St. Paddy's Pickle Parade & Palooza

Mansfield’s St. Paddy’s Pickle Parade & Palooza is this weekend, March 17-18! You do not want to miss this! At 214 Eats, we are always looking for unique eats. The St. Paddy’s Pickle Parade & Palooza definitely qualifies as unique! 

Start the weekend off by heading on over Friday, March 17, to see “Red River” starring John Wayne at the Farr Best Theater. Admission is FREE. 

Saturday morning kicks off with the Methodist Mansfield Pickle 10K, 5K and Kids K followed by the opening of the Food Court, Camp Anothen Kids Korner Stage, Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders, ShenaniGuns Comedy Show, the Beer Tent, and the Run 4 Cover Band. 

At noon, make your way to Main Street to watch the Pet Parade. Soon after, at 1 PM, keep your eyes focused on Main Street for the World’s Only St. Paddy’s Pickle Parade! With more than 90 entries, you are sure to be entertained! 

Make sure you shop through the Pickle Market! More than 70 unique vendors are setting up to sell arts & crafts, food, and other retail. You will find canned pickles, pickle t-shirts, and more! 

Take the kids over to the Pickle Playground! The kids will enjoy seeing the animals at the petting zoo, burning energy in the bounce houses, getting their faces painted, playing games, or creating a craft. The best part? It’s FREE! The playground is closed during the parade but is open from 10 AM - 12:30 PM & 2:30 PM - 6 PM.

Do you LOVE pickles? There are contests!!! Enter to be the fastest to eat a whole jar of pickles! Or maybe the fastest to drink a jar of pickle juice! Or maybe you can eat the most fried pickles! If you love pickles, there is a contest for you!! Contests are FREE, but you must be at least 16 years old to participate. Sign up on parade day! 

The St. Paddy’s Pickle Parade & Palooza is a one-of-a-kind event you cannot miss, and it is FREE! There is no way you can pass this up! See ya there!