And this year was no exception as people crowded into downtown to celebrate.
Green could be seen all along the route as parade goers lined the streets and cheered.
Our JET 24 crew joined the fun again this year by marching in the parade and tossing candy and having fun.
And as Erie tradition has it many parade- goers will fill restaurants and bars late into the evening.
Officially, Saint Patrick’s Day falls on Monday
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