The week before is a 5k or 10k fun race/walk followed by awards and festivities at the local bars. This year’s race is on March 10th. The day consists of Irish traditions from breakfast to mass, This year’s parade will be held on March 16th.
St. Patrick’s Day is a week-long celebration of tradition and culture that stems from the largely Irish Catholic population that formed a large portion of Anaconda. The Irish came here for jobs at the Anaconda company and carry on their culture and traditions in this annual celebration. Visit the Anaconda Ancient Order of Hibernians website.