St. Patrick’s Day Parades in Albany Saturday afternoon

St. Patrick’s Day Parades in Albany

St. Patrick's Day Parades in Albany.

The 73rd annual Saint Patrick’s Day parade steps off today in Albany at 2 p.m.

The main parade is starting at the corner of Central and Lexington Avenues, and the North Albany parade will begin at 11 a.m.

Albany Police will have an increased presence.

Chief Eric Hawkins is asking if you see something, say something so everyone stays safe.

There are also road closures and parking restrictions along the parade route to be aware of.