St. Patrick's Day parade in Providence

Irish eyes were smiling on Saturday at Providence's annual Saint Patrick's Day Parade where droves of people enjoyed both the beautiful weather and the festivities.

NBC 10's Dan Jaehnig walked amid Fife and drum bands and Irish step dancers that were featured in the parade that folks from all across Southern New England came out to watch.

A 5K road race was also part of the day's festivities with several thousand runners that were signed up to take part.