St. Patrick’s Day Parade
The entire Irish community of Chicago turns out in large numbers to join the St. Patrick’s Day celebrations. Visitors to the city cannot help but be drawn to the festivities and join in the fun at the St. Patrick’s Day Parade. For the past 40 years, the Chicago River has turned green in the celebration of St. Patrick’s Day. The parade begins at noon on Dearborn Street, between Wacker and Van Buren, then down the State Street Mall. Held on March 17. Call (312) 744-3315 for more information.