St. Patrick's Day Celebrations

In Maryland, we're all Irish on St. Paddy's Day!

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Maryland Guinness
Image Credit: Guinness Open Gate Brewery
Baltimore City Pipe Band marches along Baltimore's Streets
Baltimore City's St. Patrick's Day Parade brings out the Irish in everyone
Image Credit: Courtesy of www.irishparade.net

Photo of the St. Patrick's Day Parade in progress in Ocean City Image Credit: Town of Ocean City

1 St. Patrick's Day Parade and Festival, Ocean City

March 14, 2020
With a parade that includes more than 100 entries from three states - OC is where you want to be! The St. Patrick's Day Parade begins at noon at 60th Street and marches south to the 45th Street Judging Stand and into the parking lot where the Irish Festival takes place.The Irish Festival at the 45th St. Shopping Center will feature music, dance, food and drinks! There will be a 5K race starting on the OCMD boardwalk on 4th Street at 9am directly behind Shenanigans Irish Pub.


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Location:
Coastal Highway from 60th to 44th Street
Ocean City, MD 21842
410-289-2800


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Runners in a Seashore Striders event Image Credit: Seashore Striders

2 St. Paddy's Day 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run, Denton

March 14, 2020
Start your salute to the Irish and your spring fitness conditioning on this certified fast and scenic course through Denton. Dare to wear your St. Patrick’s Day spirit. Leashed lucky dog companions are welcomed. There will be a 1 mile Fun Run/Walk pre-race too as well as a  Leprechaun Dash for age 5 and under!
On-site registration starts at 7:30 a.m. 

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Young marchers show dancing talent at the St. Patrick's Day Parade in Gaithersburg Image Credit: Photo courtesy City of Gaithersburg, Harp/Shamrock Society of Gaithersburg

3 St. Patrick's Day Parade, Gaithersburg

March 14, 2020
The City in partnership with The Peterson Companies & Rio Washingtonian Center, will host the Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade at Rio Washingtonian Center, at Rio Boulevard & Grand Corner Avenue.


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Location:
I-370 and Washingtonian Blvd.
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
301-258-6350


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people running in a 5K Image Credit: Celtic Canter & Downtown Irish Celebration

4 Celtic Canter and Downtown Irish Celebration, Westminster

March 14, 2020
The Celtic Canter 5K & Downtown Irish Celebration will take place in historic downtown Westminster with a picturesque start/finish. Activities include a post-race party, awards ceremony and Irish celebration complete with a pub crawl, live music, vendors, and activities for children. 


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Location:
Main Street
Westminster, MD 21157
410-751-5501


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5 St. Patrick's Day Parade - Chesapeake City

March 14, 2020

Best Float, Most Spirit, Best Dressed & Erin Go Braugh are just some of the prizes awarded to talented marchers at the Chesapeake City St. Patrick's Day Parade.  The parade kicks off at noon on March 14. A band entertains from Pell Gardens right after the parade.  Plus, local pubs are signed up for the Pub Crawl following the festivities.

Baltimore City Pipe Band marches along Baltimore's Streets Image Credit: Courtesy of www.irishparade.net

6 St. Patrick's Day Parade, Baltimore

March 15, 2020
Baltimore’s St. Patrick Parade is truly the jewel in Maryland’s emerald crown. For more than 60 years, thousands of spectators from the region flock to downtown Baltimore and the famous Inner Harbor to watch thousands more march and celebrate Irish culture, music, song, and dance.The Parade steps off at 2pm. at the Washington Monument, proceeds south on Charles Street, and continues east on Pratt Street to Market Place.  See a map of the full parade route here.

Please be aware that the Shamrock 5K Race starts at 1:15pm immediately before the Parade at Charles and Mulberry Streets. Registration includes a post-Race celebration immediately afterwards, with prizes and awards. 


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Location:
Washington Monument
Baltimore, MD 21201
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Hog nosed snake celebrates St. Patrick's Day among the flowers Image Credit: Ranger Melissa Tillery

7 Saint Patrick's Snakes - Baltimore

March 15, 2020
Legend has it that Ireland has St. Patrick to thank for its lack of snakes, but we’re thankful for the many snakes that call our park home! Come meet several friendly serpents and create a slithery craft. More info...


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Location:
1000 Lakeside Dr
Baltimore, MD 21210
410-887-4156


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8 St. Patrick's Day at the Guinness Open Gate Brewery, Halethorpe

March 2020
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at the Guinness Open Gate Brewery! We’re excited to bring a bit of Ireland to Maryland with a St. Pat’s celebration.  While they are celebrating all month, there will be  ticketed sessions available the weekend of St. Patrick’s Day.


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Location:
5001 Washington Blvd
Relay, MD 21227


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Featured Places
OC Irish parade
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Location:
Coastal Highway from 60th to 44th Street
Ocean City, MD 21842
People dancing
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Location:
I-370 and Washingtonian Blvd.
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
Start of the Celtic Canter 5K run through vendor village.
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Location:
Main Street
Westminster, MD 21157
People running
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Location:
Washington Monument
Baltimore, MD 21201
snake
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Location:
1000 Lakeside Dr
Baltimore, MD 21210
Guinness Brewery
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Location:
5001 Washington Blvd
Relay, MD 21227
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