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Shamrockin' in Ghent St. Paddy's block party returns

The annual St. Patrick's Day event has been held in Ghent for over 25 years.

NORFOLK, Va. — The 2020 Shamrockin' in Ghent block party will be held on Friday, March 6 from 6 to 10 p.m.

The annual St. Paddy's themed-event -- going strong for over 25 years now -- blocks off a portion of Colley Avenue in Ghent and will feature live music performances by Tidewater Pipes and Drums, Lucky 757, and The Fighting Jamesons.

The event is free and open to the public, however, beer and wine are $6 per ticket.

Proceeds from the event will go to Hope House Foundation, which supports adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities exclusively in their own homes.