OVER of the biggest St Patrick’s Day parades in America took place this afternoon in Chicago.
The festivities kicked off with the dying of the city’s river this morning, before Grand Marshal, Chicago Alderman Patrick O’Connor, got the parade under way.
Guest of Honour was Justice Anne Burke, founder of Chicago Special Olympics.
— APRIL1st (@aye_thats_rozay) March 17, 2018
Always enjoy marching in Chicago’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade! Sláinte pic.twitter.com/lHh0HQaqCB
— Senator Dick Durbin (@SenatorDurbin) March 17, 2018
— Steve Smooth (@DJSteveSmooth) March 17, 2018
— Mayor Rahm Emanuel (@ChicagosMayor) March 17, 2018
— Chris Kennedy (@KennedyforIL) March 17, 2018
— J.W. Mitchell HS (@JWMHS) March 17, 2018
And it was an extra special St Patrick's Day for one Chicagoan…
My daughter Julia just got engaged at the st. Patrick's Day Parade in Chicago pic.twitter.com/MTf3ZhqUOx
— Richard (@Zacuda) March 17, 2018