St. Patrick’s Day in DC: Parade & Events

Celebrate Irish culture at the 2015 St. Patrick’s Day in DC, a true marchers parade that takes place on Sunday, March 15. It’s the 44th annual incarnation of the procession, which started out as an afternoon stroll by a few hundred marchers. Today, it’s a mile-long, two-hour celebration along Constitution Avenue that honors Irish culture and its role in the nation and its capital. Local Irish pubs will also be sponsoring parade parties throughout the day, featuring singers, musicians and dancers. The route runs from 7th to 17th Streets NW, and this year’s theme is “Irish Heart in the Nation’s Capital.” At the St. Patrick’s Day Parade, you can expect to see:

•    Decorated Floats
•    Marching Bands
•    Pipe Bands
•    Military Units
•    Police Departments
•    Fire Departments
•    Horseback Riders
•    Clowns
•    Flag Corps

Grandstand tickets are on sale now, and cost $15 each. You can request tickets for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade online, via www.dcstpatsparade.com. Whether you are Irish, part Irish, almost Irish or just Irish for the day, this festive celebration is a family-friendly way to spend a Sunday afternoon. Looking for a place to stay nearby Constitution Avenue? We offer stylish, modern lodging with friendly service and appealing amenities. With numerous modern hotels around the DC area, we make it easy to experience the best of St. Patrick’s Day in DC. Please contact us at your convenience to make your booking, or for more information about this exciting Irish holiday.

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