Chicago Saint Patrick’s Day Parade – Illinois, USA – March 12th, 2011

The Chicago Saint Patrick’s Day Parade takes place this March 12th, 2011, in the State of Illinois.

This renowned one-day festival features lots of exciting activities – on the morning of the 12th, they actually dye the river green in honor of Ireland and Irish-Americans! This is just the start of a full day of joyous festivities!

A thrilling parade filled with the sights and sounds of Irish art, music and culture is the centerpiece of the celebration.

Marching bands, dancers, and Gaelic musicians will be there, showing off their talents for a huge audience of locals and tourists.

Parties and pub nights will be after-dark activities for grown-ups, once the family-friendly parade winds down.

If you’re looking for an exciting way to ring in Saint Patrick’s Day this March, consider attending this popular event.

For more information on the parade and other related activities, please visit the Chicago Saint Patrick’s Day Festival website.