St. Patrick’s Day is full of green beer, shamrocks, corned beef, whiskey, bangers and mash and cheer, and we’re lucky that metro Detroit has all of that and more St. Patrick’s Day weekend. Check out our list of events around the area and plot out your weekend.


  • The Old Shillelagh
    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, music by Stone Clover, dancing, whiskey and a whole lot of fun for everyone.
    TIME: 8 a.m.
    The Old Shillelagh / 349 Monroe St. / oldshillelagh.com / event page
  • The Works
    This one is a St. Patrick’s Day Country Club Disco Party, with music by Lucky You, Solardo, Riva Starr and many more local acts.
    TIME: 10 p.m.
    TICKETS: $10
    The Works / 1846 Michigan Ave. / facebook.com/theworksnightclub / event page
  • Nemo’s
    They’ll have corned beef sandwiches, beer and music from the Balduck Mountain Ramblers all day long.
    TIME: 10:30 a.m.
    Nemo’s / 1384 Michigan Ave. / nemosdetroit.com / event page
  • Hockeytown Cafe
    Party with sounds by DJ Ray from FM 98 WJLB and music from ‘99 and the 2000s while playing flip cup, beer pong and billiards. They’ll even have karaoke…
    TIME: 4 p.m.
    TICKETS: $10
    Hockeytown Cafe / 2301 Woodward Ave. / hockeytowncafe.com / facebook.com/officialhockeytowncafe
  • The Royce
    Enjoy a free night of opera with the Michigan Opera Theatre at The Royce, featuring music dedicated to wine, including excerpts from The Elixir of Love, La traviata and more. Be sure to RSVP.
    TIME: 7 p.m.
    The Royce / 76 W. Adams / theroycedetroit.com / event page
  • McShane’s Pub & Whiskey Bar
    They’ll be serving up your favorite beers, whiskies and delicious Irish food, while entertaining all day long.
    TIME: 11 a.m.
    McShane’s / 1460 Michigan Ave. / mcshanespub.com
  • TV Lounge
    TV Lounge is throwing a party with drink specials, an open patio for cigars (bring yours!) and entertainment by DJ Gary Chandler and DJ Phil Da Mixx.
    TIME: 6 p.m.
    TICKETS: $10 entry after 9 p.m.
    TV Lounge / 2454 Grand River Ave. / facebook.com/tv-lounge / event page
  • Grand Trunk Pub
    Grand Trunk Pub is opening early as “Foran’s for a Day” to celebrate Irish heritage with Shepherd’s pie, corned beef and cabbage and bangers and mash. They’ll also sling drink specials all day long, with $2-4 Jameson shots and much more.
    TIME: 8 a.m.
    Grand Trunk / 612 Woodward Ave. / grandtrunk.pub / event page
  • Downtown Street Eats
    Everybody’s favorite food truck gathering kicks off on St. Patrick’s Day in Cadillac Square with over 60 food entrepreneurs, Irish-themed fun and food, music, dancing, performances by Irish dancers and a lot more.
    TIME: 11 a.m.
    Cadillac Square / campusmartiuspark.com / event page


  • The Morrie
    Enjoy live music all day with food, friends and booze at The Morrie. The Killer Flamingos, Drew Machak, Matt Kysia with Greenstreet and more will be performing at The Morrie’s St. Patrick’s Day Party, with a performance by Your Generation in Concert.
    12 p.m.
    The Morrie / 511 S. Main St. / themorrie.com / facebook.com/themorrie
  • Hamlin Corner
    Hamlin Corner’s St. Patrick’s Day Party will feature live music by the George Brothers, drink specials, green beer, entertainment by DJ Prevu and more.
    TIME: 6 p.m.
    Hamlin Corner / 386 N. Main St. / hamlincorner.com / event page
  • O’Tooles Royal Oak
    One of Royal Oak’s Irish pubs is celebrating St. Patrick’s Day the rowdy way with Irish food, shot specials, $5 Bushmills, Guinness, green beer and more.
    TIME: 9 a.m.
    O’Tooles / 205 W. 5th Ave. / otoolespubs.com / event page
  • Rosie O’Grady’s Ferndale
    Rosie O’Grady’s is throwing another one of their St. Patrick’s Day all day events, with festivities, green beer, Irish food and more both inside and outside.
    TIME: 11 a.m.
    Rosie O’Grady’s / 279 W. 9 Mile Road / rosieogradysirishpub.com / event page
  • Otus Supply
    It’s quickly become one of Ferndale’s coolest music venues and on St. Patrick’s Day they’ll host Cluas, their latest artist-in-residence from Ireland. The Electric Jug Band will also be performing and you can grab beer, cocktails, whiskey and delicious food.
    TIME: 5 p.m.
    Otus Supply / 345 E. 9 Mile Road / otussupply.com / facebook.com/otussupply


  • Bar Louie Rochester Hills
    Bar Louie is celebrating St. Patrick’s Day at their Shamrock it Out 2017 Party, equipped with green beer, Jameson specials, delicious food and more.
    TIME: 11 a.m.
    Bar Louie / 1488 North Rochester Road / barlouie.com / event page
  • Shores Inn
    Shores Inn in St. Clair Shores is opening early for St. Patrick’s Day to serve up complimentary green eggs and ham from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. They’ll keep the party going all day long with Jager shots and other drink specials, and with DJs and live music in the evening.
    TIME: 9 a.m.
    Shores Inn / 23410 Greater Mack Ave. / shoresinn.com / event page
  • Wyandotte Business Association Leprechaun Crawl
    Join the St. Patrick’s Day Party and Leprechaun Crawl with stops at 14 different bars, including the new Bobcat Bonnie’s location in Wyandotte, and a trolley for transportation. Live bands will be performing in the party tent all day long with green beer flowing.
    TIME: 9 a.m.
    TICKETS: $15 at the door / $10 advance
    Lot #1 with beer tent at Biddle & Oak / 3200 Biddle Ave. / event page

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