Chicago’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade wows crowd

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St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated every year on 17th March in honor of the patron saint of Ireland. It’s a time to celebrate Irish culture and all are welcome to join over 40 million Irish Americans in “the wearing of the green”. Parades take place across the world on or around March 17th with the largest parades being held across the United States.

St Patricks Day 2012

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The Parade has marching bands, Irish step dancers, bagpipers, police and fire vehicles, government dignitaries and floats. Over 350,000 people were joined the parade on streets near Grand Park, according to police.

This year’s guest of honor will led by Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny, together with Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Gov. pat Quinn.

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