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Get your Irish on at St. Patrick’s Day parade

The annual Phoenix St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Faire takes place 10 a.m. Saturday, March 17.

The parade will feature Irish dancers, dignitaries, bagpipers, floats, police and fire vehicles, the 2018 Arizona Irish Colleen/Arizona Rose with her Court, and more. It will run along 3rd Street, beginning at Sheridan and moves south to Willetta Street

The fair, held at the Irish Cultural Center, 1106 N. Central Ave., begins after the parade and includes three stages of Irish rock, traditional and mixed music, dancers, a kids area, food, crafters and tours of the McClelland Irish Library.

Fair admission is $12 for adults, 13 and older, $10 for seniors and military, and free for children 12 and younger.

The event is held annually in downtown Phoenix in celebration of the holiday and to preserve and share the heritage and traditions of the Irish Culture. Visit https://stpatricksdayphoenix.org/ for details.

 

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