DALLAS — The 40th annual Dallas St. Patrick's Day Parade on Greenville Avenue is Saturday. Here's what you need to know, if you're planning to be among the 150,000 people attending:

Where: Greenville Avenue, from Blackwell Street (start) and SMU Boulevard (ending at SMU and U.S. 75)

When it starts: The festival runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., with the parade getting underway at 11 a.m.

What's the weather: It'll start out chilly, with temperatures in the 40s in the morning. But it'll be dry and sunny, and things should warm up to the high 50s by the afternoon.

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How many floats: Organizers estimate more than 90 floats with 1,700 total participants.

How to get there (and get home): A DART line runs along Greenville Avenue, so stops at Mockingbird, Lovers Lane and Park Lane will get you close. 

Where to drink and eat: Several drink locations will be set up along Greenville between Lovers Lane and Milton Street, including several tailgates and the parade's Brew Fest.

Here's a detailed map of the festivities:

St. Patrick's Day Parade map
Dallas St. Patrick's Day Parade

Where else to party: If you're not into the parade scene, you can go a little further south to the Lower Greenville St. Patrick's Day Block Party. The party starts at 9 a.m. and runs until 7 p.m., featuring three music stages. Tickets are $15.