(WIS) - St. Patrick's Day is upon us once again and you don't want to miss events in Columbia.
The festivities start on Friday, March 9 with a free, family-friendly event from 5:30 p.m.- 6:30 p.m.
Bring the little ones out for a scavenger hunt, games, and dying the fountain green.
On March 17. more than 45,000 are expected to attend this year's event, which will feature 20+ bands on 6 different stages, a silent disco, 20+ Arts & Craft vendors, and running events!
There is also a pot o' gold playland for the kids, 3 food courts, and a food truck rodeo.
Free Checker Yellow Cabs will be available as well as T-Mobile charging stations.
$20 Online Pre-sale
$95 St. Pat's Saluda's VIP Experience (Noon – 7 pm and includes: festival admission, food, open bar, premier viewing on balcony overlooking the main stage, clean restrooms)
Schedule of Events
7:30 am – Get to the Green 15K / 10K / 5K / Family Fun 1-Miler (Presented by Future Scholar)
9 am – Gates open
10 am – Parade on Devine Street
10 am – Pot O' Gold Playland opens (New location: Pavilion Ave, between College & Greene Streets)
Noon – 7 pm – Live music on 5 stages featuring local, regional and national acts
2 pm – 6 pm – Silent Disco on Harden
7 pm – Festival ends
Remember that youth 16 years old and under are to be admitted with an adult. Children 12 and under are admitted free with a guardian.
St. Pat's is a rain or shine event. Tickets are non-refundable.
St. Pat's is a NO RE-ENTRY festival.
For a list of bands and other information, visit the Five Points website.