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Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day 2024: 5 Exciting Events Across South Carolina

As St. Patrick’s Day approaches, South Carolina gears up for festive extravaganzas across its diverse cities and charming towns. From lively parades to spirited pub crawls, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Let’s delve into the top St. Patrick’s Day events happening in Columbia, Florence, Lexington, Charleston, and Myrtle Beach.



St. Pat’s in Five Points, Columbia SC
Saturday, March 16, 2024 | 7:30 am – 7 pm
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Columbia, the vibrant capital city of South Carolina, hosts an array of St. Patrick’s Day festivities. The annual St. Pat’s in Five Points festival is a highlight, featuring live music, food vendors, and the famous St. Pat’s Parade. For more information and event details, visit St. Pat’s in Five Points here.



Lucky Shamrock Festival
Friday, Mar 15, 2024 at 05:30 – 9:30 pm
Dargan Street, Florence, SC, United States, 29501

The Lucky Shamrock Festival is a cornerstone fundraising event for the Junior League of Florence, an organization of women who are dedicated to promoting volunteerism. Funds raised at this event will go towards scholarships for high school senior girls to aid with college expenses. So, while you’re enjoying our event this Friday, know that you’re also making someone else’s path towards higher education just a little bit smoother. For more information, visit:



9th Annual Shamrock Parade
Sunday, March 17, 2024 | 3 PM
Downtown Lexington, SC
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The 9th Annual Shamrock Parade will roll down Main Street in Lexington on Sunday, March 17 at 3 p.m. Irish Dancers to Choo Choo Trains, Musical Bands, Floats, Pageant Winners and more!



St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2024 (FREE)
Saturday, March 16, 2024
8:00 AM – 1:00 PM
King Street, Charleston, SC (map)

Charleston’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade is a grand affair, attracting visitors from near and far. Marvel at the elaborate floats and enjoy the lively atmosphere in the city’s historic district. After the parade, explore Charleston’s renowned pubs for live music and traditional Irish dancing. For parade route and parking information, visit Charleston St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

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34th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival
Saturday, March 16, 2024
Main Street, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
Parade: 9 AM. Festival: 11 AM – 4 PM
Free Admission/Free Parking
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South Carolina promises an unforgettable St. Patrick’s Day experience in 2024, with celebrations spanning from bustling cities to serene coastal towns. Whether you’re dancing in Columbia’s streets or enjoying the shores of Myrtle Beach, the spirit of the Irish is sure to captivate you. Embrace the festivities, create cherished memories, and join in the merriment across the Palmetto State. Cheers to a fantastic St. Patrick’s Day celebration in South Carolina!