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Fredericksburg St Patricks Parade

Written on February 10, 2016

Fredericksburg St Patricks Parade    The Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade steps off at NOON includes fire trucks, classic cars, high school marching band (maybe), community organizations, Irish dancers, horses, local pageant winners, and the Easter bunny!. Parade starts at noon and  ends at Blue & Gray Brewing. Food and beer services begins out at the  Continue Reading »

Roanoke St Patricks Parade

Written on February 10, 2016

Roanoke St Patricks Parade   McDonald’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Shamrock Festival Mark your calendars for the McDonald’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Shamrock Festival in Downtown Roanoke. McDonald’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade Begins at 11am on Jefferson St. at Elm Ave., continues to Campbell Ave.and ends at Williamson Rd. Shamrock Festival Begins at  Continue Reading »

Norfolk St Patricks Parade

Written on February 10, 2016

Norfolk St Patricks Parade  “Why don’t we have a parade to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day?” Those few words were spoken on a Saturday afternoon in March, 1967 when several Brother Knights of Father Kealey Council 3548 were sitting at the bar of their one-room, cinder block home on Government Avenue in Norfolk, VA.  The words,  Continue Reading »

Manassas St Patricks Parade

Written on February 10, 2016

Manassas St Patricks Parade St. Patrick’s Day Parade Manassas St Patricks Parade in Old Town   There are several accounts of Saint Patrick’s death. One says that Patrick died at Saul, Downpatrick, Ireland, on March 17, 460 A.D. His jawbone was preserved in a silver shrine and was often requested in times of childbirth, epileptic fits,  Continue Reading »

The Hill Topper 5K

Written on February 10, 2016

The Hill Topper 5K  Church Hill, Richmond, VA In association with the Church Hill Irish Festival

Richmond Irish Festival

Written on February 10, 2016

Richmond Irish Festival    Join us at 10am-6pm 25th & Broad Street in Church Hill, RVA In addition to great entertainment, there will be plenty of family fun, including children’s games, face painting and Irish-themed crafts. Over thirty Irish vendors will be in attendance! Food and refreshments will also be available. Enjoy wonderful “Irish Lasagna” prepared  Continue Reading »

Alexandria St Patricks Parade

Written on February 10, 2016

Alexandria St Patricks Parade    The Ballyshaners, organizer of Alexandria’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade. . The Ballyshaners is a non-profit, volunteer organization dedicated to promoting and preserving Irish history and culture. “We are thrilled that the Butchers accepted our invitation to serve as the Grand Marshals for our upcoming parade,” said Ballyshaners Chairman Mike Pablo. “The  Continue Reading »