Saturday March 12th Pine Ave.
The Long Beach Irish Heritage Parade and Festival is a local tradition featuring a continuous motion parade and festival with over 50 parade entries including Firefighter displays, marching bands, dancing groups, youth groups, local businesses, floats, and more, all ending with a festival highlighting local music, food and drink.
The parade runs down Pine Avenue from 6th Street to Broadway in beautiful downtown Long Beach,Calif. The first entry steps off at 2pm with the final entry making their way to the post-parade festival about 3:00pm. Of course the festivities don’t end there! The parade ends at Promenade Park between Broadway and 1st street on the Promenade for the Irish Heritage Festival with live Irish music, food, beer garden and vendors. Firefighters, Police, and Irish heritage groups from all over Southern California will be participating so join us for a fun filled day to celebrate our heritage!
While visiting downtown Long Beach you can enjoy award winning, world class restaurants, breweries, bars and unique shopping. Downtown Long Beach is easily accessible by bike, train and bus with free parking at the City Place parking structures. Photo credit: Sean Laughlin
More info: http://irishheritageparade.com