The 20th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in downtown Wilmington begins at Front Street and Red Cross. The parade features live Irish music and traditional Irish dance performances, plus food, beverages and crafts for purchase. Cape Fear First Responders will be the Grand Marshals and NourishNC, the parade charity. The St. Patrick’s Day Festival immediately follows the parade.
The St. Patrick’s Day Festival at Riverfront Park in downtown Wilmington features live music and dancing. The event includes food and beverage vendons, cultural vendors, and convenes immediately after the St. Patrick’s Day Parade.