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St. Patrick's Day events and parades in Maryland

Time to start planning St. Patrick's Day 2018 with the family. Put on your best green outfit and celebrate the luck o' the Irish at one of these St. Patrick's Day events around Maryland. Whether you're looking for a festival, parade or concert, this roundup has something for everyone.

Check out all the events going on in Annapolis, Baltimore, Ocean City, Washington DC, and other locations around Maryland.

Some events require tickets and fill up quickly. Always call ahead or check the event website before attending.

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Junior Chef: St. Patrick's Day Breakfast - 2018
March 3. Learn how to make a fun St. Patrick's Day themed breakfast: Green Eggs and Ham Breakfast Cups with Green Fruit Skewers and a Green Smoothie. $25. 10-11am. Williams-Sonoma, Annapolis Mall. facebook.com/events/546451942377751

Shamrock Shuffle 5K - 2018
March 4. All proceeds will be used for the CCPR Therman Gray Memorial Scholarship fund.Family friendly walk or run. $15-25. 1pm; race starts at 2pm. Dunkirk District Park. 410-257-2554

Shamrock 5K - 2018
March 10. Timed 5K for runners or walkers. Post run fun includes raffles, food and drinks, inflatables, games, music and more. Base access is not required to attend. $10. 9am. Navy Exchange, Annapolis. Nsaashamrock5k.eventbrite.com

St. Patrick’s Celebration - 2018
March 10. Join the BSO for family friendly music from the Emerald Isle. Featuring Anderson’s Irish Suite, traditional Irish reels, Irish dancers from the Broesler School of Irish Dance and bagpiper Sara Artes. $15-20. 11am. Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, Baltimore. 410-783-8000, bsomusic.org

Green Beer Races - 2018
March 10. Family and pet friendly event featuring kool aid races, food, music, keg toss, and more. Free. Noon-5pm. Eastport Democratic Club, Annapolis. Greenbeerraces.com

St. Patrick's Day Parade - 2018
March 11. Parade starts at Amos Garrett Boulevard and goes through downtown Annapolis. Free. 1pm. Amos Garrett Boulevard, Annapolis. naptownevents.com/irish-week

Baltimore St. Patrick's Day Parade - 2018
March 11. Celebration of Irish culture, music, song, and dance. Free. 2pm. Washington Monument, Baltimore. irishparade.net

Washington D.C. St. Patrick's Day Parade - 2018
March 11. Mile-long, two-hour celebration of Irish culture. Free. Noon. Constitution Avenue, Washington DC. dcstpatsparade.com

Slithering Serpants - 2018
March 12. Learn all about snakes, meet some local ones and paint a wooden snake. $2. 1-2:30pm. Holt Park, Baltimore. 410-887-5307, overleafrc.com/programs/holtpark

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Tudor Tots: Shamrocks - 2018
March 13. Read, sing and play while learning about Shamrocks. Craft time to follow. $5. 10-11am. Tudor Place Historic House and Garden, Washington, D.C. tudorplace.org

Shamrock Shenanigans - 2018
March 15. Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with leprechauns, shamrocks and the color green. Free. 9:30am. Annapolis Library. 410-222-1750, aacpl.net

St. Patrick's Day Scavenger Hunt - 2018
March 17. Find the leprechauns hidden in the library and receive a prize. Free. 10am-4pm. Eastport-Annapolis Library. 410-222-1770, aacpl.net

Leprechaun Loose at School - 2018
March 17. A mischievous leprechaun is causing all kinds of trouble at school, but Gingerbread Man is back to save the day. Activities to follow. Free. 11am. Barnes and Noble, Annapolis. 410-573-1115, barnesandnoble.com

It's Not Easy Being Green - 2018
March 17. Learn all about strange green creatures such as newts, salamanders and more. Door prizes, activities and more. $2; $1 if you wear all green. Noon-2pm. Carrie Murray Nature Center, Baltimore. Carriemurraynaturecenter.org

St. Patrick's Day Tea - 2018
March 17. Enjoy a St. Patrick's Day themed Tea. $30. Noon-2pm. Willow Oak Flower and Herb Farm, Severn. contact@willowoakherbs.com, willowoakherbs.com

Ocean City St. Patrick's Day Parade - 2018
March 17. Marching units, floats and local festivities. Festival at 11, Parade at noon. Coastal Highway, Ocean City. ococean.com

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Shamrock 5K - 2018
March 10. Timed 5K for runners or walkers. Post run fun includes raffles, food and beer, inflatables, games, music and more. Base access is not required to attend. $10. Navy Exchange, Annapolis. nsaashamrock5k.eventbrite.com

St Paddy's Pub Crawl Annapolis - 2018
March 10. Dress in green and celebrate the coming of St Patrick's Day in style. Music, drink specials and more. 11am. $10. Various venues. Shamrockstroll.com

Annapolis Irish Hooley - 2018
March 11. Gala featuring Irish music, Pipe Bands, Irish dancers, open bar, food and more. $50-60. 6-10pm. Annapolis Waterfront Hotel. Naptownevents.com

Irish Music: Teada - 2018
March 16. Téada, one of Ireland’s most powerful traditional musical groups. The group revels in the timeless, expressive force of traditional tunes passed down through generations of musicians. $25. 8pm. Creative Alliance, Baltimore. 410-276-1651, creativealliance.org

St Patrick's Day Green Games - 2018
March 17. Line up of musicians including Dublin 5, DJ, yard games, drink specials, egg and keg breakfast and more. 9am. $20; tournament participation additional. Green Turtle, Annapolis. thegreeneturtle.com/location/Annapolis/events/1925/04

Shamrock Fest - 2018
March 17. St. Patrick's Day-themed music festival featuring Celtic and alternative rock bands, party games, food, drinks, irish dancers and more. $24.99-89.99. 2-10pm. RFK Stadium Festival Grounds, Washington D.C. shamrockfest.com

Pietro Acoustic at the Federal House on St. Patty's Day - 2018
March 17. Celebrate St. Patrick's Day at the Federal House in downtown Annapolis with Pietro Acoustic. 3-6pm. Federal House Bar and Grill. Federalhouserestaurant.com

St Patty’s Day at McGuire’s Pub - 2018
March 17. McQuay Band will perform. Drinks specials, food and more. 4-8pm. Boatyard Bar & Grill, Annapolis. Boatyardbarandgrill.com

Ultimate 80s St. Patrick’s Day - 2018
March 17. The Legwarmers perform an 80s inspired concert in celebration of St. Patrick’s day. $19. 9pm. Rams Head Live, Baltimore. Ramsheadlive.com

Also check the previous page for St. Patrick's Day parades and events for all ages.