Irish Flag Raising & The Great Birmingham Irish Toast

Thursday March 15th, 2018 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm

You are cordially invited to attend the Five Points South St. Patrick's Celebration 3rd Annaul Irish Flag Raising and The Great Birmingham Irish Toast.

The ceremony starts at 5:30pm at the Chick-Fil-A flag pole in Five Points South and will be led by the Birmingham Irish Cultural Society. This event is an opportunity to pay tribute to this years Parade Marshall and to kick-off the St. Patrick's Parade Day weekend. The ceremony will include a pipe performance, the announcement of this years parade marshall and an Irish blessing from the local Irish Community. 

Following the flag raising, a procession led by bagpipes will take the crowd over to Brennan's Irish Pub for "The Great Birmingham Irish Toast" with $5.00 Guinness pints and $4.00 Tullamore Dew shots, toast will be lead by Birmingham Irish Society chair Marty Connors. As we try to gather the most people together for Birmingham's LARGEST St. Patrick's toast.

Stay around after the toast for dinner, Brennan's will have thier full dinner menu available. Click HERE to see menu.

Irish Flag Raising Ceremony Program - 5:30pm to 6pm

*Opening remark's from parade day organizers (3min)
*Parade Marshall announcement and the presenting of the parade sash (3min)
*Remarks from Parade Marshall (5min)
*Irish Flag raising & bagpiper Ryan Morrision (5min)
*Irish Blessing (3min)
*Closing Remarks (2min)

***Bagpipe procession to crowd to Irish toast location @ Brennan's Irish Pub.

The Great Birmingham Irish Toast - 6pm to 7:30pm @ Brennan's Irish Pub (1108 20th St. S)

*Procession to location (10min)
*Public buys a pint and shot (10min)

*Toast lead by Birmingham Irish Cultural Society Chair (5min)
*Stay around after toast for some dinner from Brennan's menu

Come back on Saturday March 17th for St. Patrick's Day Parade in Five Points South (#stpats5pts). Area restuarants and bars will be offering lunch, dinner, drinks specials and more. The 34th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade is from 1:30pm to 2:30pm. 

Click HERE to learn more.


Presented by 
Five Points Alliance & The Birmingham Irish Cultural Society

The City of Birmingham, Tullamore Dew Irish Whiskey, Guinness, Zydeco, 5 Point Public House Oyster Bar, Black Market Bar & Grill, Chick-Fil-A 5 Points, Brennan's Irish Pub, DAVE'S Pub, Mellow Mushroom, The J Clyde, Little Italy, Sleek Sports Bar, D's Tamales Restaurant and Bar, The Birmingham Irish Cultural Society, Birmingham Mountain Radio, REV Birmingham, Style Advertising