Looking for a St. Patrick’s Day party in Our Nation’s Capital?

St. Patrick’s Day is almost here, and when it comes to celebrating the holiday in Washington DC, there are many memorable St. Paddy’s Day events that will take place across the nation’s capital.

So what can you do to make the most of your St. Patrick’s Day celebration? Here’s a closer look at four St. Paddy’s Day events in DC that you need to know about:

Annual DC St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Check out the 45th annual DC St. Patrick’s Day Parade on March 13, a fun-filled celebration that features floats, dancing and, of course, plenty of green.

With over 100 marching bands, military units, dance schools and other groups and organizations participating, this year’s DC St. Patrick’s Day may prove to be the biggest and best of its kind to date.

The parade offers an amazing celebration of Irish culture. And this year, attendees can watch the parade proceed down Constitution Avenue from 7th to 17th Streets N.W, ensuring you can enjoy an unbelievable view of the festivities from numerous vantage points.


As America’s largest St. Patrick’s Day festival, ShamrockFest promises great music, carnival rides, Irish dancers and much more.

Thousands of guests attend ShamrockFest year after year to rock their shamrocks off to widely-hailed Celtic and alternative rock bands. ShamrockFest also boasts six stages along with more than 30 bands, DJs and performers, ensuring guests can enjoy a wide range of music.

See what ShamrockFest is all about by attending this year’s event on March 12 at RFK Stadium.

St. Pat’s Run

Take in DC’s top attractions while you run with thousands of joggers at St. Pat’s Run, a yearly race that commemorates the beginning of spring.

This year’s St. Pat’s Run takes place March 6 and is expected to attract up to 3,000 runners. The race enables you to participate in a 5k, 10k or double (which consists of both the 5k and 10k), ensuring you can get plenty of exercise while celebrating St. Patrick’s Day.

Plus, St. Pat’s Run makes it easy to take in the sites and sounds of the DC area. The course goes along Independence Avenue and Ohio Drive and includes famous DC monuments and the Potomac River, allowing you to enjoy a scenic DC experience.

Flying Feet & Fiddle Bows

Ever been to an Irish ceili party? Now’s your chance to do so, thanks to “Flying Feet & Fiddle Bows” at The Smithsonian Associates’ Discovery Theater.

Flying Feet & Fiddle Bows makes it simple to get in the St. Patrick’s Day spirit, as it brings Irish musical traditions to life. With fun, exciting Irish dancing, floor-pounding beats and much more, guests can celebrate an unforgettable St. Paddy’s Day at this one-of-a-kind event.

Procure Safe Transportation

St. Patrick’s Day comes only once a year, so why not make the most of your holiday celebration? With American Executive Transportation, you can travel in comfort, style and safety to any St. Paddy’s Day party in DC.

American Executive offers quality ground transportation services across DC, ensuring you can reach any destination without delay. 

Most importantly, AE Sedans can help ensure that you’re safe. Enjoy as many St. Paddy’s Day brews as you want–when you’ve procured safe transportation, you don’t have to worry about getting home at the end of the night.

In business for nearly 20 years, American Executive is committed to providing each of our customers with the punctuality, customer service and overall great experience that they deserve.

From the start of your reservation, the American Executive team evaluates every detail of your trip – including timeline, traffic conditions and possible additional services – ensuring you can enjoy a superior travel experience.

And let’s not forget about American Executive’s luxury vehicle fleet, either.

American Executive’s vehicle fleet includes:

  • Executive sedans – With seating for up to four passengers, American Executive offers luxury sedans that make it easy to get where you need to go both safely and comfortably.
  • Luxury SUVs – American Executive’s luxury SUVs are equipped with dark tinted privacy glass, plush leather seating surfaces, CD/DVD premium sound systems and three rows of seating for up to six passengers.
  • Limousines – What could be better than a deluxe limo to take you to a St. Paddy’s Day celebration? With American Executive, you can enjoy a limo that features elegant white or black exterior, exceptional interior and other superb features.
  • Executive vans – Perfect for large groups, American Executive provides executive vans that make it simple for you and your friends to travel in style and luxury.

For your St. Patrick’s Day celebration, choose American Executive Transportation and enjoy a great experience from beginning to end.