Things to do for St. Patrick’s Day 2022 Around the Chesapeake Bay Region

Things to do for St. Patrick’s Day 2022 Around the Chesapeake Bay Region

Things to do for St. Patrick’s Day 2022 Around the Chesapeake Bay Region

Shamrockin’ In Ghent District, Norfolk, VA

March 11, 2022

If you’re trying to get your liver warmed up for St. Patrick’s Day weekend try this block party.  It is free and open to the public and will take place on Colley Avenue in Norfolk’s historic Ghent district between Shirley and Gates Avenues.

Guinness Brewery St. Patrick’s Day Celebration, Halethorpe, MD

Starting March 3rd through March 27th, 2022

What’s more Irish than Guinness?  The brewery is hosting a 4 week St. Patrick’s Celebration starting on week one on March 3rd through March 6th.  Week 2 starts on March 10th and goes through March 13th.  Week 3 is March 17th – March 20th and week 4 is March 24th to the 27th. Each night has an event planned.   If you’re going to go authentic Irish for the day then this is your place.  Calendar is here.

Public Tour: Irish American Impact on the B&O Railroad, Baltimore, MD

March 17, 2022, 1pm

For the past almost 200 years, the experiences of pioneering women workers on the B&O Railroad have helped various groups achieve civil rights and forge new roles in the American labor force.

Irish Stroll, Virginia Beach, VA

Sat March 17th , 2022

Everything green (including beer), singing Danny Boy, and drowning a clover are the yearly Irish Stroll traditions on St. Patrick’s Day! 

Baltimore Canton St. Patrick’s Bar Crawl

Saturday March 5, 1pm

Baltimore’s favorite Bar Crawl is back, and it’s time to get trolleyed early in honor of St. Patrick’s Day.

CPAE St. Patrick’s Day Concert, Old Parish House, College Park.

Friday March 18, 5-10 p.m.

Celebrate St Patrick’s Day with a concert featuring Paint Branch Creek and young musicians from College Park.

Attend The Solemnity of St. Patrick ceremony at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Washington, DC.

March 17, 2022 at 11:30AM.

The Shamrock Crawl, Dupont Circle, Washington, DC

March 12, 2022

Singing, drinking with your Celtic family are all part of the pub crawl traditions on St. Patrick’s Day.


The first recorded St. Patrick's day parade in history took place in New York City on March 17th, 1762. It was held by Irish soldiers who were serving in the British army. They marched to Irish music to help them reconnect with their Irish ancestry and fellow servicemen.  Irish music is still a staple of St. Patrick’s Day parades around the Chesapeake Bay.  Wear green and celebrate in the following cities.

Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parada – Annapolis, MD, March 6, 2022

March 6, 2022

The City’s biggest parade of the year – the Annapolis St. Patrick’s Parade – will take place with step-off at 1 p.m. on Sunday, March 6. The parade starts at West Street and Amos Garrett Blvd. and concludes at City Dock.  The parade is slated to include more than 100 entrants.

Baltimore St. Patrick’s Parade

Sunday March, 13, 2022

Baltimore’s St. Patrick Parade is truly the jewel in Maryland’s emerald crown. For more than 60 years, thousands of spectators from the region have crowded the streets and sidewalks of downtown Baltimore and the famous Inner Harbor to watch thousands more march and celebrate Irish culture, music, song, and dance.

Norfolk St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Saturday, March 12, 10 am

The 53rd annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade is a fun filled Irish parade with all the marching bands, clowns, floats, cars and people necessary to make-up an exciting parade.  Everyone is Irish along the parade route!

2022 Greater Manassas St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Saturday, March 12, 2022, 11:00am

2022 St. Patrick’s Day Parade has not been confirmed yet or may be altered

Runs, 5K’s and Pre-drinking activities

2022 St. Patrick’s 5K, Half & Marathon, Washington DC

March 13, 12- 4pm

St. Patrick’s Leprechaun 5k, 10k, And 1M, Old Mill Park, Fredericksburg, VA

March 12, 7:30 AM

Lucky Leprechaun 5K, Reston Town Center, Reston, VA

March 13, 8:00 AM

Shamrock Run RVA 5K, Hardywood Brewery, Richmond, VA

March 13, 10:30 AM

Yuengling Shamrock Marathon, Virginia Beach, VA

March 19, 7:30 AM

Grand Slamrock 5K, Fredericksburg, VA

March 19, 8:00 AM

St. Paddy’s Day 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run, Denton, MD

March 20

Under Armour Kelly Benefits St. Paddy's Day 5K, Baltimore, MD

March 12, 2022, 9:00am

The tradition continues! Join the "sea of green" Sunday, March 13th as we run through downtown Baltimore before hitting the after-party at Power Plant Live!


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