Photos: New Haven St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2012
Posted by Christine Tansey on 03/11/2012 12:03pm EDT tags: Photo
NEW HAVEN — Photos by Mara Lavitt.
Everyone in the city was Irish Sunday when the St. Patrick’s Day parade steped off at 1:30 p.m. from Sherman Avenue and Chapel Street.
The parade is said to be the largest single-day spectator event in the state, drawing some 300,000 who this year will watch 3,000 marchers, 38 school bands, 12 fife and drum companies, 12 bagpipe bands, 10 fire departments and eight police honor guards.
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