Photos: Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade Packed Fifth Avenue Once Again
Sunday, 17 March 2019 ()
The big New York City St. Patrick’s celebration came a day early this year, as thousands of people from all over closed down some two miles of Fifth Avenue for the 258th annual parade. It's one of the oldest NYC traditions, and one of the largest such events in the the country. [ more › ]
This Day in History: First St. Patrick's Day Parade March 17, 1762 The first St. Patrick's Day parade is widely regarded as having been celebrated in New York City by Irish soldiers serving in the British army. The day honors the patron saint of Ireland, who was born to a Christian family in Britain...