2015 McDonald's St. Patrick's Day Parade and Shamrock Festival Schedule

***This is a rain or shine event***

McDonald's St. Patrick's Day Parade Schedule

The Parade kicks off at 11am and will run from Jefferson Street to Campbell Avenue and end at Williamson Road.

Shamrock Festival Schedule

The Shamrock Festival will be located at Wells Fargo Plaza, on the corner of Salem Avenue and Market Street (across from the City Market Building).

12pm Shamrock Festival opens to the public
12pm to 2pm Superhold on the Main Stage
2pm to 4pm The Dancing Chicken Band on the Main Stage
4pm to 6pm JD Sutphin and Low, Low Chariot on the Main Stage
6pm to 8pm Aside Oceans on the Main Stage

Craft vendors will be located around the City Market Building on Wall Street and Market Street.

McDonald's Kids Area

The McDonald's Kids Area will begin at 12pm and run until 5pm in front of the Taubman Museum of Art, located along Salem Avenue, and in the all-new Market Square. Children will get to enjoy face-painting, games, inflatables, and more, throughout the day. Plus, the Taubman Museum of Art will be open and is free admission!

Corned Beef and Co.'s Celtic Celebration

Corned Beef and Co.'s Celtic Celebration will be held on Jefferson Street, between Salem Avenue and Campbell Avenue.

1pm Second Wynde and Guests
1:45pm Celtibillies
2:30pm Ceili King Award
2:45pm Second Wynde and Guests
3:45pm Celtibillies
4:30pm Second Wynde and Guests

Parking Information

Where should you park? Check out our interactive parking map here!


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The Official St. Patrick's Day Party Store for all of your party needs: