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 14th, 2020.
Scroll down to see a map of where the parade and the festival will be.
Charlotte Patrick’s Day Parade
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 11 a.m. 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.
This year’s parade will have over 125 entries that include floats, pipe & drum bands, Irish dancers, musical groups, dancers, lots of dogs, horses, leprechauns and lots of creative marching groups.
The Grand Marshal is Peter Byrne, President of the Charlotte Irish Connection, from Castlebar, County Mayo, Ireland. His career of 23 years with Ireland’s Industrial Development Authority included two terms (13 years) as Vice President Marketing based in IDA Ireland’s New York office.
Charlotte Goes Green Festival
The Charlotte Goes Green / St. Patrick’s Day Festival will be held on Saturday March 14, 2020 in Uptown Charlotte on S. Tryon Street from 3rd to Stonewall St. from 10:00am-6:00pm.
The Festival will feature Irish music and dance performances.
Check back soon for a list of performers and a schedule.
There is no admission charge to the event.
More St. Patrick’s Day events in the Charlotte area
Friday, March 15, 2019
Saturday, March 16, 2019
Sunday, March 17, 2019