The Irish Cultural Society of Arkansas proudly present the 18th Annual Rock to North Little Rock St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Saturday, March 11 at 1:00pm. The parade starts at the corner of Third & Rock Streets in front of Dugan’s Pub in downtown Little Rock and ends at Sixth & Main Streets in North Little Rock. The Parade Route travels east on Third Street, turning north on Sherman Street, then west on President Clinton Avenue through the River Market District. The Parade then crosses the Arkansas River via the Main Street Bridge, passing Cregeen’s Irish Pub and traveling through the Argenta Arts District, ending at Sixth & Main Streets in North Little Rock. The three best viewing and performance areas for the Parade are Third Street, the River Market District and the Argenta Arts District.
The 2nd Annual Argenta Irish Festival is a FREE family friendly event held at the Argenta Plaza at 520 Main Street following the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in North Little Rock. It is presented by the North Little Rock Convention and Visitors Bureau, for the benefit of the Argenta Downtown Council. Enjoy a beer garden, food trucks, Kid’s Zone, and MORE! Make sure to look for Diamond Bear while you’re there and stick around to hear more of the Diamond Bear Pipes & Drums!