It was started by Italian-American Mayor Lenny Paoletta in 1983 and all these decades later it has served as a tasty-toasty treat Downtown. The Greater Bridgeport St. Patrick’s Day Celebration will take place Friday highlighted by the parade starting noon. Parade route here. Dress warm! Or find a bar/restaurant with a view. Forecast does not look like a day for kilts. Parking meters Downtown will be shut down for the day, according to mayor’s office.
8:00 a.m. Mass at Saint Augustine Cathedral
9:15 a.m. Flag raising at City Hall
10:00 a.m. *Grand Marshals’ Breakfast, Grand Ballroom, Bridgeport Holiday Inn
12:00 p.m. Parade Kick-off with 2018 Grand Marshals, Dave and Anne Marie Curtin
1:30 p.m. *Post Parade Luncheon and Awards Ceremony, Grand Ballroom, Bridgeport Holiday Inn