Capitol Market celebrates St. Patrick’s Day with green chili and pro wrestling

By Matthew Young, RealWV

There are few things more uniquely Irish than chili and pro wrestling. And while that’s not even remotely true, the two do make for an excellent way to celebrate the greenest of all holidays. Add to that the 12 different beers on tap, and the only thing the Capitol Market was missing was the Blarney Stone. (Although after 12 beers, I imagine any stone would do).

It’s a difficult event to explain – you really have to attend in person to fully appreciate it. Of course there was the Green Chili Shootout and the Market Mayhem Regatta Pro Wrestling show, but there was also a DJ, vendors, games, and oh so much beer. But despite all that, the event was completely family-friendly. Kudos to the planners, and to all who attended.

Put this one on your calendar for next year. In the meantime, I hope you enjoy the pictures, even though they don’t quite do it justice.

Happy St. Patrick’s Day everybody!


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