Wednesday, February 25, 2009

The 127th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade

The next big event for the Georgia 501st is the St. Patrick's Day Parade. It is lining up to be a BIG turn-out. So far there will be troopers from Georgia, Carolina, Alabama and Mid-South.

On Saturday, March 14 the city will gather for the 127th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade through downtown. The route winds through the city and ends at a huge festival at Underground Atlanta. The parade is a spectacle of floats, bands, bagpipes and Irish spirit. Kicking off at noon, the route begins at Ralph McGill Boulevard and Peachtree Street and continues down Peachtree to Underground Atlanta.

The festival in Underground Atlanta will be a full-on Irish party with a vendor market, a full Irish breakfast, family activities, dancing and more. The festival is from noon - 6 p.m.

For more information the Official Parade website is here.

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