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Page last updated: November 30, 8:20PM

Welcome to the Web Site of the Ballyshaners 
Organizers of the
Saint Patrick's Day Parade
in Alexandria, Virginia

Upcoming Events

December 3 - the Ballyshaners march in the Scottish Christmas Walk
December 7 - Monthly business meeting at Union Street Public House
January 4 - Weekly business meeting at Daniel O'Connell's

Ballyshaners Social Meetings - immediately following the business meeting
Business meetings are held weekly, typically at 7:30pm, starting in January and leading up to Parade Day,
and monthly from after the Parade through December.

The Ballyshaners are extremely proud to announce our 2017 Parade Grand Marshals:
- Karen and Bill Butcher.
Read about the 2017 Grand Marshals

Keep watching this and the Parade page for all information on the 2017 Parade...

Despite record-breaking heat, the annual Irish Festival, held on August 13, was a big success! Thank you for everyone's attendance and enthusiasm on that very hot day.

Click the link below to see photos from the 2016 Festival
2016 Festival photos

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Countdown to the 2017 Parade:
Saturday, March 4, 2017