March 12, 2020
TORONTO – Toronto’s St. Patrick’s Parade, which had been scheduled for Sunday, March 15, 2020, is cancelled. The parade organizers decided to cancel the festivities in light of public health concerns, and in the best interest of participants, volunteers and members of the public.
St. Patrick’s Parade Society chairperson, Shaun Ruddy said:
“Our committee made the decision to cancel the parade in the public interest.
“While we are disappointed that our annual parade will not take place our belief is that public health and safety must come first.
“We would like to wish everyone a Happy St. Patrick’s Day, and look forward to seeing the public at our future events.”