Don’t miss the NMB St. Patrick’s Day Parade!

Main Street North Myrtle Beach

Saturday, March 16, 2012
Parade: 9AM
Festival: 11AM-4PM
St. Patty's Parade Tee

The St. Patrick’s Day Parade is the largest parade on the Grand Strand with over 100 parade entries. Masses of people line Main Street each year to get a glimpse of a magical parade. The parade begins promptly at 9:00 am, but arrive early to get a good spot and patron Main Street’s establishments for warm delights.  Bring your beach chairs, blankets, and golf carts!

  • Enjoy the arts and crafts of over 125 vendors
  • Food vendors
  • Main Street businesses will have a variety of treats
  • Two stages of continuous live entertainment will keep the Irish spirit in you all day.
  • Enjoy the children’s area that is chocked full of rides and games for all ages
  • Stop by the information tent and to get a souvenir t-shirt

2013 Entertainment:
Community Stage (248 Main Street, North Myrtle Beach)
11:00 am - NY Shields Pipes and Drums
11:30 am – Arts Alive
12:00 pm - Wake District Pipes & Drums
12:15 pm - Triple Toe Cloggers
1:00 pm - Ceol na Gael
1:30 pm - Shepard’s Pie Eating Contest
2:00 pm - Academy of Dance and Fine Arts
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm – Will Jackson Band
Horseshoe Stage (11 S. Ocean Blvd., North Myrtle Beach)
11:00 am - Wake District Pipes and Drums
11:30 am - Palmetto State Rollergirls
12:00 pm - Parade Awards
12:15 pm - NY Shields Pipes and Drums
12:45 pm – Treasure Hunt Kickoff
12:45 pm – Myrtle Beach Regional Pipe Band
1:15 pm - Atlantic Groove Band
2:30 pm - Leprechaun Contest
2:45 pm -  4:00 pm – Atlantic Groove Band

Don’t miss out on these contests:

  • Pot of Gold Treasure Hunt
  • North Myrtle Beach’s Lucky Charm: Do you think you’ve got what it takes to be crowned North Myrtle Beach’s best St. Patrick’s Day Leprechaun?  If so, dress in your best Leprechaun outfit and come to the festival to win prizes and be dubbed “North Myrtle Beach’s best Leprechaun”!

 Visit:  City of North Myrtle Beach St. Patrick’s Day Parade


avatar About Hilary

Hilary is from Conway, SC and has been a lifelong visitor to North Myrtle Beach. She has lived in North Myrtle Beach permanently since 2009. A graduate of CCU’s History program, Hilary enjoys the local history and legend of the low-country as well as the modern growth of the tourism industry in Myrtle Beach. She works as a Marketing and Guest Services Assistant for Elliott Beach Rentals where she has been given the freedom to express her love and enthusiasm for the Grand Strand.

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