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Raleigh Celebrates St. Patrick's Day With Parade, Festival

Posted March 17, 2007 9:58 a.m. EDT
Updated March 17, 2007 4:03 p.m. EDT

— The streets of Raleigh were decked out in green Saturday with the 25th annual Raleigh St. Patrick's Day parade.

Planners say 105 floats paraded started on Wilmington Street at Cabarrus Street and paraded  their way to the State Capitol and ending at Moore Square, ending with a daylong festival of entertainment complete with Irish music, dancers and fun.

WRAL-TV's Debra Morgan was the parade's grand marshal.

Organizers were expecting more than 25,000 visitors.