03/31/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

South Side Irish Parade: Thousands Vow To Show Up Despite Canceled Event

Parade? They don't need no stinkin' parade.

More than 13,000 people have made a Facebook pledge to show up in Beverly on the Sunday before St. Patrick's Day to give the late South Side Irish Parade a proper -- and drunken -- funeral. And another 7,600 folks count themselves as a "maybe" for what could turn the former parade day into the world's largest pub crawl.

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