Have you made plans for St. Patrick’s Day yet? If not, no need to worry. Henderson, NV is home to a great St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival that takes place over the entire weekend, starting Friday, March 16 and running until Sunday, March 18. Check out the details below to learn about the various events and activities included in the festive celebration.
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What’s happening at the St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival in Henderson?
If you’re looking to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day the right way, then be sure to check out the St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival happening in Downtown Henderson. The festival is sponsored by the Southern Nevada Sons and Daughters of Erin and features a wide variety of events and activities, including a parade, carnival, and live entertainment.
St. Patrick’s Day Parade
The Henderson St. Patrick’s Day Parade is taking place on Saturday, March 17 beginning at 10:00 a.m. and running until about noon. The parade will run along Water Street in Downtown Henderson and feature a variety of local organizations and groups with festive floats and LOTS of green.
St. Patrick’s Day Carnival
Adults and Children alike are sure to love the St. Patrick’s Day Carnival in Henderson! Admission to the carnival and festival is free, but the games and rides require tickets. Tickets can be purchased in a variety of packages: single tickets are $1.25 each; a pack of 24 tickets is $24; and a pack of 40 tickets is $40. All-day passes can also be purchased for $30 each (unlimited rides during the day of purchase).
St. Patrick’s Day Live Entertainment
In addition to the parade and carnival, the Henderson St. Patrick’s Day Festival also includes a bunch of live entertainment. Beginning at 6:00 p.m. on Friday evening and running during all waking hours until 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, the entertainment ranges from live music to Irish dancing to Irish Whiskey Tasting Contests. Trust us, you won’t be bored. To see the full entertainment schedule (and for additional details on everything else, be sure to visit the event website.