River Glows Green as Chicago Celebrates Saint Patrick's Day

Celebrations were underway in Chicago, Illinois, on Saturday, March 11, as the city dyed its famous river green for its annual St Patrick’s Day parade.

Footage captured by Dan Angell shows the North River dyed green on Saturday. According to the local media, the tradition goes back 61 years.

On Saturday afternoon, the Chicago Police Department joined the fun and posted images from the parade. Credit: Dan Angell via Storyful

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