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St. Patrick’s Day Parade
From: 2016.03.11 To: 2016.03.11
Green beer, green hats, green ice cream, green everything! That’s right! It’s St. Patrick’s Day! This Irish holiday has become an inseparable part of American life. However, before you and your friends go on a pub crawl, check out Philadelphia’s annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade, which is held on the Sunday prior to March 17th. It is the second oldest parade of its kind in the country. The event celebrates the richness and diversity of Irish culture. It starts with a mass in Saint Patrick’s Church, following which, hundreds of people go out onto the streets to watch one of the most colorful and biggest of Philadelphia’s parades.