Frequently Asked Questions

When is the event?  The event will be held on Saturday March 23, 2024, starting at 11am.  Please check this site and our social media for any updates to start and end times.

Who is the Organizer?  The event is organized by Northside Irish Culture & Arts, a 501c3 non-profit organization, EIN 88-2615274.

How can I participate? There are several ways for you to support and join in this family-fun celebration including:

  • Being an Event Sponsor;
  • Donating individually;
  • Being a Vendor in the Festival Market;
  • Volunteering for the parade and/or festival.

Where is the Festival?  The Festival will occur on and around the Sandy Springs City Green, opposite Sandy Springs City Hall on Galambos Way (see event map for location).

How long does the event last?  The Festival will be open for approximately 6 hours.

Is there a charge for admissionThere is no charge for spectators at the Parade or Festival.

Where do I park? Parking is available in the CitySprings garage – 2 hours free then $10 flat rate.  There is also some street parking available between Mount Vernon and Hammond on Sandy Springs Circle, along Hildebrand, and Bluestone Road.

Is the event rain or shine?  Yes, it is a rain or shine event.  The organizers reserve the right to cancel in the event of an extreme weather situation.