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Murphysboro prepares for 26th St. Patrick's Day festivities

Murphysboro St. Patrick's Day celebration, 2012 (Source: Marsha Heller, KFVS) Murphysboro St. Patrick's Day celebration, 2012 (Source: Marsha Heller, KFVS)
MURPHYSBORO, IL (KFVS) -

Murphysboro is set to kick off its 26th annual St. Patrick's Day celebration this weekend.

The festivities will start Saturday morning with the 5K Walk/Run starting at 9. 

Then the annual parade on Walnut Street which will begin at 11. The parade will start at the 7th Street intersection and go to 18th Street.

There will be a fire truck display beginning at noon on the parking lot between 17th and Pine streets.

Also on the schedule is a craft beer tasting and much more.

Click here for a full list of events.

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