North Charleston's 7th Annual St. Patrick's Day Block Party and Parade is scheduled for Saturday, March 13 from 12:30-8 p.m. on East Montague Avenue in the Olde Village near Park Circle.

The parade grand marshal again will be Mayor Keith Summey.

East Montague Avenue will be closed to vehicle traffic between Virginia and O'Hear avenues for the festivities.

The celebration includes live bands, Irish dancing, bagpipe music, a jump castle, face painting, a mechanical bull, food vendors, corned beef and cabbage, a DJ, Irish trivia and prizes.

The parade will begin at Park Place East at 12:30 p.m. The parade route will go down East Montague Avenue to the block party location near Virginia Avenue.

The party, parade and parking are free to the public. St. Patrick's Day is March 17.