Dallas St. Patrick's Parade and Festival

Smiles were in abundance during the St. Patrick's Day Parade on Greenville Avenue in Dallas.

2015 File Photo/Louis DeLuca

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This year's parade is the 39th annual event and takes place on the actual St. Patrick's Day date - March 17. Find a spot along the two-mile parade route -- traveling south on Greenville Ave. from Blackwell to SMU Blvd. -- and watch marching bands, dancers and bagpipers. Catch beads thrown from passing floats and party with thousands of green-clad revelers. This year, actor Burton Gilliam will be the grand marshal.

Visit these areas along Greenville to find more family fun:

Mavs Corner: Dallas Mavericks entertainment, food trucks and a Mavs retail shop. Lovers and Greenville (CVS corner).

Brew Fest: Good Neighbor Brews will pour select products on tap. food trucks, exhibitors and a DJ station. In the Office Depot parking lot

Comerica Bank Family Zone: Free bleacher seating (first come, first served), DJ station, family activities. Lovers and Greenville, outside the bank.

The Lower Greenville Ave. St. Patrick's Day Block Party is a 21+ street fest that runs 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. between Vanderbilt and Vickery. There is a $12 cover (cash, at the door) to enter the roped off area which will have 3 outdoor music stages; pop-up beer bars; and more food, drinks and fun at surrounding bars and restaurants.

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