When: Saturday, March 14, 2015
Description: Come celebrate Ireland with the Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival. With more than 120 parade passages and thousands in participation, this has turned into one of the biggest single-day occasions in San Diego.
Join a Flag Raising function in Balboa Park at 9:45 AM. The Parade ventures off at 10:30 AM from Sixth Avenue and Juniper Street, voyages north on Fifth Avenue to Upas, then over to Sixth Avenue and South on Sixth to close at Juniper Street.
Special Big Event: San Diego ShamROCK
Streets will change into a urban, super chic rendition of the lovely moving slopes of Ireland as we shading the roads green with more than 80,000 square feet of Astroturf! Revelers will find the pot of gold toward the end of the rainbow at the biggest outside gathering on the West Coast! Join 20,000 celebration actively present people in the roads of the Gaslamp Quarter, as they shake their best “dance” at ShamROCK 2015, exhibited by Jameson and The Field.
ShamROCK 2015 will happen Saturday, March fourteenth, 2015 from 4:00 p.m. until Midnight. All leprechauns in participation will be immersed into an Irish shelter at the current year’s festival as we re-make a 150-foot Irish Pub in the avenues like nobody has ever seen some time recently, a lighting spectacle on the encompassing structures and a great deal more! ShamROCK is ensured to at the end of the day “Shake” the lanes with unending live excitement. The Field Irish Stage will be emphatically Celtic with endless live groups performing Irish Rock, Irish Punk Rock and other Irish top picks.
Ticket Cost: General Admission: $35 through March fifth, $40 through March thirteenth, $45 upon the arrival of the occasion
Irish Festival in Balboa Park:
The Festival is held in conjunction with the St. Patrick’s Day Parade and is for the whole gang. Live stimulation on the Festival’s two stages will run from 11:00 AM to 5:30 PM and will incorporate remarkable people vocalists and gatherings.
The Festival region will open at 9:00 AM with sustenance and art corners and also two lager arrangements serving brew, wine and Spirits. There is additionally a bona fide Celtic Village and Kids Zone with rides. The Festival and its diversion are allowed to people in general.
St. Patrick’s Day Parade is one of the biggest Parades in San Diego Notwithstanding delegates from Ireland and the ruling Miss Colleen and Smiling Irishman, other parade entrances, incorporates Marching Bands, Floats, the Emerald Societies, Police and Fire Department units, equestrian passages, Border Patrol units, Scout Troops, bagpipe contingents, moving gatherings, drill groups, roller skaters, comedians, obsolescent autos and the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick.
At the corner of Sixth and Quince, guests will discover a Celtic Village where it is the year 1582, and a troupe of renaissance re-enactors depict the day by day show of the fighters of House McFionn, clarifying their history as they do. Children and grown-ups alike will be stunned by bona fide battling shows and in addition Irish move, tune, artworks, and narrating.
Celebration amusement begins off with an extraordinary presentation with the bagpipes and drums of the San Diego Firefighters Emerald Society and the live diversion proceeds on two stages with a line-up of exceptional performers. Through the years we have had such greats as Brian Baynes; recording craftsman Tony Cummins, whose pub demonstrations are fabulous; Brehon Law, an “in your face” Irish people rock trio from Carlsbad; the Shamrockers, San Diego’s most loved Irish band with an “exemplary rock issue;” unique Celtic-style music from San Diego-based Sheela-na-Gig; Celtic vocal gifts Heloise Love & Richard Gordon; Harold and Gabe, and the Rythum Ranchers.
The Festival likewise offers a whole Kids Zone loaded with diversions, rides, llamas, face-painting, and other fun.