Pictures: 2013 St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Posted on: 11:56 am, March 18, 2013, by , updated on: 02:11pm, March 19, 2013

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  • The start of the 2013 Ellen McAnelly Memorial St. Patrick's Day Parade in downtown Huntsville. (Photo: WHNT News 19)

  • The bagpipe sounds were beautiful. (Photo: WHNT News 19)

  • Many people wore plenty of green to celebrate St. Paddy's Day. (Photo: WHNT News 19)

  • One of the leprechauns we spotted! (Photo: WHNT News 19)

  • Bands, like Bourbon & Shamrocks, pictured here, performed traditional Irish music. This is their ship the 'Irish Rover.' (Photo: WHNT News 19)

  • Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle rode on one of the city's antique fire trucks. (Photo: Patrick Livingston)

  • Madison Mayor Troy Trulock, with wife Dana. (Photo: WHNT News 19)

  • The young prince and princess of the parade. (Photo: WHNT News 19)

  • The Irish Society of North Alabama. (Photo: WHNT News 19)

  • One of the dogs in the parade - what a great wig! (Photo: WHNT News 19)

  • There were several antique cars in the parade. (Photo: WHNT News 19)

  • WHNT News 19's Storm Hunter 19, driven by Alex Lynch. (Photo: WHNT News 19)

  • WHNT News 19 anchor Greg Screws walks next to Storm Hunter 19.

  • A Corgi, riding on the back of a motorcycle. The dog loved all the excitement! (Photo: Claire Aiello/WHNT News 19)

  • This was Friday, the day before the parade, but we thought we'd include it to show you how the WHNT News 19 team got in on the St. Patrick's Day spirit. (Photo: Denise Vickers/WHNT News 19)

  • A young gymnast does a hand-stand for the crowd. (Photo: Kristie Lohrer)

  • Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle rides an antique fire truck in the parade. (Photo: Kristie Lohrer)

  • Photo by Megan OBradovich

  • Photo by Megan OBradovich

  • Photo by Megan OBradovich

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Huntsville’s St. Patrick’s Day celebration gets bigger every year!

This year, large crowds turned out for the Ellen McAnelly Memorial St. Patrick’s Day Parade in downtown Huntsville, sponsored by Straight To Ale.

The parade included bagpipe players, Irish step dancers, fire trucks, motorcycles, local Irish societies, leprechauns and dogs dressed in green, among many other entries.

The weather was absolutely gorgeous, too.  Please share your parade pictures with us – click the ‘Submit Your Photo’ button below to add them straight to the slideshow.  We’ll check for new entries and approve them.  You can also email pictures to

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