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Thousands in downtown Spokane for St. Patrick's Day Parade

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Despite soggy weather, thousands came out for the St. Patrick's Day parade in Spokane Despite soggy weather, thousands came out for the St. Patrick's Day parade in Spokane
SPOKANE, Wash. -

While it did technically rain on this year's St. Patrick's Day Parade in Spokane, the weather didn't dampen the mood or people's spirits.

"It's really fun because we get candy and get to watch all the cool floats," said Bailey Dexter.

Thousands of people lined the streets even though the weather wasn't ideal.

"I brought snacks, an umbrella and chairs and blankets," said Emily Knight.

"Everyone's out here even though it's cold and showing the spirit," said Madalynn Kendrick.

The parade was organized by The Friendly Sons of St. Patrick, and the group is already getting ready to plan next year's parade.

Their next parade meeting is on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. at O'Doherty's Irish Grille in Spokane. The meeting is open to the public.

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