One of the great free forms of entertainment in New York City is to attend one of the city’s many parade. The annual St. Patrick’s Day parade is one of the big ones.
St. Patrick’s day is March 17th and the parade starts at 11:00 a.m. at 44th Street. It continues up Fifth Avenue up to 79th Street. The parade finishes around 4:30 – 5:00 p.m.
There are no floats are automobile in this parade, just lots of marching units (150,000 – 250,000 marchers!) and bands.
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