The 10 Best St. Patrick's Day 2023 Parades and Events in Virginia!

Experience the jubilation of Virginia's St. Patrick's Day celebrations from March 11-19, 2023! From parades in historic downtowns to pub crawls, 5ks, and kids festivals, the Commonwealth has something for everyone.

St. Patrick's Day Parade, Smithfield,VA

March 11, 2023 at 10:30am
Head Downtown Smithfield on March 11, 2023 for a morning of Irish-inspired entertainment during the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade. Enjoy the colorful displays and vivid costumes as the parade rushes through the Historic Downtown. Don't miss out on this time-honored tradition in and around Smithfield!

Freedom First St. Patrick's Day Parade, Roanoke,VA

March 11, 2023 at 11:00am
Witness the magic of the Freedom First St. Patrick's Day Parade in Roanoke, VA on March 11th. The parade will feature lively music and vibrant floats beginning on Jefferson Street and making its way to Williamson Road. Don't miss your chance to experience this special event in person!

Greater Manassas Saint Patrick's Day Parade, Manassas,VA

March 11, 2023 at 11:00am
Celebrate Irish Pride at the Greater Manassas Saint Patrick's Day Parade, located near Old Town Manassas. Enjoy the family-friendly celebration full of floats, marching bands and authentic Irish tradition. Join the festivities on Prescott Avenue and Quarry Road.

Virginia's Shortest St. Patrick's Day Parade, Clifton Forge,VA

March 17, 2023 at 6:00pm
Head to Church Street at the Garden in Clifton Forge on March 17th to join in the celebration of Virginia's Shortest St. Patrick's Day Parade. Enjoy the lively sound of bagpipes as you make your way to the Masonic Amphitheatre for the festive "Ugliest Knees" competition. Capture the moment with a selfie at the Love Sculpture before heading to the Underground for snacks and a cash bar.

Norfolk Annual Saint Patrick's Day Parade, Norfolk,VA

March 18, 2023
On March 18th, 2023, join the crowd and celebrate Irish culture at Northside Middle School! Witness the 56th Annual Norfolk Saint Patrick's Day Parade with exciting marching bands, clowns, floats, cars, and people. Come along the parade route, beginning at Northside Middle School at the corner of Westmont Ave and Granby Street!

St. Patrick’s Leprechaun 5k, 10k, And 1M, Fredericksburg,VA

March 18, 2023 at 7:30am
Come to Old Mill Park in Fredericksburg, VA on March 18th and participate in the St. Patrick's Leprechaun race events! It’s a great opportunity to join the Year-Long Series and take a scenic and fun run along the Rappahannock River. There are 5k, 10k, and 1mi distance events, so all ages and levels of runners are welcomed to join!

St. Paddy's Day 5K, Lynchburg,VA

March 18, 2023 at 11:00am
Come be a part of the St. Paddy’s Day 5K downtown at The Water Dog! Not only will you get to enjoy the beautiful Riverfront Park, but you’ll be helping Lynchburg too. Join for the first race of the 2023 Lynchburg Road Runners Series and be a part of something awesome!

Virginia Beach Shamrock Stroll St Paddy's Pub Crawl , Virginia Beach,VA

March 18, 2023 at 1:00pm
Join hundreds of bar crawl enthusiasts this St. Patrick's Day weekend as we take over the Various Venues in Virginia Beach. Enjoy free entry to some of the best bars, exclusive drink specials, live music, and festive holiday themed drinks. Don't miss the chance to make some unforgettable memories this holiday season!

Saint Patrick's Day Celebration, Chatham,VA

March 18, 2023 at 4:00pm
The Homeplace Vineyard is hosting a Saint Patrick's Day Celebration on March 18, 2023. Enjoy beer on tap from 2 Witches Brewery, along with live music from the Beat Farmerz. Don't miss this fun evening at The Homeplace Vineyard!

Saint Paddy's Kids Festival, McLean,VA

March 19, 2023 at 1:00pm
Come take part in the fun of the Saint Paddy's Kids Festival at Shipgarten! There will be lots of great activities, like a scavenger hunt for a pot of gold and a moon bounce, as well as a craft table and jungle gym. Plus, your four-legged friends can join in the fun too as the venue is dog friendly with a fenced in dog park.

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