St Pats Day Festival

The Carteret County Tourism Development Authority will be the title sponsor in the long-awaited return of the Emerald Isle St. Patrick’s Day Festival. The festival will be held Saturday, March 12, 2022, at Emerald Plantation, 8700 Emerald Drive, in Emerald Isle from 9 am – 6pm.

The event features live musical performances, a beer garden, arts and craft vendors, amusement rides. New this year will be a sports demonstration by Chain Reaction Sports and professional BMX rider Alex Johann, sponsored by Buy the Beach Realty and South Swell Surf festival.

Strollers will be allowed in the main festival area. However, as in the past, they will not be allowed inside the main tent. As a safety precaution, pets are also prohibited in all areas of the festival.
Saturday, in the main tent, attendees over 21 with valid identification, can enjoy the beer garden starting at 10 am with proceeds benefiting the Emerald Isle Business Association and its community endeavors. Performances by The Mad Fiddler, Spare Change, Ashley Larue Band, My Three Kilts, Monika James Band, and Heartstop will take place in the main tent throughout the day.
Emerald Isle, NC (January 19, 2022)Festival Sponsors: Crystal Coast Tourism Development Authority, 34 North Bar of Cedar Point, Buy the Beach Realty, South Swell Surf Shop, Atlantic Bay Mortgage – Jon Wood, Emerald Isle Realty, Bluewater NC, TransImpact, Heidi R. Barlow – Broker/Realtor Emerald Isle Realty, Emerald Club, Coastal Beverage, York Properties.
Emerald Isle, NC (January 19, 2022)For more information about the festival, visit or contact Emerald Isle Park and Recreation at (252) 354-6350 or


Mar 12 2022


9:00 am - 6:00 pm