St. Paddy’s in Carbondale |

St. Paddy’s in Carbondale

Aspen Times Staff Report

The annual Carbondale St. Patrick’s Day Parade, which will feature locally created entries vying for prizes in several categories, starts at 4 p.m.

The parade will begin at the corner of 2nd and Main streets, move westward on Main past a reviewing stand for judges at The Pour House and then head on to Claddaugh Irish Pub at 1374 Main, at the western edge of town.

Entries are to include the Roaring Fork Rams boys and girls basketball teams and the usual assortment of fire trucks, vehicles decorated by sponsoring businesses, private vehicles, bagpipers and drummers, and the king and queen of the parade ” Tim O’Rourke and Betty Olson.

Festivities, including the distribution of prizes and awards, will follow the parade at Claddaugh Irish Pub, with a special celebration planned at Miner’s Park for the two basketball teams, fresh from their performances at the state tournament.