March 11, 2023
Join us for the 19th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Block Party & Parade, the biggest St. Patrick’s Day celebration in the Lowcountry, on Saturday, March 11, 2023! The celebration will feature live music, street vending and fare from Olde North Charleston restaurants, a Kid’s Zone, and more. The party, parade and parking are free to the public. This event is presented by the Park Circle Business Collective with support from the City of North Charleston.
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.
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 parade route will proceed down East Montague Avenue through the block party location to Virginia Avenue. The parade will feature North Charleston’s Mayor Keith Summey, Councilman Bob King, The Charleston Pipe Band, O’Keefe’s Academy of Irish Dance, Uibh Fhali Academy of Irish Dance, Cool Ray from the SC Stingrays, and many more!
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.
Parade slots are FULL. We are no longer accepting applications.
Vendor spaces are FULL. We are no longer accepting applications.
Madra Rua Irish Pub
Patio Stage: 12:30-2pm: Dylan Swinson | 6:30-9:30: Ripley and the Ghost
Street Stage: 12:30-2pm: Me and Mr. Jones 2| :30-4:30 Double Shot
EVO Pizzeria (Sponsored by Tideland Properties, John Price Law Firm, LLC, and Holy City Distribution)
12:30-1:30 JP/DC | 2-3: Remedy | 3:30-5:00 Dante’s Camaro
1-4pm: Danny Burns (Irish Singer Songwriter)
6-9pm: The Tan & Sober Gentlemen
2-6pm: Mike Martin & The Beautiful Mess
Dig in the Park
12:30-5pm: DJ R Dot
130-until: Forty Mile Detour
Parking is very limited, please carpool or rideshare and utilize care when parking in adjacent neighborhoods. Designated disabled parking is located at the corner of Virginia Avenue and Empire Avenue. Cars left in the block party area overnight on Friday, March 8, will be towed.