The Ballyshaners

2018 Parade Sponsors

Thank you for your support! The following companies, organizations, Irish Pubs and Dance Schools helped to support the Ballyshaners’ Saint Patrick’s Day Parade by placing ads in the Parade Magazine. Please thank them for their support with your business, and let them know how much you appreciate their support of the Parade. Guinness    Daniel…

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2018 Irish Heritage Day At National’s Park

The 2018 Irish Heritage Day at National’s Park will be held on Sunday, September 23, 2018. Join fellow Irishmen from around the Washington DC area to support the Nationals as they take on their New York Mets! Baseline Reserved tickets ($60) include access to a pregame festival with food and drink samplings from Ireland! The…

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2018 Irish Festival

The 2018 Irish Festival will be held on August 25, 2018, from 11am-7pm at Alexandria’s Waterfront Park.The Park is located at 1a Prince Street, Alexandria, VA 22314.Come enjoy a family fun day celebrating the Irish culture with Irish entertainment (music and dance performances), delicious food & craft vendors. If you are a vendor and would…

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2018 Grand Marshals Bernadette and Pat Troy

Grand Marshals for the 2018 ParadeBernadette and Pat Troy  The Ballyshaners, organizers of Alexandria’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade, are pleased to announce Bernadette and Pat Troy as the Grand Marshals of the 2018 Parade. As the founder of the Alexandria St. Patrick’s Parade, and long-time business owners in Alexandria, Pat and Bernadette, are beloved citizens…

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2017 Irish Festival Recap

The 2017 Irish Festival was our best one ever! Thank you so very much to all the performers, vendors, and spectators and guests who came out to Waterfront Park on August 26 for our annual fundraising festival. If you missed the festival but would still like to make a donation to the Ballyshaners, please visit…

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