St. Patrick's Day Parade

When: Sat., March 15, 12 p.m. 2014

Most years, there is St. Patrick’s Day, a typical Tuesday or Wednesday when Todd the accountant wears a green tie and Debbie in sales paints a shamrock on her cheek and little else of consequence goes down. But then there’s the day you observe St. Patrick’s Day, which in Spokane this year will happen on Saturday, when the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick put on their annual parade in the city’s downtown. Now in its 36th year, the parade has grown to feature more than 150 different entries, all marching through town, tossing candy for the kids while the older folks count down the minutes until it’s a self-respecting time to step into one of the many, many bars that will be celebrating in style.

Mike Bookey

Price: Free