A Fun-tastic Feast

What better excuse to let your hair down and have some FUN than Street Feast day. Through the years we’ve seen people get up to all sorts of silliness from water fights to three-legged races.. and we’re not just talking about the kids. Here are some ways to break the ice & let loose at your neighbourhood lunch.

Fancy Dress

We reckon most people are looking for an excuse to dress up in ridiculous clothes and prance around sipping cups of tea. Get the glad rags out for your neighbourhood lunch. Set a theme- superheroes? Mad hatters tea party? Have competitions for the best dressed or silliest costume.

Dance Party

Get out on the green and show the neighbours your best moves! Nothing says letting loose than dancing. All you need are some speakers (or better yet a local band..) a great playlist and bit of space and you’ve got yourself the perfect dance party.

Tug of War

There’s no better way to break the ice than introducing a bit of friendly competition. The teams can be split however you fancy- one side of the street against the other ? Or perhaps the new neighbours against the old. Any which way, the game is sure to end in muddy bums and hysterical laughter.

Egg & Spoon Race

Oh the fun you can have with a few spoons & half a dozen eggs. The more the merrier for this game. Add different obstacles to the race – get people to run around cones, blindfolded or backwards. There’s always the one person who brings a fake egg so keep those eyes peeled (..yes that pun was very much intended).

Here at Street Feast, we fully endorse play! Wether you’re young or old, play can encourage us to be creative & delve into the world of our imagination.

Free bag of play equipment for Wicklow Street Feasts

Wicklow County Council and Wicklow Local Sports Partnership are offering Wicklow Street Feast hosts a bag of play equipment worth €50 to encourage fun and active play within the community. If you want to get involved contact wicklowlsp@wicklowcoco.ie

To avail of this opportunity, you must be already registered to host a Street Feast on Sunday 5th May. Click below to register!

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Street Feast is a day of local lunches across Ireland hosted by you and your neighbours. They can be anywhere really - out on the street, in a local park or in your front garden.

There are lots of good reasons to have a Street Feast, but it's really just a great excuse to eat great food, celebrate your local community and meet new people who live near you.