Chicago Celebrates St. Paddy's Day With River Dyeing, Downtown ParadeThe Chicago River has been dyed green and the sun is out for the downtown St. Patrick's Day parade.
Best Parades And Celebrations On St. Patrick's Day In ChicagoThis St. Patrick's Day, head outside and celebrate with thousands at one of many events in Chicago and the suburbs. From parades to dyeing the Chicago River green, there are plenty of fun events on the schedule.
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With Ice Gone, River To Go Green As Planned For St. Patrick's Day ParadeA couple weeks ago, Chicagoans couldn’t be blamed for worrying about whether the Chicago River could be dyed green for St. Patrick’s Day, or if someone would have to paint ice floes to get the same effect.
Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day, Shannon Rovers StyleIrish Bagpipe Band the Shannon Rovers has been part of Chicago’s rich Irish tradition since the ‘20s. Originally organized “for the promotion of Irish music and to help members who are in distress to run dances and social affairs to finance these objectives" (per meeting minutes from the 1930), today the group is 70-plus members strong and has become a staple of the city’s St. Patrick’s Day celebrations...
Thousands Attend 56th Annual St. Patrick's Day ParadeThousands of people flocked to the Chicago River between Michigan and Wabash to watch the annual dyeing of the river green. Then they flocked through downtown streets and over to the parade rute on Columbus Drive, for the 56th annual St. Patrick's Day Parade.