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2023 St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Join the 2023 Alexandria St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Scheduled Saturday March 4th, 2023 at 12:30 pm, 300 King St, Alexandria, VA

Held annually on the first Saturday in March, the Parade has grown to be the largest one-day event in Old Town Alexandria. Featuring pipe bands, Irish dance schools, community groups, and a host of other musicians and performers. It is a fantastic day to spend with family or friends. For over 40 years, the Ballyshaners have been pleased to provide Alexandrians with the finest Irish celebrations. Join us March 4th, 2023, as our parade steps out once again!

Applications for the 2023 Parade are NOW OPEN! The Ballyshaners are pleased to offer this tribute to Irish culture and heritage for over 40 years in Old Town. Please click the link below to register your organization’s unit for the Parade.
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2023-ballyshaners-st-patricks-day-parade-in-old-town-alexandria-registration-476787092027?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

Our parades typically cost tens of thousands of dollars and require months of careful planning, and the past two years have been difficult for our members, sponsors, and local businesses. Want to donate to preserve Old Town’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade? Cash donations can be made at our donate page or contact us at [email protected]