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St. Patrick’s Day Block Party & Parade

SAVE THE DATE: March 11, 2023!

Vendors and parade applications will be live after the first of the year.

2022 INFO:

Join us for the 18th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Block Party & Parade, the biggest St. Patrick’s Day celebration in the Lowcountry, on Saturday, March 12, 2022! The celebration will feature live music, street vending and fare from Olde North Charleston restaurants, a Kid’s Zone, and more. 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.

East Montague will close between Virginia Avenue and Jenkins Avenue at 9:00am 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 11:30am and stay closed for the duration of the parade.

This event is presented by the Park Circle Business Collective with support from the City of North Charleston.

Vendor application is open to small specialty food vendors and artists/crafters who do not duplicate East Montague merchant menus or products. The Park Circle Business Collective and Cultural Arts Department reserve the right to curate all vendor offerings based on sponsoring organizations participating. Application Deadline: 5:00pm on Friday, February 11, 2022


Opening of St. Patrick’s Season

Join the business community in Park Circle for Carryin’ O’ The Keg on Wednesday, March 9, at 5:30pm.  Starting at Commonhouse Aleworks, a bagpiper led procession will proceed around Empire to Chateau, stopping at The Sparrow for a moment of silence and the playing of Amazing Grace in memory of Eric Brantley.  Then, the procession will head to Madra Rua for the Opening of St. Patrick’s Season.