St. Patrick's Day Parade & Festival
33rd Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade and Festival
Saturday, March 11, 2023
Main Street, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
Parade: 9 AM
Festival: 11 AM - 4 PM
Free Admission/Free Parking
One Day Rain or Shine Event*
* unless forecast includes unsafe weather conditions
General Information: Parade
General Information: Festival
Leprechaun Contest / Jr. Leprechaun Contest
|11:00 am Triple Toe Cloggers|
11:30 am Parade Awards /
1:30 pm CCS Pipes/Drums
2:00 pm Julio and the Saltines
|11:00 am Brendan O'Connor|
12:00 pm CCS Pipes and Drums
12:15 pm Brendan O'Connor
1:30 pm The Muckers
2:30 pm Leprechaun Contest /
Shepherd's Pie Eating Contest
3:00 pm The Muckers
|11:00 am Southside Saints|
1:30 pm Painted Man
Rides and games for all ages!
Irish food and festival favorites!
Vendor Applications: Vendor applications for 2023 are closed as we are at vendor capacity. We apologize for any inconvenience. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to be added to the waitlist. You will only be contacted if we are able to accommodate you.
The parade staging and line up will occur at 7:00 AM on Ocean Boulevard from 2nd Ave North to 11th Ave North. Southbound lanes on Ocean Boulevard from 11th Ave North to 1st Ave South will be closed to traffic from 7:00 AM - 11:00 AM. From 9:00 AM -11:00 AM the closure will include both southbound and northbound lanes from 2nd Ave North to 1st Ave South.
Main Street from Ash Street to Ocean Boulevard will be closed from 5:00 AM - 6:00 PM. Main Street to Ocean Boulevard will be closed from 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM for the parade. Main Street becomes festival area from Ash Street to Ocean Blvd after the parade until 6:00 PM.
The parade will begin at 9:00 AM. Ocean Boulevard will be open to vehicular traffic until 8:30 AM and is expected to reopen around 11:30 AM, immediately following the parade.
2022 Leprechaun Contest Winner
Congratulations again to Michael, the 32nd Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival Leprechaun. Leprechauns were judged on:
2022 Jr. Leprechaun Contest Winner
Congratulations again to Avie, the 32nd Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival Leprechaun. Leprechauns were judged on:
2022 Shepherd’s Pie Eating Contest Winner
Congratulations to Pups on winning the 32nd Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival Shepherd’s Pie Eating Contest.