Jim Thorpe celebrates it’s 12th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Sunday, March 15, 2009. The parade is scheduled to start in the town’s picturesque downtown at 1 p.m. There will be more than 700 marchers representing 11 bagpipe bands, dance clubs and local organizations.
The parade kicks off on West Broadway and ends by the county courthouse on Lehigh Street. Marchers include the Jim Thorpe Area High School Marching Band, the Blue Eagle Alumni Drum and Bugle Corps and two schools of Irish dance.