Reminder: Annual Saint Patrick’s Day Parades to Take Place March 17, 2023; Parade Routes Included
Charleston, S.C. - Two annual parades held to celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day will take place in downtown Charleston Friday morning.
The Saint Patrick’s Day Parade, sponsored by the Ancient Order of Hibernians, will begin at 10 a.m. on Ann Street, traveling West to King Street and South to Broad Street, and ending in front of the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist before turning North on Legare Street to disassemble.
Additionally, the Hibernian Society’s Saint Patrick’s Day Parade march will begin at 10:30 a.m. on Meeting Street in front of Hibernian Hall, South to Broad Street, East to East Bay Street, North to Queen Street, West to Meeting Street, and South to Hibernian Hall for the conclusion.
The following road closures will be in effect for the events:
- The Saint Patrick’s Day parade lineup area will close to traffic starting at 9 a.m. The parade lineup area includes:
- Ann Street from King Street to Meeting Street
- Radcliffe Street from King Street to Rutledge Avenue
- The Saint Patrick’s Day parade route will close to traffic starting at 10 a.m. The parade route includes:
- Ann and Radcliffe Streets to King Street
- King Street to Broad Street
- Broad Street to Legare Street
- Legare Street for disassembly
- The Hibernian Society’s parade march route will close to traffic starting at 10:30 a.m. The parade route includes:
- Meeting Street to Broad Street
- Broad Street to East Bay Street
- East Bay Street to Queen Street
- Queen Street to Meeting Street
- Meeting Street to Hibernian Hall for the conclusion
All roadways should reopen by 11:30 a.m.
To ensure pedestrian, vehicular, and equipment safety and emergency vehicle access during the parade, citizens and visitors are encouraged to park outside the parade route.
Parking on Ann Street from King Street to Meeting Street and Radcliffe Street from King Street to Rutledge Avenue will be restricted during the parade.
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