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34th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade,
Sunday, March 19, 2023, at 12 p.m.,
Road Closures and Parking Restrictions


Emergency Management & Public Order

On Sunday, March 19, 2023, at 12 p.m., the 34th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade will take place in the City of Toronto.

Full road closures will take place on Bloor Street, Yonge Street, and Queen Street. A number of secondary roads will also be closed or partially closed, impacting traffic flow in the area.

Estimated road closure times for the parade are as follows:

8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.:

  • St. George Street from Bloor Street West to College Street
  • Devonshire Place from Bloor Street West to Hoskin Avenue

10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.:

  • Hoskin Avenue from St. George Street to Queen's Park Crescent West
  • Harbord Street from St. George Street to Huron Street

11:55 a.m. to 3 p.m.:

  • Bloor Street from Huron Street to Yonge Street
  • Yonge Street from Bloor Street to Queen Street
  • Queen Street West from Yonge Street to University Avenue

12 p.m. to 3 p.m.:

  • 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

A number of TTC routes will be disrupted during this event.

The parade itself will start at 12 p.m. and will proceed along the following route:

          Start: Bloor Street West and St. George Street
          Eastbound: Bloor Street West 
          Southbound: Yonge Street
          Westbound: Queen Street West 
          Finish: Nathan Phillips Square.

This event will take place regardless of weather conditions. Members of the public should anticipate traffic disruptions in the area.


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By Constable Shannon Whitehead

Constable Shannon Whitehead

Media Relations Officer

Corporate Communications

for Constable Brenda Norrmalm

Constable Brenda Norrmalm

Emergency Management & Public Order


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