28th Annual Church Hill Irish Festival

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RICHMOND, VA (WTVR): Another weekend to celebrate St. Patrick's Day and this is a party with a purpose - the 28th Annual Church Hill Irish Festival, March 23 & 24, 10am - 7pm, Saturday and Sunday. More than 45 bands will perform over the two-day festival.

The festival kicks off Saturday with the St. Patrick's Parade at 10am and spans out in front of St. Patrick's Church on 215 North 25th Street between Broad and Franklin Streets on Historic Church Hill. Hours both days are 10am -7pm, the Hill Topper 5K Sunday at 8am.

Donation this year is $5, proceeds will benefit St, Patrick's Church, Little Sisters of the poor, CASA, St, Baldrick's Society, St. Francis, other charities and many neighborhood causes. Look for the free parking and shuttle buses at 16th & East Broad. For more information on the Church Hill Irish Festival visit www.churchhillirishfestival.com or 804-356-1093.