Parade-goer Krys Freebes watches the 251st St. Patrick's Day Parade on 5th Avenue in New York City. The parade honors the patron saint of Ireland and was held for the first time in NYC on March 17, 1762.
President Barack Obama celebrates St. Patrick's day at the Dubliner Restaurant and Pub in Washington, D.C. Obama and Vice President Biden will meet Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny this week and attend a St. Patrick's Day lunch at the Capitol.
A bagpiper from the Chicago Police Emerald Society calls out a tune at the St. Patrick's Day parade in Chicago, Ill. Tens of thousands took advantage of record high temperatures and sunny weather to attend the city's annual St. Patrick's Day celebration.
Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, talks to members of the Irish guards as she takes part in a St. Patrick's Day parade while visiting Aldershot Barracks. The Duchess presented shamrocks to the Irish Guards during her visit.