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Delray Beach 46th St. Patrick’s Day Parade, rejoicing Irish heritage, honoring International Firefighters and Marching Pipe & Drum Bands from around the world. Over 100,000 south Florida residents attended πŸ€πŸ€πŸ€πŸ€πŸ€πŸ€πŸ€

March 18, 2014

πŸ€ This year’s Delray Beach 46th St. Patrick’s Day Parade, rejoicing Irish heritage and honoring the service of the International Firefighters. The 2014 parade ran about 2 hours, starting at 2pm, and draws Marching Pipe & Drum Bands from around the world plus over 100,000 south Florida residents.

πŸ€ In past years, marching firefighter bands from Dublin, Ireland, Belgium, Germany, Canada and Australia have joined the festivities and traditionally play at the Irish Siamsa and Party. Join us for one of the largest St.Patrick’s Day celebrations in the nation and pay tribute to the brave Firefighters across the globe.

πŸ€ These were taken on Atlantic Avenue looking East towards the Intracoastal Waterway Bridge. A similar ocean of people visible looking west, showing Tens of Thousands of Visitors to this years St. Patrick’s Day Parade, this being the 46th Annual Celebration. An estimated 100,000+ attended this year’s event, the largest crowd since we’ve been covering this event over the past 10 years.

πŸ€ Delray Beach St. Patrick’s Day Parade celebrated weekend-long festivities with a two day Siamsa (Irish Variety Show) and Party, featuring Irish step dancing, traditional pipe & drum bands, Irish storytelling, tales of Celtic Mythology, food, beer, live music and ending with the Celtic tradition of the Circle of Lights.

πŸ€ The Irish Siamsa is hosted by the Master Leprechaun Himself, the original Jack Ryan, the Bard of Belmar, Shanachie of the Irish Riviera and the Jersey Shore’s Storyteller extraordinaire. Professor Ryan is an encyclopedia of all things Irish and sure to educate and entertain.

πŸ€ The Irish Siamsa takes place in Downtown Delray Beach at the Delray Beach Center for the Arts at the corner of Atlantic & Swinton Avenue. Festivities begin at 5:00 PM, Friday, March 14th and continue on through Saturday evening in conjunction with the Parade at 2pm Saturday afternoon.

πŸ€ Images with an "Arrow" symbol at the center are short video clips. "Left click" onto an image at left with an "Arrow" symbol, then move over to the larger image at right that appears, "Left Click" again; a new window will appear with the Video image.

πŸ€ Notice that there are several Video sizes you may select depending on your computer Monitor, MAC, iPads, iPhones, or video capable Cell phone. (iPads are best) If you are not sure of the result select "Auto." The Video files are also down-loadable to your computer.

πŸ€ Depending on your connection speed, the Video down-load may take a 5-20 seconds to commence. Once down-loaded, Play it again for smoother display. The longest clip is less than 3 minutes in length. Come back again.

πŸ€ Visit the entire Gallery of images of the Delray Beach 46th St. Patrick’s Day Parade, rejoicing Irish heritage and honoring the service of the International Firefighters.

πŸ€ The 24 mega pixel Images and HDTV video clips, high resolution 1920x1080p 30fps videos, were captured using Canon’s new EOS 5D Mark-III 24MegaPixel Camera + Canon 16-35mm "L" Ultra-WideZoom Lens, coupled with SONY ECM-CG50BP ShotGun Microphone, and ZAGUTO viewfinder.

πŸ€ Marilyn Wilson using a Canon D650 coupled to an image stabilized 18mm-135mm Zoom EFS Lens, (a 29mm-216mm equivalent lens). Images were stored in-camera using SanDisk Extreme SDHC 16GB data cards. (Note the Canon D650 lens kit is less than 1/3 the price of the Canon 5D3 and delivers amazing high-quality images.

πŸ€ To directly view the Parade in HDVT mode as published on YouTube, this is the Link.

πŸ€ To view all 270 images and videos captured of this event, go to our Image Repository. This site also houses the prior years of St. Patrick’s Day Parades held in Delray Beach dating back to 2009:


πŸ€ If you choose to use these these images for other than your peresonal enjoyment, please provide photo credit to Jim and Marilyn Wilson, principles of If you are interested in having us cover your event please be free to contact JimWilson at or by telephone at 561-416-1100.

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