Go Green! Saint Patrick’s Day in Ocean City


These Ocean City events will get you seeing green this St. Patrick's Day. Photo Credit: octrirunning.com

These Ocean City events will get you seeing green this St. Patrick’s Day.
Photo Credit: octrirunning.com

Saint Patrick’s Day is just around the corner! The day when everybody gets to be Irish. If you want to do more than just wear green for the holiday, Ocean City is the place to be for the festivities! Exciting events, amazing food and area restaurants opening their doors to those who want to sham-rock!


St. Patrick’s Day Events…

Ocean City’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Date: March 12 at noon
Where: From 60th to 45th Street, Ocean City, MD

Every year, locals and visitors look forward to this much anticipated event! Get dressed to the nines…or the greens, and come celebrate! Fun floats, marching bands and groups and local celebrities.


Irish-American Festival
Date: March 12, from 11 a.m. — 3 p.m.
Where: 45th Street Village, Ocean City, MD

Dive into Irish-American culture and food at this free afternoon of festivities! Traditional food and drink, Irish music and fun for the whole family.


St. Patty’s Day Boardwalk 5K
Date: March 12, from 9 a.m. — noon
Where: Oceanside Boardwalk (Inlet – 27th), Ocean City, MD

It’s not too late to join hundreds of runners, and maybe a few leprechauns, as they participate in this fun-filled 5K. Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day by supporting Diakonia, a local charity that provides resources, food, clothing and shelter to families in Worcester County and on the Lower Shore trying to rebuild their lives. If you don’t want to run, come out to support the runners. And come for the post-race celebration at Shenanigan’s Irish Pub.


Maybe you just want to celebrate at an area restaurant or pub. Click here to read about local restaurants who are going green for St. Patty’s Day.


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