We’re Marching on…

Please Join us for our 2024 St. Patrick’s Day March!!

On Saturday, March 9th, the Committee will host a St. Patrick’s Day March near our Nation’s Capital. The St. Patrick’s Parade Committee of the Irish American Club of Washington, D.C. plans on gathering on the National Mall and marching to F St NW, followed by an afternoon of festivities. The Committee, along with other groups, dance schools, bands, etc. will start assembling at 11:00 AM at the Peace Monument and at 12:00 PM, walking towards the Holodomor Memorial (map attached below.)

Everyone is welcome! We hope that you can join us throughout the afternoon, whether at the March or at a gathering throughout the afternoon supporting the bars, restaurants, and partners celebrating Irish Culture in the community.

Below is a route map:

We will be gathering near the Peace Monument by 11:30 AM (intersection of Pennsylvania Ave NW and 1 St NW.) Parking is available near the Monument, F St NW, or 5th St NW. This march will be limited to walking, dancing, etc. No floats, cars, or motorized vehicles will be allowed at this time. If you have questions regarding logistics, or what you can or cannot bring, please reach out to the chair at Chair@dcstpatsparade.com.

From 12:00 PM onward, live music and Irish dancing will take place throughout the afternoon at Kelly’s Irish Times and the Irish Channel. Additionally, the annual wreath-laying ceremony at the Police Memorial will take place later in the afternoon, with announcements being made at all venues regarding timing. 

We look forward to gathering and celebrating with all of you on Saturday, March 9th!

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How can you get involved?

The St. Patrick’s Parade Committee operates as a committee of the Irish American Club of Washington, D.C., a nonprofit organization registered in the District of Columbia, founded to promote, preserve, and celebrate our Irish heritage in America. The Irish American Club of Washington, D.C. has been serving the DC Area for over 65 years.

The Parade Committee welcomes sponsors or individuals interested in helping to support and promote the DC’s largest Irish celebration. If you are interested in learning more about how you or your organization can help, please email chair@dcstpatsparade.com.