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St. Patrick’s Day History and Events in Washington, DC and Baltimore

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March 1, 2019


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St. Patrick’s Day is only days away! So where did this corned beef eating, green drink drinking, shamrock wearing holiday come from? And where can I find St. Patrick’s Day plans in Washington, DC? Well, if you want to find the answer to these questions, keep reading lads!

St. Patrick’s Day History

Saint Patrick lived in the fifth century. He was born of a wealthy family in Roman Britain but was later kidnapped and brought to Ireland as a slave. After a few years, Saint Patrick escaped, but later returned to Ireland tell them about God. Saint Patrick is credited with bringing Christianity to Ireland. It wasn’t until the ninth or tenth century when people started celebrating St. Patrick’s Day on the anniversary of his death, March 17th.

St. Patrick’s Day Events Near Baltimore, MD

St. Patrick Parade

Sunday, March 10th, 2019
The Baltimore St. Patrick Parade has been a beloved tradition for more than 60 years. The parade will feature floats, entertainment, bands and more! Don’t miss out on this fun, family-friendly event!

2019 Under Armor Kelly St. Patrick’s Day Shamrock 5K

Sunday, March 10th, 2019
Before the St. Patrick Parade, don your favorite green clothes and participate in the St. Patrick’s Day 5K run! After the race is over, there will be a race party for all participants.

Celtic Woman: Ancient Land

Sunday, March 17th, 2019
Back for another year Celtic Woman: Ancient Land is stopping in Baltimore for St. Patrick’s Day! This popular tour seeks to celebrate Ireland’s musical and cultural heritage. Tickets for this event are available online.

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St. Patrick’s Day Events Near Washington, DC

Lucky Leprechaun 5k

Sunday, March 17th, 2019
On Sunday, March 17th starting at 8:00 AM, the Reston Town Center is hosting a Leprechaun 5k! The course of the 5k loops around the Reston Town Center and ends on Market Street. After the race, there will be a celebration and party at the finish line!

National Shamrock Fest

Saturday, March 23rd, 2019
Mark your calendars to attend the ShamrockFest at the RFK Stadium in DC on Saturday, March 23rd from 12:00 PM to 8:00 PM! This event includes food, drinks, entertainment, vendors, carnival rides and games. The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Andrew W.K., The Mahones, Gaelic Mishap and DJ Kool will be headlining this event.

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