Page last updated: October 23, 9:10PM
Welcome to the
Web Site of the Ballyshaners
Organizers of the
Saint Patrick's Day Parade
in Alexandria, Virginia
October 26 - Parade Fundraiser, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. at Fiona's - see the Fundraiser page
November 12 - monthly business meeting, 7:30 p.m. at Fiona's
Social Meetings - immediately following the business meeting
Business meetings are held weekly, typically at 7:30pm, starting in January and leading up to Parade Day,
and monthly from after the Parade through December.
Please visit our Fundraisers page for information on a Parade fundraising event held on Sunday, October 26, in conjunction with the official Grand Opening of
Fiona's Irish Pub
or click the graphic below for a printable flyer for the event.
This year's Irish Festival was one our best-attented ever! Thank you to everyone who came out for all the fun, and many, many thanks to our prime sponsor for the event, United Bank.
Click the photo below to view all the photos from this year's Festival.
Read President Obama's proclamation declaring March 2014 as Irish American Hertiage month here.
Thank you to everyone that came out for one of our largest Parades ever!
Please Click here to go to the Parade section
Click the link below for pictures from all the events of the 2014 Parade Weekend.
2014 Parade Weekend photos
The Ballyshaners are pleased to present the Grand Marshal for the 2014 Alexandria Saint Patrick's Day Parade:
Mr. Martin White
click photo to enlarge
Save the date for the 2015 Parade:
Saturday, March 7, 2015