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Who will be the Grand Marshal of the Worlds Shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade in 2020? Keep checking in to find out! As for the 2020 parade's Official Starter, Danny Trejo was announced in July.
Live music on the Bridge Street will include live performances including Blues Traveler on March 16th that are free and open to the public.
It previously was announced that “Machete” — actually actor Danny Trejo — will be the official starter for the World’s Shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade in downtown Hot Springs on March 17, 2020.
Trejo is the world-famous bad man of countless movies and television shows as well as the character known as Machete, avenging good-guy star of the “Machete” series of hit movies.
The World’s Shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade®, which began in 2003, annually attracts upwards of 30,000 people to the city’s historic downtown district. The parade annually attracts huge throngs to watch an insanely zany collection of marchers, strutters, dancers, waddlers and floats that cover the 98-foot length of Bridge Street in the heart of downtown Hot Springs.
The First Ever 17th Annual World’s Shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee will be accepting applications for the parade. Only 40 entries will be allowed to march in the parade, so dream up and design your entry and remember, the wildest, most colorful and imaginative floats always make it to the top of the parade entry pile. Spots always fill up fast so get your ideas in today!
For more detailed information please visit http://www.shorteststpats.com/ or call 501-321-2027.