for bus and light rail schedules.

Around 50 PRT bus routes are detoured due to the parade. Although most buses will be detoured starting at 9 a.m., buses that use the Boulevard of the Allies or Liberty Avenue in the Strip District will be detoured starting at about 7 a.m. Most buses will return to their regular route by about 3 p.m. Some routes will remain detoured until 5 p.m. Details on specific bus routes are available on PRT’s website.

A light rail shuttle will operate between Penn Station and Steel Plaza from 7 a.m. until about 1:30 p.m.

WATCH ARCHIVE VIDEO BELOW: The Blizzard of 1993 turned the St. Patrick’s Day parade from green to white!

MORE PARADE INFO: Official site | Facebook page

U LOCAL: Share your St. Patrick’s Day photos with us

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