The St. Patrick’s Day festivities return with the City of Augusta this Thursday.  The city has teamed up with the Irish-American Heritage Society for the traditional St. Patrick’s Day parade.

The parade will kick off at 2 p.m. on St. Patrick’s Day (Thursday, March 17) on Broad Street in Downtown Augusta.

After the parade, enjoy the City of Augusta’s St. Patrick’s Day Festival at the Augusta Common from 4 p.m. – 10 p.m. There will be live entertainment, a Kid’s Fun Zone, food, drinks and vendors.  Live entertainment includes: Jaycee Ward, Joshua Pierce, Shine Box and Midnight Moon.