This year Ballina’s St Patrick’s Day and Easter celebrations come together to form March Madness. Running over the weekend from Friday, March 17th to Sunday, March 19th the festival catalogue is brimming with events to suit all ages.
On Friday the 17th make sure not to miss the sights and sounds of the St Patrick’s Day Parade in Ballina. The Parade will begin at 4pm and make its way from Convent Hill, down Tone Street and through the town followed by a firework display at the Salmon Weir Bridge.
Jackie Clarke Collection
Saturday 18th March 2017 2-4pm
Lots of fun and good old Irish craic for the children at the Jackie Clarke Collection.
At 2pm the Fancy Dress Treasure Hunt will kick off from the Collection. There will be prizes given for the best dressed “Leprechaun” or “Saint Patrick” on the day. Traditional Irish music will entertain the crowds, while our resident faces painters will be on site offering lucky charm designs of your choice for your festive faces. Free Admission.