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Getting you ready for Dyngus Day 2016

Posted at 5:53 AM, Mar 28, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-28 13:17:01-04

Get your favorite red shirt, load up your squirt gun and grab your pussywillows -- it's Dyngus Day!

The annual celebration takes place the Monday after Easter every single year attracting thousands from all-across Western New York and from across the Northeast.

But what exactly is Dyngus Day? Almost everyone has a different explanation for the celebration but here's what the official Dyngus Day website says about the holiday.

If you're one of thousands who plans on celebrating here's where you can find a full schedule of events.

For those who would prefer to celebrate from home don't worry- 7 Eyewitness News has you covered! 

Monday at 7 p.m. WKBW will air a Dyngus Day special live from Polonia with Eddie Dobosiewicz from Dyngus Day Buffalo and Autumn Lewandowski from 7ABC. The special can also be streamed live on WKBWw.com.