Sixth Annual St. Patrick’s Day Block Party to be Held March 19 in Downtown LaGrange – LaGrange Daily News

Make plans to celebrate all things Irish at LaGrange’s annual downtown St. Patrick’s Day Block Party. On Saturday, March 19, this year’s festivities will take place on the Overlook Plaza Stage next to Wild Leap Brew Company from noon to 4 p.m. and on the 100 block of Main Street from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the mobile Show Stage.

World champion Irish dancers Drake Irish Dance from Atlanta will add an authentic Irish touch to the celebration, performing at 2 p.m. on the Overlook Stage and 4 p.m. on Main Street.

The free, family-friendly event will also feature live music. Wild Leap Brew Company sponsors Too Group Many Peachtree Streets, on the Overlook Plaza stage from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

The Raising Sand Band will play hits from the 60s to the present day on the Showmobile stage on Main Street when the Irish dancing show ends around 4.30pm.

Many downtown restaurants will be offering food and drink specials during the event.

Customers are encouraged to buy food and drink downtown to enjoy on Main Street while listening to The Raising Sand Bandaged. No food or drink from outside will be allowed to enter.

In the Main Street area, spectators are encouraged to bring their own tailgate chairs and claim a spot in Flagpole Park to enjoy the festivities.

Tables for eight can be reserved for $30.00 online at Event goers can also make table reservations on Main Street by contacting Barbie Watts at (706) 298-4534 .

Free activities will be available on Flagpole Park for all ages including airbrush tattoos courtesy of Mallory Agency and a St. Patty’s Day photo booth sponsored by the DLDA.

Downtown businesses donated prizes including gift certificates for downtown shops and restaurants, passes to LaGrange’s downtown Spring Sip & Shop, products from Wild Leap Brew Co and Emberglow Handmade and Beauty Bar specials – complete a Lucky Clover card for a chance to win.

Starting March 11, visit participating downtown stores and restaurants to find a Lucky Clover Card. Participants must sign and deposit their Lucky Clover card in the Pot of Gold in Emberglow or Marketplace in LaFayette Square by 3 p.m. on March 18.

Lucky Clover Prize winners will be announced from the Showmobile Stage at 6:30 p.m. Entrants must be present to win.

Joseph K. Bennett