7 Best St. Patty's Day Events in St. Louis

By Katie Davis
In Culture

St. Patty’s Day is just around the corner, but festivities have already started! Plan your Celtic holiday weekend properly by checking out our top picks for St. Patrick’s Day parties, concerts and more.

St. Patrick’s Day Experience
March 13-17, Tigin Irish Pub
Tigin Irish Pub has been celebrating St. Patty’s Day all week and tonight, you can check out a special event benefiting Stray Rescue of Saint Louis.  There is also a Guinness Sampling Night on March 14, weekend festivities with Irish breakfasts and European sports showing. On March 17, the “Biggest St. Patrick’s Day Party” features delicious food, deals on pints and live music.

Celtic Woman

Celtic Woman. Photo courtesy of The Fox Theatre.

Celtic Woman
March 14, The Fox
Known around the world for its Emmy-nominated music, unique takes on modern music as well as beautiful renditions of traditional Irish music, the Celtic Woman experience is a perfect way to celebrate the upcoming holiday.

St. Pat’s Day Pub Crawl 
March 15, Washington Avenue
Get your tickets for the Wash Ave. pub crawl, which gives you access and special discounts at multiple venues including Lucas Park Grille, Rosalita’s Cantina, Flannery’s, Flamingo Bowl and more.

St. Patrick's Day Parade

St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Photo courtesy of IrishParade.org.

St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Annual Run
March 15, Downtown
With over 120 units including marching bands, floats and balloons, the St. Patrick’s Day Parade starts at 18th and Market streets and finishes its route at the intersection of Broadway and Market streets. Expect to see thousands of people decked out in green and celebrating the St. Patty’s spirit. Also on Saturday, the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade Run features more than 13,000 participants and a five-mile route throughout the Downtown area.

Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark Irish Village
March 15, Kiener Plaza
Decorated in an appropriate Irish theme, and opening at 9am on Saturday morning, this event features delicious food, great drinks, St. Patty’s Day merchandise and live entertainment throughout the day. This is a great place to hang out and celebrate before, during or even after the parade.

St. Patrick’s Day on Laclede’s Landing
March 15, Laclede’s Landing
Get ready to enjoy some great brews, corned beef and cabbage, soda bread and more while you hop from venue to venue at Laclede’s Landing. With drink and meal specials, live music and plenty of festivities, this is a great spot to go for St. Patrick’s Day celebrations. Visitors can also take a shuttle to and from the Downtown parade area.

Ancient Order of Hibernians' St. Patrick's Day

Ancient Order of Hibernians’ St. Patrick’s Day. Photo courtesy of St. Louis Hibernians.

31st Annual Ancient Order of Hibernians’ Dogtown St. Patrick’s Day
March 17, Dogtown Neighborhood
On the official holiday, head down to the city’s known Irish neighborhood, Dogtown, for parades, music, food and drinks and plenty of St. Louis history from the Ancient Order of Hibernians. Don’t forget to wear green!

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