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Innsbrook Brings Family-Friendly back to the Irish Festival of RVA!
March 17, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sign up to volunteer for the event HERE!
Make a fundraising team or donate HERE!
Don’t Forget to Wear Green!
For the 9th year, the Innsbrook Foundation is putting on one of the biggest family-friendly paloozas in Richmond and this year we’re sure to have the luck of the Irish on our side on St. Patrick’s day, March 17 from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.!
This year’s St. Paddy’s Palooza will again benefit St. Baldrick’s Foundation to raise money to fight childhood cancer. For the first time ever, Henrico Police, Fire and EMS have come together as the Henrico Public Safety Team to make a fundraising team in conjunction with the Innsbrook Foundation to raise money for those in need right here in our community. To help them reach their fundraising goal and to learn more about the team, click HERE.
This year’s St. Paddy’s Palooza will be unlike any other before! St. Paddy’s Palooza is a day of fun for the whole family, with fun and games for the kids and the kid-at-heart in the Markel KidsZone plus a mix of the finest Irish music and Top 40 hits. We added craft brews for the adults and delicious fair food for everyone!
We’re turning up the volume on FUN with live music by celebrated local bands, plus Kid Zone favorites like pony rides, a climbing wall, bouncy houses, petting zoo, and a hot air balloon! Local artisan craft and food vendors are bringing their best plus great fair food from local restaurants and it wouldn’t be an Irish festival without some Irish brews for the adults! Wear your green to be seen and come out to show your support for a great cause!
A Lineup So Good, You’ll Pinch Yourself
This year’s lineup is looking better than ever before! With music from 5 Second Rule, Yesterday & Tomorrow, and School of Rock, you and the family will be dancing like nobody is watching. PLUS we’ve got all things Irish with authentic bagpipe music and Irish dancers! There’s something for everyone at this year’s St. Paddy’s Palooza. We’ve even got Richmond’s own Johnathan The Juggler… and a hot air balloon like you’ve NEVER SEEN! Imagine 77,000 square feet of fun in the form of a huge BALLOON CAVE! Walk into the colorful abyss and enjoy this spacious playground for all ages. We’re throwing in some beach balls so you can take the coolest selfies ever! PLUS, rumor has it Nutzy and other Richmond mascots will be in attendance! That and so much more is what is in store for you at this year’s St. Paddy’s Palooza.
You’re in LUCK! This year’s lineup is golden!
– Irish Bagpipe Music
– Celtic Dancers
– Hot Air Baloon Cave- 77,000 square feet of fun!
– An appearance from Richmond favorite, Nutzy the Squirrel!
– Johnathan The Juggler
– All-star performances from 5 Second Rule, Yesterday And Tomorrow, and School of Rock!
– Festive Brews for Mom and Dad
– Markel KidsZone for the kids
– Petting zoo
– Climbing wall
– Bounce houses galore!
– Local artisan market and craft food vendors
– Don’t forget to wear green!
Rock The Bald!
This holiday event benefits St. Baldrick’s Foundation, a volunteer-driven charity dedicated to funding research to find cures for childhood cancers and give survivors long and healthy lives. In a heartwarming demonstration of support, these volunteers raise money and show their commitment as they step up and have their heads shaved right on the main stage! Participants are invited to sign-up, fundraise, and bring their friends for the head shavings in support of St. Baldrick’s Foundation. We are dedicating this year’s event to the precious memory of Beckett Wyatt, a local little boy who we honored last year and passed away a few days after St. Paddy’s Palooza in 2017. Please help us support the critical research and medical care that children like Beckett need as they face the significant challenges associated with cancer.
Innsbrook’s St.Paddy’s Palooza provides tons of activities to be enjoyed. In addition to the various kinds of entertainment, live music of many different genres can be heard throughout the day. Bagpipes and Irish dancers, too! Spend the day with your friends, family and community experiencing a day of spirit, inspiration, and excitement!
With free admission, you will want to enjoy all of the activities and make a donation to St. Baldrick’s Foundation. We will have an ATM so you and your kids can enjoy all of our vendors and their wonderful food, crafts and activities. We’ll bring the fun – You bring your family and friends and meet at St. Paddy’s Palooza at the Innsbrook Pavilion, March 17th, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Thank You to Our Sponsors!