Saturday, March 17, 2018
Everyone's Irish Today - Parades
Today – Everyone is Irish.
St. Patrick’s Day to all. Today is the day of
parades, pipers and dancers. It’s also Still under the sign of Pisces, the
Dreamer. I have yet to write a story geared strictly to the Pisces Character,
but two will be coming in the future. But I’ll throw in a cover or two of
several of my books. Then I’ll talk about the parades I know about.
I live not far from
where they have a massive St. Patrick’s Day parade. New York City
The New York City St. Patrick’s Parade is the oldest and largest St. Patrick’s Day Parade in the world. The first parade was held on March 17, 1762 — fourteen years before the signing of the Declaration of Independence.
The parade is held annually on March 17th* at precisely 11:00 AM in honor of St. Patrick, the Patron Saint of Ireland and of the Archdiocese of New York. The parade route goes up
beginning at East 44th Street
and ending at East 79th Street.
Approximately 150,000 people march in the parade which draws about 2
From its earliest days, right up to the present, the NYC St. Patrick’s Day Parade has been run entirely by volunteers, many of whom come from generations of families dedicated to the organization of the parade. It takes months of preparation and countless hours to run the world’s oldest and largest parade. We could not do it without the commitment of these great women and men.
The NYC Saint Patrick’s Day Parade is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
Just around the corner from where I live, the town of
has a St.
Patrick’s Day parade. There are also dancers and other events taking place. Pearl River
The Rockland County Ancient Order of Hibernians St. Patrick’s Parade Pearl River will be taking place in
River on Sunday March 18, 2018 at 1:30 PM Rain or
The parade leaves from the Pfizer parking lot, turning east onto
E Crooked Hill
Road, turning south onto N. Middletown Rd, turning west onto E Central Ave
turning south onto South Main
Street, and ending in the area of the Pearl River
Post Office. Roads in the Pearl River
area are subject to closure up to 1 hour prior to the start of the parade. On
street parking is available in the Pearl River
area, but please check for any full time or temporary parking restrictions for
that roadway prior to leaving your car. Any parked vehicles that are
found to impede emergency response or endanger public safety are subject to be
ticketed and towed. Please ensure that you park properly and legally.
Handicapped parking will be available in the Parking Lot of the Key Bank at 93 N. Middletown Road
and the Municipal Parking Lot at the corner of N. William St and E Washington Ave. Please be reminded, The
Town of Orangetown Town Code Local Law
No. 2 Chapter 10 states: Open bottles or containers in which there is an alcoholic beverage are prohibited by law.
There is one more parade I know a bit about since my daughter lives in
The Parade will be held Rain or Shine!!
The St. Patrick’s Day Parade in
will take place on March 17th and will begin promptly
at 10:15 AM. Please see the parade map for the route of the parade
or the link for Bleacher Seating for further information. The schedule of
events also lists several locations and times for all other events associated
with St. Patrick’s Day in Savannah .
Please view the calendar for this information and we hope you can join
us. See you on St. Patrick’s Day. Savannah
My son-in-law says it’s a real holiday. They have viewing stands and also a magazine.
So that’s my bit about St. Patrick’s Day Parades. If you know of others drop a note and tell me about them.
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