The Biggest St. Patrick’s Day Parades in America

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15. San Francisco
> Est. attendance every year: 105,000
> First parade held in: 1851

Source: Courtesy of The Official Dallas St. Patrick's Parade via Facebook

14. Dallas, Texas
> Est. attendance every year: 120,000
> First parade held in: 1979

Source: Courtesy of Scranton St Patrick Parade via Facebook

13. Scranton, Pennsylvania
> Est. attendance every year: 150,000 (tie)
> First parade held in: 1962

Source: Courtesy of Wearin' of the Green Parade via Facebook

12. Baton Rouge, Louisiana
> Est. attendance every year: 150,000 (tie)
> First parade held in: 1986

Source: Courtesy of Pittsburgh St. Patrick's Day Parade via Facebook

11. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
> Est. attendance every year: 200,000
> First parade held in: 1870

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