Archive photo of St. PatROCK’S Day revelers dance to the music being played onstage by the local band Spungewurthy at Flanagan’s Pub at a past celebration. The city of Fairborn is now partnering with the festival. Flanagan’s will have its own St. Patrick’s Day party.   (Jim Witmer/Staff)
Photo: (Jim Witmer/Staff)
Photo: (Jim Witmer/Staff)

Food truck rally part of city’s NEW St. Patrick’s Day street party 

“This is the biggest St. Patrick’s Day thing we have ever done,” city spokeswoman said. 

Get ready, leprechauns. 

Downtown Fairborn is about to be painted green. 

The city is partnering with 104.7 WTUE and COhatch, a shared work space company, for an epic new St. Patrick’s Day bash on Sunday, March 17. 

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“It is a huge party,” Fairborn Communications Manager Meghan Howard told this news organization. “This is the biggest St. Patrick’s Day thing we have ever done.”

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The St. PatRock’s Day street party is slated for Sunday from 10 a.m. 6 p.m. in a covered and heated tent in the street and near the city’s Main Street Commons, 103 W. Main St.

Entertainment will include Shadowlife starting at 10:30 a.m.; Latter at 1:15 p.m. and the band Ithika at 4 p.m. 

Admission to the fenced tent area will be $10 for those age 21 and older.  

Beer will be sold in aluminum bottles. 

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Howard said the following food trucks will be outside of the tented area and accessible to anyone visiting downtown: Christian Bros Meat Co, EAT Food TruckThai1onThe Painted Pepper, Hunger Paynes Food TruckRock Stop N’ RollPhilly Pretzel Factory, Lilia’s outside Cafe and Underdogs Mobile.  

Downtown businesses also will be open.

There will be free parking and free wifi.  

WTUE has held its St. PatRock’s Day with Flanagan’s Pub near the University of Dayton for the last several years. 

Flanagan’s owner Colin Pohlman told this news organization that he decided to have his bar’s annual St. Patrick’s Day bash without the radio station this year. 

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Fairborn officials say they are excited about the brand new event. 

 “We hope to build a new St. Patrick’s Day tradition in Fairborn for years to come,” Fairborn City Manager Rob Anderson said in a press release. 

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WANT TO GO?

What: St. PatRock’s Day party in Fairborn

When: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, March 17 

Where: downtown Fairborn

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