Will they dye the Chicago River green 2022? The Chicago River is dyed green Saturday, March 12, 2022.
Will the Chicago River be dyed green? In 2021, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot dyed the river green in a surprise move the morning of what would have been the parade. The 2022 Chicago St. Patrick’s Day Parade theme will be “Honoring Chicagoland’s Essential Workers,” organizers announced.
What time do they dye the river green in Chicago? Patrick’s Day parade starting at 12:45 p.m. and will dye the Chicago River green in the morning to honor the holiday.
How long does the river stay green? Once it’s dyed, the river will stay green for around 24 to 48 hours. The Chicago Plumbers Union has been coloring the river since 1962, when Chicago Plumbers Union business manager Stephen Bailey originally had the world-famous idea.