BRRA NEWS CENTER

32nd Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade

Saturday, March 14

Parade: 9 am

Festival: 11 am - 4 pm

The 32nd Annual St. Patrick’s Day Festival and Parade will be held on Main Street on Saturday, March 14, 2020. This one-day, rain or shine event brings approximately 40,000 to celebrate being Irish and welcome the coming of spring. A parade begins the day at 9:00 a.m., followed by three stages of live music and a children’s area with rides and amusements from 11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Along Main Street approximately 150 vendors will display their crafts, services, information, products, or serve a variety of treats.

Spectators gathering to watch the parade should be in place by 8:20 am. Main Street will close to vehicular traffic promptly at 8:30 am. The parade will begin at 8:50 am.

Ocean Boulevard will be open to vehicular traffic until 8:30 am and is expected reopen around 11:30 am, immediately following the parade. Main Street from Ash Street to Ocean Boulevard will remain closed after the parade and become the festival area.

Show off your love of all things Irish by competing in the Leprechaun Contest or the Shepherd’s Pie Eating Contest! More details at: parks.nmb.us

 

FREE ADMISSION!

FREE PARKING!

 

On-site Public Parking

McLean Park: 93 Oak Drive, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582

Grass lot on the corner of 2nd Avenue North and Ocean Blvd; 200 N. Ocean Blvd, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582

Off-site Parking/Pick-ups

Buses will run continuously from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

Coming from Little River on Hwy 17:

Ocean Drive Elementary School – 901 11th Avenue North, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582

Corner of 8th Avenue North & Ocean Blvd.

Corner of 12th Avenue North & Ocean Blvd.

Corner of 14th Avenue North & Ocean Blvd.

Corner of 17th Avenue North & Ocean Blvd.

Coming from Hwy 31 via Robert Edge Parkway:

Ocean Drive Elementary School- 901 11th Avenue North, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582

*Buses provided are not wheelchair accessible. Please use the provided Handicap parking areas for wheelchair accessible parking.

Handicap Parking

Grass lot on the corner of 2nd Avenue North and Ocean Blvd; 200 N. Ocean Blvd, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582