Check out these local events for St. Patrick’s Day in the Fredericksburg, Virginia, area.
Alexandria St. Patrick’s Day Parade
12:30 p.m. Saturday, March 5
Alfred and King streets, Alexandria, VA 22314
The 35th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade organized by the Ballyshaners steps off in Old Town Alexandria.
St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Celebration
11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 12
3300 Dill Smith Drive, Fredericksburg, VA 22408
The 14th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade steps off at noon with fire trucks, classic cars, high school marching band, community organizations, Irish dancers, horses, local pageant winners and the Easter Bunny.
Greater Manassas St. Patrick’s Day Parade
11 a.m. Saturday, March 12
Quarry Road and Prescott Avenue, Manassas, VA
This parade features Irish dance groups, the Northern Virginia Firefighters Emerald Society Pipe and Drum, Washington Scottish Pipe and Drum, Fairfax County Sheriff’s Coalition Pipe and Drum, the Marine Corps Color Guard and other community organizations.
ShamrockFest 2016 at RFK Stadium
3-11 p.m. Saturday, March 12
2400 E. Capitol St. NE, Washington, D.C.
This huge event features live music, food, drinks, roving entertainers, craft vendors, an Irish village, carnival rides, games and more. Headliners include Gaelic Storm, Blues Traveler and Reel Big Fish.
Washington D.C. St. Patrick’s Parade
Noon Sunday, March 13
Constitution Avenue and 7th Street, Washington, D.C.
This parade features more than 100 units of marching bands, military, dance schools, floats and community organizations.
Leprechaun Leap 1-Mile Youth Trail Run at Brooks Memorial Park
9 a.m. to noon Monday, March 14
80 Butler Road, Fredericksburg, VA 22406
This run for children 13 and younger features refreshments and a T-shirt and commemorative medal for each participant.
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