Magnolia Midlands / Dublin

St. Patrick's Dine in the Pines & Balloon Glow

Dates : 3/7/15 - 3/8/15
Southern Pines Regional Park
575 Southern Pines Road
Dublin, GA 31021

478-272-4002
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Sample the best of Dublin's local food scene during the St. Patrick's Dine in the Pines from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Southern Pines Regional Park.

With tasting samples from local eateries and live music, Dine in the Pines offers a taste of Dublin's nationally acclaimed cuisine, regional favorites, and hometown flavors during another traditional event: St. Patrick's Irish Balloon Fest.

Watch as color lights the skies above Dublin as a multitude of hot air balloons float in a race to the finish in a celebration of St. Patrick's Day during the Balloon Fest and Glow, beginning at 4:30 p.m. The fun continues Sunday at sunrise as the balloons take to the skies. Weather permitting. If the weather conditions are too windy or storms are forecast, the take off will be postponed until conditions are acceptable.

Tethered rides may be available at the balloonists discretion.

Southern Pines Regional Park is located less than two minutes off I-16 at exit 51 in Dublin, Georgia.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 7:00AM - 8:00AM
    Saturday: 4:00PM - 9:30PM

    Admission & Fees

    General Admission & 2 food tokens 5.00

    Facility Amenities

    Bus / Motorcoach Parking on Site, Concessions, Free Parking, Parking on Site, Public Restrooms

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Free Admission , Handicapped Accessible (Limited)

    Group Amenities

    Group-friendly, Motorcoach-friendly

    Near Interstate Highway

    16

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages

    Type

    Arts & Culture, Culinary, Food, Wine & Beer, 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

    03/07/2015 - 03/07/2015

    Bring your favorite kite as the luck of the Irish blows in steady breezes for the Annual St. Patrick's Festival Kite Flying Jamboree at Springdale Baptist Church. This free family event fills the sky with bold color. Lucky the Leprechaun will visit, and snacks will be available for purchase. 

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  • St. Patrick's Cruzin' the Pines Car & Truck Show

    St. Patrick's Cruzin' the Pines Car & Truck Show

    03/07/2015 - 03/07/2015

    Roll the window down, sit back, and cruise on over to Dublin, Georgia for the St. Patrick's Cruzin' the Pines Car & Truck Show.

    Details:

    Date: Saturday, March 7, 2015

    Location: Southern Pines Regional Park is located minutes off I-16 at exit 51 at 575 Southern Pines Road in Dublin, Georgia 31021.

    On-site Registration begins 10 a.m. until noon

    On-Site Registration Cost: $20 - includes one meal ticket for the concession stand

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  • Erin Go Bragh Run/Walk Challenge

    Erin Go Bragh Run/Walk Challenge

    03/07/2015 - 03/07/2015

    Run like the wind during the St. Patrick's Erin Go Bragh Run/Walk Challenge in Dublin Ga. on March 7, 2015. Bring the kids and your four-legged pals for a pet-friendly race! Tee shirts provided with registration by March 1.

    Half Marathon, 8-mile and 4-mile runs begin at 8:30 a.m. and 1-mile run/walk and dog walk begins at 11 a.m. Dogs participate free, but must be on a leash and able to control in crowd.

    Awards and Benefits:

    - Medallion to Half Marathon participan... read more

  • St. Patrick's Shamrock Shootout

    St. Patrick's Shamrock Shootout

    03/10/2015 - 03/10/2015

    St. Patrick's gets high flying in Dublin, Ga. during the St. Patrick's Shamrock Shootout when the Harlem Ambassadors play against Laurens County's best in basketball on March 10 at 7 p.m. at Dublin High School Gym.

    Harlem Basketball Ambassador greats, Lade Majic and Nicholas Simpson, take the court along with the rest of the Harlem Ambassadors to battle with Dublin's local celebrities like teachers, coaches, civic officials, firefighters and former college champions.

    Tickets wi... read more

  • St. Patrick's Annual Book Sale

    St. Patrick's Annual Book Sale

    03/14/2015 - 03/14/2015

    Time to treasure hunt on Saturday, March 14, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. during Laurens County Library's annual St. Patricks Book Sale where thousands of titles from every genre await!

    Readers old and new will rejoice at the huge selection of new and used books, VHS movies, audiocassettes and more with prices starting at .50. From children's books and classics to science fiction and cookbooks, everyone will find a literary pot of gold during the St. Patricks Book Sale. Arrive early for th... read more

  • St. Patrick's Pancake Supper

    St. Patrick's Pancake Supper

    03/19/2015 - 03/19/2015

    Feed your Irish Spirit with "All You Can Eat" pancakes, bacon, sausage, eggs, milk, orange juice, and a huge variety of different flavored syrup during Dublin's St. Patrick's Festival Pancake Supper. Each batch is cooked fresh on a huge homemade griddle that cooks up a fresh batch of 30 pancakes every 5 minutes. 

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  • 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 more, the Arts & Crafts Festival promises families a lively time!

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  • St. Patrick's Parade

    St. Patrick's Parade

    03/21/2015 - 03/21/2015

    Everyone's a wee bit Irish in Dublin during the St. Patrick's Day Parade. Get those Irish eyes smiling as hundreds of floats take to Jackson Street and Bellevue Avenue for the ultimate celebration of Irish pride. Be sure to wear your green and get ready to frolic! Watch the kids go crazy as handfuls of candy are thrown their way during this festive parade. Wave at all the frilly green floats as "Lucky" the leprechaun makes his way into town surrounded by floats full of creativity as they make... read more