Come on out for the annual Raleigh St. Patrick's Day Parade on Saturday, March 17 in Downtown! Come see the largest parade in Raleigh. The parade starts at noon.

The Wearin' 'O the Green Festival is in Moore Square from 10:00am to 9:00pm with lots of food, beverages, entertainment and fun for all ages! Fun family event. Parade with over 120 entries followed by the Wearin O the Green Festival. Fun things for kids, Irish wares and food for sale. Entertainment includes dancers, traditional Irish music, and Celtic Rock Music. Performers include: Eire Lingus, Homeland, NC State Pipe Band, Inis Cairde Irish Dancers, Jo Moore Scottish Dancers, Danny Tighe Irish Dancers.


The parade starts at the corner of Cabarrus and Wilmington streets at 12:00 Noon. The route proceeds north on Wilmington to Davie Street. The route turns west to Fayetteville Street and continues north to the State House. The route will pass the State House on the east side and then turn heading east on Edenton Street. The route then turns south on Blount Street. The parade ends at Moore Square and the Festival begins!

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