The Chicago River in the U.S. was dyed green on Saturday morning as part of an annual tradition for Chicago’s St. Patrick’s Day parade stepping off at Balbo and Columbus Drive. The parade proceeds north toward Monroe Street, according to city officials. with the two large boats Crews poured 50 pounds of dye into the river The green dye will last in the river for several days until it disappears.
The Eco Friendly vegetable-based powder is now used, and the mixing recipe is a closely-guarded secret. The powder is actually orange until it hits the river and then it transforms into the magical green color that has enchanted Chicago’s for a half-century.