Guide to St. Patrick's Day


Guide to St. Patrick’s Day

Get ready to Go Green!

St. Patrick’s Day is Saturday, March 17th but the Corktown festivities kick off on Sunday, March 11th – that’s right you have a whole week of reasons to get lucky, eat corned beef and drink green beer.


Corktown Races // Corktown // March 11 @ 9am
The Saint Patrick’s Parade Corktown Races has become one of the largest 5k races in Michigan.  In addition to attracting more people to the parade, the race is a vehicle for raising funds for the Saint Patrick’s Senior Center.


St. Patrick’s Day Parade // Corktown // March 11 @ 12:30pm
Corktown starts filling up for tailgating, beer tents, and the race at 7am and culminates with the parade down Michigan Avenue with a marching pipe and drum band, color guard units, floats, clowns, and more.


St. Patty’s Day Parade Party //1331 Trumbull Avenue // March 11 @ 10am
Celebrate St. Patty’s Day at Red Dunn Kitchen with a live DJ, Tito’s Girls, free tastings, Jack Daniel’s cocktails & Give aways! FREE PARKING!


TICKET GIVEAWAY: Corktown’s Paddy Day Parade Party //2000 Michigan Avenue // March 11 @ 9am
“Get Green & Get Down” at the Paddy’s Day Parade Party – enjoy a heated tent, live DJ and entertainment, beer, full bar, food and more!


St. Patrick’s Day Party //Beacon Park // March 17 @ 5pm
Join the party in Beacon Park’s heated tent turned Irish pub! Catch the NCAA March Madness games on the big screen while tasting an assortment of craft and domestic beers and food.


TICKET GIVEAWAY: Detroit Irish Fest //700 Randolph // March 17 @ 9am
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day all day! Irish beer, whiskey and much more will be flowing in the outdoor party areas and the heated party tents with all kinds of local to Detroit entertainment.


Old Shillelagh // 349 Monroe St // March 17 @ 7am
This is one of Detroit’s biggest St. Patrick’s Day parties and it all kicks off with doors early in the morning. They’ll have a heated beer tent, live music, dancing, whiskey and a whole lot of fun for everyone.


Foran’s for a Day @ Grand Trunk Pub // 612 Woodward Ave // March 17 @ 8am
If you’re looking to honor the authentic Irish heritage of Detroit, this Saint Patrick’s Day, we’re opening our doors as “Foran’s for a Day” and doing just that.


St. Patrick’s Day with Tully’s @ Kid Rock’s Made in Detroit // 2645 Woodward Ave. // March 17 @ 11am
Stop in at Kid Rock’s Made in Detroit as early as 11 a.m. and start a new tradition with the classic Tullamore Dew whiskey. They’ll have drinks, food, and music for you, including specials around happy hour. No cover. 21+.


St. Patrick’s Day Shenanigans @ Briggs Detroit // 519 East Jefferson Ave. // March 17 @ 7am
Briggs is bringing the party with their St. Patrick’s Day shenanigans, starting early at 7 a.m. They’ll have $10 green beer pitchers, $5 Tullamore Dew shots, $5 Shamrock Islands, and $3 green tea shots. Briggs will also have local DJs there for your entertainment. No cover. 21+.


St. Paddy’s Day Party @ Eastern Market Brewing Co. // 2515 Riopelle  // March 17 @ 10am
No cover, live music, and new beer!


St. Patrick’s Day @  Hard Rock Cafe // 45 Monroe Street // March 17 @ 11am
While you make your way around Downtown for the big holiday, stop over at Hard Rock Cafe and get your green on.


St. Patrick’s Day @ McShane’s Pub // 1460 Michigan Ave. // March 17 @ 11am
An Irish pub right in Corktown? How much more St. Patrick’s can you get? Stop by McShane’s for corned beef and cabbage, live music, and green beer. No cover. 21+.


St. Patrick’s Day @ Mike’s Pizza Bar // 2515 Woodward Ave. // March 17 @ 8am
Experience live bands (Cancel Monday, Fu5ion Band, and Stiletto Fire) all day with drink and food specials to keep you happy. No cover. 21+.


St. Patrick’s Day @ Sports & Social Detroit // 28 Henry Street // March 17 @ 8am
As you’re making your way down Woodward, pop in at Sports & Social Detroit for drink and food specials and live entertainment all day long. No cover. 21+.


Heritage Irish Dinner @ Revolver // 9737 Joseph Campau  // March 17 @ 6pm
Read the menu, research boxty, and brambrack, and colcannon, and ready yourself for the most memorable of Saint Patrick’s Days with a special Irish dinner by Chef Reid Shipman.




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