The celebration for St. Patrick's starts early in downtown Raleigh Saturday for the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade and Festival.
The "Largest Parade in Raleigh" is set to begin at noon in downtown on Cabarrus Street and Wilmington Street. The parade ends at the festival in Moore Square.
The Wearin' O' the Green Festival is in Moore Square and will have a large supply of vendors for food, drinks and entertainment.
Entertainment during the festival will be fun for all ages and includes performances by multiple Irish dancers, the North Carolina State University pipes and drums and other local bands.
For more information on the parade, the festival and the entertainment, visit the website at www.raleighstpats.org.