RV San Francisco - Pillar Point RV Park - Big St. Paddy's Day Parade in San Francisco

by Pamela Hamilton on 03/10/2015, 02:34 PM

Tags: party , green , san francisco , st. patrick's day , half moon bay , pillar point rv park , parade , event

Saturday, March 14, 2015
in San Francisco

No better place to stay if you want to see it than Pillar Point RV Park

Where's the best place to stay when you want to take part in all the great things to see and do in the city?  You got it.  Pillar Point RV Park.  Pillar Point is just 20 minutes away from the BART station in Colma...easy ride up highway 1, outdoor parking for your RV.  BART will cost you less than $10 round trip.  And, if you want to witness this weekend's St. Patrick's day parade there is no better way to do it.  Just take the 20 minute BART ride to the Civic center station and you're right there...no traffic to wade through, no parking nighmares and expense.  Watch the parade, get back on BART and 40 minutes later you are sitting in the country in front of the ocean.  Pillar Point RV Park is perfect for San Francisco site seeing!

Here's the story on this weekend's parade...

The 164th Annual San Francisco St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival attracts around 100,000 people every year.  It is one of the city’s most popular events.

The parade starts at 11:30am.  The route begins at Market and 2nd then winds its way to the Civic Center.  With over 5,000 participants, it's the biggest St. Patrick's Day parade west of the Mississippi.

A free festival is located at the Civic Center Plaza and runs from 10am-5pm.  The festival
showcases Irish Culture through live performance and entertainment, arts and crafts exhibitors, food and beverage concessions, children's rides and inflatables, cultural displays, a petting zoo and pony ride and a number of non-profits booths representing the Irish community....along with a never ending supply of green beer.

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