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Saturday, March 12, 2016

Irish Parades in Newport and Worcester this Weekend

Scene from the Worcester County St. Patrick's Parade

As part of the New England region's celebration of Irish heritage in the month of March, here are two parades taking place this weekend:

Saturday, March 12, 2016
60th Annual 
11:00 am
Starts: City Hall, Newport RI
Get your Green on and experience the fun and excitement of the longest running Saint Patrick’s Day parade in Rhode Island. The celebration kicks off promptly at 11 a.m. from Newport City Hall, Newport. |

Sunday, March 13, 2016

Starts: Park Avenue
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Launched in 1981, the Worcester parades brings together the large Irish-American constituency from throughout Central Massachusetts.  The parade begins at Mill Street and Park Avenue at noon and ends at Highland Street.

Here is a schedule of upcoming parades for the remainder of March 2016. 

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