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By Marissa Ciampi
March 01, 2019

Paddyfest 2019

A celebration of all things Irish — it'll be great craic.
By Marissa Ciampi
March 01, 2019

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Brisbane's biggest St Patrick's Day party will return to Eagle Farm Racecourse this March with a day full of Éire-themed entertainment, live acts, booze and food. Paddyfest is the Irish equivalent to Oktoberfest and it's all going down on Saturday, March 16 from noon.

Avoid those crowded pubs and enjoy all things Irish on a picnic blanket instead. Expect tonnes of local and international acts taking the stage, including headliner Kingswood, who has performed at the likes of Splendour in the Grass and Falls Festival. Irish dancers, pipe bands and DJs are also on the docket, as are roving performers, a new laser light show and a dedicated kids zone.

Requisite Irish bevvies like Guinness, Kilkenny and Magners Irish Cider will all be on offer, along with a range of Aussie brews, spirits and soft drinks. For eats, the Diddly Dee food truck will serve up an Irish feast — think corned beef, braised meat pies and all types of potato-based dishes. There'll also be a range of food trucks slinging the usual suspects like pizza and burritos. Also, this year, punters can head a brand new food and wine precinct featuring cheese and charcuterie boards, wine tastings and pop-up bars.

Tickets begin at $25 a pop, or $30 on the day. For more information and to nab your tickets online, head here. Plus, use code CP to receive $10 off General Admission tickets. 

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