Break out the bagpipes and make plans for a fun and memorable St. Patrick’s Day weekend in Ocean City, Maryland. The full Ocean City St. Patrick’s Day weekend calendar of events includes everything from sports tournaments and races to parades and pints. If you’re looking for ways to celebrate with your friends and family, Ocean City has something everyone will love.
We’re giving you a quick look into the pot o’ gold – that is, some of the most popular events in town.
And how’s this for luck: Vantage has a special offer for your St. Patty’s party. If you book two nights for the holiday weekend, we’ll give you a third night free! That’s more time to celebrate (and recover) and hit all your favorite Ocean City spots. Learn more about this offer and book your trip now.
41st Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival | Saturday, March 14
Show your Irish pride (no matter where you’re from) and get your fix of green floats, shamrocks, and outfits at the 41st Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival. Even the dogs who attend wear green! Be one of the thousands of people who line up along Coastal Highway to watch 100 entries from three states strut their stuff.
This is the place to be to enjoy traditional Irish marching bands and music, cheer for the most spirited floats and catch a glimpse of local Ocean City, MD, celebrities. See who the judges loved after the parade, where awards will be given out for Best Marching Band, Best Motorized Unit, Best Commercial Float and other categories.
The parade is just the beginning. The festival continues throughout the day at the 45th Street Shopping Center with live music, dancing and Irish-inspired food and drinks. Treat your family to face painting and games while treating yourself to a raffle and a pint of Guinness.
St. Patrick’s Day Boardwalk 5K | Saturday, March 14 – 9:00 a.m.
An Ocean City, MD, tradition returns with the 2020 St. Patrick’s Day Boardwalk 5K. Runners of all skill levels will start on the boardwalk, take a scenic route toward the inlet and down around the pier. Since it wouldn’t quite be a St. Patrick’s Day race without an Irish pub to mark the finish line, racers wind up at Shenanigan’s Irish Pub & Grille with a free Guinness drink ticket – and possibly an awards ribbon – in hand.
Prefer to relax instead of run? The post-race shindig at Shenanigans is part of their weekend fondly known as Paddy Bash. Savor all the corned beef and cabbage you could want, along with festive drink specials and live music.
Stay close to the action
Vantage has several rental properties available for St. Patrick’s Day weekend that keep you within walking distance of all the action and attractions.
Book your St. Patty’s Day vacay now
It’s almost party time. Get your crew ready to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day weekend in Ocean City.
Don’t forget about our holiday special: Book your weekend stay with Vantage and get three nights for the price of two.
If you have any questions or want some help making your decision, call our friendly reservation specialists at (410) 723-2002.
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