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Streets closed, no parking along St. Patrick’s parade route in Bellingham

Drivers are reminded that streets along the St. Patrick’s Day Parade route will be closed and no street parking will be allowed part of Saturday, March 14.

The parade featuring bands, dancers and lots of people in green begins at the corner of Cornwall Avenue and Ohio Street, then goes south on Cornwall, left on Chestnut Street, right on Railroad Avenue and right on Maple Street, ending by Boundary Bay Brewery.

Cars parked on the streets along the route must be moved by 10 a.m. Saturday. The affected streets will be closed to traffic during the parade, which starts at noon and usually lasts under an hour.

People can join in the parade by showing up at the staging area in the parking lot of Woodsmiths and the Habitat for Humanity store between 11 and 11:30 a.m. Organizers will help people line up. Or watch the parade from anywhere along the route.

Parking is available at Bellingham High School and along Halleck Street.

After the parade an all-ages celebration with live music and Irish food will happen at Boundary Bay Brewery, 1107 Railroad Ave. Admission is free.

Details: stpatsbham.com.

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