Applications are now being accepted for the 30th Annual York St. Patrick's Day Parade, to be held Saturday, March 16.

The parade will step off at 1 p.m. at Market and Penn streets and proceed east on Market to Duke Street.

Applications must be received by Feb. 13.

Participants may register for prizes in several categories, and there will also be a Best of Parade grand prize of $400. White Rose Community Television, Comcast Channel 18, plans to broadcast the parade live.

To download parade guidelines and a registration form, visit You can also reach the parade committee on Facebook, on Twitter (@YorkStPatParade), or by calling (717) 578-0146. The parade is organized by the York St. Patrick's Day Parade Committee, an all-volunteer, not-for-profit organization.