4 St. Patty's Day Events to Check Out in St. Louis

By Katie Davis
In Culture

St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner on Tuesday, March 17, and there are plenty of festivities this weekend in St. Louis to celebrate. Check out our top picks for the best St. Patty’s Day weekend events, below!

St. Patrick's Day in St. Louis. Photo courtesy of Irish Parade.

St. Patrick’s Day in St. Louis. Photo courtesy of Irish Parade.

St. Patrick’s Day Parade Irish Dinner
March 13, Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark
Prepare for the weekend’s events by attending the formal Irish Dinner, complete with delicious food, drinks, entertainment, dancing and visits from both US and Irish dignitaries.

Irish Village
March 14, Kiener Plaza
All day long, festivities go on, bands perform and the celebrations continue in the Kiener Plaza in what’s called “Irish Village.” This is a great area to hang out with friends or family, including kids who can venture to the Leprechaun Village with crafts and activities.

St. Patrick’s Day Run
March 14, Downtown
With more than 13,000 runners typically participating, the annual St. Patty’s Day Run is one of the largest in the Midwest.  It’s a five-mile route that winds around Downtown and attracts numerous spectators of all ages.

46th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade
March 14, Downtown *(18th and Market Streets)
Scheduled rain or shine, the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade makes its way through Downtown boasting numerous marching bands, floats, character-like balloons and many individuals in green attire. Prepare to drink some brews, wear your best St. Patty’s gear and enjoy the parade as it passes by.

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