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Downtown Murphysboro Hosts St. Patrick's Day Festival

Gold Coins and Green Accessories for St.Patrick's Day Celebration
Autumn Martin

The St. Patrick’s Day Festival is this weekend in Downtown Murphysboro which includes many events like the The Festival Parade Saturday morning at 11am.

The Irish Heritage Free Fair is immediately following the parade at the Murphysboro Youth and Rec Center. Kids can enjoy games and activities, including a shamrock hunt, cookie decorating and sample traditional irish stew. Find more information at www.murphsboropark.com

Leah Lerner is a media writer, producer, and announcer at WSIU Public Broadcasting located at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Contact WSIU Radio at 618-453-6101 or email wsiunews@wsiu.org.
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