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Boston St. Patrick's Day Breakfast and Parade

Boston St. Patrick's Day Breakfast and Parade

The city of Boston is marking the holiday with celebrations

How to Watch the St. Patrick's Day Breakfast and Parade Live Wherever You Are

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    Do's and Don'ts for Southie's St. Patrick's Day Parade

    Maureen Dahill and Heather Foley from the “Caught in Southie” blog share their expert tips on how to make the most of the parade in South Boston’s (Published Monday, March 12, 2018)

    What to Know

    • Live coverage of the breakfast begins at 10 a.m. on air and online.

    • Live coverage of the parade begins at 12:30 p.m.

    • This year's parade route has been shortened for safety reasons due to the amount of snow on the ground.

    necn will offer exclusive, live coverage of Boston's St. Patrick's Day Breakfast and Parade starting at 10 a.m. on Sunday, March 18 and continuing through 2:30 p.m. The breakfast and parade will also be streamed live on necn.com and in the necn app.

    The St. Patrick's Day Breakfast will be held at the Ironworkers Local 7 Union Hall beginning at 10 a.m.

    The breakfast got its start over a century ago, and has grown into a major political gathering over the years. 

    U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch (D-Boston) is hosting the annual event this year. The lineup for this year's breakfast includes many of the state's most prominent leaders, including Gov. Charlie Baker and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh. The Ironworkers Local 7 is located at 195 Old Colony Ave. in South Boston.

    The festivities continue after the breakfast with the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in the city’s most Irish neighborhood, South Boston, starting at the Broadway Station.

    Live coverage of the parade begins at 12:30 p.m.

    The parade is organized by the Allied War Veterans' Council of South Boston, and is listed as the second largest in the country, drawing between 600,000 and 1 million people each year.

    This year's parade route has been shortened due to the amount of snow that fell earlier this week.

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