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March 2020

St Patricks Day Parade

March 7, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Downtown Elmhurst, York and Vallette
Elmhurst, IL 60126 United States
Free

Elmhurst proudly presents its 24th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade! Saturday March 7th starting at noon. The parade will begin at the intersection of Wilson Street and Spring Roads and continue north on Spring Road in Elmhurst.

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St. Patrick’s Day Parade

March 7, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Downtown Forest Park, 7824 Madison St.
Forest Park, IL 60130 United States

Everybody loves a parade…and Forest Park’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade is the best of the western suburbs. Over 60 entries including bagpipers, marching bands, Irish dancers, local business entries, Medinah Shriner parade units, local police and fire departments and much more, are just the beginning of a great day on Madison Street. The parade kicks off at 1 p.m. from Madison and Van Buren and travels east on Madison to Elgin. Check out our dining guide to plan your ‘after…

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St. Patrick’s Day Parade

March 7, 1:00 pm
Countryside Parade, Kensington & 61st
Countryside, IL United States

The City of Countryside proudly announces the 5th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade – Get Ready for the Wearing of the Green – Countryside Style!

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St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Fest 2020

March 7, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Downtown Lemont Lemont, IL 60439 United States
Free

Historic Downtown Lemont: 1 to 5 p.m. with Parade Line-Up at 12:30 p.m. (Stephen Street & Safety Village Area). Parade starts promptly at 1:00 p.m. featuring Lemont's Own Irish Queen and the Stockyard Kilty Band. Entertainment, food and family fun following the parade at the Lemont VFW Hall, 15780 New Avenue, Lemont, IL.

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Chicago St. Patricks Day Parade

March 14, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Downtown Chicago, State & Lake
Chicago, IL United States
Free

2020 Chicago St. Patrick's Day Parade Theme - 65 Years of Love, Loyalty and Friendship Celebration of the 65th Anniversary of the Plumbers Local 130 sponsored Chicago St. Patrick’s Day Parade. One of the largest St. Patrick's Day Parade in the country, the annual downtown St. Patrick's Day Parade celebrates the patron saint of Ireland Irish heritage.

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St. Patrick’s Day Parade

March 14, 2:00 pm
Downtown St. Charles IL United States
Free

The St. Patrick’s Parade, hosted annually in Downtown St. Charles, has become a family tradition. Thousands of people of all ages line Main Street to watch the antics of cheerful leprechauns, listen to award-winning local marching bands, watch the elaborate and colorful floats glide down the street, pay tribute to the walking units of veterans, hear the melodic strains of the Celtic pipe bands, and see all the best that St. Charles has to offer. The parade steps off at…

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April 2020

Easter Parade and Eggstravaganza

April 11, 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Prairie Oak School, 1427 S. Oak Park Ave.
North Berwyn, IL 60402 United States
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Free

Join the Easter Bunny as he hops (not really he’ll be riding in a float) down 16th St. from Jefferson Field to Prairie Oak Gym where he will join the Easter Eggstravaganza! Join us at our Annual Easter Eggstravaganza! Have fun with games, crafts, inflatables and pictures with the Easter Bunny

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