The annual parade in Delano, an Irish festival that’s back after a year’s break and a party for kids are among the ways the community can go green on St. Patrick’s Day Saturday.
The main event is the Sixth Annual St. Patrick’s Parade in Historic Delano. It begins at noon at Douglas and McLean and will proceed west along Douglas to Walnut Street.
On either side of the parade you’ll be able to find food, drink and entertainment to take you from breakfast past dinner and into the evening.
The Correy Academy of Irish Dance will perform at 1 p.m., and contests will commence at 2:30 on the themes of red hair and freckles, limericks and tallest leprechaun.
Musical acts will follow: Shawn Craver at 3 p.m., Piper Leigh & the Smokin’ Section at 4 p.m., Knocknasheega at 5 p.m., John Korbel Confluence at 6 p.m., Go Lear at 7 p.m., and Pop and the Boys at 8 p.m.
Admission for adults is $10 at the door; children 16 and under are admitted free. Admission includes membership into the Irish Cultural Association. Food and drink are extra.