March 9, 2024
Join us for the 20th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Block Party & Parade, the biggest St. Patrick’s Day celebration in the Lowcountry, on Saturday, March 9, 2024! 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 will close 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.
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 Application Closed (we are full)
Vendor Application Closed (we are full)
Madra Rua Irish Pub
1-3pm – Jason Ayers
3:30-6pm – Molly Durnin
6:30-8pm – Dylan Swinson
1-2:30pm – TC Costello
2-5pm – Sweeney
12:30-1pm – Relative Suns (Classic Rock)
1:30-2:30pm – JP & The Moonshine Boys (Classic Rock)
2:45-3:45pm – Remedy
4-5pm Mr. Fahrenheit (A Tribute to Queen)
3:30-4:30pm – TC Costello playing on the accordion
6-9pm (after party) – Kraken’s Release, a Sea Shanty and Polka Punk band based out of Atlanta, GA
Dig in the Park
12-5pm – DJ Natty Heavy and DJ R DOT on the Bud Light Double Decker Beer and DJ Bar
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.