Shamrock Fest expected to draw thousands to RFK Stadium

(WJLA) - RFK Stadium will play host to the area's largest St. Patrick's Day celebration next weekend when Shamrock Fest begins on Saturday.

Organizers estimate that this year's event will draw between 20,000 and 30,000 people to RFK Stadium. Shamrock Fest will feature multiple stages for bands, as well as a zip line and mechanical bull. Celtic punk band Dropkick Murphy's will headline this year's event.