Cedar Rapids goes all out on St. Patrick's Day. In fact, we were voted one of the best cities to celebrate St. Patrick's Day! Coming in at number 39 of 50 to be exact.

If that tells you anything, you know it's going to be a good time in downtown C.R. today. The 43rd Annual SaPaDaPaSo Parade kicked off at 1 p.m. to start the festivities and Iowans from everywhere came out in their St. Pat's best to join in on the party. We didn't get lucky with nice weather that was at the 2017 SaPaDaPaSo Parade, but we didn't let the cold stop us. As you can see from the photos below, a lot of candy was handed out and a lot of fun was had.

Happy St. Patrick's Day! If you're looking for other events happening in eastern Iowa, check out our events calendar.