In 2017, Annapolis is hosting a weekend celebration in honor of St. Patrick’s Day including a parade, music, an Irish Coffee competition and more. The Irish festivities will be held at a variety of locations in Downtown Annapolis. See a map of Annapolis.
Mark your calendar and get in the spirit of the holiday!
Dates: March 4-5, 2017
Irish Hooley Party
March 4, 2017, 6-10 p.m. Annapolis Waterfront Hotel, 80 Compromise St.
Annapolis, MD. The event will include an opening ceremony gala dinner with Irish Rock from Dublin 5, Pipe Bands and Irish Dancers.
Shamrock Bar Crawl
Date to Be Announced, 1 p.m. Downtown Annapolis. A pipe band will lead the group through participating pubs in town. Kicks off at Armadillos, 132 Dock St.
Annapolis St. Patrick’s Day Parade
March 5, 2017, 1 p.m. Historic Annapolis, MD. The parade celebrates the Irish holiday with an afternoon of family fun featuring more than 90 floats with participation by many local organizations. Proceeds for all events go to Warrior Events and The Burn Funds of DC and Baltimore.
Parade Route: The parade will begin at West Street, proceeding around Church Circle, and down Main Street to end at City Dock.
Parking and Staging: Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts is the staging area. Parking will be restricted in many areas and parking in residential areas is not suggested.
Instead, park in Park Place Garage or Knighton Garage for $10 all day and take the FREE Circulator down to City Dock. Other City Parking garages include Gott's and Hillman.
St. Patrick’s Day
March 17, 2017. Party the night away at Galway Bay or your favorite Annapolis bar.