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North Charleston St. Paddy’s Day Block Party and Parade Returns After Two-Year Hiatus



After a two-year hiatus, the Lowcountry’s biggest St. Patrick’s Day celebration returns to the Olde Village of North Charleston on Saturday, March 12th, 2022 from noon until 6 pm. 

The celebration will feature live music across multiple stages, street vending from Park Circle restaurants, additional specialty food vendors, charity partner booths, the ever-popular mechanical bull, and a Kid’s Zone with a fire truck, inflatable slides, games, and face painting.

The live music line-up for the party includes:

Madra Rua Irish Pub

  • 1 pm – Charleston Pipe Band
  • 2 pm – 5 pm – Ben Somewhere
  • 6 pm – 9 pm – Derek Cribb

EVO Pizzeria

  • 12:30 pm – 2 pm – Remedy
  • 2 pm – 3:30 pm – Mr. Fahrenheit (tribute to Queen)
  • 3:30 pm – 6 pm – Pop/Rock/Cult

Commonhouse Aleworks

  • 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm – Ed Carney
  • 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm – Moonlight Ale

Tattooed Moose

  • 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm – The Mike Martin Band

Southern Roots

  • 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm – Forty Mile Detour

The block party kicks off with a parade starting on Park Place East (adjacent to East Montague Avenue and across from Park Circle Community Center) at noon. The parade route will proceed down East Montague Avenue through the block party location to Virginia Avenue. The parade will feature North Charleston’s Mayor Keith Summey, Councilman Bob King, The Charleston Pipe Band, Legacy Irish Dance Academy, Riptide Roller Derby Team, Uibh Fhali Academy of Irish Dance, The Low Tide boys dance squad, and many more.

The St. Paddy’s Day Block Party & Parade takes place from East Montague Avenue between Virginia Avenue and Jenkins Avenue, including portions of O’Hear, Chateau, and Colie Morse Avenues.

East Montague Avenue between Virginia Avenue and Jenkins Avenue and portions of O’Hear Avenue, Chateau Avenue. and Colie Morse Lane will close at 9 am for set up and remain closed until 7 pm.  Additionally, East Montague Avenue between Park Place East and Jenkins Avenue will close at 11:30 am and stay closed for the duration of the parade. The party, parade, and parking are free to the public.

Patrons are encouraged to rideshare and carpool as parking is extremely limited. Designated disabled parking is located at the corner of Virginia Avenue and Empire Avenue. Cars left in the block party area overnight on Friday, March 11th will be towed.

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