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The Best Photos of the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Boston

From veterans and gold medalists to the green-drenched streets of Southie, take a look at how the Hub celebrated the mid-March extravaganza.


A member of the Cycling Murrays holds an Irish flag while riding a unicycle during the annual St. Patrick's Day parade, Sunday, March 18, 2018, in Boston. The city's 117th St. Patrick's Day Parade followed a shortened snow route used three of the past four years due to the buildup of snow from three recent nor'easters.

Photo via AP/Steven Senne

Unseasonably cold temperatures and a recent bout of heavy snow were no match for the St. Patrick’s Day revelers who took to Boston’s streets to celebrate this weekend. The 117th St. Patrick’s Day Parade crawled it’s way through Southie on Sunday, complete with orange and green floats, local politicians, veterans’ groups, and a healthy smattering of Irish flags. Members of the gold medal-winning U.S. women’s ice hockey team also joined the route, according to the Boston Globewhich was shortened due to a blizzard that dumped 14.8 inches of snow on the Hub last week

Take a look at some of our favorite photos from the St. Patrick’s Day extravaganza.

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Some highlights from the #stpatricksday parade this afternoon

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Scenes from the St. Patrick’s Day parade in South Boston 🍀🍻

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