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Canada's most prominent St. Patrick's celebration takes place every March in the center of Toronto. St. Patrick's Day Parade here is a vibrant and colorful celebration of Irish culture, heritage and community spirit. Expect to see marching bands, unique floats, thousands of leprechauns, and a sea of green. The parade is organized by the St. Patrick's Parade Society and has been held since 1987.
Traditionally, the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Toronto starts on the corner of Bloor Street and St. George Street (by St. George subway station). Then, it heads along Bloor Street, turns south on Yonge Street and goes west on Queen Street. The parade finishes at Nathan Phillips Square, where other festive activities are taking place. The procession starts at noon and continues for one and a half hours.