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2023 Carroll St. Pat's Fest: March 10-11

We invite you to support the 8th Annual Carroll St. Pat's Fest! 

Join the Carroll Patriots as we put the ‘PAT’ in St. Patrick's Day with this Irish Celebration!  

Organized by Archbishop Carroll High School Parents, the Alumni Association, and Carrolleer Band Boosters, Friday evening will be our traditional Irish Fish Fry followed by more Irish fun and festivities for all ages on Saturday.  Event proceeds will support student scholarships, music program needs, and campus improvements positively impacting the entire Carroll community.

PURCHASE Event Tickets here by midnight on March 9th.

Pre-sale tickets will also be available in the Carroll main office beginning February 1st.

Online Silent Auction: Thursday-Saturday

Bidding for the online silent auction items begins Thursday at 12:00 AM and ends Saturday, March 11th at 11:00 PM.  

If you are the auction bid winner, your item can be picked up from the Carroll Main Office Lobby on Sunday, March 12th from 2:00-6:00 PM or Monday, March 13th from 5:00-8:00 PM.  If you need to arrange a different pick-up time, please contact

View Online Auction Items Here

Event Details

Friday, March 10th

6:00 pm - 12:00 midnight

Age 21 and over
$20 advance sales / $25 at the door
  • This is an EAT-IN ONLY event!  Infants and children will not be admitted at any time.
  • Traditional Irish Fish Fry: Baked & Fried Icelandic Cod, French Fries, Cole Slaw, 2 Drink Tickets
  • 4:30-5:30 pm: Drive-Thru Carryout at the back loading dock, $15 meals available here.  Advance carryout sales are REQUIRED by midnight on Thursday, March 9th.
  • Gambling & Games of Chance: Blackjack, Texas Hold'Em, Showdown + more
  • Carnival Games & Basket Raffles
  • Domestic & Craft Beer, Margaritas, Irish Coffee
  • Philly Pretzel Factory Booth
  • Live Bands:
    • 7:00-10:00 pm (tent): Wildcat Road, featuring Carroll Graduate, Rocky Twarek '89
    • 8:00-11:00 pm (main gym): FinTan, blending high energy Celtic, Folk & Acoustic styles to breathe new life into favorite Irish music tunes

Saturday, March 11th

12:00 noon - 11:00 pm

All ages are welcome
Free Admission
  • 12:00-5:00 pm: Leprechaun Land Kiddie Area (ages 1-12); $10 armbands available here or can be purchased at the event
  • 12:00-5:00 pm: Life-Sized Games in the auxiliary gym (for all ages)
  • Irish Dancers & Carroll Student Talent: see complete list here
  • Carnival Food, Concession Stand & Kitchen Favorites available all day
  • Carnival Games & Basket Raffles all day in the main gym
  • Live Bands, Fast 50 Card Split, & Food/Drinks in Heated Tent
  • Domestic & Craft Beer, Margaritas, Irish Coffee
  • 5:00-8:00 pm: Irish Dinner of Corned Beef, Irish Stew, Soda Bread ($12-$14 platters paid at the event)
  • 6:00-11:00 pm: Gambling & Games of Chance: Blackjack, Texas Hold'Em, Showdown + more

Live Bands:

  • 2:00-4:00 pm (tent): The Hathaways, featuring Carroll Graduates, Tom Dempsey '70 & Tom Baer '71
  • 4:30-6:00 pm (tent): Big Mother, featuring Carroll Parent, Nick Hartley, husband of Lisa (Deis) Hartley '99
  • 6:30-8:30 pm (tent): Mad Hatter, featuring Carroll Graduate, Steve Kracus '85
  • 7:00-10:00 pm (aux gym): Band ‘5’ featuring the popular acoustic Dayton quartet
  • 9:00-11:00 pm (tent): Ithika, featuring Nick Shannon, son of Carroll Graduate, Diane (McGarry) Shannon '77

2023 Entertainment Schedule is available here.

Coloring Contest and Leprechaun Land Details are available here.

Luck of the Irish Split the Pot Raffle (Online Only)

3 Cash Prize Winners!

  • 1st Ticket Pulled: 25% of the proceeds
  • 2nd Ticket Pulled: 15% of the proceeds
  • 3rd Ticket Pulled: 10% of the proceeds

And, of course, 50% of the proceeds go back to this important fundraiser!

Tickets: $5 for 1 chance; $10 for 3 chances; $20 for 10 chances; $50 for 30 chances; $100 for 75 chances

The prize grows with every ticket sold!

Luck of the Irish Split the Pot tickets will only be sold online until 8:00 pm on Saturday, March 11th.

Drawing will be held on Saturday, March 11th at 10:00 PM, viewed in person (Carroll main gym stage) or via Livestream on the Archbishop Carroll High School Facebook page.

Purchase split the pot Tickets Online

Sponsorship Information

Thank You to our generous 2023 Sponsors and Donors!  

Go Here for Sponsorship Benefit Details.

2023 Event Program HERE

St. Pat's Fest Important Details

Contact Information

Primary Contact
Steve & Melissa Leaman
Event Chairs

Secondary Contact
Julie (Hemmert) Weitz '94
Director of Alumni Relations
(937) 253-8188 X339

Dates & Location

Date: 3/10/2023 to 3/11/2023
Location: Carroll Cafeteria & Gymnasium(s)
4524 Linden Ave.
Dayton, OH 45432

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