St. Patrick’s Day Parade Planned for Saturday

St. Patrick’s Day Parade Planned for Saturday

Hundreds of people cross Broadway during the first annual St. Patrick's Day Parade in downtown Winnipeg on Saturday, March 17, 2012. (STAN MILOSEVIC / MANITOBAPHOTOS.COM)
Hundreds of people cross Broadway during the first annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in downtown Winnipeg on Saturday, March 17, 2012. (STAN MILOSEVIC / CHRISD.CA FILE)

What started off as a one-time gathering of Irish-loving St. Patrick’s Day revellers is back for another year.

The second annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade will take over sidewalks in downtown Winnipeg on Saturday, albeit a day earlier than the 17th.

Organizers are encouraging anyone who comes out to wear green and meet at The Forks at 12:15 p.m. The group will depart at 1 p.m. and walk north up Main Street to West Broadway, north up Donald Street and east down Portage Avenue, eventually heading south on Main and back to The Forks for 2 p.m.

The all-ages parade is open to anyone who wants to join in.

See the parade route below.


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