Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day this weekend at Irish 31’s three-day street festival PaddyFest party in Hyde Park Village (3/15, 3/16, 3/17).  Supporting the Mike Alstott Foundation, this festival features live entertainment, March Madness (shown on LED walls), Kids Zone (Saturday), Sexy Leprechaun contest and cutest lil’ leprechaun contest (winner gets prizes) and plenty of food and drinks!


Think you have the luck of the Irish and want to WIN FREE tickets to PaddyFest?
Be sure to follow us on twitter (@VisitTampaBay) and log on around 2 p.m. for a special twitter trivia contest.  Winner gets (2) tickets to PaddyFest (day of their choice)!  Just tweet the answer and tag @VisitTampaBay and @Irish31Tampa using #PaddyFest2014 and we will pick a random winner who answers the trivia correctly!

For those who aren’t on twitter and searching for the biggest and best St. Patrick’s Day Party in the Bay…. You’re in luck! We’ve got the breakdown of PaddyFest day-by-day.
Saturday, March 15h
Live Music: 3 p.m. Partnership, 6:30 p.m. Cutty Jones, 9 p.m. Chris McCarty Band
Sexy Leprechaun Contest: Dress to impress, sexiest leprechaun gets FREE plastic surgery from Castellao’s Plastic Surgery… we couldn’t make this one up if we tried! HA! 6 p.m.
Sunday, March 16th
Kids Zone: Kid friendly zone with face painters, balloon twisters and friends from the Glazer Children’s museum from Noon to 4 p.m.
Live Music: 12Noon Amber Lynn, 3 p.m. Sound Parlor, 5 p.m. Stick Martin Show, 7 p.m. WOODY
Cutest lil’ Leprechaun contest: Of course everyone thinks they have the cutest kid on the planet, but those who think they have the cutest lil’ Leprechaun could win a $250 ToysR’Us gift card. 2:30 p.m.
Cornhole Tournament: Enter the Cornhole Tournament and you could take home $1,500 in  cash prizes… schhhhaaawwing! Starts at 12 Noon
Monday, March 17th
The “official” day to celebrate St. Patrick and a chance to win the Grand Prize, a trip to Ireland (given to the BEST St. Patrick look-alike at 7 p.m.)!!!
Live Music: 3 p.m. Charlie Hotel, 7 p.m. Seven Nations, 9 p.m. U2 tribute band.

Irish 31 PaddyFest tickets can be purchased at: www.irish31.com
Stay tuned for more fun festivities and ways to celebrate the luck of the Irish this weekend in Tampa Bay