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Naperville St. Patrick's Day Parade this Weekend - Fun Things to Do

Naperville St. Patrick’s Day Parade this Weekend – Fun Things to Do

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St. Patrick’s Day Parade

March 12, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Free

The West Suburban Irish’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade is family-oriented, celebrating the community as a whole, the diversity of our community, and Irish-American heritage and culture. The St. Patrick’s Day Parade has become one of only a few annual events in Naperville where families, businesses, government, schools and other groups all “Come Together” to celebrate the good things Naperville has to offer. The St. Patrick’s Day Parade spectators, 10,000 – 15,000 strong, enjoy “Coming Together” in support of the parade participants and Naperville’s establishments. The smiles of the families are rich in happiness throughout the day.


St. Patrick's Day is celebrated during the Annual West Side Irish St. Patrick's Day parade in downtown Naperville.

LOCATION: Downtown Naperville • Naperville, IL 60540

DATE OF EVENT: 2022-03-12 @ 10am


2022+ HONORARY GRAND MARSHAL of the St. Patrick’s Day Parade


Dr. Mark Goodwin, MD, of Advocate Health Midwest Heart Specialists, is an interventional cardiologist. Dr. Goodwin completed his internship, residency, and fellowship at Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine in Chicago after graduating from the University Of Illinois College Of Medicine. He has sub-specialty board certifications in cardiovascular disease, critical care medicine, and endovascular medicine, in addition to being board-certified in internal medicine.

Dr. Goodwin is the System Medical Director of Edward-Elmhurst Health's Cardiac Innovations & Structural Heart Center. He's also the Medical Director of Edward Hospital's Cardiology Department. He is a native Chicagoan who grew up in the Englewood area on the city's south side. In the 1920s, both sets of his grandparents left Ireland. He's a father of four, grandfather of three, and the Honorary Grand Marshal this year!

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