Don't forget to wear green. Whether you're looking for family fun or more adult-oriented fare on St. Patrick's Day 2014, here are some holiday ideas around the Oklahoma City metro area.
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St. Patrick's Day ParadeThe 2014 version of the downtown St. Patrick's Day Parade is scheduled for Saturday, March 15th. The parade will begin at 11 a.m., starting at Reno and Hudson and moving east toward the Bricktown Ballpark. Quite a popular holiday event, the parade typically has thousands of OKC residents lining the streets. There are typically more than 80 parade entries, Shriners, dancers, clowns, animals, antique cars and more. Patrick Rooney, Chairman and CEO of the First National Bank of Oklahoma, is the 2014 Grand Marshal.
Bricktown St. Patrick's Day Block PartyThe 2014 Bricktown St. Patrick's Day Block Party will be held on Saturday, March 15th. The outdoor festival takes place on the streets of Bricktown, on the corner of Sheridan & Oklahoma Avenue, from 10 a.m. to midnight. Bring your lawn chairs, have green beer, listen to the live music, and see authentic Irish step dancing... Admission is free, and there are areas for the kids as well. No coolers, cameras, weapons, pets or outside food and drinks will be allowed.
The schedule for 2014 performers is as follows:
- 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.: Timothy O'Brien and the Celtic Cheer
- 4 - 5:30 p.m.: Kylie Morgan
- 6 - 7:30 p.m.: 100 Bones
- 8 - 9:30 p.m.: Tyler Lee and the 333's
- 10 p.m. - NICNOS