The Biggest St. Patrick’s Day Parades in America

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5. Savannah, Georgia
> Est. attendance every year: 400,000
> First parade held in: 1824

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4. Philadelphia
> Est. attendance every year: 500,000
> First parade held in: 1771

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3. Boston
> Est. attendance every year: 600,000-1 million
> First parade held in: 1862

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2. Chicago
> Est. attendance every year: 1 million
> First parade held in: 1858

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1. New York City
> Est. attendance every year: 2 million
> First parade held in: 1762

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