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Posted on: March 4, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Elmhurst 20th Annual St Patrick's Day Parade - March 5th

Now ranked as the second largest St. Patrick’s Day parade in the Chicago area, a record crowd
is expected this year in the western suburb of Elmhurst, Illinois. Ample parking, security &
planning will make for comfortable viewing conditions for all family members. The parade
features floats, marching units & animated characters along with local organizations, businesses
& clubs. Don’t miss your chance to see over 80 floats, Irish Dancers, the Shannon Rovers, local
team mascots – Benny the Bull, Southpaw & Tommy Hawk. Chicago Highlanders, Medinah
Clowns, Elmhurst Armpit Orchestra, featuring the world’s largest drum & the York High School
Marching Band. The parade is only the beginning to this festive day – for the food, music & fun
is sure to continue as Elmhurst merchants, restaurateurs & friends welcome visitors for this
special community celebration. Activities start at 11 a.m., parade starts at noon, Spring Rd, from
Wilson St. north.

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