The 9th Annual Irish Flag Raising

You are cordially invited to attend the Five Points South St. Patrick’s Celebration 9th Annual Irish Flag Raising on Friday, March 17th, 2023.

The ceremony starts at 7:30 a.m. at the Chick-Fil-A flag pole in Five Points South and will be led by the Birmingham Irish Cultural Society. This event is an opportunity to pay tribute to this years Parade Marshall and to kick-off celebrating St. Patrick’s Day early. The ceremony will include a pipe performance, the announcement of this years parade marshall and an Irish blessing from the local Irish community will be lead by Birmingham Irish Cultural Society Chair Marty Connors

Eat, Drink and be Green in Five Points South!

Irish Flag Raising & The Great Birmingham Irish Toast

You are cordially invited to attend the Five Points South St. Patrick’s Celebration 8th Annual Irish Flag Raising and The Great Birmingham Irish Toast on Friday, March 17th, 2023.

The ceremony starts at 5:30 p.m. at the Chick-Fil-A flag pole in Five Points South and will be led by the Birmingham Irish Cultural Society. This event is an opportunity to pay tribute to this years Parade Marshall and to kick-off celebrating St. Patrick’s Day early. The ceremony will include a pipe performance, the announcement of this years parade marshall and an Irish blessing from the local Irish community.

Following the flag raising, a procession led by bag pipe will take the crowd over to Black Market Bar & Grill for The Great Birmingham Irish Toast with $5.00 Guinness pints and Tullamore Dew shots, toast will be lead by Birmingham Irish Cultural Society Chair Marty Connors. As we try to gather the most people together for Birmingham’s LARGEST St. Patrick’s Toast with Tullamore Dew drink specials. Eat, Drink and be Green in Five Points South!

Irish Flag Raising Ceremony Program

5:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

  • Opening remarks from parade day organizers

  • Parade Marshall announcement & presenting of the parade sash

  • Remarks from Parade Marshall

  • Irish flag raising & bagpiper Ryan Morrison

  • Irish Blessing

  • Closing Remarks

The Great Birmingham Irish Toast

6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

  • Procession Black Market Bar & Grill

  • Public buys a pint & shot

  • Toast lead by Birmingham Irish Cultural Society Chair

  • Stay around after toast for some dinner.

Irish Flag Raising Ceremony Program

5:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

  • Opening remarks from parade day organizers

  • Parade Marshall announcement & presenting of the parade sash

  • Remarks from Parade Marshall

  • Irish flag raising & bagpiper Ryan Morrison

  • Irish Blessing

  • Closing Remarks

The Great Birmingham Irish Toast

6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

  • Procession Black Market Bar & Grill

  • Public buys a pint & shot

  • Toast lead by Birmingham Irish Cultural Society Chair

  • Stay around after toast for some dinner.

Come back on Saturday March 18th for 39th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Five Points South. The parade travels up 20th Street starting at 1:30 p.m. And, area restaurants and bars will be offering food and drink specials and hosting live entertainment beginning as early as 9 a.m. and lasting until O’So very late.

Learn more at St Patrick’s Parade Day

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Come back on Saturday March 18th for 39th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Five Points South. The parade travels up 20th Street starting at 1:30 p.m. And, area restaurants and bars will be offering food and drink specials and hosting live entertainment beginning as early as 9 a.m. and lasting until O’So very late.

Learn more at St Patrick’s Parade Day

Share your posts: #stpats5pts

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