Everything you need to know: St. Pat’s in Five Points Schedule of Events

St. Patrick’s Day in Five Points is once again upon us.

 Over 45,000 people are expected to attend this year’s event, featuring 25 musical acts, running events of 15k/10k/5k/ and 1 mile family fun run, a pot o’ gold play land for the kids, food, beer, and more.

The Fountain Division of W.P. Law’s Official Kick-Off to St. Pat’s in Five Points.

Friday, March 3rd 5:30 – 6:30pm

 Irish-themed entertainment, including bagpipers, Rince N’ah Eireann dancers, Kudzu Queens and more, will be sure to put you in the shamrock spirit. Children can join other little leprechauns and help dye the fountain green. The wee ones and their chaperones are then invited to explore the Five Points village on a scavenger hunt through Five Points to find our festival mascot hiding in fun and fanciful places.

Get To The Green 15K / 10K / 5K / 1-Mile Family Fun Run

Saturday, March 18th 7:30am

Kick off the St. Pat’s in Five Points Festival with Columbia’s largest road race!

Get to the Green features 10K, 5K and 1-Mile Family Fun Run events in which participants chase rainbows in pursuit of a pot of gold.

15K & 10K start at 7:30 a.m.

5K starts at 8:00 a.m.

1-Mile Family Fun Run starts at 8:15 a.m.

Get your route map here

FREE children’s area in MLK Park – “Pot O’ Gold Playland”

Saturday, March 18th 10:00 am – 6:00pm

Your little leprechauns are sure to think they’ve found the end of the rainbow in this fun-filled area with rides, games,

kid-approved entertainment, tasty treats, a petting zoo, magic shows, karaoke, and face painting.

Silent Disco

rab your neon green and head to 800 block of Harden Street (by the College Street stage)

for a little something special – the Silent Disco! Each person grabs a headset and gets to rock out all afternoon to these awesome DJs.


Schedule Of Bands

(Over 20 bands on 5 stages National, Regional, and Local bands)


12:15 pm Los Colognes

1:30 pm The Social Animals

2:40 pm  Villanova

4:10 pm Superchunk

5:40 pm St. Paul & the Broken Bones


1:00pm Lauren Hall

2:10pm See Water

3:40pm Moose Kick

5:30pm Michael Ray


12:45pm Marytree

1:45pm The High Divers

3:30pm All Get Out

5:00pm Drivin’ N Cryin’


1:00pm Little Bird

2:10pm The Travelin’ Kine

3:30 pm Tuatha Dea

5:00pm The MoBros


12:00 pm The Dirty Gone Dolas

1:15 P pm Cosmic Possums

2:30 pm The Post-Timey String Band

3:45pm The Boomtown Waifs


3 food courts and a food truck rodeo with local and regional offerings
Arts & crafts vendors
“St. Pat’s Wall” – interactive life-sized chalkboard
March Madness Viewing
  Craft Beer Tasting Room

Pre-sale tickets are $15 at the following outlets:

Cycle Center – 1001 Harden Street

Green’s Beverages – 400 Assembly Street

Papa Jazz Record Shoppe – 2014 Greene Street

Pita Pit – 2002-A Greene Street

Village Idiot Pizza – 2009 Devine Street

Yesterday’s – 2030 Devine Street

In addition to general admission, tickets are currently available online for the St. Pat’s Saluda’s VIP Experience.

Tickets are $95 and include festival admission, food, an open bar, premiere and exclusive viewing of a main stage from Saluda’s wrap around porch, and clean restrooms.