A Usual Fun Time at the Southside Irish Parade

Posted by Judy Orr on Saturday, March 11th, 2006 at 12:46pm.

southside irish parade southwest chicago suburbsAround 250,000 people crowded together on Chicago's south side to view the annual tradition of the Southside Irish Parade.  There was alot of green!   Green t-shirts, hats, cups, face painting and even green hair.  There was also a lot of beer.

The parade featured about 130 floats that made their way down Western Avenue starting at noon until around 3:00 p.m.  Parade goers had another good weather day.  You never know what kind of weather we'll get in Chicago at this time of year.

Even with all of the revelry it seemed like most people were displaying good behavior.  There were only 4 minor arrests which I think is pretty good with that amount of people plus the warmer weather.

We have fun on the south side of Chicago.  If you're thinking of purchasing a home here search the Chicago suburbs MLS.

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