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St. Patrick's Day Parade & Festival

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March 11-13, 2016

Henderson Events Plaza
200 Water St.
Free admission; some activities may require the purchase of tickets.

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Celebrate the luck of the Irish at the 50th annual Southern Nevada Sons & Daughters of Erin St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival. This year’s parade theme is "50 years of Irish tradition," and is accompanied by three days of celebration, including a carnival, festival, car show and live entertainment.

Schedule of Events

Schedule subject to change or cancellation without notice. Management reserves all rights.

Friday, March 11

 

TIME
5pm-10pm Carnival & festival
6pm-9pm Entertainment
7pm-7:45pm The Angry Brians
 7:45pm-8:15pm  Irish Whiskey Tasting Contest
 8:15pm-9pm  The Angry Brians

Saturday, March 12

 

TIME
10am-Noon  Parade
10am-10pm  Carnival & festival
Noon-5pm  Car show
Noon-9pm  Entertainment
 Noon-12:45pm  The Angry Brians
 1pm-1:45pm  Carrolier Academy of Irish Dance
 1:45pm-2:15pm  Irish Whiskey Tasting Contest
 2:15pm-3:30pm  Killian's Angels
 3:45pm-4:30pm  The Angry Brians
 4:30pm-5pm  Parade & Car Show Awards
 5pm-5:55pm  St. Baldrick's Head Shaving
 6pm-6:45pm  Holes & Hearts
 6:45pm-7:15pm  Irish Whiskey Tasting Contest
 7:15pm-8pm  Flashback 
 8:15pm-9pm  The Angry Brians

Sunday, March 13

 

TIME
Noon-6pm  Entertainment
Noon-7pm  Festival
Noon-9pm  Carnival
 Noon-12:45pm  Holes & Hearts
 1pm-1:45pm  Finnegan's Wake
 1:45pm-2:15pm  Irish Whiskey Tasting Contest
 2:15pm-3pm  Machine Gun Kellys
 3:15pm-4pm  Darby O'Gill & the Little People
 4:15pm-5pm  Bogtrotter's Union
 5:15pm-6pm  Scoil Rince Ni Riada Irish Dance
  
Admission to the carnival, festival and live entertainment is complimentary.

Carnival games and rides require the purchase of tickets.
Single tickets: $1.25
Family book of 24 tickets: $24
Family book of 40 tickets: $40
All-day pass arm band: $30 (unlimited rides day of purchase only)
 
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Parade

Parade entries are $50 each and must be received by February 12, 2016. Visit Southern Nevada Sons & Daughters of Erin online for parade entry information. For questions, contact soeparade@gmail.com.
 
 

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Car Show

For details, about the car show, contact Southern Nevada Sons & Daughters of Erin or Hustlers' Las Vegas Car Club. Car show entries are $20.

Vendor Opportunities

Vendor opportunities have sold out for this year.

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Sponsors

Visit Southern Nevada Sons & Daughters of Erin online for sponsorship opportunities.

Street Closures

Water Street from Minor to Victory and
Atlantic Avenue from Eldorado parking entrance to Water Street
Closed to through traffic starting 11pm on Friday, March 11
Complete street closure starting at 5am on Saturday, March 12

Ocean Avenue from Van Wagenen to Haynes
Closed to through traffic and street parking starting at 11pm on Friday, March 11
Opens to through traffic and street parking at 2pm on Saturday, March 12

Water Street from Minor to Basic and from Purple Heart to Victory
Opens to through traffic and street parking starting at 2pm on Saturday, March 12

Water Street from Atlantic to Purple Heart and
Atlantic Avenue from Eldorado parking entrance to Water Street

Opens to through traffic and street parking starting at 6pm on Saturday, March 12

Water Street from Atlantic to Basic
Opens to through traffic and street parking starting at 11pm on Saturday, March 12

City Hall parking lot (Water Street entrance)
Closed at 7pm on Tuesday, March 8 to 6:30am on Monday, March 14

City Hall parking lot (Basic Road entrance)
Closed at 7pm on Wednesday, March 9 to 6:30am on Monday, March 14