Alexandria, Virginia celebrates Saint Patrick’s Day with a day of family fun events, including a classic car show, a dog show and a Saint Patrick’s Day Parade. Federal, state, and local elected officials; the Irish Ambassador; military commanders; and other local celebrities will participate in the Alexandria parade. Local scouts, marines and high school bands will also be represented.
See Photos of the Alexandria St. Patrick's Day Parade
Date: Saturday, March 1, 2014
Schedule of Events
10 a.m. - Invitational Classic Car Show. North Pitt Street between King & Cameron Sts.
10:30 a.m. - Fun Dog Show. Market Square
12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Parade
The parade starts at Alfred and King Streets and runs along King turning east on Lee Street ending at Cameron Street. See a map of the parade route
Transportation and Parking
Public transportation is suggested due to limited parking in the area. You can take the metro and get off at the King Street stop and walk about 10 blocks to the east or take a DASH bus for a $1.60.
This parade is one of many St. Patrick's Day events in the Washington, DC area. For information about all of the celebrations around the region, see St. Patrick's Day in the Washington, DC Area.