The 15th Annual Charlotte Saint Patrick’s Day Parade will take place on Saturday March 19 2011. The Parade will start at 11am in Uptown Charlotte at Tryon and 9th Street. This years Parade Grand Marshall is Paul Gleeson. The Parade, which previously attracted over 50,000 spectators, will boast neighborhood associations, schools, alumni groups, cheerleading and drill teams, international organizations, police, fire, elected officials, commercial businesses, bands and much more.
The 2011 Charlotte Goes Green Festival will also take place on Saturday. The Festival will be located on South Tryon Street, between 1st Street and 3rd Street, from 10am to 6.30pm. The Festival will feature Irish music, Irish dancers, bagpipers, food, beverages and vendors and it is thought that this years Festival will be the biggest yet! Everyone is encouraged to come out and enjoy the festivities!
Visit the Official Website for more information.