My parent's were great at making Saint Patrick's Day a holiday even my little sister and I could enjoy.  So it got me thinking: Where can families go to celebrate Saint Paddy's this year, away from all the obnoxious drunk people?

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    Lucky Joe's St. Patrick's Day Parade

    Saturday, March 15th, 2014

    Cost: FREE

    The St. Patrick's Day Parade is a Fort Collins family tradition.  Starting at 10am, the parade will run North on Walnut Street, South on College Ave. to Magnolia, then North along Remington, ending at Mountain Ave.

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    Sharin' O' the Green 5k

    Saturday, March 15th, 2014

    Cost: $25-$35

    This 5K run/walk, presented by Partners Mentoring Youth, is open to all ages, and even includes a "shamrock scurry" for the kids!  Race day registration starts at 7am, with the shamrock scurry starting at 8:15, and the 5K kicking off at 8:30. After the race, adults 21 and over get a free beer from O'Dell Brewing Company.