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Henderson Goes Green for Annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration
Proceeds from event benefit St. Baldrick’s Foundation

March 11, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE

PLEASE CONTACT NICOLE JOHNSON, (702) 267-2110

Residents can get their “green on” this weekend when the city of Henderson hosts the 48th Annual Southern Nevada Sons & Daughters of Erin St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival. The celebration features a variety of family-friendly festivities, including a carnival, Irish entertainment, car show, and a parade with 100 entries decked out in green and Irish-inspired decorations. Admission is complimentary (some activities may require paid admission).

WHAT: St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival

WHEN: Thursday, March 13-Sunday, March 16

Thursday, March 13
5 p.m.-10 p.m., Carnival          

Friday, March 14
5 p.m.-10 p.m., Carnival & Festival
7 p.m.-9 p.m., Entertainment

Saturday, March 15
10 a.m., ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE
10 a.m.-10 p.m., Carnival & Festival
Noon-5 p.m., Car Show
Noon-9 p.m., Entertainment
5 p.m.-6 p.m., St. Baldrick’s Head-Shaving Fundraiser

Sunday, March 17
Noon-6 p.m., Entertainment
Noon-7 p.m., Festival
Noon-9 p.m., Carnival

WHERE: Henderson Events Plaza, 200 Water St., and Water Street District

WHY: The Southern Nevada Sons & Daughters of Erin organization plans a variety of events throughout the year that celebrate their Irish heritage and raise money for charitable causes.

The St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival in Henderson is their biggest event, featuring four days of family fun, and also is the group’s largest fundraiser. Proceeds from the celebration, and the head-shaving event, benefit the local chapter of the St. Baldrick’s Foundation.

For more information, visit HendersonLive.com or call the city of Henderson Department of Cultural Arts & Tourism at (702) 267-2171. Find us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

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