The United Irish Societi of Montreal has planned the parade since 1928.
Craxy headgear and glasses are de rigeur -- be sure to bring yours!
Marching bands from all over North America come to play.
Montreal has a strong Irish dance scence and they also come to perform.
All the Irish pubs try to outdo each other with their floats.
Everyone is welcome -- no matter how silly they feel in their costume.
Yes, there is drinking in the streets and the pubs open their doors to everyone.
Enjoy a cold one while watching all the entertainment.