Nineteen years and marching

  • Friday, January 31, 2014

It’s almost time for the 2014 Saint Patrick’s Day Parade in Downtown Charleston. They began this parade 19 years ago with twelve of people marching down King Street. Today that number has reached 1,000 marchers.

Calling all Irish and those who pretend to be on March 17. The 19 year of Charleston’s celebration of the Saint Patrick’s Day parade is here. The day begins at 8 a.m. with a celebratory mass at St. Patrick’s Church. The parade starts at 10 a.m. sharp at King and Radcliffe Streets. The parade includes Irish Step dancers, bag pipers, floats, bands, local schools, pro team mascots and many of Charleston’s favorite Irish sons and daughters. At 11:30 a.m. at city hall they will celebrate the raising of the Irish Flag and the singing of the Irish national anthem. At 12:30 p.m. The Knights of Columbus prepares a traditional American Irish meal. Contact


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