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Posted on: March 12, 2020

St. Patrick’s Day Parade Sponsors Announce Cancelations Due to Coronavirus

In phone calls with Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg this morning, the sponsors of both St. Patrick’s Day parades scheduled to take place in the city of Charleston on Tuesday, March 17, 2020, have agreed to suspend their plans due to the rapidly evolving situation related to the coronavirus.

The following St. Patrick’s Day parades have been canceled:

  • Ancient Order of Hibernians, Division I parade, scheduled to begin at the corner of Radcliffe and King Streets and proceed to Broad Street, ending in front of the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
  • Hibernian Society parade, scheduled to begin on East Bay Street and proceed down Broad Street

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