News St. Patrick's Day parade: Wackiest costumes spotted in NYC By amNY.com staff Updated March 17, 2017 5:01 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email Leprechauns ... they're everywhere. St. Patrick's Day might not bring you any luck (or a big pot of gold), but it never fails to bring tipsy green revelers to the streets, bars and subways in New York City. Take a look at some of the craziest, greenest costumes we spotted in midtown Manhattan on Friday, March 17, 2017. Photo Credit: Getty Images / Jewel Samad The chilly weather didn't stop these leprechauns from celebrating. Photo Credit: Getty Images / Jewel Samad This leprechaun came dressed to impress. Photo Credit: Christa Lopez This pair may not be leprechauns, but they sure do love St. Patrick's Day. Photo Credit: Getty Images / Drew Angerer This leprechaun definitely needs more buttons. Photo Credit: Christa Lopez Where's the pot of gold, though? Photo Credit: Christa Lopez Something tells us these beards are fake. Photo Credit: Christa Lopez We imagine this is what a leprechaun would wear to a job interview. Photo Credit: Christa Lopez We're not sure if leprechauns typically wear kilts, but these guys are definitely enjoying the spirit of St. Patrick's Day. Photo Credit: Christa Lopez These leprechauns broke out their snazziest outfits for the parade. Photo Credit: Christa Lopez And the winner for craziest hat goes to... Photo Credit: Christa Lopez Kudos to anyone with the patience to stand behind this hat at the parade. Photo Credit: Christa Lopez When all else fails, stick some Irish flags in your headband and head for the parade route! By amNY.com staff Share on Facebook Share on Twitter More on this topic St. Patrick's Day parade marches up Fifth Ave.: See photosIt was a sea of green along Fifth Avenue Friday for the St. Patrick's Day parade. A private 6 train, more St. Patrick's Day parade secretsThe inaugural St. Patrick's Day parade in New York City was held on March 17, 1762. Irish eyes smile on Fifth Ave. for St. Paddy’s Day paradeThe parade kicked off at 11 a.m. on the corner of Fifth Avenue and 44th Street. Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.