WELCOME TO THE WORLD'S SHORTEST
ST. PATRICK'S DAY PARADE!
THE GRAND MARSHAL
"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 Saturday, October 17, 2020. Bridge Street will never be the same!
THE PARADE STARTER
Danny "Machete" Trejo
He's bad to the bone! "Machete” — actually actor Danny Trejo — will be the official starter for the Second Ever 17th Annual World’s Shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade in downtown Hot Springs on Saturday, October 17, 2020.
The legendary rock band, Blues Traveler, will bring their signature harmonica driven sound to the Spa City on Saturday, October 17th 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."
MORE LIVE PERFORMANCES
Short parade, Slow Ride! The 17th annual World's Shortest St. Patrick's Day Parade welcomes rock and roll legends, Foghat on Friday, October 16th. With Hits like Feel Like Making Love, Fool For the City and Slow Ride the day before the parade free concert on Bridge Street is sure to be a St Paddy's classic!
Now accepting ideas for parade entries!
The 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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First Ever 18th Annual World’s Shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade, Scheduled for March 17, 2021, Canceled Due to Virus
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