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Elmhurst St Patrick’s Day Parade

Written on January 29, 2016

Elmhurst  Annual St Patricks Parade

It’s time to go GREEN! Come dressed up in your most creative & festive outfit!
We would welcome your help – It’s a small local parade here in Elmhurst, (and hopefully it will always be!)We look forward to the 21st annual – a Saturday – March 4, 2017– See you there! Jim O’Connor Parade Chairman Elmhurst St Patrick’s Parade Committee, Inc. P.O. Box 542 Elmhurst, Illinois 60126 phone (630) 834-0300 or e-mail info@ElmhurstStPatsParade.com


March 4th 2017
12PM – Parade Begins
11AM – Musical Bands & Entertainment (at Ahlgrim Funeral Home at Vallette & Spring Road, Prairie Path & Spring Road & McKinley at Spring Road)


The parade will begin at the intersection of Wilson Street & Spring Roads & continue North on Spring Road in Elmhurst.

Now ranked as the second largest St. Patrick’s Day parade in the Chicago area, a record crowd is expected this year in the western suburb of Elmhurst, Illinois. Ample parking, security & planning will make for comfortable viewing conditions for all family members.

The parade features floats, marching units & animated characters along with local organizations, businesses & clubs. Don’t miss your chance to see over 80 floats, Irish Dancers, the Shannon Rovers, local team mascots – Benny the Bull, Southpaw & Tommy Hawk. Chicago Highlanders, Medinah Clowns, Elmhurst Armpit Orchestra, featuring the world’s largest drum & the York High School Marching Band.

The parade is only the beginning to this festive day – for the food, music & fun is sure to continue as Elmhurst merchants, restaurateurs & friends welcome visitors for this special community celebration.