• Charlotte goes green for St. Patrick's Day


    CHARLOTTE - Thousands of people lined the streets of uptown for the 18th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

    Groups from all over Charlotte participated, and everyone was wearing their green.

    Families Channel 9 talked to said it was the perfect way to start the weekend.

    “[I] was impressed, Charlotte put on a good show. It was fun,” said one parade goer.

    The U.S. National Whitewater Center had a St. Patrick’s Day party as well, and held its fourth annual Green River Revival.

    USNWC workers turned the water green, and the center also had a Color Me Green 5k and live music.

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