Join us for the 17th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Block Party & Parade, the biggest St. Patrick’s Day celebration in the Lowcountry! The celebration will feature live music across three stages, street vending and fare from Olde North Charleston restaurants, arts & craft vendors, additional local food vendors, a Kid’s Zone with jump castles, facepainting and inflatable obstacle course, a bungee trampoline, fire trucks, as well as the always favorite mechanical bull. The block party kicks off with a parade starting on Park Place East (adjacent to East Montague Avenue and across from the Park Circle Community Center) at 12:00 noon.
The party, parade and parking are free to the public. Parking is very limited, please carpool or rideshare and utilize care when parking in adjacent neighborhoods. VIP Parking will be available for $5 at North Charleston High School and will benefit the North Charleston High PTSA and ROTC programs. FREE parking will also be located Noisette Blvd near Virginia avenue – parking map coming soon!
East Montague will close between Virginia Avenue and Jenkins Avenue at 9:00 am for set up and remain closed until 7:00 pm. Additional closures will occur on Chateau Avenue, O’Hear Avenue, Empire avenue and Colie Morse Way. East Montague Avenue between Park Place East and Jenkins Avenue at 11:30 am and stay closed for the duration of the parade.
Live music line-up includes:
Madra Rua Irish Pub stage:
1230-1:30: Charleston Pipe Band (following parade finish)
200-3:30: Aaron Firetag & Friends
4-6pm: Don Merckle Trio
EVO Pizzeria Stage:
12:30-2: Remedy: Classic Rock/Vinyl Vault
2-3:30: Hollow Point: Pop Rock/Hits from 80s-00s
3:30-6:00 The Metro Tool Project: Hits from all the decades
Commonhouse Aleworks Stage:
11:30-2:30 Hungry Monk Music
3-6: Moonlight Ale