Paddy's Fest: Newcastle set to host its biggest ever St Patrick’s Day celebrations

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Paddy’s Fest will be held at Newcastle’s Times Square.

In celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, Newcastle is set to pay homage to the Irish holiday with a spectacular line-up of events taking place in the city as part of Paddy’s Fest.

The popular event is returning to the city for 2024, with a promise to be bigger and better than before.

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Newcastle’s Times Square has been transformed into an Irish haven for Paddy’s Fest, which will host a wide range of live entertainment from Kroud Karaoke to traditional Irish dancing.

The vibrant line-up of Irish themed events are not only things to look forward to, as there will also be glitter stations, photo booths and a 30-metre bar serving traditional Irish beverages such as Guinness and Forged Irish Stout. 

Co-founder of Paddy’s Fest, Mike Hesketh explained: “Get ready for an unforgettable St. Patrick’s Day Weekender at Newcastle’s Biggest ever St Patrick’s

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Day Celebration. We have crafted every moment to be brimming with laughter, joy, and

unforgettable memories in a true Irish style.

“Kroud Karaoke’s electrifying performance is just one of the many highlights we’re

thrilled to bring to Paddy’s Fest. With their dynamic Irish-infused twist on the sing-along experience,they’re sure to ignite the crowd and add an extra layer of excitement to our already incredible weekend line-up.”

Paddy’s Fest will be held at Newcastle’s Times Square.Paddy’s Fest will be held at Newcastle’s Times Square.
Paddy’s Fest will be held at Newcastle’s Times Square. | Paddy's Fest

Paddy’s Fest full line-up of events:

Let’s Play Darts: SOLD OUT Thursday, March 14

Kroud Karaoke Friday, March 15

Super Saturday

Saturday, March 16

Patrick’s Day Extravaganza Sunday, March 17

For more information and ticket purchases, please visit the Paddy’s Fest website.

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