Hillsborough River going green again for annual St. Patrick's Day party

- It’s the time of the year when things get a little green, including the Hillsborough River in Tampa.

On Friday morning, the city will test a bit of the green coloring that will used during the Mayor’s River O’ Green. The main event will be fall on St. Patrick’s Day this year: Saturday, March 17 at Curtis Hixon Water Park, where the river will go green starting at 11 a.m.

The river will provide the bright green backdrop to events, including a two-mile fun run/walk along the Tampa Riverwalk. There will be live music, food truck, beer and a Leprechaun costume contest. This is the seventh year the event has been held.

For additional information, including a list of events, head over to the River O’ Green Fest website: http://riverogreen.com.

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