Celebrating over 40 years of Heppner’s Annual Wee Bit’O Ireland Celebration! Parade, Irish Games, and Car Show registration are here!

March 14 – 17, 2024

Since 1982, The Heppner Chamber of Commerce has organized the annual Wee Bit O’Ireland Celebration and has continued to be one of the largest St. Patrick’s Day festivals in the Pacific Northwest. 

In 2024, the tradition continues with favorite events like the Cruz-in Car Show, the Big Green Parade, live Irish entertainment and games, Murray’s annual Beer and Wine Tasting, artisan markets, and more.

More events returning include the Wee Bit O’Chili Cook-off, Tattoo Parlor, hosted by FadedJoes Barbershop, St. Paddy’s Trivia Night with Heppner Daycare, and Kid’s Crafts & Bouncin’ Bins, hosted by Sage Garden Preschool. 

Event Registration

Event registration forms are available online and at the Heppner Chamber of Commerce office at 133 N Main Street. Additional information on food vendors and festivities will be included in the Schedule of Events brochure.

THOMSON SQUARE FOOD TRUCKS

TACOS HOMETOWN

9:00 AM – 8:00 PM THURS-SAT

Authentic Mexican Food

Quesadillas, Burritos, Tacos, Enchiladas, Combo Plates, Sides, Salads, and Tamales.

 UPPER PLACE CONCESSIONS

11:00 AM – 8:00 PM FRI – SAT

Burgers, Fries, Hand Dipped Corn Dogs, Chicken Sandwiches, Elephant Ears, Nachos, Chili Cheese Fries

 TASTE OF THE SOUTH 

11:00 AM – Closing, FRI – SUN

Brisket, Pulled Pork, Limited Corned Beef Brisket and Pork Belly Lollipops

OLDE TYME KETTLE KORN

Homemade Kettle Korn in a variety of flavors

Other Food Vendors

QUALITY CONCESSIONS

10:00 AM – Closing, FRI – SUN

Heppner Market Fresh Lot

Elephant Ears, Corndogs, Funnel Cakes, Deep-fried Oreos, Fries

Thomson Square on Main Street will include four local food truck vendors. Check out Tacos Hometown (Town & Country Business of the Year), Taste of the South, Upper Place Concessions, Olde Tyme Kettle Korn, and Quality Concessions all weekend long.

RESTAURANT, BARS, CAFES

BREAKING GROUNDS COFFEE

Espresso Bar, Tea, Smoothies, Breakfast & Lunch

BUCKNUM’S TAVERN

Full Bar, Burgers, Sandwiches, Baskets, Apps

DESPAIN PIZZA

Artisan Pizza, Milkshakes & Salad Bar

BROKEN SPOKE BAR & RESTAURANT – LEXINGTON

Live Music Saturday Night

Full Bar, Steak Dinner, Homemade Pasta, Burgers, Salads & Sandwiches

LOCAL CATERED EVENTS

 
Located at 142 N Main Street
 

Irish Buffet Dinner

5:00 pm with Live Entertainment 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm, SAT

ST. PATRICK’S SENIOR CENTER – SATURDAY & SUNDAY

Located at 190 N. Main Street

8:00 am – 11:00 am – Saturday Breakfast Fundraiser hosted by Heppner High School Technology Student Association

9:00 am – 1:00 pm – Free Sunday Brunch hosted by South Morrow Seniors Matter