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Find the best 2017 St. Patrick’s Day Events in Wilmington NC

When St. Paddy’s Day rolls around in Wilmington, NC, you’ll want a designated driver! Event Shuttle Service can handle a crowd of you and your friends, and everyone gets to imbibe. You’ll definitely want to enhance your party weekend at all your Wilmington NC St. Patrick’s Day events in one of our Mercedes-Benz Sprinters.

Come March, Irish establishments in Wilmington, NC start planning their St. Patrick’s Day festivities. You can usually count on a party at Hell’s Kitchen, Halligan’s, The Harp, and Fibbers. For traditional and punk Irish tunes, keep an ear out for the Blarney Brogues.

Or try these acclaimed Wilmington NC St Patrick’s Day events:

Guinness St. Patrick’s Day Festival and Parade


St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Wilmington NC

March 14, 2015, 11 a.m.
Cost: Free

The St. Patrick’s Day Parade in downtown Wilmington, NC, begins at North Front Street traveling south to Dock Street, then circling back north on Water Street. The St. Patrick’s Day Festival follows the parade at Riverfront Park.

St. Patrick’s Day Festival in Wilmington NC

March 14, 2015, Noon to 6 p.m.
Cost: Free

The St. Patrick’s Day Festival follows the parade and is held at Riverfront Park in downtown Wilmington, NC (rain or shine), with live entertainment, food, beverages and crafts.

11th Annual Steve Haydu St. Patrick’s Day Lo Tide Run

March 14, 2015

10K Race, 8 a.m.

5K Race, 8:30 am

Cost: $30-$40

This annual race aids our community with financial help for those battling cancer. There will also be music, dancing, raffles, food and good times. Because the Lo Tide Run is an all-volunteer run event, almost every penny goes directly to those who need help.

Top O’the Mornin’ with Faith & Beggora at TheatreNow


Feb 20 – March 21

A comedic Irish talk and dinner show by Penny Kohut begins at 7 p.m. in downtown Wilmington, NC, and features an Irish-themed meal.

Quintiles Wrightsville Beach Marathon


March 21st, 2015

Eli’s 1 Mile Fun Run, 4 p.m.

5K, 5 p.m.

March 22, 2015, 6:35 a.m.

Half Marathon


Marathon Relay

Cost: $17.50-$100

The annual Wrightsville Beach Marathon draws competitors from all over the world. A 5K and Fun Run are set for Saturday and a full marathon, half marathon and relay challenge for Sunday. The route starts at Wrightsville Beach and winds 26.2 miles through the Landfall community, finishing at Mayfaire Town Center for the awards ceremony. Proceeds benefit The Landfall Foundation, The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation and other local charities.

Donnell Leahy and Natalie MacMaster: Visions of Cape Breton

Thalian Hall

March 25th, 2015, 7:30 p.m.

Tickets: $36/$20/$18

An evening of extraordinary Celtic music and dance with Natalie MacMaster and husband Donnell Leahy, masters of the fiddle. These wizards conjure up jigs and reels that leave audiences shouting for more.

Book a shuttle from Event Shuttle Service to all your Wilmington NC St. Patrick’s Day events. Call 910-398-8333 for details or request a quote online.