St. Patrick’s Day
It’s just around the corner and there is no place better to be on St. Patrick’s Day than the beach (other than Ireland). St. Patty’s Day falls on a Monday this year, so Saturday, March 15 seems to be the day for celebrating.
Myrtle Beach is having a FREE event downtown (between 8th Ave N and 9th Ave N) from noon-midnight and will feature live music all day by Elise Testone, Ben Fagan and the Holy City Hooligans, Bullfrog, Gravy-featuring The Asheville Horns and many more. They will have authentic Irish food and beverages (think Irish beers), there will be games and contest throughout the day and it sounds like a blast. For more information go to http://www.mbdowntoenstpats.com.
North Myrtle Beach will be having a St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival. The parade will start at 9am and the festival is from 11am - 4pm. They will have over 125 vendors displaying arts and crafts and food vendors and Main Street businesses will have a variety of options for you to choose from. They will have live music on two stages and t-shirt competition and best St. Patrick’s Day Leprechaun contest. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 843-280-5584.
Wilmington will also be having a St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival. It will be held at Riverfront Park and will feature music, dancing and fun with the Wilmington Police Pipes & Drums, The Blarney Broughs, The Molly Malones and more. The parade will begin at 11am with the festival starting directly after at noon. Go to http://wilmingtonstpatricksdayfestival.com for more information.