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See them dance more traditional Irish Dancing on Saturday at the Festival
A big thanks to the Irish Dancers attending St Paddy’s parade from Destin 2013
Q: Do I have to be 21 to enter?
A: No, 30a St Patricks Parade and Festival is for all ages with many activities for all—kids & adults. However, you must be 21 to purchase and/or consume alcohol.
Q: Can I bring my own food and/or beverages?
A: Water is permitted. Please support our vendors, who support this event as well. Without their support, and in turn, yours, then the event could not be put on.
Q: Can I bring my pet?
A: Pets are permited at the festival on leashes at all times.
Q: What if it rains?
A: The event will go on rain or shine. In past years celebrants have had a great time partying in all conditions, including similar events.
Q: How much does it Cost ?
A: Free to enter the parade, Festival.
Q: Where can I find accommodation nearby?
A: Our official sponsors are Andrews and Arnsdorff and Resort Quest. Both have accomodations close to the venue. Please check for availability.
Everyone is Irish for Day on St Patricks Day, and where better to celebrate the greenest day of the year but on the Emerald Coast.
MARK YOUR CALENDAR SATURDAY MARCH 16th 2013 – Parade (approx) at 3.15pm and IrishFest at Gulf Place starting at 4.15 in Santa Rosa Beach Fl 32459 alongside the beautiful beaches of NW Florida
Below is coverage of previous events
Parade Day: SATURDAY MARCH 16th 2013
Parade Starts on Scenic 30a near Gulf Trace (1/3 mile west of Grayton Corner) heading WEST to end at Gulf Place
Parade participants: Local businesses and individuals. Bicycles welcome, may have to stick to path for safety as road is not closed fully.
We need your help !
We will need volunteers to help with the parade and the events.
Vendors invited first come first served from – Sponsors needed to cover rising costs of event.