St. Patrick's Day Parade in Cleveland: What to know

St. Patrick's Day 2018

While St Patrick's Day is seen as a predominantly Western celebration, the Singapore River transforms into a sea of green as part of its own two-day street festival every year.

With big crowds and warmer weather expected for Saturday's downtown St. Patrick's Day Parade, organizers announced that the crowd favorite dyeing of the Chicago River would be extended one block west to State Street. Atlanta is the ideal place to let loose your festive spirit and enjoy a many of things including pub-crawls, 5k runs, all you can eat Irish feasts, or your traditional family-friendly festival that's fun for all. Here are the best ways to celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Atlanta.

Washington DC's 47th Annual St. Patrick's Day ParadeConstitution Avenue and 7th Street N.W.

Alcohol will be prohibited on Metra trains on March 17. The parade dates back to 1858, started by the city's Hibernian Benevolent Society.

The main event is South Boston's parade - which lasts two and a half hours and features dozens of pipe bands and huge floats.

Minister Creed added: "The period around St. Patrick's week is of significance to the Irish community in Britain and furthermore an exciting week for UK-Irish relations with Cheltenham as well as Ireland's attempt in Twickenham to garner only a third Grand Slam in history underlining our shared interests and friendly rivalry in a number of sporting spheres". Arrive by 11 am, the parade starts at noon. Marta is encouraged, however parking can be found near Colony square.

2400 E. Capitol St. S.E.

Taking place right before Atlanta's annual St. Patrick's Day parade, join iWeLife for their 4th Annual St. Patrick's Day 5K. It all begins with a hearty breakfast buffet followed by ongoing music, dancing, prizes and giveaways, delicious food and drink, games and other endless enjoyments.

To celebrate, the island nation has a 10-day festival - which includes a St Patrick's Day dinner, a Kite Festival and loads more.

Date: March 11, 2018 at 12 p.m. Open to all ages, this ultimate St. Patrick's Day celebration combines nonstop music and entertainment, delicious food and drink and other festivities to last throughout the entire day. If you're visiting Atlanta for the first time, this will be the ideal excursion to tour some of Atlanta's coolest neighborhoods including Edgewood Centennial Park, Peachtree District and more!

Date: March 17, 2018 at 5 p.m.

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