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27th Annual Church Hill Irish Festival

Posted at 3:14 PM, Mar 21, 2012
and last updated 2012-03-21 15:31:21-04

RICHMOND, Va (WTVR) – Church Hill will be a sea of green this weekend as thousands celebrate the 27th Annual Irish Festival sponsored by St. Patrick’s Catholic Church on North 25th Street.

It’s rain or shine for two-day festival featuring St. Patrick’s Parade on Saturday, an inaugural Hill Topper 5K Race on Sunday, Bagpipers, Dancers, Irish Foods and over 45 traditional Irish Musicians and local bands.

A $2 donation is suggested with proceeds going to local charities that include St. Baldrick’s Society, St. Francis Home, Little Sisters of the Poor and Church Hill Crime Watch.

If going Street closures include North 25th between Broad and Franklin Streets in Historic Church Hill. Park and ride the free shuttle from 16th and East Broad Streets.Get more details at