St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival brings all things Irish downtown. Come enjoy the parade and celebrate music, dance and fun with Wilmington Police Pipes & Drums, The Walsh Kelley School of Irish Dance and more. Live music will be provided immediately following the parade at the outdoor festival stage at Market and South Second Streets.

Please check the website for the exact parade route downtown. This is a rain or shine event


Joe Costy

Historic Downtown
Wilmington, NC 28401

Updated October 27, 2022