NIAGARA FALLS – The 33rd annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration, hosted by the Ancient Order of Hibernians, will be held Tuesday at the Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls.
Tickets will be $10 at the door, or $9 in advance. Children under 12 get in free. Proceeds will benefit local charities as selected by the Hibernians’ Niagara County chapter.
The “World’s Shortest Parade” starts at 4:45 p.m. The parade route starts about 75 steps away, at the corner of Old Falls and First streets.
The party in the conference center kicks off at 5 p.m. It includes traditional Irish food and beverages, music by the Blarney Bunch and Irish dance performances by the McCarthy School of Dance.
Attendees are asked to bring a non-perishable food item to be donated to Heart, Love & Soul food pantry.
Tickets are being sold at B&B Cigars on Main Street, as well as MacCleod’s Pharmacy on Buffalo Avenue in Niagara Falls; Always a Party on Military Road in the Town of Niagara; Cheri Amour on Center Street, as well as Capitol Cleaners on Portage Road in Lewiston; and McNerney’s Irish Imports inside the Eastern Hills Mall.