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The 42nd annual Blue Springs “Shortest and Smallest” St. Patrick’s Day Parade in the world will be held on Main Street in downtown Blue Springs at 9 a.m. Saturday March 16th. The parade route begins at 1112 W. Main and goes across the street to 1123 W. Main. It measures 66 feet and lasts about 30 seconds.
The 2019 Honorary Grand Marshall will be named at a later date. The annual official parade participants are: Pat Meyer and Jim Wallace, one of which will be carrying the traditional parade ‘ice cream’ float. Dr. Bill Whitley, the 3rd of the traditional ‘three’ annual parade participants for nearly all of the past 41 years passed away a last year.. Bill will be missed by our parade committee and the entire Blue Springs Community.  Come early and stay late for pre & post parade specials from area beverage and food establishments.