The Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival is headed back to Downtown! In its 35th year, the Parade will once again bring its merry brand of Irish culture through Wilmington, Fayetteville, and Salisbury streets. Once the parade ends, the Festival begins! The Wearin' 'O the Green Festival is held on City Plaza at the south end of Fayetteville Street. There will lots of live music, food, refreshments, dancing, leprechauns, Irish craft booths, and more!