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Chicago St Patricks Day

Top 17 St. Patrick's Day Party Towns

Cheapflights | Posted 05.14.2014 | Travel

St. Patrick famously used the humble shamrock to explain the Holy Trinity (the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit) to the Pagan Irish. We have a different use for it on St. Patrick's Day.

PHOTOS: Chicago Celebrates St. Patrick's Day

Posted 03.17.2013 | Chicago

Updated story A green Chicago River is the city-wide signal: the St. Patrick's Day festivities are officially on. Saturday morning's event mark...

A South Side Irish Parade Revival?

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 10.02.2011 | Chicago

The South Side Irish -- at least some of them -- want their St. Patrick's Day parade back. On Monday, about 50 folks angling to revive the South Si...

Where To Hear Authentic Celtic Music On St. Patrick's Day

| Lauren Drell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

It's a good thing you don't need the luck of the Irish to find foot-stompin' Celtic music on St. Patrick's Day. In fact, if you want to hear the bagpi...

PHOTOS: Chicago Celebrates St. Patrick's Day

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Though St. Patrick's Day is a few days away, Chicago celebrated on Saturday with the annual dying of the Chicago River and St. Patrick's Day parade do...

South Side Irish Parade Goes Small

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Contrary to what you may have heard, the 31st annual South Side Irish Parade did march down Western in Beverly on Sunday. You just weren't invited. ...

St. Patrick's Day Chicago 2010: Parade, Events, Specials And Parties To Celebrate Irish Holiday

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago has one of the largest Irish populations of any city in America. Along with holding elected office, our Irish-Americans know how to party, and...

Obamas Keep St. Pat's Alive and Well (Public Access, Not So Much)

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
John Wellington Ennis

That a black couple from the South Side promotes St. Patrick's Day with such pride is truly reflective of how Chicago celebrates the holiday.