Roanoke, VA - Be prepared for big crowds in downtown Roanoke Saturday.
St. Patrick's Day events will have downtown tied up for most of the day, especially near the market.
Starting at 7 a.m., most of the city center will be closed for the Shamrock Festival as will sections in Gainsboro for the Shamrock Hill run.
Finally, Jefferson Street will close between 11 a.m. and noon, for the annual St. Patrick's Day parade.
Get more information on St. Patrick's Day events.