Parking & Traffic Alerts

Road Closures and Parking Restrictions for Albany’s St. Patrick’s Day Parades 

North Albany Limerick Parade – Noon -1:00 p.m.

The North Albany Limerick Parade route:

Parade will begin on North First Street just west of North Pearl Street at the North Albany American Legion Post. The parade will proceed east to North Pearl Street then south of North Pearl Street to Emmett Street; east on Emmett Street to Broadway; north on Broadway to Wolfert Avenue in the Village of Menands and back south on North Pearl Street to North First Street.

Road Closures:

  • North First Street between Broadway and Van Rensselaer Avenue
  • North Pearl Street between Wolfert Avenue and Emmett Street
  • Broadway between Wolfert Avenue and Emmett Street
  • North Second Street, eastbound at Broadway & eastbound and westbound at North Pearl Street
  • North Third Street, eastbound at Broadway & eastbound and westbound at North Pearl Street
  • Lawn Avenue, westbound at Broadway & eastbound and westbound at North Pearl Street
  • Bonheim Street, eastbound at Broadway & eastbound and westbound at North Pearl Street
  • Lindbergh Avenue, eastbound at Broadway & eastbound and westbound at North Pearl Street

There will not be any parking restrictions for this parade. 

Albany St. Patrick’s Day Parade, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. 

Road Closures:

Parade Staging & Lineup:

  • Starting at 12:00 p.m. (Noon), Central Avenue between Manning Boulevard and Quail Street will be closed for parade lineup.

1:00 p.m. - All eastbound and westbound traffic on the parade route will be closed to ALL traffic

1:30 p.m. - All northbound and southbound traffic crossing the Parade Route will be closed to ALL Traffic. 

Parade Route:

At 2:00 p.m., the parade will begin on Central Avenue at Quail Street. The parade will proceed east on Central Avenue to Washington Avenue; then east on Washington Avenue to State Street; east on State Street to the area of James Street. 

The parade will require the following road closures: 

  • Central Avenue from Manning Boulevard east to Washington Avenue 
  • Washington Avenue from Central Avenue east to Washington Avenue/Eagle Street/State Street
  • State Street from Washington Avenue/Eagle Street east to Broadway.  

Parking Restrictions:

On Saturday, March 12, 2022, from 6:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., parking will be restricted at the following locations:

  • Central Avenue, both sides from Ontario Street to Lake Avenue
  • Quail Street, east and west sides from Bradford Street to Sherman Street
  • Washington Avenue, north side from Dove Street to South Swan Street
  • Eagle Street, east side from State Street to Pine Street
  • State Street, north and south sides from Lark Street east 3 spaces on each side.
  • State Street, north and south sides from South Swan Street east to Plaza Road east of Legislative Office Building 
  • State Street, south side from Eagle Street to Broadway
  • State Street, north side from Pearl Street to Broadway
  • South Swan Street, east side from Madison Avenue to Washington Avenue
  • Broadway, east and west sides from Pine Street to Hudson Avenue 
  • Green Street both sides from State Street to Madison Avenue
  • Dallius Street, both sides from Hudson Avenue to Division Street
  • South Swan Street, east side from Madison Avenue to Washington Avenue