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27th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade & Festival 9:00 am

Date: March 14, 2015Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location:  Show map 27th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade & Festival
Main Street
North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
Phone: 843-280-5570

The 27th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Festival and Parade will be held on Main Street, Saturday, March 14, 2015. This one-day, rain or shine event brings approximately 30,000 to celebrate being Irish and welcome the coming of spring. A parade begins the day at 9:00 a.m., followed by two stages of live music and a children’s area with rides and amusements from 11:00 am until 4:00 pm. Along Main Street approximately 150 vendors will display their crafts, services, information, products, or serve a variety of treats. 
 
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Parade Route:The parade lines up along 2ndAvenue North from Ocean Blvd. to Lowe’s.  The parade begins at the BiLo at the Beach shopping center on Main Street and proceeds east towards the ocean, on the west bound lane of traffic.  At the intersection of Hillside Dr. and Main Street parade entries turn right onto Hillside Drive, then turn left onto 1st Avenue S., then another left onto Ocean Blvd., traveling to 2nd Avenue North to conclude the
parade route. The judging stage is located at the corner of Main St. and Hillside Dr.  First, second, and third place awards will be given in three different categories; business, nonprofit, and marching bands.
 
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Applications:

Vendor Applications - Deadline: Friday, February 6, 2015
Arts & Crafts

Food

Non-Profit

Professional


Parade Application - Deadline: Friday, February 27, 2015

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CONTESTS:

T-Shirt Contest

Your design could be sold at the St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival and worn by North Myrtle Beach fans all over the country.

Entry Deadline: Friday, January 30, 2015
 
Click Here for an Application
(Rules & Submission Guidelines)


 26th Annual Official T-Shirt

2014 Winning Design by Joanne Meyers






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Entertainment Schedule:
TBA

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Volunteers Needed!

Location: Main Street, North Myrtle Beach
Day/Time: Saturday, March 14, 2015; 5:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Volunteers Needed: 50+ Ambassadors, Marshalls, Leaders, Set-Up, Clean-Up
Contact: Gregg Barnhill at dgbarnhill@nmb.us or (843) 280-5673
For more information on volunteering, click here. 


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2014 Information: 

Facebook Photo Album
 
  
Parade Entry Award Winners:
Non-Profit
1stPlace – Ocean Drive Shag Club
2ndPlace – Canine Angels
3rdPlace – NMB Women’s Club
 
Business
1stPlace - Keller Williams Realty
2ndPlace – NMB School of Performing Arts
3rdPlace – Century 21 Thomas
 
Marching Bands
1stPlace – Burlington Teen Tour Band
2ndPlace – NY Shields Pipes and Drums
3rdPlace – NMB High School Marching Band
 
 
Festival
Best Decorated Booth Award – Green Hills Jewelry from Anderson, SC
Best Leprechaun Award – Michael Walsh
 
 

  

27th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade & Festival  
Saturday, March 14 2015, 9:00am- 4:00pm