Sunday, March 20, 2016

The Parade For Saint Patrick

I have quite a few shots today and tomorrow. The St. Patrick's Day Parade was yesterday here in Ottawa, with the Irish ambassador as Grand Marshall, weaving its way down from City Hall to Lansdowne. I followed the route starting at the main branch of the library.

34 comments:

  1. I do love a parade that includes kilts, vintage cars and beautiful horses :) nice one William!

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  2. You do the parades very well.

    Tomás.

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  3. Schöne Bilder von der Parade die alten Autos sind klasse.

    Gruß
    Noke

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  4. Looks like a lot of fun. My favorite is the greyhounds with their green coats!

    Janis
    GDP

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  5. The parade is so much bigger than the one our town had :)

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  6. Did't know there are so many Irish people in Canada.

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  7. Love the old cars, and I will bet the music was great.

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  8. @Whisk: thanks!

    @Grace: and such a difference between horses!

    @Tomas: thanks!

    @Noke: those classic cars were a surprise.

    @Janis: they were adorable.

    @Bill: it is a pretty big parade.

    @Marianne: there are a lot throughout the Ottawa Valley.

    @Janey: it was.

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  9. Feel like marching myself now. But the grey(green?)hounds are just weird. :-)

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  10. That's quite a parade with al lot of variety.

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  11. So this is what you​ did after our writers meeting yesterday!

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  12. Your parade looks as colourful and noisy as ours does every year. So much fun!

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  13. There was certainly lots of variety in that parade which makes it interesting to watch.

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  14. @Revrunner: they are odd dogs!

    @Jan: and more to come!

    @Norma: the timing was good.

    @Kate: a good many people came out- more as one left Laurier Avenue and came onto Bank Street.

    @Red: it was!

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  15. Fun photos. I am enjoying the various parades that Peterboruogh offers also. Happy Spring, to you!

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  16. Shamrocks, marching bands, Colleens and dogs on parade! What's not to LOVE!

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  17. Looks like a grand parade. Love the horses, carriages, cars and dogs too!

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  18. Nancy always says what I was going to say. Yes it does look like a grand parade.
    MB

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  19. A beautiful parade, very nice set of photos!

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  20. So many interesting features in this grand parade. Love the horse and carriages and the dogs in their green coats.

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  21. Great photos of the St Patty's Day parade.

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  22. I love the old cars and Fat Alberts!

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  23. @Hilary: thank you!

    @Cloudia: it was fun.

    @Nancy: and more dogs to come!

    @MB: it was an enjoyable parade.

    @VP: thank you!

    @Gemma: those hounds were smartly dressed!

    @Denise: thanks!

    @Sharon: those old cars really stood out!

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  24. I like the old cars- great celebration of St Patrick's Day!

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  25. Love a parade! Nice pics. Did many people attend?

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  26. It looks like a grand day for a parade!

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  27. Great stuff William, I was lucky enough to see the London one a couple of years ago if was wonderful....

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  28. @Terri: they were!

    @SRQ: yes, more than were apparent in some of these shots, especially down along Bank Street.

    @RedPat: we had great weather.

    @Tex: one doesn't usually see them that small.

    @Marleen: indeed!

    @Geoff: this is a big event here.

    @Linda: thank you!

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  29. Everyone is having such fun. Loved the antique vehicles and the newer white pickup with the green shamrocks!

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  30. It looks like the weather cooperated - no snow in evidence. Those vintage cars look very nice.

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