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Chicagoland St. Patrick’s Day Parades

March 9, 2011 7:00 AM

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(credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

(credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

(credit: Tom Boyle/Getty Images)

Chicago St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Columbus Dr. & Balbo Dr.
Chicago, IL 60601
Date: March 12, 2011
Time: 12:00PM

One of the largest St. Patrick’s Day Parades in the country, the annual downtown St. Patrick’s Day Parade celebrates the patron saint of Ireland and Irish heritage. Come in your best Irish gear and downtown early to get the best view. See the annual dyeing of the Chicago River before the parade at 10AM.

Chicago River Dyeing Ceremony

Chicago River
Wacker Dr & Columbus Dr
Chicago, IL 60601
Date: March 12, 2011
Time: 10:00AM

More information: www.events.chicago.cbslocal.com, www.chicagostpatsparade.com

Naperville St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Naperville North High School
South of Ogden Avenue
Naperville, IL 60563
Date: March 12, 2011
Time: 10:00AM

Come out on Saturday, March 12th to see The Score truck and promotions team in the 18th Annual Naperville St. Patrick’s Day Parade, starting at 10 AM in downtown Naperville! Sister Jeanne of St. Patrick’s Residence is named Grand Marshal of the 2011 Parade.

More information: www.events.chicago.cbslocal.com, www.wsirish.org

Elmhurst St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Wilson Street & Spring Road
Elmhurst, IL 60126
Date: March 12, 2011
Time: 12:00PM

Head out to downtown Elmhurst for the 15th Annual St. Patrick’s Day parade. The Kiwanis Club of Elmhurst will be the Grand Marshal.

More information: www.elmhurststpatsparade.com

Northwest Side St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Raven Street South on Neola
6633 W. Raven Street
Chicago, IL 60631
Date: March 13, 2011
Time: 12:00PM

The Northwest Irish Parade is a celebration of faith, family, and heritage on the Northwest side of Chicago. The parade begins at Raven Street South on Neola, continuing to Northwest Hwy, and down to Harlem Avenue. The official after party will take place at the Immaculate Conception Parish Hall at 1:00PM.

More information: www.northwestsideirish.org

Tinley Park St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Central Middle School
181st & Oak Park Avenue
Tinley Park, IL 60477
Date: March 13, 2011
Time: 2:00PM

Come out on Sunday, March 13th to see The Score truck and promotions team in Tinley Park’s 12th Annual Irish Parade, starting at 2PM!

More information: www.events.chicago.cbslocal.com, www.opama.org

Lauren Wulf, CBS Local Chicago

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