Press Release (ePRNews.com) - ST. CHARLES, Ill. - Mar 05, 2019 - The Greater St. Charles Convention and Visitors Bureau has long been a community-focused organization that offers unbiased information to various consumer groups that are looking to find hotel and entertainment information in the St. Charles area. Since its inception in 1983, the GSCCVB’s focus has been to deliver qualified destination information to families, individuals, and groups that are looking to plan excursions into the St. Charles area!
The annual St. Patrick’s Day festivities in St. Charles, IL, will kick off with an incredible parade that will entertain every member of the family. Starting at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 9, be ready to enjoy the antics of Cheerful Leprechauns, Award-winning local marching bands, incredibly elaborate, and colorful floats, melodic Celtic bagpipe bands and much, much more. Erin go Brach!
St. Patrick’s Day Festivities, Saturday, March 9, 2019, Everything gets started at 2:00 p.m. this year at Main and 6th Street. The route continues down Main Street and concludes at 4th Avenue. The river won’t be dyed green, but the city will be putting its best Irish influences out on parade for all to see. This is a great opportunity to spend some time in St. Charles, wear something green, and share in the festivities of the day. Make sure to take plenty of Shamrock selfies during the parade and share them with friends and family. Spread the “Green Cheer!”
If you are looking to make it a weekend celebration and are in need of a place to stay, check out GSCCVB’s hotel list at www.visitstcharles.com. Grab a room at one of St. Charles’ fine hotels and take the opportunity to visit a few other events while you are in town. The Windy City Elvis Competition at the Arcada Theater, the 62nd Spring Fox Valley Antique Show and Sale at Kane County Fairgrounds, or perhaps you might be interested in a laugh or two from Dr. Bill Miller who is appearing at Zanies in St. Charles.
About the Greater St. Charles Convention and Visitors Bureau (GSCCVB)
The Greater St. Charles Convention and Visitors Bureau is funded by the Illinois Office of Tourism and a portion of the hotel/motel tax collected by St. Charles hotels to promote Greater St. Charles as a destination for leisure tourists, meetings and conventions, sports events, and motor coach trips. For additional information regarding the bureau’s marketing and sales activities, contact the bureau at 630-377-6161, 800-777-4373 or www.visitstcharles.com.
Greater St. Charles Visitors & Convention Bureau