You are here: Home Parks and Recreation Shamrock Party on O'Plaza
Document Actions

Shamrock Party on O'Plaza

Shamrock Party on O’Plaza
Featuring Traditional Irish Music by Poisoned Dwarf
Friday, March 15, 2013, 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
City Center at Oyster Point Fountain Plaza

Newport News Parks, Recreation & Tourism and City Center at Oyster Point will present the Shamrock Party on O’Plaza on Friday, March 15, from 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at the City Center at Oyster Point Fountain Plaza. The Shamrock Party on O’Plaza will feature traditional Irish music by Poisoned Dwarf, Irish Dancing by the Cumascaigh School of Irish Dance, a free game presented by BayPort Credit Union, corn hole, food ($), and beverages ($).

The Cumascaigh School of Irish Dance ( will perform at 6:00 p.m. followed by Poisoned Dwarf ( at 7:00 p.m. Poisoned Dwarf is a Williamsburg based group that focuses primarily on traditional Irish music using only acoustic instruments (Irish flute, whistle, guitar, Scottish Small-Pipes, banjo, accordion, fiddle, and a variety of percussion instruments including bones and the bodhran). BayPort Credit Union will present a free “Pot of Gold” game with prizes. Corn hole will be available for pick-up play (not a tournament). A variety of food ($) will be available at the event and beverage sales will benefit the Junior Woman’s Club of Newport News.

Admission to the Shamrock Party on O’Plaza is free. No pets permitted in the event area. Free parking is available in the Merchants Walk Parking Garage (from I-64, take Exit 256A onto Oyster Point Rd., turn left onto Canon Blvd., turn right onto Town Center Drive, turn right onto Merchants Walk, turn right to enter the Merchants Walk Parking Garage) and the Fountain Way Parking Garage (from I-64, take Exit 256A onto Oyster Point Rd., turn left onto Canon Blvd., turn right onto Thimble Shoals Blvd., turn right onto Fountain Way, turn left into the Fountain Way Parking Garage).

For more information, call (757) 926-1400.

Connect with Us
Translate this Site
Contact Information


Main Office:

Fountain Plaza Two
700 Town Center Dr., Suite 320
Newport News, VA 23606
(757) 926-1400
Fax (757) 926-1460


Tabloid Cover

Weather Updates/Closings


E-mail the Department

City Banner Permit Policy/Application

Citizen's Guide to Services

The Newport News Citizen’s Guide to Services has been developed to provide you with a convenient resource to access city services and programs.

Learn More


Powered by Plone CMS, the Open Source Content Management System

This site conforms to the following standards: