St. Patrick’s Day 2023 FAQ

FREE business within district
Q: As a vendor, can I park onsite?
A: We encourage all vendors to park offsite in one of the parking garages or
open street parking after setting up.
Q: As a vendor who is my primary contact? A: Nicole Alvarez –
[email protected]
Q: As a parade participant who is my primary contact? A: Jenna
Fortuna – [email protected]

Q: How much is the event?
A: Free
Q: Where is the best place to see the parade?A: Front and K St.
Q: Where is the festival portion of the event held?A: K St.
Q: Is this event handicap accessible?
A: Yes!
Q: Where is the nearest parking? A: Parking garages are located on I
street and 2nd (Old Sacramento City Garage), as well as 1289 Front Street
(Tower Bridge Parking Garage).
Q: Will there be street parking available?A: Yes, however street parking
is limited. It’s best to park in the parking garage, walk in, or cycle in.
Q: Can we get to Old Sacramento Waterfront from DOCO?A: Yes.
Q: Is there Irish bars in Old Sacramento?
A: Yes! O’Malley’s Irish Bar, and Sean Finnegan’s Pub.
Q: Is this a 21+ and up event?
A: No
Q: Is this event family friendly?A: Yes!
Q: Can I bring my dog to this event? A: Yes!
Q: How much is parking?
A: Meters: Two-hour metered street parking is available throughout Old
Sacramento Waterfront 7-days a week from 10 a.m.–10 p.m.
Old Sacramento Garage – Daily Rates (6 a.m. to 6 p.m.)
$1.50 each half hour or fraction thereof
$13.00 day maximum charge
$20.00 24-hour daily maximum
Evening Rates (6 p.m. to 6 a.m.)
$7.00 nightly maximum chargeTower Bridge – Daily Rates (6 a.m. to 6
$1.50 each half hour or fraction thereof$15.00 day maximum charge
$24.00 24-hour daily maximum
Evening Rates (6 p.m. to 6 a.m.)
$9.00 nightly maximum charge 
Q: Is there a general page I can learn about parking, how to get
there etc.?
A: Yes! Check out all the information here:

Q: Can I get more info on bussing into Old Sacramento?
A: You can learn more about getting to Old Sacramento by bus here:
Q: Where can I eat near by?
A: Learn about what restaurants we have in Old Sacramento here:
Q: Will the streets be closed?A: Yes. From 10 AM – 3 PM the streets will
be closed for the parade. From 10 AM – 5 PM K St. will be closed for the
Festival portion of the event.

Q: What is the Leprechaun Hunt? A: Leprechauns have hidden
throughout Old Sacramento Waterfront! Each leprechaun will have a
corresponding secret word that families must fill in on the activity pages to
move onto the next hidden leprechaun. You’ll need to fill in each clue to
solve the secret code at the end.
Q: When is the Leprechaun Hunt?A: March 1st – 18th
Q: Is there a specific timeframe to finish the Leprechaun Hunt?A: No.
You can do the hunt in a day, or over many days between March 1st – 18th.
Q: Where do I pick up the activity book for the Leprechaun Hunt
A: Pick up your activity pages at the Old Sacramento Visitor’s Center
or download them from the Old Sacramento website to print your own to
search for 10 leprechauns hidden throughout the Old Sacramento
Q: Where do I turn in my answer for the activity book?
A: Once complete, email [email protected] the secret word to for a
chance to win.
Q: What do I win from the Leprechaun Hunt?A: Winners will receive a
gift basket filled with local goods from Old Sacramento Waterfront retail stores.