Frequently asked questions
when will my tickets arrive?
You will receive an email verifying your mailing address and your wristband(s) will be mailed to you the week of March 4. Your wristband is your ticket in. If you are a sponsor or purchased tickets for others, please distribute wristbands to your guests or contact us to mail them directly. Wristbands include a QR code that leads you to information and resources for the event. If you do not receive your wristband(s) prior to the event, our team will have them waiting for you at Check In.
directions and parking?
Our NEW location this year is just off Windward Pkwy and Union Hill Rd. The address for GPS is 1590 Little Pine Trail, Alpharetta 30005. Parking in the park is limited to Sponsors and Vendors, so please consider Uber, Lyft or a party bus. There will be limited spots available at the ZKTeco building next to the park. A small path between this lot and the park is a quick walk to the party. Overflow parking will also be available with a shuttle to pick you up and drop you off.
where do i enter the event?
Check In will be just beyond the skate park.
what time is the party?
Sponsor gates open at 6PM and general admission opens at 6:30PM. Last call for the bar is at 10:45PM and the event will end at 11:00PM.
what can I expect?
A St. Patrick's Day party like no other! With a delicious food tasting and fully-stocked open bar....our Taste of ShamRockin' and Beverage Partners won't disappoint. But that's not all - our silent and live auctions are packed with unique items you won't want to miss. And let's not forget about the live music and dancing - it's time to ShamROCK the night away and raise money for cystic fibrosis while having a great time! Local pop artist Justin Borgman and his band will headline the event again in 2024.
WHAT'S INCLUDED IN MY TICKET?
Your ticket includes tastings from 20+ local restaurants, open bar until 10:45PM, access to our live and silent auctions & live entertainment.
WHAT SHOULD I WEAR?
Festive St. Patrick's Day attire! Please dress for the weather as the event is fully outdoors. ShamRockin' is a rain or shine event, and takes place under cover.
WHAT IF I WANT TO STAY NEARBY?
There are many options in the area:
HOW DO I BID ON AUCTION ITEMS?
No need to leave the dance floor to check on your bids! MOBILE BIDDING will allow you to browse items both in person, and on your phone. Place your bids with the web-based app with just a few clicks! Save time - register and set your bids ahead of time. Set your MAX BIDS and the the program will bid automatically for you! Link to register will be sent out the week of ShamRockin'.
WHAT SAFETY PROTOCOLS DO YOU HAVE IN PLACE?
We know these times are unique and want to assure you that the health and safety of all event guests and our staff remains our top priority. For more information, please see our attendance guidelines.
is your event accessible and inclusive*?
At the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, we commit to equity, racial justice, diversity, and inclusion as core principles guiding our efforts to provide all people with CF the opportunity to live long, fulfilling lives. We strive to host inclusive and accessible events that enable all individuals to engage fully. Please be aware that 3-week notice is requested as some accommodations may require time for the Foundation to arrange. If you have a disability and require accommodations to fully participate at ShamRockin', please contact us.
A free, virtual experience is also available for those who opt to not attend in person. Click here to access the event page. *Guest warning: colored spotlights and fog machines will be present at the event. Flashing/Strobe lighting will not be used, however, some guests may have light-up novelty jewelry and glow wands.
are kids allowed?
ShamRockin' is a 21+ event - secure your babysitter now!
is smoking or vaping permitted?
Due to the dangerous effects of smoking on the lungs all CF Foundation Events are non-smoking/vaping. Please see a staff member at the check in desk if you have questions.
what else is not permitted at the event?
The City of Alpharetta does not allow guests to enter the facility with: aerosol cans, alcoholic beverages, coolers, fireworks, illegal drugs, laser pens and pointers, noisemaking devices, picnic baskets, weapons and any other items deemed inappropriate or dangerous by the venue management.
ARE YOU LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS?
We'd love to see if we have a position for you to volunteer with us at ShamRockin'. Please contact us if you're interested.
I have another question - who do I reach out to?