Don't forget to wear green. Whether you're looking for family fun or more adult-oriented fare on St. Patrick's Day 2013, here are some holiday ideas around the Oklahoma City metro area.
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St. Patrick's Day ParadeThe 2013 version of the downtown St. Patrick's Day Parade is scheduled for Saturday, March 16th. The parade will begin at 1 p.m., starting at Walker, directly east on Sheridan into Bricktown. 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. Peter Pembrooke is the 2013 Grand Marshal.
Bricktown St. Patrick's Day Block PartyThe 2013 Bricktown St. Patrick's Day Block Party will be held on Saturday, March 16th. The outdoor festival takes place on the streets of Bricktown, on the corner of Sheridan & Oklahoma Avenue, from noon 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 2013 performers is as follows:
- Noon - 1 p.m.: Emerald Flame
- 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.: Emerald Flame
- 4 - 5:30 p.m.: Dino and Friends
- 6 - 7:30 p.m.: Laura Leighe
- 8 - 9:30 p.m.: Attica State
- 10 p.m. - Super Freak