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2020 GRAND MARSHAL

Cheech Marin

"Dave's not here." It's CHEECH!! Hot Springs are you ready for the legendary actor and comedian, Cheech Marin to be the Grand Marshal of the World's Shortest St. Patrick's Day Parade? Make plans now to be in Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas on Tuesday, March 17, 2020. Bridge Street will never be the same!

2020 PARADE STARTER

Danny "Machete" Trejo

"Machete” — actually actor Danny Trejo — will be the official starter for the First Ever 17th Annual World’s Shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade in downtown Hot Springs on March 17, 2020.

2020 LIVE PERFORMANCES

Blues Traveler

Monday's will never be the same in Hot Springs! The legendary rock band, Blues Traveler, will bring their signature harmonica driven sound to the Spa City on Monday, March 16th at 8PM. The free outdoor concert will take place on Bridge Street in downtown Hot Springs. Cross your lucky shelalee's that the band delivers the hits like "Run Around," "Hook," and "Carolina Blues."

2020 LIVE PERFORMANCES

Foghat

Short parade, Slow Ride! The 17th annual World's Shortest St. Patrick's Day Parade welcomes rock and roll legends, Foghat on Tuesday, March 17th. With Hits like Feel Like Making Love, Fool For the City and Slow Ride the post parade free concert on Bridge Street is sure to be a St Paddy's classic!

Now accepting ideas for parade entries!

The First Ever 17th Annual World’s Shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee is now accepting applications for the parade. Only 40 entries will be allowed to march in the parade, so dream up and design your entry and remember, the most wild, most colorful and imaginative floats always make it to the top of the parade entry pile. Spots always fill up fast so get your ideas in today!

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News

Cheech Marin, Half of Legendary Comedy Team Cheech & Chong, Will Be Grand Marshal!

Cheech Marin, half of the legendary comedy team Cheech and Chong, will serve as the grand marshal of the First Ever 17th Annual World’s Shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Hot Springs on March 17, 2020.

Legendary Foghat to Play Free Concert at World’s Shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Foghat, the legendary rock band that created “Slow Ride” and other hits, will play a free public concert on Tuesday, March 17, 2020, immediately following the First Ever 17th Annual World’s Shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade in downtown Hot Springs.

Blues Traveler | Hot Springs, AR

Legendary Blues Traveler Band to Play Free Concert

Blues Traveler, the legendary rock band with 13 hit albums to its credit, will play a free concert on Monday, March 16, 2020, the eve of the First Ever 17th Annual World’s Shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade in downtown Hot Springs.

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Feast your eyes on this short video of the First Ever 15th Annual Worlds Shortest St Patrick’s Day Parade shot and edited by Arkansas filmmaker, Justin Farley. We think the images capture all the fun that is Hot Springs every March 17th.