The Biggest St. Patrick’s Day Parades in America

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25. Cincinnati, Ohio
> Est. attendance every year: 50,000
> First parade held in: 1967

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24. Charlotte, North Carolina
> Est. attendance every year: 50,000-80,000
> First parade held in: 1996

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23. Detroit, Michigan
> Est. attendance every year: 80,000-100,000
> First parade held in: 1958

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22. Buffalo, New York
> Est. attendance every year: 100,000 (tie)
> First parade held in: 1811

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21. Cleveland, Ohio
> Est. attendance every year: 100,000 (tie)
> First parade held in: 1842

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