The hearts and roses of Valentine’s Day have faded away and the Easter bunny isn’t hopping through town yet, which means one thing—it’s St. Patrick’s Day! If you want to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Washington, D.C., here are some of our favorite events going on around town. Regardless of your choice, choose our simple luxury chauffeur service to get you there on time (and without worrying about traffic).
THE ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE
On Sunday March 12, the annual St. Patrick’s Day parade will come marching down Constitution Ave. between 7th and 17th streets. This fun parade is themed every year and this year’s theme is Irish in Public Service. The parade features pipe bands, traditional Irish dancers, military processions, marching bands, elaborate floats, and more.
THE SHAMROCK CRAWL
If you have a group of friends looking to spend St. Patrick’s Day in Washington, D.C., enjoy some adult beverages, and have a ton of fun, the Shamrock Crawl is perfect for you. You can get a group of friends together and travel from bar to bar, enjoying special drinks, live music, and exciting games. The Shamrock Crawl will take place March 11 from 1-9 PM in Northern Virginia and you can register yourself or your group at the Clarendon Ballroom, Clarendon Grill, or Mad Rose from 1-4:30 PM in advance or the day of.
CELEBRATE WITH THE SMITHSONIAN
If you need something that the whole family can enjoy, the Smithsonian S. Dillon Ripley Center is hosting a Celtic World program during the day. It has interesting exhibits for the adults and engaging activities for the kids. You can learn about your own Celtic heritage and enjoy a fun St. Patrick’s Day activity on March 11 in Washington, D.C.
THE FRANKLIN CHAUFFEUR: YOUR ST. PATRICK’S DAY CHAUFFEUR SERVICE
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