St. Patrick's Day Celebrations

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Baltimore City Pipe Band marches along Baltimore's Streets
Baltimore City's St. Patrick's Day Parade brings out the Irish in everyone
Photo By: Courtesy of www.irishparade.net
people running in a 5K Photo By: Celtic Canter & Downtown Irish Celebration

1 Celtic Canter and Downtown Irish Celebration, Westminster

March 9, 2019

The Celtic Canter 5K & Downtown Irish Celebration will take place in historic downtown Westminster, MD on Saturday, March 9, 2019 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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Baltimore City Pipe Band marches along Baltimore's Streets Photo By: Courtesy of www.irishparade.net

2 St. Patrick's Day Parade, Baltimore

March 10, 2019

The Parade steps off at 2:00 p.m. 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.  We recommend getting downtown before the start of the Race to get the best parking and viewing spots.


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Washington Monument
Baltimore, MD 21201
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Celtic Band

3 Barleyjuice - Celtic Music, Westminster

March 15-16, 2019
Guinness will flow and “Juicers” will flock to this annual appearance by favorite rebellious rockers. High energy Celtic Music for those that want to Sham Rock! Sure to be a blowout because of ST. PADDY's DAY!


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Location:
91 West Main St
Westminster, MD 21157
410-848-7272


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Runners in a Seashore Striders event Photo By: Seashore Striders

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

March 16, 2019

Start your salute to the Irish and your spring fitness conditioning on this certified fast and scenic course through Denton. Team registration and special "No Shirt" discount options and available and plenty of lucky surprises on the course and at the finish. Finish line production by Seashore Striders.

On-site registration starts at 7:30 a.m. Race starts at 9 a.m.

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

5 St. Patrick's Day Parade, Gaithersburg

March 16, 2019

The City in partnership with The Peterson Companies & Rio Washingtonian Center, will host the 19th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade at Rio Washingtonian Center, at Rio Boulevard & Grand Corner Avenue. This year’s Grand Marshal is Garry Walker of the Gaithersburg-Washington Grove Volunteer Fire Department. The parade will be emceed by Albie Dee from 94.7 The Drive – DC’s Greatest Hits and JP Flaim of The Sports Junkies from 106.7 The Fan – DC Sports Radio. Following the parade there will be live entertainment on the lakefront plaza until 2 p.m.


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


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

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

March 16, 2019

Over 100 entries from 3 states in the parade. Irish Festival following the parade at the 45th St. Shopping Center. Music, dance, food & drinks!  Festival starts at 11am, parade starts at noon.


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


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7 Kegs & Egss Rally, Baltimore

March 16, 2019

Kegs & Eggs Rally is BACK at Power Plant Live! Come celebrate St. Patrick's Day early with us! Tickets get you access to Mosaic, Luckie’s Tavern, Luckie’s Liquors, PBR Baltimore, Angel's Rock Bar, Leinenkugel’s Beer Garden, Howl at The Moon, and Tin Roof. The alley will be jamming with multiple DJs playing house, EDM, trap, and top 40! The day is filled with entertainment, confetti cannons, green beer, go go dancers, and more!

Must be 21+.

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Whiskey in a glass

8 Irish Whiskey Tasting Pre-St Patrick's Day, St. Michaels

March 16, 2019

Don’t be left on the Blarney Stone (rocks) this St Patrick's Day. Whether you are interested in mixing drinks or just want a better understanding of the differences to improve your understanding of the Irish Whisky options, come join us for this special event. We are sure that you will leave with an enhanced enjoyment of your favorite spirits and more confident in your mix choices.

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9 St. Patrick's Day Parade - Chesapeake City

March 16, 2019

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 16. The Mummer's Duffy String Jam Band entertains from Pell Gardens right after the parade.  Plus, local pubs are signed up for the Pub Crawl following the festivities.


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Location:
Bohemia Ave
Chesapeake City, MD 21915
410-885-7060


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Hog nosed snake celebrates St. Patrick's Day among the flowers Photo By: Ranger Melissa Tillery

10 Saint Patrick's Snakes - Baltimore

March 17, 2019

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. To register, please email [email protected].

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11 St. Patrick's Day Kegs & Eggs, McHenry

March 17, 2019

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day! Doors will open at 9am for KEGS & EGGS! A full brunch spread will be out along with 4 different beers on tap, mimosas, sangria and wine!

Featured Places
Bag Pipes at the 5K start line
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Location:
Main Street
Westminster, MD 21157
People running
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Location:
Washington Monument
Baltimore, MD 21201
Barleyjuice
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Location:
91 West Main St
Westminster, MD 21157
People dancing
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Location:
I-370 and Washingtonian Blvd.
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
Green shamrock image
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Location:
Coastal Highway from 60th to 44th Street
Ocean City, MD 21842
Image of Chesapeake City
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Location:
Bohemia Ave
Chesapeake City, MD 21915
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