Welcome to South Carolina's biggest and best St. Patrick's Day Parade in Charleston SC Saturday, March 16th, 2019. The Charleston St. Patrick's Day Parade Committee, Inc. invites you to join us and celebrate the holy day in the traditional manner with a celebratory Mass at 8:00 am at St. Patrick's Church. At 10:00 a.m. The Charleston St. Patrick's Day Parade kicks off with its thousands of participants and watchers at King and Radcliffe Streets. The Parade proceeds down King to Broad with the conclusion at the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist. Come celebrate St. Patrick's Day with Charleston's Irish step dancers, fiddlers, fire trucks, military units, bands, and local pro team mascots.
But that's not all, there's much more activities around town both day and night. Activities include the annual Tri-Color Flag Raising at City Hall and the singing of the Irish national anthem at 11:30 am. The Knights of Columbus prepares a traditional American Irish boiled lunch (corn beef and the fixings) and don't forget about the show with bag pipers and step dancers. The College of Charleston's Irish studies has various events through out the week of St. Patrick's Day. Various downtown Irish establishments and some just trying to be for the day entertain some of Charleston's most famous Irish Citizens. Sullivan's Island entertains many of East Cooper's favorite Irish residents at Dunleavy's.