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St. Patrick's Day Block Party & Parade

 Mark your calendars for next year's celebration, set for Saturday, March 10, 2018!


Come join the biggest St. Patrick’s Day celebration in the Lowcountry on Saturday, March 10, 2018, in the Olde Village of North Charleston (located on East Montague Avenue near Park Circle). The 14th Annual “St. Paddy’s Day Block Party & Parade” is from 12 PM – 6 PM and promises fun for the entire family. The Block Party location is East Montague Avenue between Virginia Avenue and Jenkins Avenue.

The celebration will feature live music across three stages, street vending and fare from Olde North Charleston restaurants, *additional local food vendors & trucks, the North Charleston Artist Guild, a Kid’s Zone with jump castles and inflatable obstacle course, a fire truck, face painting, as well as the always favorite mechanical bull.

The festival is presented in partnership with Olde Village Merchants and limited vending opportunities are curated carefully in order to prevent duplications of product.  Vendors offering products that are similar to offerings from brick and mortar stores, restaurants, and bars will not be accepted.  Vendor applications will be made available on this page on Monday December 18, 2017, and will be due on Friday, January 12, 2018.

Vendor Application

Live music line-up includes:

City of North Charleston Cultural Arts Department Stage at Kids Zone

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Lee Distributors Stage at The Sparrow

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Guinness Stage​ at Madra Rua Irish Pub

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The 2018 celebration will kick off with a parade starting on Park Place East (adjacent to East Montague Avenue and across from Park Circle Community Center) at 12:00 noon. The parade route will proceed down East Montague Avenue through the block party location to Virginia Avenue. North Charleston's Mayor Keith Summey, the North Charleston High School band, The Charleston Police Pipe & Drum Band and many other local groups will also participate in the parade.

East Montague will close between Virginia Avenue and Jenkins Avenue at 9:00 am for set up and remain closed until 7:00 pm.  Additionally, East Montague Avenue between Park Place East and Jenkins Avenue at 11:30 am and stay closed for the duration of the parade. 

The 15th Annual St. Paddy’s Day Block Party and Parade is sponsored by the Madra Rua Irish Pub, the City of North Charleston, Southern Eagle Distributors, Lee Distributors, and the Olde North Charleston merchants. For more information, contact the City of North Charleston Cultural Arts Dept. at 843-740-5854.

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For more information:

  • For Vendor Questions, Call:   843-740-5853



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