There’s no guarantee what all you MIGHT see, but there are 25 things you will DEFINITELY see at the First Ever 19th Annual World’s Shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade® in downtown Hot Springs on March 17.
Johnny McNamara, a 7 year old parade goer from Texas, was quoted as saying, “Mom, that leprechaun must be 20 feet tall!”
We like your imagination, Johnny.
You can’t miss this super spud. It’s 28 feet long, 12 feet wide, and 11.5 feet tall. French fries for life!!
Turn that damn jukebox on! Nuf said.
These classic rockers made it big with Slow Ride. The concert kicks off directly after the parade.
Catch a dozen for a performance on Bridge Street at 5:00PM. They’ll be in the parade too!
Skye and Marshall come to life. Look for them riding in Professional Fisherman Charlie Evan’s fishing boat.
This group travels the country marching in the best St Paddy’s Day parades. Wait until they experience the shortest.
The legend himself. He’ll be your Cheech if you’ll be his Chong.
Everyone’s favorite machete wielding bad guy starts the parade. He’s bad to the bone.
Just a hunka hunka burnin Irish fun that steals the show every year.
Kiss me, I’m vaccinated!
Get yourself a drink at O’Kelleys inflatable pub located at the corner of Convention and Malvern.
The official measuring of ‘Ripley’s World’s Shortest Street in Everyday Use’ takes place at 6:25PM, just before the parade starts.
Get a spot early. It’s not easy fitting 30,000 green clad parade goers on this little street.
Consider this a challenge. Each special guest has their own special bead.
How high can a Cheech puppet get? This one needs three people to keep the good times rolling.
The marching band that could. The Red Devils are the official music makers of the parade.
The good folks at Taco Mama will cruise Bridge Street a la Cheech and Chong.
Let the little leprechauns blow off some steam at the bounce house area located near Spring and Malvern.
Oh, it will be a’plenty!
Extra credit for those committing to a permanent head of green. Beards turn green too!
The fountains around Hot Springs turn green every March to make for a great photo op.
There’s a rainbow inside each of these massive dancing bubbles.
The fire department gives the biggest potato a run for its money!
World’s Shortest Car, a marching band of kazoos, an old-time taxi, and then some! This mix of crowd favorites and new entries will bring all the fun!