Fourth of July parades take place all across the country and signify not only our collective patriotism, but also local pride. Homemade floats abound and are as unique and individual as the spirit that carved out our country.
This March is Irish-American Heritage Month and with the St. Patrick’s Day holiday, there’s no better time to teach kids about the history and culture of Ireland. From the annual parade to arts and crafts at the library to a day of history visiting Irish immigrant landmarks, there’s no shortage of activities in Baltimore that will help kids learn more about the Irish and St. Patrick’s Day.
Twenty-two million Americans and their families have a special connection to this day. They are the ones who served in the military and have earned the day off and the right to be in parades held in their honor. As Baltimore honored its veterans Monday, some wished more had turned out to say thanks.
St. Patrick’s Day is one of Baltimore’s most beloved and colorful holidays. The city’s festive spirit comes alive with the annual St. Patrick’s Day parade, lots of great music and events that turn a one-day holiday into a week-long celebration of all things Irish. If you’re looking for a great spot to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Baltimore, these standout places have got you covered.
The Grand Old Flag flew high Monday as thousands took to the streets for dozens of Fourth of July parades.