Everyone’s Irish for the day in the World’s Fastest Growing St. Patrick’s Day Parade that will take place on Thursday, March 17, 2016 at 4:30 p.m. in Olde Town Conyers. This is a two-block walking parade and everybody is encouraged to meet at the corner of Main and Center streets prior to 4:30 p.m. to join in this annual tradition.
There is an annual crowning of children’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade king and queen, a Leprechaun Lookalike Contest for adults and--new this year--a pet contest at the conclusion of the parade. There are also complimentary Irish-themed refreshments at the Olde Town Pavilion. Following the parade is the 7th Annual World’s Shortest Endurance Run sponsored by the Rotary Club of Rockdale County. The run, .1 mile in length from the Conyers Welcome Center to The Pointe on Railroad Street, begins with a shotgun start at 5 p.m. and participants who enter will receive a T-shirt.
Businesses in Olde Town will offer great deals on merchandise as well as food and drink specials for parade attendees.