CHICAGO - The Chicago River will still run green Saturday as city officials say the weekend fesitivities celebrating St. Patrick's Day will go on as planned.. CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO)-- The 64th annual Chicago St. Patrick's Day Parade kicks off Saturday at noon downtown, following the world-famous Chicago River dyeing. CHICAGO, Ill. (WIFR) --According to the parades official website , the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade in downtown Chicago is cancelled.This is the … After the downtown parade, head north to the Irish American Heritage Center for one of the city’s biggest St. Patrick’s Day celebrations. DOWNTOWN — Chicago’s famed St. Patrick’s Day parades and the dyeing of the Chicago River are canceled due to coronavirus. The downtown Chicago St. Patrick's Day Parade, which was set for Saturday, as well as Sunday's South Side Irish Parade and the Northwest Side parades will not step off as … 3.3K likes. What: Chicago St. Patrick’s Day Parade When : Noon, Saturday, March 14 Where : The parade begins at the corner of Columbus and Balbo drives and moves north up Columbus. The downtown parade attracts more visitors, while the South Side edition is more neighborhood-oriented, but both are well attended. Chicago's downtown parade occurs on Saturday, March 14 this year, beginning with the dyeing of the Chicago River at 9am. The Chicago St. Patrick’s Day Parade is CANCELED for March 14, 2020. Chicago St. Patrick's Day Parade, Chicago, Illinois. Since Embassy Suites Lakefront is on Columbus Dr the answer is maybe - however - it is north of the Chicago River and the St Pats parade ends at Monroe St and … The Downtown parade, which attracts hundreds of thousands of people, was to be held Saturday after the dyeing of the Chicago River, an annual tradition. CHICAGO, Ill. (Nexstar Media Wire) — Chicago’s popular downtown St. Patrick’s Day celebration and parade has been canceled this weekend amid coronavirus concerns. Chicago St. Patrick's Day Parade, Chicago, Illinois. You know it, you love it, and if you haven't seen it, you better. CHICAGO — Chicago’s popular downtown St. Patrick’s Day celebration and parade has been canceled this weekend amid coronavirus concerns. The family-oriented St. Patrick Festival features traditional and contemporary Irish music and dance, food and drink for purchase, children’s activities, and vendors selling Irish gifts. CHICAGO - Chicago's St. Patrick's Day parades have been canceled, for now, in lieu of coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns, according to the event's website. The St. Patrick's Day parade is as quintessential an experience in Chicago as watching the Bears or the Bulls. Parade officials made the announcement Wednesday, saying the parade is now canceled for Saturday, March 14. The Chicago River dyeing for St. Patrick's Day is known to be world famous and a beloved tradition of many Chicagoans. 3.3K likes. St. Patrick's Day festivities bring hundreds of thousands of people downtown every year, with the downtown parade and river dyeing. Chicago not only boasts one of the largest and most significant St. Patrick's Day parades in the world, but it hosts two: one on the North Side and another on the far South Side. Where is the Chicago St. Patrick's Day Parade? On March 11, it was announced that the 2020 St. Patrick's Day Parade in Chicago had been postponed to an unspecified date. Parade …