2016 St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Chicago, Boston

the events that will occur in 2016 St Patricks Day Parade. Well we have put on this article on this website to share with you all these details regarding 2016 St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

Why Saint Patrick’s Day is Celebrated ?

This event commemorates the life of St Patrick,. He was a missionary who worked in Ireland and is said to have died on March 17 ( hence St Patricks Day ) in the fifth century. He played an important role in converting the inhabitants of Ireland to Christianity. Now, his feast day is an opportunity to celebrate Irish culture and is celebrated in various countries,

On this day, feast, parades etc. are organised and here in this article we are sharing the same details with you guys.

On March 17, 1762, Irish soldiers serving in the English military marched through New York City to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. As Irish patriotism grew among American immigrants, the annual holiday began to grow in popularity with different “Irish Aid” societies holding annual parades. In 1962, as immigrants began to spread throughout the United States, a new annual St Patrick’s Day tradition was born in Chicago. In 1962, city pollution workers dyed the Chicago River green to commemorate the holiday.

2016 St. Patrick’s Day Parade Chicago


In Chicago, they dye the river green. You can watch the dye job which will be done in the morning at 9:30 a.m. on March 14th from the east side of the bridge at Columbus Drive or upper and lower Wacker Drive between Columbus and Lake Shore Drive. Then watch the St. Patrick’s Day parade at noon along Columbus Drive past Grant Park.

2016 St. Patrick’s Day Parade Boston

In Boston, the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in South Boston will go on and on the scheduled date of March 15, and the route will not move out of Southie.

Hope you all liked our information regarding Saint Patty’s Day Parades, we will be back with some another wonderful articles to share with you guys till then check out some beautiful Quotes about St Patrick’s Day given below

There are only two kinds of people in the world, The Irish and those who wish they were.

In Heaven there is no beer that’s why we drink it here!

May you live as long as you want and never want as long as you live.

“St. Patrick — one of the few saints whose feast day presents the opportunity to get determinedly whacked and make a fool of oneself all under the guise of acting Irish.” — Charles M. Madigan

May the luck of the Irish be with you!

You’ve got to do your own growing, no matter how tall your father was.

Irish diplomacy is the ability to tell a man to go to hell so that he looks forward to making the trip.

Drink is the curse of the land. It makes you fight with your neighbor. It makes you shoot at your landlord-and it makes you miss him.

May the saddest day of your future be no worse than the happiest day of your past.

An Irishman is never drunk as long as he can hold onto one blade of grass to keep from falling off the earth.

May you live to be 100 years, with one extra year to repent.

Better good manners than good looks.

Lose an hour in the morning and you’ll be looking for it all day.


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