Annapolis Irish Week kicks off on Saturday with a pair of pub crawls at noon, followed by an Irish Hooley at the Loews on Saturday evening featuring local Irish rockers Dublin 5.
Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides reminds residents that the Annapolis St. Patrick’s Day Parade is on Sunday, March 6th at 1 p.m.
The parade, sponsored by Naptown Events, will travel down West Street to Church Circle, around the circle to Main Street, down Main Street, and end at City Dock. Streets along the route will close at 1 p.m. and are expected to remain closed until approximately 3 p.m. There will be additional parking at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium and shuttles to the downtown area will be provide by the parade sponsor.
This year’s parade and the surrounding festivities will support wounded troops through the local non-profit Warrior Events, Maryland Professional Firefighters, and The Blue Ribbon Project which supports recently displaced Foster Children.