PHOTOS & PARADE WINNERS: St. Augustine St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Celtic Festval

Stormtroopers wearing kilts were part of the 2016 St. Augustine St. Patrick's Day Parade. Photos by Renee Unsworth

Stormtroopers wearing kilts were part of the 2016 St. Augustine St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Photos by Renee Unsworth

Congratulations to the winning 2016 St. Augustine St. Patrick’s Day Parade floats, marching bands, and units! Trophies were given out for first place winners on March 12 on the main stage of the St. Augustine Celtic Music & Heritage Festival. Winners of three categories are below …

MARCHING UNITS:

1) Flagler Model Land Company Neighborhood Association

2). Retired NYC Firefighters

3) 501st Legion

MARCHING BANDS:

1) Flagler Palm Coast High School Marching Band

2). JFRD Pipe & Drums

3) Brevard Sheriff’s Office Pipe & Drums

BEST FLOAT:

1) St. Augustine Swashbucklers

2) St. Augustine Garrison

3) Kelly Electric

CELTIC FESTIVAL INFORMATION

Find the CELT in YOU in America’s Oldest Celtic City — MARCH 11-13
Francis Field, 29 W. Castillo Drive, downtown St. AugustineThe three-day St. Augustine Celtic Music &Heritage Festival is arguably the finest Celtic event in the Southeast U.S.The March 11-13 event in downtown St. Augustine features internationally acclaimed Celtic bands, a pre-festival Whiskey Tasting on Friday evening (March 11), Highland games, Celtic shopping and food, live music, two stages, and a variety of entertainment.And the ONLY St. Augustine St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Northeast Florida kicks things off at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 12.Festival tickets are available at CelticStAugustine.com. Festival tickets may also be purchased at Ann O’Malley’s, 23 Orange St., or at Barley Republic Irish Pub, 48 Spanish St., downtown St. Augustine.FRIDAY, MARCH 11
*Dublin’s Irish Tenors & The Celtic Ladies
Memorial Presbyterian Church, 32 Sevilla St., St. Augustine
Tickets: http://www.celticstaugustine.com/special-friday-night-event/FRIDAY, MARCH 11
*Whiskey Tasting
Francis Field
Tickets: http://www.celticstaugustine.com/whiskey-tasting/SATURDAY, MARCH 12
10 a.m. St. Augustine St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Begins at Francis Field and travels through downtown streets

11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Francis Field
Headliners: Searson, Albannach, Seven Nations, Emish, Dublin City Ramblers, Emmit Cahill, Rathkeltair

SUNDAY, MARCH 13
11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Francis Field
Headliners: Scuttered the Bruce, Albannach, Poor Angus, Dublin City Ramblers, Seven Nations, Rathkeltair

For the complete entertainment schedule: http://www.celticstaugustine.com/performers/

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