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Mansfield, TX To Host World's Only St. Paddy's Pickle Parade
Join in the crazy fun! Celebrate St. Patrick's Day and all-things-green on March 17 as the WORLD'S ONLY Best Maid St. Paddy's Pickle Parade marches down Main Street in Mansfield, TX. Kids of all ages are welcome at this family-friendly event.
The party starts on Friday night as the historic Farr Best Theater (109 Main Street) presents a complimentary showing of The Quiet Man, starring John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara. If you miss the movie, the theater will show it again on Saturday at 11AM. Following the movie on Friday night, stroll on over to Steven's Garden and Grill (223 Depot Street) and enjoy the Irish-themed band Irish Blind.
Festivities begin at Geyer Field at noon on Saturday with the Pickle Palooza 10K/5K/1K Fun Run. Downtown businesses will provide family-friendly activities inside and outside their shops at that time as well.
Then, the WORLD'S ONLY Best Maid St. Paddy's Pickle Parade starts at 2:00 PM with floats, dignitaries, local celebrities, marching units, a Big Dill (grand marshall) and Pickle Queens.
What is a Pickle Queen? Come to the parade and find out! Hint: There're more than just one.
Arrive early to get your prime viewing spot
After the parade, the party continues at Steven's Garden & Grill with live music, pickle eating and pickle juice drinking contests, green beer, fried pickles and good ol' Irish fun, which will run well into the evening.
Participate in the parade by entering a float, classic car, marching unit, etc. or watch the parade from the curb.
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As the thriving heart of a dynamic city, Historic Mansfield will be the natural gathering spot for everyday life, festivals, and celebrations.
Page Updated Last on: Mar 04, 2012