INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — People in downtown Indianapolis enjoyed a sea of green as the 38th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade kicked off Friday morning, despite chilly temperatures.
The annual event highlights a busy St. Patrick’s Day weekend with numerous activities scheduled for both Friday and Saturday that are expected to bring about 40,000 – 50,000 people into the city.
The FOX59 crew came out to celebrate, handing out candy to little ones and meeting loyal viewers and fans.
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Check out some memorable moments from the parade below:
The parade was made up of high school bands, floats, Irish dancers, bag pipe & drum bands, Irish organizations and dignitaries. A block party took place throughout the day on Vermont Street with live entertainment, food, interactive displays and beer garden located in the middle of the parade route.