78th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

Sunday, March 17, 2019, 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Venue:  Aquinas Hall, 340 NE Clackamas St in Portland. Doors open at 2 p.m.  Continuous entertainment from 2:30 until 7 p.m.  Authentic Irish music, song, and dance.  Face-painting and Penny’s Puppet show for children.  Food and beverages available for purchase. Click to learn more: general infoschedule of events, event pictures.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much do I have to pay to get in?

$12  Adults

$4 ages 3 to 18

No charge for ages 2 and younger with paying adult

Is food included in the admission price?


What kind of food do you serve?

Banger and mash with gravy and Irish soda bread – $10.

Hot corned beef sandwiches – $10

Banger on a bun with chips – $8

Hot dog on a bun with chips – $4

Ham sandwiches and turkey sandwiches – $8

Cookies, chips, Irish soda bread

Do you take credit cards?


My daughter, niece, grandchild is dancing.  Do I have to pay admission to watch?


Is there a place to smoke?

Yes, OUTDOORS and far away from the entrance.

Is the Aquinas Hall wheelchair accessible

Yes, it is.

Do I have to buy food or drink?

No.  You are welcome to come and enjoy the entertainment.

Can I bring my own beer or wine?

Absolutely no alcohol will be brought in or leave the premises.

Will coffee and tea be available?

Yes, and it will be complimentary.

What about parking?

Parking is limited in the Lloyd Center area.  There is metered parking on the streets surrounding the Aquinas Center.  Some are for five hours, some for two hours.  You need to feed the meter until 10 p.m.  Please be careful where you park.  You don’t want to get towed or a parking ticket.  Use public transportation or Uber if at all possible.