Thomas Warren, wtop.com
WASHINGTON - St. Patrick's Day may be a week away, but that didn't stop the nation's capitol from hosting a parade Saturday afternoon on the National Mall.
Chef Cathal Armstrong, co-owner of Restaurant Eve in Alexandria served as Grand Marshall.
The theme of this year's festivities was "Feed the Soul - Nourish the Palate."
The parade ran from 7th Street to 17th Northwest on Constitution Avenue, and featured everything from bagpipe and drum bands to a fleet of Corvettes.
This year marked the 41st running of the St. Patrick's Day Parade in the district.
The St. Patrick's Day Committee sponsored the parade.
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