St. Patrick’s Day Parade in BR postponed, other events cancelled

32nd annual Wearin' of the Green Parade rolls through BR

BATON ROUGE, La. (NBC Local 33)(Fox 44) – Baton Rouge leaders have announced the cancellation of weekend events, including postponing the iconic “Wearin’ of the Green” St. Patrick’s Day Parade out of an “abundance of caution” over coronavirus concerns, according to a press release.

In the press release by The Parade Group LLC, it says “We understand the city’s decision to cancel all events in Baton Rouge this weekend. Out of an abundance of caution, we obviously will comply with their decision. However, we see this not as a cancellation but as a postponement and the 35th Wearin’ of the Green Parade St. Patrick’s Day Parade will roll this calendar year. More information when wet get it.”

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