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St. Patrick’s Day Block Party & Parade

Saturday March 9, 2019
Parade at noon, festival til 6pm

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Join us for the 16th 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 Athletics programs. FREE parking will also be located near Chateau 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:
Guinness Stage at Madra Rua Irish Pub – Park Circle:
12:30-1:30: TC Costello
2-4pm: The V-Tones of Charleston
4-6pm: Ben Somewhere

EVO Pizzeria Stage sponsored by Southern Eagle SC:
12:30-1:30pm: The Thin Lizzies
1:30-3:30: Remedy
3:30-6:00: The Metro Tool Project

Commonhouse Aleworks Stage:
12:30-2:30: Trip Rogers, Musician
3:30-5:30: Savannah Ceili Band

NOTE: Empire Avenue between O’hear and Virginia is closed for road construction and is not open to any vehicular or pedestrian traffic. Please utilize O’hear or Virginia Avenues to access the event.

Parade route, public parking, and ride share location details (click to enlarge)