WELCOME TO THE WORLD'S SHORTEST ST PATRICK'S DAY PARADE!
Grand Marshal Alfonso Ribeiro
You want some star power? How about Alfonso Ribeiro, star of TV’s “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air,” winner of “Dancing With the Stars” and host of the popular “America’s Funniest Home Videos.” He’ll be the 2017 Celebrity Grand Marshal on the 98-foot Bridge Street parade route.
Official Parade Starter Ric Flair
You want MORE star power? We got it. The Official Starter for the 2017 Parade will be the incomparable Ric Flair, the best-known pro wrestler on earth. He’s the Rolex wearing, diamond ring wearing, kiss stealing, Wooo! Wheeling-dealing, limousine riding, jet flying son of a gun. Wooo! Gary Busey and Mountain Man from “Duck Dynasty” have officially started previous parades.
Live Performance by Uncle Kracker
More, you say? How about Uncle Kracker putting on a free concert when the parade ends? The dancing on Bridge Street will go on into the night.
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Tim Herlihy, the Tullamore D.E.W. United States Ambassador, selected Hot Springs’ March 17 98-foot parade as the event he’ll attend this year.
Hot Springs has been named No. 8 among the Top 10 Spots in the World to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day by Irish Central, the world’s most authoritative Irish media hub.
Yes, the First Ever 14th Annual World’s Shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade in downtown Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas, will enjoy on March 17 the presence of the world-renowned Express Employment Professional Clydesdales.