With a name like Emerald Isle you’d have to expect an awesome St. Patrick’s Festival. This one is complete with Leprechauns, clowns and shrimp burgers!
The 27th Annual Emerald Isle St. Patrick’s Festival is proudly presented by Transportation Impact on Saturday, March 17, 2018 from 9am-6pm at the Emerald Plantation shopping center. Admission to the festival and parking is free.
This year’s festival will feature over 75 arts and crafts vendors, food vendors, amusement rides, face painters, and many other fun, family-oriented activities.
As always, the festival will feature delicious foods such as corned beef and cabbage, shrimp burgers, hamburgers and hot dogs, Mediterranean cuisine, BBQ, funnel cakes, fried peanuts, cotton candy and much, much more.
Festival goers can also enjoy a beer garden.
The Little Ms. & Mr. Leprechaun Contest will take place on the main stage at 10am. The contest is for boys and girls ages 2-3 and 4-5 with each participant being judged on the originality and creativity of their costume and overall stage presentation.
Contest organizers require pre-registration by 12pm on Friday, March 10th and ask that participants be under the main stage’s tent by 9:30am on the day of the event. Please contact (252) 354-6350 to register.
No pets on festival grounds. Main tent is open to 21 years and up, no strollers allowed in beer tent.
Questions regarding the festival should be directed to Emerald Isle Parks and Recreation at 252-354-6350.
Visit www.emeraldisle-nc.org for more information.