Time to get your shenanigans on! The inaugural “ShamRock Fest” is from 6pm to 11pm Saturday at Gazebo Park in downtown Stuart. Dance and jig to live music by Uproot Hootenanny and enjoy green beer, traditional Irish food, dancers, and bagpipers. A king and queen will be crowned for looking the “luckiest”. Proceeds from the event will benefit the families of the fallen soldiers through the Moustache March for Military organization. Tickets are $5.00. Please call 772-284-3007 for more information visit http//KaleidoMinds.com. Kids under 12 get in free.
Downtown Jensen Beach is about to be shaken up with Gaelic fun. Festivities run from 11:00am to 7pm. A puppy parade begins at 3pm with canine friends dressed in all things green and shamrocks. Join the fun for an Irish celebration in historic downtown Jensen Beach. Main sponsor is Mulligan’s Beach House Bar and Grill. There will be a free kid’s area with bounce house, slides, games, sand art, live music and much more for fun filled day of family fun! For more information on this event, please call (772) 600-7377.
Enjoy a fun weekend of fun at Abacoa, Jupiter for St. Patrick’s Day Weekend. Friday at 8pm watch hilarious, dancing penguins take on trouble in the artic in “HAPPY FEET 2”. Snuggle up with kids and enjoy the movie on the amphitheater green. Food vendors will be lining the green to serve your favorite movie snacks. On St. Patty’s Day, spend the entire day, beginning with breakfast at Rooney’s Public House, www.rooneyspublichouse.com. Enjoy the Tir Na Greine Irish dancers, music, food, giveaways, and tons of Irish fun. Stop by and grab a pint! Catch a spring training game: Miami Marlins Vs. Minnesota Twins at 1:05pm on Sunday afternoon.
Palm Beach Gardens residents can head down to West Palm Beach for a good old-fashioned “St. Patty’s Day Pub Crawl”. Beginning at noon At Bandidos Taco Shop (registration site) on Saturday, March 16, 2013 ending at 12:00 am and repeating Sunday, March 17th at noon. Bars to be visited: Off the Hookah, Reef Road Rum Bar, Feel Goods Rock Bar, and others…plan on plenty of shenanigans! Price: $15-$20 visit www.pubcrawls.com for more information about the pub-crawl in the city near you.
Visit the Palm Beach Zoo in West Palm Beach dressed in a leprechaun hat on St. Patrick’s Day and receive $2.00 off admission. Feeling brave? Come dressed from head to toe as a leprechaun and receive a complimentary admission to the zoo…Now that is “luck of the Irish”! Visit www.palmbeachzoo.org for more information on special events. Zoo hours on March 17, 2013 are 9:00am – 4:15pm.