The Ultimate St. Patrick's Day Sweet Sixteen

In Minneapolis, we take cultural celebrations very seriously, so whether you're Irish or not, celebrate this St. Patrick's Day in Minneapolis where parades and parties are a plenty!

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There's lots to do and a slew of places to go, so we've put together the ultimate list of the sixteen best places to celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Minneapolis. 

And remember. Don't drink and drive! Leave your car behind - Metro Transit is offering free rides on buses and light rail on any transit route from 6pm to 3am on March 17, 2017.

St. Patty's at Brit's Pub
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day at Brit's Pub. Happy Hour will be from 4:30-6:30pm, and Corned Beef and Cabbage will be on special.

It's not St. Patrick's Day without Irish music and bagpipes! Hear bagpipers perform and The O'Hammer Band starting at 5:20pm.

Get Lucky Half Marathon

Before you celebrate, get your sweat on! Participate in Get Lucky Twin Cities with either a half marathon, 14k or 7k run!

NCHC Fan Skate
Skate around on Saint Patrick's Day at Target Center! This Fan Skate is hosted by NCHC in partnership with Sports Minneapolis. The event runs from 7:00PM-8:30PM on Thursday, March 16th, and skate rentals will be available for purchase.

St. Patrick's At Kieran's
This March 17th, join us at Kieran’s Irish Pub, it is a celebration of 23 years of St. Patrick’s Day parties.  We will have live music from high energy bands Stirring Ashes, Sweet Colleens and Broken Spoke.  Our huge heated tent will have Zero Gravity Entertainment DJ Jeff Rogers.  Joining us will be both the Minnesota Police Pipe Band and the Brian Boru Irish Pipe Band.  Doors open at 10am and festivities continue until 2am.

Accompanying our celebration is the NCHC Frozen Face Off Fan Fest on 6th Street right outside our front door.  They will have live music, food trucks and hockey themed fun from 1pm to 6pm.

St. Patrick's Day Parade
The Minneapolis St. Patrick’s Day Parade will be held on Friday, March 17th, beginning 7:30 p.m.  The parade route REVERSED this year running North to South along Marquette Ave. starting at South 6th Street and concluding at South 11th Street.

There is a $25 entry fee for families and non-profit groups. Others please check with the committee.

Kip's Authentic Irish Pub and Restaurant will be hosting a full weekend of Irish celebration! Enjoy live music, happy hour deals, bagpipes, irish dancers and more!

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Mystic Lake St. Patty's
Enjoy green beer, a St. Patrick's Day buffet, and a special Mystic Steakhouse menu.

Sneaky Pete's St. Pat's
$4 Pints of Green Miller Lite All Day and Night, All Weekend

Pinstripes St. Patrick's
Green beer & Guinness floats. $3 kids bowling. 50/50 wine. Happy hour deals!

Betty Danger's St. Pat's
Details to come!

Stumble At Pourhouse
Shamrock Stumble Bar Crawl March 11th 12PM-8PM  The Shamrock Stumble is the largest pub crawl celebrating St. Patrick's Day! We're grabbing our bagpipes and partying to all that is Irish! Join us while we do shots of Jameson, drink Guinness, dance with leprechauns and crawl on!

Liquid St. Patty's Bash
Liquid Thursdays St. Patty's Bash on March 16th at 10PM!

Celebrate At Blackforest
No we're not Irish, but we like boiled beef dinners as much as anyone! Stop by and fortify yourselves for whatever celebration you have in mind on March 17th!

Morrissey's Irish Pub
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day at The #1 seller of Powers Irish Whiskey in Minnesota, and the #1 seller of Greenore Irish Whiskey in the USA! Join us on St. Paddy’s Day!! Sign up for the Quest and your chance to win $500!

Bryant-Lake Bowl
The Dregs return for their annual St. Patrick's Day concert at the BLB! This year you can plan to hear songs about zombies, dinosaurs, sharks, patchouli and probably even some traditional Irish music. The Dregs mix comedy and music in just the right proportions so if you like to laugh or hum along, you won't be disappointed.

The St. Paul Grille
In addition to serving beverages and food at its bar, The St. Paul Grill will have a stand at the corner of 5th Street and Market starting at 10:00 am. Reuben Sliders (two sliders and sweet potato chips for $10), Guinness ($7), Jameson Ginger, and Baileys & Coffee ($8) will be available. Inside, the Bar will stay open all day, offering beverages and the bar food menu. The Grill will be serving its regular menu in the bar and dining room from 11 am to 2 pm and its dinner menu in the dining room starting at 5:30 pm.