Chicago River Dying/ St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Posted on March 15th, by ladiesintheloop in Culture, FREE, Seasonal FUN. No Comments

Chicago River Dying/ St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Chicago River Dying
10:00 a.m. – FREE

This 40-year-old tradition is slightly further east on Wacker Drive due to construction. Go to the East side of the bridge at Columbus Drive for the best views. Click to read more about the river dying history on this website:

St. Patrick’s Day Parade
12:00 p.m. – FREE

After seeing our majestic river transform to a deeper shade of toxic-emerald, follow the crowds and walk south on Michigan Ave. to view the parade on Columbus St. between Balbo (starting point) and Monroe Ave. The best place to be is in front of Buckingham Fountain. Click to read more about the parade from the website:


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