Time to get your Irish on!

The Grand Parade is the only bi-state St. Patrick’s Day Parade in the USA and is viewed by tens of thousands of people along the route from Rock Island, Illinois across the Mississippi River through Davenport, Iowa.

The parade begins at 11:30 AM Saturday at the corner of 4th Ave and 23rd St in Rock Island and winds its way west thru downtown Rock Island following 4th Ave to 20th St to 3rd Ave to 17th St. to 2nd Ave. to the Centennial Bridge, where it crosses the Mississippi River to Gaines St. in Davenport and then north to 3rd St. and east on 3rd to the River Center.

Along the way there will be dozens of parties, entertainment, drink specials and various other activities in the various pubs and shops along the path. Get ready to party!

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