Events for this year’s festival begin March 9 with the dyeing of the Five Points Fountain on Harden Street. Admission is free, though attendees are encouraged to bring a new book or toy to donate to Happy Wheels, a local nonprofit assisting hospitalized children.
On St. Patrick’s Day, March 17, Five Points will once again play host to one of the largest celebrations in the Southeast, with more than 45,000 expected to descend on the village.
The 2018 festival will feature a parade, a silent disco, a selfie contest and the Get to the Green 15K, 10K, 5K and Family Fun 10-Miler as well as five stages with more than 20 live musical acts.
The complete lineup announced Tuesday:
Judah & The Lion
Rainbow Kitten Surprise
J Roddy Walston and the Business
76 & Sunny
The Travelin’ Kine
The Boomtown Waifs