WASHINGTON (DC) -- Some streets will be closed for the St. Patrick' Day parade and the Shaw Tavern St. Patrick's Day Neighborhood Festival on March 17.
For the latter, the 1800 block of 6th St. will shut down between Florida Avenue and S St. from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
The parade on the National Mall will start on Constitution Avenue NW and proceed west from 7th to 17th Sts. NW. Streets leading to Constitution will be closed from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. The duration is subject to change.
Officials encourage alternate routes and advise the public about delays with increased pedestrian traffic as well.