St Patrick's Day Parade, FREE Family Day & Events

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Posted 2019-02-09 by finyfollow
St Patrick's Day is always a fun day, whether you are Irish, Catholic or not! Join in for a fantastic day's entertainment at the St. Patrick's Festival WA Parade & Family Fun Day. This will be held in Leederville and turn our popular Leederville streets green.

The event will be held on Saturday 16th March 2019, from 10.00 am. If you get there early, you can enjoy the pre-parade entertainment and get a good viewing spot for the actual parade.

The parade route is planned to start at the Water Corporation Car Park. It will then go down Newcastle Street, onto Oxford Street before turning right onto Vincent Street and finishing up at the Leederville Oval.

There will be a dedicated float [i]"decant area"[/i] located in a section of the Oval to allow floats to deconstruct. Here is a map of the route to be taken.

After the parade has passed through, you can continue and go on to the Leederville Oval where there will be the St. Patrick's Festival Family Fun Day, which will feature entertainment for the whole family.

The children will be kept entertained with many children's activities including:

  • An animal farm
  • Bouncing castles
  • Face painters
  • Zorb ball
  • Magicians
  • Foam and bubbles machines
  • Arts and crafts
  • Obstacle courses
  • A chill-out area where children can go when and if, they get tired

  • There will be exhibitions of traditional Irish hurling and football to entertain you during the day. There will also be some fabulous stalls where you can browse and buy from local arts, crafts, bric-a-brac and homewares among other things.

    For the children who are slightly older, there will be a good line up of entertainment on the Main Stage. This includes some of Perth's best and most popular musicians and best Irish dancers.

    The St. Patrick's Festival Parade and the Family Fun Day are events you definitely do not want to miss, as they will be something different and great fun.

    As well as this event, there will also be the following events held around Perth for St Patrick's Day festivities:

    [b]Durty Nelly's Irish Pub Perth,[/b] 397 Murray Street, Perth will hold entertainment throughout the day:

    They will have the best craic in town with the world's greatest St Paddy's Day Perth has ever seen!

    You can start with breakfast for their $26 fry up, including your choice of Guinness, club orange, Irish coffee or just tea or coffee. This will be available from 7 am to 10.30 am before the Leederville parade starts.

    Then there will be live music with Perth's finest Irish entertainment and FREE entry all day long! There will be the Healys at 11 am, The Lost Backpackers at 2 pm, Fiona Rea & Grand Remedy at 5:30 pm and Luna Ft. Alan Clifford at 9 pm.

    There will be Irish dancing, drink specials and heaps of Irish drinks to buy. You can see more at their Facebook page.

    [b]St Patricks Day at the Mighty Quinn,[/b] 112 Wanneroo Road, Yokine. The Lost Backpackers will be back in Perth for the St Patrick's day weekend and l perform again this year in the Mighty Quinn Tavern on 17th March. This will be a fun-filled show at 6 pm. The music starts early in the day with Bryan Rice Dalton and company. This entertainment is free and they have excellent meals here.

    [b]Paddy's Day Weekend at The Irish Club of WA,[/b] 61 Townshend Street, Subiaco. This will be a weekend full of entertainment for the family starting at 12 noon on Saturday 16th March and going all day Sunday 17th March. You can book for St Patrick's Day breakfast with two sittings and live music from 10 am. Full Irish breakfast plus a pint will be just $28 with children's breakfast at $10 including a juice. You can read more and book at this site.

    From 12 noon on St Patrick's Day, children eat free with each adult meal purchased. You can read their menu at this link.

    On Saturday 16th from 12 noon - Open Music Session
    4 pm - Tommy O'Brien
    8 pm - Craic 'n On

    On Sunday 17th from10 am - Ciaran O'Sullivan
    1 pm: Luna Irish Dancers
    4 pm: Prohibition

    [b]St Patrick's Day at Five6Eight Bar,[/b] 22 Eastbrook Terrace, East Perth. Here you can celebrate St Patrick's Day in a safe and family-friendly environment on Sunday 17th March. You will be able to get:

  • Full Irish breakfast and Guinness or Mimosa $25
  • Live music and entertainment all day from 12 noon
  • Open from 10 am
  • Bookings are essential for breakfast and lunch

  • You can contact them at their Facebook page.

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