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5 Reasons to Attend the Providence St. Patrick’s Day Parade

stpatricksdayparade(c)Hundreds of lads and lasses descend upon Providence each year to enjoy the music and spectacle of the Providence St. Patrick’s Day Parade. With traditional Irish dancing, amazing costumes, and huge, festive crowds, the Providence St. Patrick’s Day Parade is an event you won’t want to miss.

Not sure if you’re going to the Providence St. Patrick’s Day Parade that’s slated for May 18th, 2017? Here are five reasons why you should go!

1. Dance to Irish Music

There’s nothing like the sound of bagpipes and Irish drums to get you in the St. Patrick’s Day spirit. Luckily, there will be several marching bands playing traditional Irish music at the Providence St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

2. Marvel at Traditional Irish Costumes

Traditional tartans, intricate Irish dancing dresses, and eye-catching Celtic costumes will be on display at the Providence St. Patrick’s Day Parade! So, wear your favorite Irish gear and join in on the fun to celebrate the well-adored Irish festivities that only comes once a year.

3. Enjoy Traditional Celtic Entertainment

stpatricksdaybeerppl(c)During the parade, expect to see marching bands, Irish dancers, floats, and more. It doesn’t matter whether you’re Irish—the Providence St. Patrick’s Day Parade is a fun, celebratory event for everyone to enjoy.

4. Get Involved with the Community

The St. Patrick’s Day Parade is a great way to get out and enjoy everything the Providence community has to offer. Don’t forget to bring a crew because the parade is best enjoyed with friends and family.

5. Do it For the Craic!

Providence loves a bit of craic—Gaelic for fun—and the Saint Patrick’s Day Parade is sure to be an exciting, vibrant occasion.

Thanks for reading this post! Have a blast at Providence’s annual St. Patrick’s Day parade. For more interesting events throughout Providence, check out our blog.