The 22nd Annual Charlotte St. Patrick's Day Parade steps off at 11:00am with over 135 marching units. The parade starts at 9th St. & Tryon and marches to 3rd Street & Caldwell. It will be followed by the Charlotte Goes Green Festival from 10:00am-6:00pm. The festival will feature live Irish music,Irish dancers, arts & crrafts vendors, food, beverages, the Celtic Kid Zone & more. No admission fee. The festival is at located on S. Tryon St. between 3rd St. & McDowell St.