Are you ready to don your green and celebrate St. Patrick's Day?
Here's a reminder of some St. Paddy's events happening throughout the Lowcountry in the upcoming days:
Block party & parade
What: The 11th annual St. Paddy's Day Block Party & Parade. The family-friendly event will feature live music across three stages, bagpipe music, a mechanical bull, food vendors and trucks, a kids' zone with jump castles, face-painting and more.
When: Noon-7 p.m. today; road closures begin at 9 a.m.
Where: Olde Village of North Charleston (East Montague Avenue near Park Circle)
More info: madraruapub.com
Folly Beach pub crawl
What: Eleven Folly Beach bars and restaurants will participate in the annual St. Patrick's Day Pub Crawl. Each location will have food and drink specials, contests and games. Prizes will be awarded to event-goers after the crawl at Loggerhead's on West Ashley Avenue. Proceeds from the event will benefit Folly Beach charities.
When: Noon-5 p.m. today
Where: Center Street, Folly Beach
More info: VisitFolly.com
What: More than 40 local bars and pubs will participate in this two-day St. Patrick's bar crawl.
When: 11 a.m. today and Monday
Where: Mercury Bar, 547 King St.
Price: $10 per day
More Info: barcrawls.com/charleston/stpatricksday
Music and food
What: Blu Restaurant and Bar will host a weekend-long St. Patrick's Day celebration with live Irish music, a special menu and more.
When: 2 p.m. today-Sunday
Where: Blu Restaurant and Bar, 1 Center St., Folly Beach
More Info: 588-6658 or blufollybeach.com
What: Acoustic guitarist Walter McDonough will play Irish favorites, with bagpipers and Irish dancers.
when: 1 p.m. today and Monday
where: Dunleavy's Pub, 2213A Middle St., Sullivan's Island
more info: 883-9646
What: A concert of traditional Celtic music will include an Irish buffet, beverages and more.
When: 4:30 p.m. Sunday
Where: Lance Hall, Circular Congregational Church, 150 Meeting St.
More Info: 577-6400 or taylormusicgroup.net
What: The annual celebration in downtown Charleston will start with a traditional Mass at St. Patrick's Catholic Church at 134 St. Philip St., will continue with a parade down King and Broad streets, a raising of the Irish flag over City Hall, and conclude with Irish meals and entertainment at local pubs. During the 17th annual parade, expect to see vintage cars, hear live music, see a sea of green and more.
When: Monday, 8 a.m. Mass, 10 a.m. parade, 11:30 a.m. flag raising, noon entertainment
Where: King Street
More Info: 709-0732
What: The annual Hibernian parade in downtown Charleston.
When: 11 a.m. Monday
Where: Starts at the Lodge Alley Inn, goes south on East Bay Street to Broad Street, west to Meeting Street and north to the Hibernian Hall.
What: Jasmine Porch will offer a special Irish-themed St. Patrick's Day lunch menu.
When: 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday
Where: Jasmine Porch, 1 Sanctuary Beach Drive, Kiawah Island
More Info: 768-6253 or kiawahdining.com
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