2016 St. Patrick’s Day Parades and Events

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with these parades and family friendly events around the South Shore!

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PARADES

St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Abington
March 16th, 1:00pm
Parade begins at 1pm in Abington Center at the corner of Orange St and Washington St., otherwise known as St. Patrick’s Square.

South Boston St. Patrick’s Day Parade
March 16th, 1:00pm
The South Boston, St. Patrick’s Parade is listed as the second largest parade in the country, being viewed by nearly 600,000 to one million people every year; in addition to having the entire parade seen on live TV.

Scituate St. Patrick’s Day Parade
March 16th, 1:00pm
The parade runs from the Gates Middle School on First Parish Road through downtown Front Street in Scituate Harbor onto the beginning of Hatherly Road at Jericho Road. It is now considered the largest St. Patrick’s Day parade on the South Shore.

EVENTS

St. Patrick’s Day at the Children’s Museum in Easton
March 14th, 9-5pm
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day a wee bit early with Celtic music, crafts and a little leprechaun magic.

Irish Festival at Patriot Place
March 15th, 11am
The 5th Annual Irish Festival will have live performances by Irish musicians and step dancers and free Irish-themed activities for children.

Marshfield St. Patrick’s Day 5K
March 15th, 10am
5K road race and 2 mile walk, benefiting the Marshfield Education Foundation

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at Franklin Park Zoo!
March 16th
Visit Franklin Park and Stone Zoos on Sunday, March 16 and watch as animals receive green-themed enrichment items!

St. Patrick’s Day Story Time
March 17th, 10:30am
Join us for a special story time when we read books about St. Patrick’s Day and fun activities.

 

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