Magnolia Midlands / Dublin

Irish Balloon Fest & Carnival

Dates : 3/6/15 - 3/7/15
Southern Pines Ag and Expo Center
575 Southern Pines Road
Dublin, GA 31021

478-290-5429 | 478-290-9700
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Watch as color lights the skies above Dublin as a multitude of hot air balloons float in a race to the finish in a two-day celebration of St. Patrick's Day! Ending with the annual Balloon Glow and Munchies at Southern Pines Expo & Ag Center each evening at dusk, this year's event will highlight the best foodie favorites in Dublin.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Friday: 4:30PM - 10:00PM
    Saturday: 7:00AM - 10:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Admission Free

    Facility Amenities

    Accessible by Public Transportation, Bus / Motorcoach Parking on Site, Concessions, Free Parking, Parking on Site, Public Restrooms

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Free Admission , Handicapped Accessible

    Group Amenities

    Group-friendly, Motorcoach-friendly

    Near Interstate Highway

    16

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages

    Type

    Entertainment, Fairs & Festivals, Family Friendly, Free Things to Do, St. Patrick's Day

Events

  • St. Patrick's Festival

    St. Patrick's Festival

    03/01/2015 - 03/31/2015

    The St. Patrick's Festival in Dublin takes place the entire month of March, with the main events taking place the weekend following St. Patrick's Day. The festival includes a hot air balloon fest, parade, leprechaun contest, road race, arts and crafts show and much more. You won't want to miss this family fun event!

    The first weekend in March is Pig in the Park BBQ Championship & Concert at the Market on Madison. Mark your calendar for Super Saturday, which features the St. Patrick's... read more

  • St. Patrick's Kite Flying Jamboree

    St. Patrick's Kite Flying Jamboree

    03/01/2015 - 03/01/2015

    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. 

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  • St. Patrick's Pig in the Park BBQ Fest

    St. Patrick's Pig in the Park BBQ Fest

    03/06/2015 - 03/07/2015

    Find your groove at the Market on Madison on Friday night at 7:30 p.m. with the kick off of downtown Dublin's First Friday Concert Series. Grab your coolers, lawn chairs and friends and family as downtown spices things up with food vendors, rides for the kids, and sounds sure to light up the night.

    Sponsored by Main Street Dublin, the St. Patrick's Pig in the Park BBQ Championship pits competitors against each other in three categories: ribs, pulled pork and, new this year, an... read more

  • St. Patrick's Arts & Crafts Festival

    St. Patrick's Arts & Crafts Festival

    03/21/2015 - 03/21/2015

    Explore the best of Downtown Dublin during the Arts & Crafts Festival as live music, artisans, and food take center stage at the 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, the Arts & Crafts Festival promises families a lively time! March 22, 2014, is Super Saturday and attendees can experience a day full of family-friend... read more