St. Patrick’s Day will be celebrated in Charlotte with the St. Patrick’s Day Parade and the Charlotte Goes Green Festival on Saturday, March 15th, 2014. The parade, featuring neighborhood associations, schools, alumni groups, cheerleading and drill teams, international organizations, police, fire, elected officials and commercial businesses, will step off at Tryon & 9th Street at 11am. It then marches south to 3rd Street where it takes a left and marches down 3rd St. to Caldwell. Last year over 80,000 spectators watched the parade.
The Charlotte Goes Green Festival runs from 10am to 6:00pm on South Tryon St. between Stonewall St & 3rd Streets. It features Irish music, Irish dancers, bagpipers, Irish/Celtic and other vendors, a large children’s amusement area and plenty of food & beverages. There is no admission fee to attend.
2014 Charlotte Goes Green Entertainment Schedule
10:00am – 12:00pm – Recorded Music (Irish & Celtic)
12:00pm – 12:20pm – Rince Na’ Eireann Dance School
12:30pm – 12:50pm – Loch Norman Pipe Band
1:00pm – 1:45pm – Federal Clan Kings
1:45pm – 1:50pm – Announce Parade winners
1:50pm – 2:10pm – Walsh- Kelley School of Irish Dance
2:20pm – 3:05pm – Lissakeole
3:10pm – 3:30pm – Rince Na’ Eireann Dance School
3:40pm – 4:30pm – Federal Clan Kings
4:30pm – 4:40pm – Announce Ireland Contest Trip Winner
4:40pm – 5:00pm – Walsh- Kelley School of Irish Dance
5:10pm – 6:00pm – Lissakeole