Page last updated: November 24, 11:10AM
Welcome to the
Web Site of the Ballyshaners
Organizers of the
Saint Patrick's Day Parade
in Alexandria, Virginia
Ballyshaners business meeting - Wednesday, December 11
Social Meetings - every Wednesday at 7:30 PM (or after the business
The December meeting will be held at Daniel O'Connell's Restaurant & Pub in Old Town.
Starting on Wednesday, January 8, business meetings will be held weekly up to Parade Day.
The Ballyshaners are pleased to annouce the Grand Marshal for the 2014 Alexandria Saint Patrick's Day Parade:
Mr. Martin White
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Thank you to everyone that came out for a beautiful day in Waterfront Park at the Ballyshaners Irish Festival in Alexandria. The muscians, dancers, vendors, and especially the weather made for a wonderful day of fun and craic. Mark your calendars for August 9, 2014, when we get to experience all the good times again.
Click here for photos from the 2013 Irish Festival
Click the link below for pictures from all the events of the 2013 Parade Weekend.
2013 Parade Weekend photos
Read President Obama's proclamation declaring March 2013 as Irish American Hertiage month here.
The 2013 Saint Patrick's Day Parade in Alexanrdia was dedicated to all the brave men and women who served in Vietnam. Thank you for your service to our nation.