PIG IN THE PARK BBQ FEST
Free Concert featuring
Big Daddy & Company
Friday, March 7th at 7:30 p.m.
Pig in the Park BBQ Competition
Saturday, March 8th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Sponsored by the Dublin Downtown Development Authority, the St. Patrick's Pig in the Park BBQ Championship pits competitors against each other in three categories: ribs, pulled pork and brisket with first, second, and third place awarded in each category. Entry is $25 per category. Call or email for entry information.
Market on Madison 314 W. Madison Street Dublin, GA 31021 478-272-2560
BALLOON FEST & CARNIVAL
Watch as color lights the skies above Dublin as a multitude of hot air balloons float in a race to the finish in a three-day celebration of St. Patrick's Day during the
Balloon Fest! Beginning Friday, March 14th from 4:30 p.m. - 10 p.m.and continuing Saturday, March 15th from 7 a.m. - 10 p.m., the festivities end with the annual Balloon Glow and Carnival at Southern Pines Expo & Ag Center on Sunday, March 16th from 7 a.m. - 10 p.m. when the balloons will again take to the skies to celebrate their victory.
The Carnival features midway rides, games and a delectable assortment of carnival foods.
Southern Pines Ag and Expo Center 575 Southern Pines Road Dublin, GA 31021
ARTS & CRAFTS FESTIVAL
Explore the best of Downtown Dublin during the
Arts & Crafts Festival on Saturday, March 22nd from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. as live music, artisans, and food take center stage at Market on Madison and Bicentennial Plaza for a jig of epic proportions!
Featuring live entertainment and music, beautiful landscaping, a huge dining pavilion and food court, guest information booths, and much more, Arts & Crafts Festival promises families a lively time!
March 22nd is Super Saturday and attendees can experience a day full of family-friendly activities, including the St. Patrick's Parade, Annual Tennis Tournament, and Leprechaun Road Race.
Main Street Dublin
314 Academy Avenue
Dublin, GA 31021
Practice your jig, as March 28th transforms into a night for the adult lads and lasses at the Dublin Country Club featuring food & drink, live entertainment by 176 Keys Dueling Pianos, blackjack, roulette, craps, and other casino fun!
Tickets are $35 each and can be purchased at Dublin's Visitors Center.
102 Travel Center Blvd.
Dublin, GA 31021
... & MORE!
Kite Flying Jamboree
March 1 from 1 p.m.- 4 p.m.
Bring your favorite kite as the luck of the Irish blows in steady breezes for the 49th Annual St. Patrick's Festival Kite Flying Jamboree. This free family event fills the sky with bold color. Lucky the Leprechaun will visit.
Springdale Baptist Church 1701 Springdale Road Dublin, GA 31021 478-272-1417
St. Patrick's Book Sale
March 7-9th from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m.
The Annual St. Patrick's Book Sale features thousands of titles from every genre. Browse a wide selection of new and used books, VHS movies, audiocassettes and more at prices starting at .50
Laurens County Library 801 Bellevue Avenue Dublin, GA 31021
Easter Seals Golf Classic
March 14th at Dublin Country Club
LEPRECHAUN ROAD RACE
Gear up for Dublin's Annual
Leprechaun Road Race featuring a 1K Fun Run/Walk, 5K, and 10K where the whole family can run to support charity on Saturday, March 22nd at 8 a.m.. Get those Irish eyes smiling and feet moving in support of CASA, King's Cleft Children's Home, and WINGS in the race to crown the fastest leprechaun!
Dublin High School
1127 Hillcrest Parkway
Dublin, GA 31021
To register, visit http://racerpal.com/races/LRR.html
St. Patrick's World Safari Exhibit
Visitors will trek through the snow covered Artic, the steamy swamps of Florida, and the thickets of Mexico as they view rare animals from North America, Asia, Europe, and Russia with a trip through the
World Safari Collection. Featuring over 130 exhibits of big game trophies, this educational collection includes a ten foot polar bear, cougar, sheep, alligator, six species of caribou, walrus, and much more, including a man-eating deer from China.
Owned by hunting legend, Dr. J.Y. Jones, the collection highlights Dr. Jones' adventures on his expeditions to Africa and Slovakia. Dr. Jones will be on hand to sign copies of his newly released book, "Another Rifle, Another Land."
Tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for ages 6-12, and free for children 5 and under, and are available at the door.
Dr. J.Y. Jones Museum 1213 Walke Dairy Road Dublin, GA 31021