The Greatest Parade in the Nation is Back | March 17
We’re painting the town green this year on St. Pat’s in Saint Paul shenanigans. The fun starts in Rice Park at noon and will travel throughout downtown to end near Mears Park. Learn more here.
The St. Pat's Association's Ballpark Hooley sponsored by Guinness | March 17
The Ballpark Hooley is back for its second year! The post-parade party will start immediately after the parade. Join us for live music by The Serfs and Northerly Gales, Irish dancers, and CHS Field Concourse Beer Specials & Food. All proceeds from ticket sales go towards funding future St. Patrick’s Day parades and local charities. Learn more here.
St. Patrick’s Day Irish Celebration | March 17
Experience all things Irish at this event featuring Celtic music, dancing and authentic vendors at Landmark Center. Learn more here.
St. Patrick's Day Party | March 17
Lucky for you! You’re invited to the annual St. Patrick’s Day Bash at Wabasha Street Caves! Don your green, and head down to The Caves on St. Patty’s Day. Learn more here.
Cooks of Crocus Hill St. Patrick’s Day Celebration | March 17
This class at Cooks of Crocus Hill brings back the real Irish flavors in honor of St. Patrick's Day. Cook along with Chef Randi Madden for a night in the kitchen with a menu to celebrate Ireland. Enjoy the spoils of your efforts with a tasty authentic dish. Éirinn go Brách! Learn more here.
Menu: Individual Shepherd’s Pies; Vegetarian Boxty (Northern Ireland potato cake); Potato Bread; Proper Irish Coffee with Almond Shortbread Bites.
Fun for the Whole Family | March 17
Can Can Wonderland is getting in the spirit of all things Irish this year, with face painting, live Irish music and dancing, and green food and drink specials. Sparkle Fox will provide face painting, sparkles, and glitter (glitter beard, anyone?) from 6:00 pm - 8:00pm- on March 17th, and An Cuan, an Irish music duo, will perform from 6:00 pm - 12:30 am.
Porter & Pasties | March 17
Saint Paul Brewing will be a great gathering spot this St. Paddy’s Day, with food, drink, and music to match the occasion. The crew’s famous Pooka Irish Cream Porter will be on tap all day, and there will be a one-day-only special of Irish pasties, Colcannon potatoes, and soda bread. Cavan’s Crossing, a well-loved 4 piece Irish folk band, will perform live between 3-7 pm. This would make a great post-parade stop, or a great place to avoid packed pubs.
2023 IRISH! | March 18
IRISH! At The Saint Paul Hotel is an evening including dinner, blarney, and shenanigans! This new holiday tradition will feature music and entertainment from 4 PINTS SHY, Todd Menton (founder of Boiled in Lead), St. Dominic's Trio (members of the Legendary Belfast Cowboys), The O'Shea Irish Dancers and Katie McMahon (voice of River Dance). Get tickets.
A Day of Irish Dance | March 19
The Irish Music and Dance Association will return in person for the 41st year of partnership with Landmark Center. Experience all things Irish at this event featuring Celtic music, dancing and authentic vendors. Learn more here.