Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Emerald Isle’s Upcoming Annual Event

Two people at the St. Patrick's Day festival, one of the upcoming events in Emerald Isle.

No matter when you visit Emerald Isle, there is something to discover, whether it’s a new attraction or checking out one of the upcoming events taking place in town. For those planning a visit in mid-March, something that needs to be on every itinerary is the Emerald Isle St. Patrick’s Day Festival. After enjoying a bit of breakfast at a local spot or your vacation rental from Sun-Surf Realty make your way to this annual festival.

What to Expect from This North Carolina St. Patrick’s Day Festival

Every year, the Emerald Plantation shopping center is taken over by the Emerald Isle St. Patrick’s Day Festival. This all-day affair from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. features a wide range of activities and attractions everyone in the whole family will enjoy.

You won’t have to worry about going hungry. Try traditional corned beef and cabbage, which pairs perfectly with a brew from the beer garden. The garden opens at 10 a.m. and is open to those 21 and up.

Musical Acts

Listen to incredible music from local performers in the main tent throughout the day. Acts include:

There’ll also be other acts taking place on the Emerald Stage. Keep an eye out for Port City Pipes & Drums making their way throughout the festival. 

Fun Demonstrations and Attractions

New in 2022 is a sports demonstration from Chain Reaction Sports and Alex Johann, a professional BMX rider. Be sure to wander the booths of 75 hand authenticated or handcrafted arts and crafts vendors. You may just find the perfect birthday or holiday gift for the special people in your life. For a bit of a thrill, enjoy the amusement rides.

Enjoy an Emerald Isle Party

When planning your Emerald Isle getaway with Sun-Surf Realty, be sure to check out the list of upcoming events taking place in this North Carolina town. Whether you’re visiting the annual St. Patrick’s Day festival in March or one of the other events taking place throughout the year, there are almost always festivities taking place. 

After spending a day of celebration, relax and unwind in your Emerald Isle vacation home. From rentals that take advantage of breathtaking ocean views to rentals that let you bring your four-legged friends along, our wide range of accommodations means you can find the perfect place for you. Call 800-553-7873 to speak with a knowledgeable staff member to learn more about which rental best fits your needs. 

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