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44th Annual Delray Beach St. Patrick’s Day Parade

44th Annual Delray Beach St. Patrick's Day ParadeSaturday, March 17, 11am-7pm – Atlantic Avenue from Gleason Street to NW 5th, Delray Beach

The 44th Annual Delray Beach St. Patrick’s Day Parade, Our Tribute to the International Fire Fighters, on March 17th, 2012 will be the grandest parade the sun drenched streets of Delray Beach have ever witnessed! Hundreds of Firefighters from across the country and Canada participated last year in this grand event. The complete parade route along Atlantic Ave. will be decorated at six key points with fire department ladder trucks from multiple fire departments with their ladders extended tip to tip, hanging huge flags that the entire parade will march under. Antique fire engines as well as modern day fire engines and apparatus. Fire department honor guard teams will march carrying flags and ornate fire axes. Fire department bagpipe band members from different fire department pipe and drum bands will march and play together. Uniformed marching firefighters, Dalmation dog owners, and professional fire clowns have been invited to delight the spectators. Civilians and parade sponsors will ride their decorated floats.