Your last-minute guide to St. Pat’s in Five Points
The festival is ON, despite the scattered rain, which is mostly supposed to stay away until around 4 p.m.
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Entry points on Harden, Greene, Blossom, Devine and Santee streets
Cost: $15 for general admission if purchased in advance at stpatscolumbia.com or at Ace Lock and Key, Green’s Beverages, Hair Designs on Santee, Steel Garden, Village Idiot or Yesterday’s. $20 for general admission if purchased day of. $89 for VIP tickets, available at stpatscolumbia.com.
8 a.m. Get to the Green 5K, 10K and Family Fun 1-Miler
9 a.m. Gates open
10 a.m. Parade begins at Dreher High School and proceeds down Devine Street toward Five Points
Wells Fargo Pot o’ Gold Playland opens in Martin Luther King, Jr. Park
11:30 a.m. Music begins on the Shaggin’ on Santee Stage
12:30 p.m. Live music begins
7 p.m. Festival is over, though many businesses in Five Points remain open
Parking shuttle locations
Shuttles running every 20 minutes from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Capital City Stadium on Assembly Street
Park Street behind the Koger Center
Shuttles running from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Hand Middle School on King Street side; drop off at Devine Street Gate
Food, beverages, backpacks, coolers and containers are not allowed on shuttles
Taxi stand locations
Take a cab and the Five Points Association and Checker Yellow will cover the first $10 of your fare to a home or hotel.
Blossom Street (near Wells Fargo)
Devine Street (near Jake’s)
Harden Street (near Chick-fil-A)
FORECAST This is a rain-or-shine event: Rain is likely throughout the day Saturday, with a slight chance of thunderstorms.