Emerald Isle St. Patrick’s Festival

Leprechauns, clowns and shrimp burgers!

EMERALD ISLE, NC - The 26th Annual Emerald Isle St. Patrick’s Festival presented by Transportation Impact will take place on Saturday, March 11th from 9am-5pm at the Emerald Plantation Shopping Center. Admission and parking are free for the festival.

This year’s festival will feature over 75 arts and crafts vendors, food vendors, clowns and static displays along with amusement rides, a climbing wall, 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.

Visit www.emeraldisle-nc.org for more information.