Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Historic Downtown Charleston
On Friday, March 17, join the always eagerly anticipated Charleston St. Patrick’s Day Celebration! The parade begins at 10 am sharp at King and Radcliffe Streets, and proceeds down King to Broad Street with the conclusion at the Cathedral of St. Johns.
The celebration continues with the annual Tri-Color Flag Raising at City Hall and the singing of the Irish national anthem at 11:30 am. Enjoy a traditional American-Irish boiled lunch prepared by the Knights of Columbus (corned beef, cabbage and the works) and don’t forget about the show with bag pipers and step dancers.
For more information, call 843-556-3578 or visit www.charlestonstpatrickdayparade.wordpress.com.
St. Patrick’s Day Block Party, Olde Village, North Charleston
Don the green and join the biggest St. Patrick’s Day celebration in the Lowcountry on Saturday, March 11, in the Olde Village, North Charleston, located on East Montague Avenue near Park Circle.
The day kicks off with a St. Patrick’s Day parade beginning at noon, and continues with live music on three stages, street vending and fare from Olde North Charleston restaurants, additional local food vendors and trucks, the North Charleston Artist Guild, a Kid’s Zone with jump castles and inflatable obstacle course, a fire truck, face painting, as well as the always favorite mechanical bull.
For more information, call 843-554-5700 or visit www.northcharleston.org.
Photo by Ryan Johnson