Traffic impacts during St. Patrick's Day parade

Traffic impacts during St. Patrick's Day parade
Head to downtown Wilmington Saturday morning at 11 for the annual St. Patrick's Day parade. (Source: WECT)

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - On Saturday, Downtown Business Alliance and Cool Wilmington will present a St. Patrick's Day parade in downtown Wilmington that will impact traffic.

The parade starts at 11 a.m. at Red Cross and North Front, proceeds down Princess Street to Water Street and ends past the Federal Building.

Following the parade, there will be a festival in Riverfront Park between Market and Princess streets.

Roads are expected to reopen sometime after 6 p.m.

This is a free event that will including dancing, food and live music.

For more information and a parade route map, click here.

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