Everything to know about riding DART to Dallas’ St. Patrick’s Day Parade, concert

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DART is the official transportation provider of the St. Patrick’s Day Parade and we want to ensure you make it on time and safely to the parade, concert and other festivities Saturday, March 15.

Here’s everything to know:

Mockingbird Station, Lovers Lane Station and Park Lane Station serving the Red and Orange lines (and additionally Blue Line at Mockingbird Station) will get you closest to the parade (11 a.m. start) and concert (noon start). Check out the map below to see how close each station is to the parade route and concert. Parade-goers coming from the Green Line will need to transfer in downtown Dallas to a Red or Orange line train.

• A Local Day Pass for riders headed to the St. Patrick’s Day parade and back is only $5 for bus or light rail and can be purchased by cash or credit card at ticket vending machines located at all DART stations. Make your trip easier by purchasing a day pass in advance by using the new GoPass℠ mobile ticketing application for Android and Apple smartphones available for free through Google Play or the App Store.

• Consumption of alcohol or possession of an open container on DART platforms or vehicles is prohibited. Click here for more information DART’s Code of Conduct.

• If you see suspicious, disruptive or criminal behavior, call DART Police at 214-928-6300 or text the keyword DARTpolice to 41411. DART Police can and will apprehend individuals violating laws or compromising the safety of passengers.

• Bus routes 502, 583, 768 (Mustang Express) and 743 (Museum Express) will be on detour or cancelled Saturday. Get complete information on detours or cancellations on our Rider Alerts page.

• Get additional details concerning St. Patrick’s Day service by calling DART Customer Information at 214-979-1111 or by visiting DART.org to plan your trip.

And finally, have fun!

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