Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Minneapolis!

In Minneapolis, we love an excuse to celebrate. Whether you're zero, two or ninety-nine percent Irish, join the fun this St. Patrick's Day in Minneapolis where parades and parties are a plenty!

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

And remember: Don't drink and drive! Metro Transit is offering free rides on all bus and light rail routes from 6:00pm - 3:00am on March 16th, 2019. Be safe and check out more information on Metro Transit's official site.

9th Annual St Patty's Party At The Pourhouse

March 14th, 2019
The Pourhouse Downtown

Celebrate at the Pourhouse! Dress up in green and gold (dress code!) and go all out this St. Patrick's Day.

St. Patrick's Weekend at FINNEGANS

March 15th-17th, 2019

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day and their first anniversary of the taproom! They'll be celebrating all weekend long with live music, new beers (Imperial Irish Ale anyone?), and all your favorite FINNEGANS shenanigans.

Bluegrass Blowout

March 15th, 2019
8:00pm | Doors open
9:00pm | Show
Whiskey Junction

MJG Productions presents: St Patty's Bluegrass Blowout with Jon Stickley Trio & Feed the Dog, plus very special guest When Irish Eyes Are Slurring. $7 in advance/$10 day of show and 21+!

Kieran's Irish Pub

March 15th-16th, 2019
Kieran's Irish Pub

Come out and celebrate St Patrick’s day at Kieran’s Irish Pub! The Tim Malloys will play at Kieran's on Friday, March 15th from 8:00-10:00pm! And on March 16th, enjoy great entertainment all day. They will be showing The Six Nations Rugby Games on their giant projector screen. All the beer and whiskey you will need. Make sure to get your Fisn-n-Chips and Corned Beef too!

Everybody's Irish for a Day

March 16th, 2019
Lake Harriet Bandshell

Join in for the annual Minneapolis "Everybody's Irish" running tradition! All participants receive a Brooks Running Technical Podium Shirt and an awesome finishers medal. Post-Run Party with treats and beverages. Chip timed and a great 5K | 10K course. Register now!

Get Lucky Marathon

March 16th, 2019
CHS Field

Join fellow runners in St. Paul at the 10th annual Get Lucky run. Races include a 7K, 14K and 21K (half). All adult registrations get to choose between a long sleeve performance running jacket, vintage Get Lucky pullover or an Irish green Get Lucky hoodie, and all finishers earn a medal!

St. Patrick's Day Celebration 2019

March 16th, 2019
Landmark Center

The Irish Music & Dance Association (IMDA) proudly hosts its 37th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Irish Celebration featuring regional and local Irish entertainment, Irish dance, Celtic vendors, Irish cuisine, pipe bands and children’s crafts and entertainment. Bring the family downtown for St. Paul’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade and come on to Landmark Center to continue the celebration!

St. Patrick's Day Celebration & Tent Party

March 16th & 17th, 2019
11:00am both days
Keg and Case Market

Morrissey's Irish Pub is crossing the river and partnering with the Keg and Case West 7th Market for a huge St. Patrick’s weekend tent party & celebration! Come and try Morrissey’s signature Fish & Chips and other Irish specialties from our vendors in the Park. Enjoy a Guinness and some Irish whiskey while listening to a phenomenal music line-up with Irish bands, dancers, bagpipes, and more! Join the fun with the entire family and your kids will enjoy crafting St. Patrick's Day decorations and face painting.

Lucky’s St. Patrick’s Day Bar Crawl

March 16th, 2019
4:00 – 11:59pm
Various locations

Be a part of the biggest St. Patty’s Day bar crawl of the year! Participating bars include Brothers Bar & Grill Minneapolis, Gay 90's, 508 Bar + Restaurant, Sneaky Pete's and more. With the purchase of a ticket you receive two free drinks, free cover at all partner venues and ability to participate in contests and win prizes.

Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade​

March 16th, 2019
Nicollet Mall

The Minneapolis St. Patrick’s Day Association welcomes your family to join in celebrating St. Patrick’s Day 2019! The 51st Annual Minneapolis St. Patrick’s Day Parade will be held on Saturday, March 16th, beginning 6:30 p.m. The parade route is on the new and improved Nicollet Mall! As always it's free to watch.

Leprechaun Secrets

March 17th, 2019
Kroening Interpretive Center

Learn the ways of the woods by following leprechaun clues. Discover tricks that plants and animals use to thrive in the wild, decipher messages left by animals, and identify helpful and harmful plants. Follow the leprechaun's path to uncover the secret during an afternoon of fun! Free and for all ages.

Merlins Rest Pub

St. Patrick's Day Weekend, 2019
Merlins Rest Pub

If you’re sick of green beer, Merlins is the ‘pot of gold under the rainbow’ for whiskey lovers everywhere. Enjoy drink specials with bagpipers setting the mood throughout the pub. And you won’t regret it when you stay for the night’s live music feature. Don't forget your kilt!

Blarney Pub & Grill

St. Patrick's Day Weekend, 2019
Blarney Pub & Grill

Stop by Blarney’s on the U of M campus if you’re looking for a blast. Drink specials and a special St. Patrick’s Day menu (on top of their regular menu) will satisfy all your cravings. After you’re full to the brim, step outside for some patio games – because it’s almost spring and we can (sort of...) feel it! Enjoy DJs spinning the best tunes throughout the day.

Keegan’s Pub

St. Patrick's Day Weekend, 2019
Keegan's Pub

Show up at Keegan’s for a mighty good time! The Irish pub is sure to pull out all the stops this St. Patrick's Day.

Saint Patrick’s Day Headquarters at Cargo Food Authority

March 17th, 2019

Cargo Food Authority

Make Cargo Food Authority your St. Patrick's Day headquarters. Live Music from The Provisional—a Celtic folk-rock band from St. Paul—will be playing traditional Irish standards and original music in the Celtic style. Feed on corned beef and cabbage and fish and chips while drinking green beer. Step out onto the largest enclosed patio in Minneapolis and challenge your friends to a game of bags or giant Jenga. Watch your green shot slide down the ice luge into an icy shot glass.