Silky O'Sullivan's 43rd annual St. Paddy's Day parade on Beale - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Silky O'Sullivan's 43rd annual St. Paddy's Day parade on Beale

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MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

The 43rd annual Silky O'Sullivan St. Paddy's Day parade is happening Saturday on Memphis' iconic Beale Street.

Rain or shine, revelers will begin their march down the street starting at 3 p.m. Saturday, March 12. The parade is sponsored by the Beale Street Merchants Association.

Wear your green and bring the family for the city's largest parade with bands, cars, dancers, floats and more.

This event is free and open to the public. Attendees must stay behind the barricades.

Parade participation applications are now available. Please call the Beale Street Merchants Association at 901-529-0999. Parade participants will start lining up at 1 p.m.

You can also volunteer to be a part of the Blues Squad, Beale Street's volunteer team that will be helping with parade coordination. Contact jimboland@bellsouth.com to sign up and get more info.

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