St. Patrick's Day Parade and Festival



28th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade & Festival
Main Street, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582

Saturday, March 12, 2016
Parade: 9 a.m.
Festival: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Free Admission | Free Parking



The 28th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Festival and Parade will be held on Main Street on Saturday, March 12, 2016. This one-day, rain or shine event brings approximately 30,000 to celebrate being Irish and welcome the coming of spring. A parade begins the day at 9:00 a.m., followed by three stages of live music and a children’s area with rides and amusements from 11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Along Main Street approximately 150 vendors will display their crafts, services, information, products, or serve a variety of treats. 

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Vendor Infomation

Vendor Applications for the 2016 St. Patrick's Day Parade & Festival will become available in September 2015. 


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Contests


Mardell Schuster Wins 27th Annual North Myrtle Beach St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival T-Shirt Design Contest 


North Myrtle Beach, SC – Mardell Schuster has been selected as the winner of the 27th Annual North Myrtle Beach St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival T-shirt Design Contest.

 
The public was invited to create a t-shirt design for the 27th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival souvenir t-shirt.  Schuster will receive a $100 Walmart gift card and her design will be printed on the official 2015 St. Patrick’s Day souvenir t-shirt. Schuster will also be recognized at the festival.


 

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27th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade & Festival Leprechaun Contest

Congratulations to Michael Walsh (pictured right), the 27th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade and Festival Leprechaun on winning the contest again. Leprechauns were judged on originality, creativity, appearance, enthusiasm and energy. 


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27th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade & Festival
Shepherd's Pie Eating Contest

Congratulations to Rory Duffy on winning the 27th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade & Festival Shepherd's Pie Eating Contest.



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Volunteers Needed!

Location: Main Street, North Myrtle Beach
Day/Time: Saturday, March 12, 2016; 5:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Volunteers Needed: 50+ Ambassadors, Marshalls, Leaders, Set-Up, Clean-Up
Contact: Gregg Barnhill at dgbarnhill@nmb.us or (843) 280-5673
For more information on volunteering, click here. 




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