St. Patrick’s Day Events Guide 2013
Posted on March 04, 2013

For the next two weekends there will be parades and parties all over the DMV to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day!



15th Annual Federal Hill Irish Stroll
March 9, 2013
Federal Hill
1pm – 9pm
Price: $7
Enjoy food & drinks specials, beads and strolling bagpipers!

Baltimore St. Patrick Parade
March 10, 2013
Inner Harbor
Parade steps off at 2pm at the Washington Monument and continues to Pratt and Market Place

Baltimore’s St. Patrick Parade is truly the jewel in Maryland’s emerald crown. For more than 50 years, thousands of spectators from the region have crowded the streets and sidewalks of downtown Baltimore and the famous Inner Harbor to watch thousands more march and celebrate Irish culture, music, song, and dance.

1st Annual Annapolis St. Patrick’s Day Parade
March 10, 2013
Begins at West Street

Get your Irish on at the First Annual Annapolis St. Patrick’s Day in Annapolis! The parade begins near West Street travels around Church Circle ending at the Market House at City Dock.

Shamrock Shindig
March 10, 2013
Pierce’s Park at Pier V
Price: Free admission, $6 Kids Activities, $15 Drink Wristband *Use CharmCityConcierge as the discount code to receive 20% off!

Irish Eyes will be smiling at the Waterfront Partnership’s 2nd Annual Shamrock Shindig! This event will take place Sunday, March 10th from 11AM to 2PM at Pierce’s Park, located at Pier V. Live music by Barleyjuice, a Celtic band from Philly, food trucks, beer, wine and mixed drinks, Shamrock Alley for kids, strolling leprechaun, stilt walkers, games and more!  Following the event will be 58th Annual St. Patrick’s Day parade which kicks off at 2pm. Admission to the event is FREE, which includes the band and strolling entertainment.

Shamrock Pass for Children – $6 – (each child will receive parade gear including a shamrock derby hat, green beads, Irish button, Irish flag, Irish fun brand bracelet; two crafts, temporary tattoo and cookie decorating).

Unlimited Drink Wristband for Adults 21+ – $15 – (beer, wine and mixed drinks from 11AM to 2PM).

Looney’s Pub North
March 16th & 17th
Looney’s Pub Bel Air
All Day

Heated tents, live bands, drink specials and more!

Federal Hill St. Patrick’s Day Block Party
March 17th
10am – 12pm
Price: $5-$10
Cross Street will be closed down with beer gardens, bands, DJs, bagpipers and drink specials!

National Harbor’s Entertainment District
March 17, 2013

Fleet Street is coming together on St. Patty’s Day and National Harbor Visitors will be able to bar hop from Cadillac Ranch, Public House, and Bobby McKey’s. Drink specials and Jameson Shots will be offered and much more (each bar will have their own special offers).


National ShamrockFest
RFK Stadium Festival Grounds
March 16, 2013
Price: $24.99 and up

Washington, DC’s Saint Patrick’s Day street festival with live music, food, drinks, roving entertainers, craft vendors, an Irish Village, carnival rides & games and much more. The ShamrockFest is the largest Saint Patrick’s Day party in the region featuring more than 50 live bands performing on seven stages. The event is held rain or shine.

42nd Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade of Washington D.C
March 17, 2013
12 Noon

Parade will proceed down Constitution Avenue from 7th to 17th Streets, N.W., in our Nation’s Capital. The 2013 theme is ‘Celebrating Service to the Stars and Stripes”. The parade route is easily accessible from the Federal Triangle, Archives-Navy Memorial and Smithsonian metro stations. The grandstands are located between 15th and 16th streets next to the judges reviewing stand.  They are a great way to watch the parade – each group is introduced as they approach and you get to see them at their best, performing for the judges.  The grandstands provide a comfortable, elevated, vantage point with nearby restroom facilities.

Shamrocks & Shenanigans
March 16-17, 2013
Rumors, 19th & M NW
3pm-close, 11am-close

Food & drink specials, Irish Bands, Celtic dancers, prizes & giveaways

For more information please contact your concierge!

Have a safe and happy St. Patrick’s Day!