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Frequently Asked Questions

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St. Pat’s in Five Points Festival FAQs will be updated regularly. If you have remaining questions,
please reach out to info@stpatscolumbia.com and we will be happy to help!

Sláinte!



I want to get involved!

Clear Bag Policy

To provide a safer environment and more expedited entry for festival attendees, St. Pat’s in Five Points has implemented a clear bag policy that limits the size and type of bags that may be brought into the festival footprint.

Approved Bags
Prohibited Bags include, but are not limited to:
  • Clear plastic, vinyl or PVC bags that do not exceed 12″ x 6″ x 12″ 
  • A clear bag shall be clear from top-to-bottom and up to a 2″ trim/border on the bag is generally acceptable.
  • One-gallon clear plastic freezer bag (Ziploc bag or similar)
  • Small clutch bags no larger than 4.5″ x 6.5″ — approximately the size of a hand, with or without a handle or strap
  • Medically necessary items 
  • Clear diaper bags
  • Clear fanny packs
  • Purses larger than a clutch bag
  • Briefcases
  • Backpacks
  • Cinch/Drawstring bags
  • Luggage of any kind
  • Computer bags
  • Binocular cases
  • Camera bags

Camera Policy

Due to contracts with the artists performing at St. Pat’s in Five Points, professional recording equipment (photography, video and/or sound) will not be permitted at the festival without proper media credentials.

Photo and A/V Recording Consent

You may be photographed, filmed and/or recorded while attending St. Pat’s in Five Points. Video, image and/or audio recording of this event may be used by the Five Points Association and others in a variety of formats including, but not limited to, promoting St. Pat’s in Five Points. By purchasing a ticket and entering the festival, you consent to release the Five Points Association, their officers, directors, representatives, staff, employees and contractors from liability for violation of any personal or property rights regarding the publication of those recordings.

RULES & POLICIES

Prohibited items

These items are not allowed into the St. Pat’s in Five Points festival:

NO glass admitted
NO aerosol cans
NO outside alcohol
NO outside food or drinks
NO umbrellas
NO knives/weapons/guns
NO laser pointers
NO SLRs, professional cameras, video cameras or GoPros
NO selfie sticks or tripods
NO pets (with the exception of service animals)
NO drugs & drug paraphernalia
NO musical equipment/instruments
NO fireworks/paper lanterns
NO drones, remote control aircraft, cars or toys
NO coolers
NO promotional items/flyers

Approved ITEMS

These items are allowed into the St. Pat’s in Five Points festival:

YES small digital or film cameras
YES sunblock (non-aerosol)
YES empty refillable water bottles
YES baby food/formula (no glass)
YES food for medical purposes
YES service animals
YES mobile phones and chargers
YES hand sanitizer and baby wipes
YES baby strollers and wagons with accompanying child

ENTRY & RE-ENTRY PROCEDURE

Patrons will NOT be allowed exit and re-entry privileges. Entrance into the entertainment area is controlled by security, festival, and ticketing personnel. All entrants are subject to pat down, wanding, and bag search upon entering the festival footprint. St. Pat’s in Five Points reserves the right to search all people and property to ensure the security of all attendees.

Adults/Guardians can receive a one-time re-entry into the festival at the Family Gate located at Andy’s Deli only. Available to parents and/or guardians. Each parent/guardian must have their family gate wristband put on in the Pot O’Gold Playland by our volunteers. No wristbands will be handed to patrons.

ALCOHOL RULES

NO UNDERAGE DRINKING IS PERMITTED. ALL LAWS WILL BE ENFORCED. NO OUTSIDE ALCOHOLIC PRODUCTS ARE PERMITTED.
Over 21 ID wristbands will be available upon entering the festival at a designated location. Please have your ID available at all times. PLEASE DRINK RESPONSIBLY. No one will be allowed to enter the festival if they are intoxicated or pose a threat to themselves or others. Persons found to be intoxicated in the festival footprint will be escorted out without refund.

LOST CHILD STATIONS

There is a Lost Child Station at the karaoke stage located inside the Pot O’Gold Playland inside the festival grounds. The station will be shown on our official festival map.

ADDITIONAL RULES

NO unapproved vending including the sale or re-sale of alcoholic beverages. NO fighting or threatening behavior: any person found fighting will be evicted from the festival without a refund. NO disorderly or disruptive behavior. Any person found to be in possession of a weapon will be subject to a criminal investigation and immediately evicted from the event without refund. Any attempt to enter with prohibited items is subject to confiscation and will be asked to leave. Any item that can be used as a means to disturb the peace, endanger the safety of the crowd, and/or inflict damage to people and goods are prohibited.

Frequently Asked Questions

You didn’t answer my question…

St. Pat’s in Five Points Festival FAQs will be updated regularly. If you have remaining questions, please reach out to info@stpatscolumbia.com and we will be happy to help!
Sláinte!

I want to get involved!

Clear Bag Policy

To provide a safer environment and more expedited entry for festival attendees, St. Pat’s in Five Points has implemented a clear bag policy that limits the size and type of bags that may be brought into the festival footprint.

Approved Bags
  • Clear plastic, vinyl or PVC bags that do not exceed 12″ x 6″ x 12″ 
  • A clear bag shall be clear from top-to-bottom and up to a 2″ trim/border on the bag is generally acceptable.
  • One-gallon clear plastic freezer bag (Ziploc bag or similar)
  • Small clutch bags no larger than 4.5″ x 6.5″ — approximately the size of a hand, with or without a handle or strap
  • Medically necessary items 
  • Clear diaper bags
  • Clear fanny packs
Prohibited Bags include, but are not limited to:
  • Purses larger than a clutch bag
  • Briefcases
  • Backpacks
  • Cinch/Drawstring bags
  • Luggage of any kind
  • Computer bags
  • Binocular cases
  • Camera bags

Camera Policy

Due to contracts with the artists performing at St. Pat’s in Five Points, professional recording equipment (photography, video and/or sound) will not be permitted at the festival without proper media credentials.

Photo and A/V Recording Consent

You may be photographed, filmed and/or recorded while attending St. Pat’s in Five Points. Video, image and/or audio recording of this event may be used by the Five Points Association and others in a variety of formats including, but not limited to, promoting St. Pat’s in Five Points. By purchasing a ticket and entering the festival, you consent to release the Five Points Association, their officers, directors, representatives, staff, employees and contractors from liability for violation of any personal or property rights regarding the publication of those recordings.

RULES & POLICIES

Prohibited items

These items are not allowed into the St. Pat’s in Five Points festival:

NO glass admitted
NO aerosol cans
NO outside alcohol
NO outside food or drinks
NO umbrellas
NO knives/weapons/guns
NO laser pointers
NO SLRs, professional cameras, video cameras or GoPros
NO selfie sticks or tripods
NO pets (with the exception of service animals)
NO drugs & drug paraphernalia
NO musical equipment/instruments
NO fireworks/paper lanterns
NO drones, remote control aircraft, cars or toys
NO coolers
NO promotional items/flyers

Approved ITEMS

These items are allowed into the St. Pat’s in Five Points festival:

YES small digital or film cameras
YES sunblock (non-aerosol)
YES empty refillable water bottles
YES baby food/formula (no glass)
YES food for medical purposes
YES service animals
YES mobile phones and chargers
YES hand sanitizer and baby wipes
YES baby strollers and wagons with accompanying child

ENTRY & RE-ENTRY PROCEDURE

Patrons will NOT be allowed exit and re-entry privileges. Entrance into the entertainment area is controlled by security, festival, and ticketing personnel. All entrants are subject to pat down, wanding, and bag search upon entering the festival footprint. St. Pat’s in Five Points reserves the right to search all people and property to ensure the security of all attendees.

Adults/Guardians can receive a one-time re-entry into the festival at the Family Gate located at Andy’s Deli only. Available to parents and/or guardians. Each parent/guardian must have their family gate wristband put on in the Pot O’Gold Playland by our volunteers. No wristbands will be handed to patrons.

ALCOHOL RULES

NO UNDERAGE DRINKING IS PERMITTED. ALL LAWS WILL BE ENFORCED. NO OUTSIDE ALCOHOLIC PRODUCTS ARE PERMITTED.
Over 21 ID wristbands will be available upon entering the festival at a designated location. Please have your ID available at all times. PLEASE DRINK RESPONSIBLY. No one will be allowed to enter the festival if they are intoxicated or pose a threat to themselves or others. Persons found to be intoxicated in the festival footprint will be escorted out without refund.

LOST CHILD STATIONS

There is a Lost Child Station at the karaoke stage located inside the Pot O’Gold Playland inside the festival grounds. The station will be shown on our official festival map.

ADDITIONAL RULES

NO unapproved vending including the sale or re-sale of alcoholic beverages. NO fighting or threatening behavior: any person found fighting will be evicted from the festival without a refund. NO disorderly or disruptive behavior. Any person found to be in possession of a weapon will be subject to a criminal investigation and immediately evicted from the event without refund. Any attempt to enter with prohibited items is subject to confiscation and will be asked to leave. Any item that can be used as a means to disturb the peace, endanger the safety of the crowd, and/or inflict damage to people and goods are prohibited.