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Irish flag raising signifies start of St. Patrick's Day celebration in Utica

Grand marshal of the parade John Sullivan performed the honors and raised the flag above city hall.

Posted: Mar. 13, 2019 2:20 PM
Updated: Mar. 14, 2019 10:00 AM

UTICA, N.Y. -- The city of Utica is getting all ready to celebrate St. Patrick's Day—Wednesday a ceremony raised the Irish flag.

Several community members and officials met at Utica City Hall, speaking about the Irish culture and what it means to the city of Utica.

Grand marshal of the parade John Sullivan performed the honors and raised the flag above city hall.

Friday there will be a St. Patrick's Day mass and the painting of the green line to continue getting ready for the parade.

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