The 29th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade commenced at noon in downtown Toronto on Sunday, March 13, 2016. 500,000 spectators watched the performance live on television.
This is the 10th consecutive year that The Tian Guo Marching Band participated in the event. The organizer and many audience members gave the band a warm welcome. Tina, an artist visiting from Vancouver, stated, “Their music is very encouraging”. High school teacher William Dele watched the group with his family, saying they were “excellent”.