The Newport Rhode Island St. Patrick’s Day Parade was much more festive and entertaining than the Worcester area parade. Newport is also located along the coast which is a bonus. The parade wasn’t too far away from the famous Newport Mansions. It seems that more people in this area got into the Irish spirit by getting all decked out in green. Watching the Bag Pipers is always my favorite part of an Irish parade. I also love watching Irish Step Dancing – although I haven’t had the chance to catch any this year. What is your favorite thing about St. Patrick’s Day? What fun activities do you do around this time of year?

Also be sure to check out my full guide to exploring Newport