Queensland Gaelic Football and Hurling Association to host early St Patrick's Day festival for families

THE countdown to St Patrick's Day will begin with a special Irish themed festival at Willawong next month and organisers are calling on people from all over the south-east to take in the unique atmosphere.

GREEN: There will be plenty of Irish themed fun at the Family Festival Day, with dancing sure to feature.

GREEN: There will be plenty of Irish themed fun at the Family Festival Day, with dancing sure to feature.

The event, held annually and hosted by Queensland Gaelic Football and Hurling Association, will feature live Irish music and dancing, a pipe band, Gaelic sports exhibitions and an all day licensed bar and barbecue.

Entry is $10 for adults and free for kids, who will also be given access to free rides. No eskies or dogs are permitted to enter the venue.

The Family Festival Day will be held at 308 Bowhill Road on Sunday, March 8 from 10.30am to 6.30pm.

You can see more information about the day on Facebook and show your interest here. Tickets are to be bought at the gate.

St Patrick's Day will take place on Tuesday, March 17 this year.

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