Sunday, Mar 9, 2014
26th St. Patrick's Day Festival
Date(s) & Time(s)::
March 16, 2013
Location: Murphysboro, IL
*9am - 25th Annual 5K Walk/Run. The race will start at 9am at 17th Street and Walnut. Pre-registration is $20, ($10 for $River to River Runners), fee after March 9th is $25. Entry forms available online, or at the Murphysboro Chamber of Commerce.Return to event list.
*10am - 17th Street Warehouse Opens (17th Street Bar & Grill). Corned Beef, Cabbage and Irish Potato Buffet available from 10am-6pm. Tickets on sale at the door. Silent Auction items will be in The Warehouse all day for bidding.
*11am - St. Patrick's Day Parade. Participants meet at the Saint Andrew Church parking lot no later than 10:30am for line up. For spectators, the parade will start at 7th Street and go west on Walnut Street, ending at 18th Street.
*11:30am-1:30pm - Irish Kids' Festival. Bring the kids by the Murphysboro Youth Center, 1818 Walnut Street. Open to 1st through 6th graders. Arts & Crafts, Games, and Storytelling. No fee required. Refreshments will be available for sale.
*12pm - Fire Truck Display. Stop by after the Parade to see the display of fire trucks, old and new, in the parking lot at 17th Street and Pine Street, across from 17th Street Warehouse.
*12pm-3pm - Shamrock Craft Beer Tasting. A tasting of the finest craft beers in the area, brewed by lacal and reigonal brewers. Advance tickets are $10/$12 at the door of 17th Street Warehouse. Advance ticket reservations located at website or in our office.
*12:30pm - Leprechuan Classic Bocce Tournament. 4 person team event outside Riverside Park. Cost is $60 er team and limited to 10 teams-double elimination. Teams begin play at 1pm. Call 618-687-3113 for more info.
*1pm-5pm - Irish Dart Tournament. Chicago Style Team draw. $10 per person. Cash payout 4 places. Bracket elimination. Advance tickets at website or in office.
*1pm-5pm - Arm Wrestling Tournament. Four weight classes. Bracketed winner/loser. 1st and 2nd Trophies each weight class. Double elimination. $10/person entry. Release form signed at Tournament.
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