Thousands converge in Five Points for St. Pat's

COLUMBIA, SC (WCSC) - COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - St. Patrick's Day isn't until Wednesday, but that isn't stopping people in Five Points from celebrating Saturday.

St. Pats in Five Points officials estimate 40,000 people are expected to be in the area during the festivities.

Admission is $15 at the gate.

Organizers say Five Points bars have been getting ready for the festival all week long.

"It actually started Monday," said Merritt McHaffie with the Five Points Organization. "Lots of beer trucks coming through every day making deliveries as well as food service trucks making sure everybody is stocked up and ready to go."

For information about all the festivities in Five Points, visit the St. Pats in Five Points website.

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