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By: Maria King
Date: March 10, 2019
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March 10, 2019

Mar 16, 2019
Since 1983, festival kicks off with a parade, followed by musical entertainment, arts and crafts, waiters race, children's area and food vendors. Between Blossom Street, Devine Street and College Street
45,000 Attendees
Mar 16, 2019
Since 1982, a very traditional Irish festival and parade. Music, marching bands, Irish food and dancing and much more. With over 120 entries, includes Marching Bands, Floats, Police and Fire Department units, the Emerald Societies, Clowns, equestrian entries, Border Patrol units, Scout Troops, bagpipe contingents, dancing groups, drill teams, roller skaters, antique cars, the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick, representatives from Ireland, and the reigning Miss Colleen and Smiling Irishman. Parade begins at 6th and Juniper Streets at the park
40,000 Attendees
Mar 16, 2019
Since 1970, features a 5k run with over 13,000 runners, walkers and wheelchair racers of all ages welcome. There are 13 different age categories for both male and female competitive runners, ranging in age from under 14 to 70- plus years. Prizes will be awarded in age categories for both men and women, including “14 and under” and “70 and over.” The parade follows stepping off at 18th and Market Streets and proceeds east on Market to Broadway and then south on Broadway where it will disband. The parade takes place "rain or shine." It will begin at 18th and Market streets, and proceed east to its conclusion at Broadway and Market streets. The parade, also known as St. Louis’ "Rite of Spring," will feature over 130 units, including floats, bands, marching units, large helium-filled balloons, and over 5,000 marchers. In the past with good weather, more than 250,000 spectators have gathered along Market Street to watch the elaborate floats, marching bands, marching units, dance groups, animal units, novelty units, and motorized units. View the children's favorites – giant cartoon character helium-filled balloons. Irish Village at Keiner Plaza Broadway and Market. The Irish- themed entertainment area will feature food, beverages, merchandise and live entertainment. It will be open before, during, and after the parade.
250,000+ Attendees
Mar 16, 2019
Since 1967, The Cincinnati St. Patrick Parade is produced by the Cincinnati St. Patrick Parade Committee and Fountain Square Management Group. The committee is composed of residents from both Ohio and Northern Kentucky. •The Parade will start at Fifth and Sentinel Streets The route will travel west on Fifth St. to Plum St. It will turn south on Plum St. and go to Third St. It will turn west on Third St. and continue until ending at Third and Central Streets.
50,000 Attendees
Mar 15, 2019 - Mar 17, 2019
Since 1825, Honoring St. Patrick, the patron Saint of Ireland. This is an Irish celebration and the second-largest in the country. One of the very best riverfront parties ever. Come out and have some fun with lost of good food and drink, dancing, sponsor booths, music and much more. Extended hours of service: 2:55 am closing for bars/restaurants (formerly 1am).
200,000 Attendees
Mar 17, 2019
Since 1984. The Ancient Order of Hibernians Saint Patrick’s Day Parade, kicks off at 10am. It starts at the Tamm Avenue overpass at Oakland Avenue and travels south on Tamm Avenue, past historic St. James the Greater Catholic Church ending at Manchester. The parade is held annually on the saint’s feast day, honors Irish heritage, culture and faith and highlights the many contributions of the Irish people to America. There are over 100 units in this year’s parade and many St. Louis Irish will be marching as clans under their family crests and banners.
50,000 Attendees
Mar 16, 2019
Since 1762. The New York City St Patrick's Parade marched for the first time in 1762, fourteen years before the Declaration of Independence was signed in Independence Hall, Philadelphia. The Parade is regarded as the most popular of all the Parades in New York City, and honors Saint Patrick - the patron Saint of Archdiocese of New York and Ireland. The New York Parade consists only of marchers and each year hosts some 250,000 marchers and two million spectators. The Parade has many outstanding marching bands from throughout the United States and from all over the world. The Parade is the world's oldest and largest civic parade and celebrates "The Faith of Ireland, Irish heritage and Culture.
1,000,000 Attendees
Mar 17, 2019
Since 1900, The South Boston, St. Patrick's Parade is Listed as the second largest parade in the country, being viewed by nearly 600,000 to one million people every year; in addition to having the entire parade seen on Live TV.
600,000 Attendees
Mar 16, 2019 - Mar 17, 2019
Since 1968. St. Patrick's Day has been celebrated on the River Walk as a joint project by the San Antonio River Walk Association and the Harp and Shamrock Society of Texas. This tradition continues today. Green Bud Light will be sold at the Arneson River Theatre along with Irish and other ethnic foods. Festival entertainment includes a family-friendly interactive activity called Passport to Ireland. Other festival activities include face-painting, henna artistry, caricatures, photo booth, Irish novelty items for sale and officially-licensed River Walk merchandise plus a bunch of new activities in between the musical entertainment. Durty Nelly's is sponsor of the Tater Tot eating Contest and Mad Dog's British Pub is sponsor of the dyeing of the river green.
45,000 Attendees
Mar 16, 2019
Since 1963. A very traditional St. Patrick's Day parade where they will be wearin' the green. The Mile High City is home to one of the largest St. Patrick's Day Parades in the nation with 10,000 marchers, more than 240 entries, and nearly 250,000 spectators! On behalf of the hundreds of volunteers who work diligently year-round to bring this parade to the streets of lower downtown Denver, the Denver St. Patrick's Day Parade Committee is honored to invite you to join us. THE PARADE STEPS OFF AT 19TH AND WYNKOOP.
250,000 Attendees
Mar 16, 2019
Then listen to the wailing of the Shannon Rovers Irish Pipe Band and watch the Chicago River turn green. The parade begins at noon starting from Balbo and Columbus. Chicago is going for the title of "greenest city in the world" this weekend for the second year in a row. "We will have the most buildings lit up in green of any other city in the world," said Blair Ciecko, director of ShamROCK Chicago. "I don't think we should have a problem nabbing the title of greenest city." Chicago's St. Patrick's Day celebrations will also include countless pub crawls, at least three parades and one very green river.
50,000 Attendees
Mar 16, 2019
he 2018 Charlotte St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Charlotte Goes Green Festival invites our sponsors, vendors, and you to participate in the Twenty-Second Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Charlotte Goes Green Festival, which will take place on Saturday, March 17, 2018. Thousands of spectators watched Charlotte’s Twenty-First Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade as it marched through the heart of Charlotte to the sound of pipes and the cheers of the spectators lining the streets on a perfect day. The combination of flags, floats, kids, and pipe band music made everyone smile and be Irish for a day. The parade has grown to be one of Charlotte’s biggest and best. The Twenty-Second Annual Parade promises to be another great one! The Charlotte Goes Green Festival was very well attended as capacity crowds enjoyed the beautiful afternoon weather as they listened to Irish music, watched performances by Irish dancers, played in the Celtic Kids Zone, had lots to eat and checked out the great Irish/Celtic vendors that attend the festival from around the U.S. - - - The parade will step off at 11:00 A.M. at N. Tryon St. and 9th Street in uptown Charlotte. It then marches south to 3rd Street where it takes a left and marches down 3rd St. to Caldwell.
50,000 Attendees
Mar 17, 2019
Since 2004. Green is the color of the day, from the river to the costumes. Plenty of great floats. Over 150 parade participants with thousands of spectators will attend the Northwest Side Irish friends and family Parade. Kick Off location William J Onahan School at 6634 West Raven Street. The post parade party starts at 1pm at Immaculate Conception Recreation Center at 7271 West Talcott Avenue.
50,000 Attendees
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