Emerald Society South Florida Emerald Society sponsors of the Coral Gables St. Patrick's Day Festival
the South Florida Emerald Society, Inc. • info@EmeraldSocietySFL.com
PO Box 836225 • Miami, FL 33283-6225 • 305-949-8400

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Coral Gables Salutes The Wearing Of The Green
at the Annual St. Patrick's Day Irish Festival

produced by the St. Patrick’s Day Committee, Inc.

The Annual St. Patrick's Festival will be held on March 12, 2016


at

Fred B. Hartnett Park
is 4 blocks south of Coral Way
in the center of Ponce de Leon Blvd.

For a Map and Driving Directions, click here

All are welcome at the annual Irish Festival. Spend the day with family and friends, enjoying a taste of Irish culture. Wear your green, and join us for a day filled with merriment as you enjoy Irish music, dance and food, along with the arts.

  • Great Irish Food -- corned beef and cabbage, shepherd's pie, authentic soda bread, and whiskey cake
  • Irish Crafts -- a variety of crafts for sale by high quality vendors
  • Fun For The Kids -- face painting, playground, giant slide, rock climbing and the merry go round, the Leprechaun Corner for crafts, Rainbow Dust, face painting and more
  • Full Service Bar -- whet your whistle with Irish and American beer, spirits, soda and juice.

Entertainment:
Tricianne Garrihy, Irish Singer and Harpist featuring Avalon, Celtic Cross with Paddy Kelligan, Michael O'Hara and the Breffni Dancers, St. Andrews Pipe Band, C.O.D.

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The South Florida Irish Community invites everyone to join in a traditional Celtic celebration at the 37th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Festival at high noon, Saturday, March 12, 2016 (the Saturday before St. Patrick’s Day.) The festival will be held at Fred B. Hartnett Ponce Circle Park in Coral Gables (2800 Ponce de Leon Boulevard) just five blocks south of Miracle Mile.

Entertainment will be provided by the popular Irish singer and harpist, Tricianne Garrihy, featuring Avalon who will play traditional and contemporary Irish music; Celtic Cross featuring Paddy Kelligan; Tipsy Laird, the Irish Balladeer; and by the St. Andrew Bagpipe Band. In addition, Irish dancers from the Breffni Academy of Dance led by Michael O’Hara will provide plenty of fancy stepping and gravity-defying leaps. The Miss Colleen Pageant has been revived and the participants will be showcased on stage.

Holding to the belief that "Everyone is a little bit Irish on St. Patrick’s Day," The St. Patrick’s Day Committee has combined family-oriented entertainment and a variety of palate-pleasing delectables such as traditional corned beef & cabbage and authentic Irish soda bread, as well as a wide array of spirits and other beverages including Irish whisky and Irish stout. The festival will also include many children’s activities, including clowns, face painting, a giant slide, and the very popular rock-wall-climbing. A wide variety of Irish crafts will be available for sale by high quality vendors.

This is the 16th year the Festival has been held in Coral Gables at Fred B. Hartnett Ponce Circle Park. The site of the Festival is named for former Coral Gables Mayor, the late Fred B. Hartnett, a long-time member of The Emerald Society.

For the past 36 years, the St. Patrick’s Day Committee has organized a St. Patrick’s Day Parade or Festival. As always, admission to the Festival is free and open to all. For more information, call 305-949-8400

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PUBLICITY AND CREDIT REQUIREMENTS: Grantees must include the following credit line in all promotional and marketing materials related to their grant including news releases, public announcements, press releases, print and broadcast media:
"With the support of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs, the Cultural Affairs Council, the Mayor, and the Miami-Dade County Board of County Commissioners."

Grantees must also use the Department’s logo in marketing and publicity materials whenever possible.

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The St. Patrick's Day Festival is produced by the St. Patrick's Day Committee, Inc. with the support of the Coral Gables Cultural Affairs Council and the South Florida Emerald Society, Inc. Financial support is welcome. For sponsorship opportunities, please call 305-949-8400.

The South Florida Emerald Society, Inc.
PO Box 836225 -- Miami, FL 33283-6225
Telephone: 305-949-8400
Email: info@EmeraldSocietySFL.com
Web site: www.EmeraldSocietySFL.com

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