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Dyersville’s St. Patrick’s Day Festivities

March 16

Dyersville will host its annual St. Patrick’s Day festivities on Saturday, March 16th.

The day begins with the 10 am Gaelic Gallop (an 8K or 2-mile run/walk) that starts at St. Francis Xavier School. The 9:30 am Leprechaun Leap is for kids 6 and younger. Refreshments and awards ceremony at 11 am. Check out www.totalfitnessdyersville.com. for registration and details.

The Ride the Shamrock bike ride starts at 11 am in downtown Dyersville and will travel 13 miles to Farley.

The St. Patrick’s Day Parade kicks off at 1:30 pm. This year’s parade route will be shortened by two blocks – beginning at the Basilica and heading downtown up 1st Avenue to 4th St SE to 3rd Ave SE and ending back at the Basilica. Trophies and Chamber Dollars will be given to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place Irish-themed float and costumes. Parade registrations forms can be found at www.dyersville.org. Limit of four vehicles per business/organization.


March 16