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St. Patrick's Day Events

St. Patrick's Day Events

Check out San Diego's 2016 St. Patrick's Day events. We are constantly adding to this list. Please check back periodically for more listings. If you'd like to add your event to our list, please submit the event.

Backyard Kitchen & Tap's St. PAWtrick's Day

Promotional flyer for Backyard Kitchen & Tap's St. PAWtrick's Day celebration. Courtesy of Backyard Kitchen & Tap.

Thursday, March 10, 2016, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Backyard Kitchen & Tap is hosting a family-friendly St. Patrick’s Day celebration to bark about. On Thursday, March 10, celebrate St. Patrick’s Day while enjoying the company of friends and fellow dog lovers.

St. Patrick's Day 10K, 2 And 4-Mile Run

Promotional photo of a previous St. Patrick's Day 10K Run, 4 & 2-Mile Fun Run. Courtesy of Kathy Loper Events.

Saturday, March 12, 2016, 6:30 a.m.

Register for the St. Patrick's Day 10K, 2 and 4 Mile and enter the opportunity drawing to win a nine night trip to Ireland and run the Dublin Marathon in Oct. 2016!

2016 St. Patrick's Day Half Marathon, 5K, Green Mile & EC Craft Beer Invitational

Promotional photo for the 2016 St. Patrick's Day Half Marathon, 5k, Green Mile & EC Craft Beer Invitational in Downtown El Cajon.

Saturday, March 12, 2016, 6:30 a.m.

UST&FA certified half marathon and 5K, Green Mile for kids & adults with special needs, and the Tribes & Clans Competition start and finish in Downtown El Cajon, followed by the EC Craft Beer Invitational where your supporters can join in the fun.

36th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade & Irish Festival

Promotional photo of the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade & Irish Festival. Courtesy of The Irish Congress of Southern California

Saturday, March 12, 2016, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The parade, which is the largest one west of the Mississippi, will step off on Saturday, March 12, 2016 promptly at 10:30 a.m. on Fifth Avenue at Laurel Street as thousands of marchers and spectators gather to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day.

San Diego's Eighth Annual St. Baldrick’s Shave-A-Thon

Promotional photo of Shave-A-Thon participants. Courtesy of St. Baldrick's Foundation.

Saturday, March 12, 2016, noon to 4 p.m.

San Diego's Eighth Annual St. Baldrick’s Shave-A-Thon will be from noon-4 p.m. on Saturday, March 12, 2016 at The Commons Bar in downtown San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter.

Irish 4 A Day

Promotional flyer for the event. Courtesy of Club VIP SD.

Saturday, March 12, 2016, 2 p.m. to 2 a.m.

On Saturday, March 12, you are invited to shamROCK down and be IRISH 4 A DAY at San Diego’s #1 St. Paddy’s Party Hop! With 25 participating venues run by the jolliest leprechauns and Irish fairies, we wish that you ladies and lads will join us.

Irish 'ReAwakening' Show

Promotional photo of Dancer Dancer Brian Cunningham by Kevin Littlefield. Courtesy of Téada

Saturday, March 12, 2016, 7:30 p.m.

Celebrate St Patrick's Day early on March 12. Irish fiddler Oisin Mac Diarmada leads a spectacular cast in "reAwakening," a new show from Ireland commemorating the 1916 Rising and a century of Irish freedom and culture.

St. Patrick's Dance For Singles

Promotional photo for the Pre-St. Patrick’s Day Dance Party. Courtesy of Simply The Best Singles

Saturday, March 12, 2016, 7:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.

Wear your green and join upscale singles for a St. Patrick’s Day dance party at this popular and comfortable venue. We’ll have DJ Mauro playing our music with dance hits from the 70s to current, and he’ll throw in a few “Irish” dance tunes for us.

House Of Ireland Lawn Program

Promotional photo of an Irish cultural event. Courtesy of House of Pacific Relations International Cottages, Inc.

Sunday, March 13, 2016, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Join us for our annual celebration of Ireland's rich culture. The House of Pacific Relations International Cottages, Inc. in Balboa Park invites you to enjoy traditional Irish treats will be on sale at the cottage throughout the day.

24th Annual St. Patrick's Golf Tournament

Photo of Shadowridge Golf Club's golf course and lake. Courtesy of Shadowridge Golf Club.

Monday, March 14, 2016, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

The day will be filled with food, fun and friendly competition, and golfers will enjoy free beer throughout the tournament as well as lunch and dinner. There will be tons of raffle items as well as an auction.

Irish Dinner Adventure With New York Times Bestselling Author, Kristina McMorris

"The Edge of Lost" promotional graphic.

Monday, March 14, 2016, 6:30 p.m.

Join us the week of St. Patrick’s Day for an Irish Dinner Adventure, a cheerful evening spent mingling among friends and author Kristina McMorris in a local Irish Pub. McMorris’s new book, "The Edge of Lost," takes her readers all over the world.

Write Out Loud Presents Voices Of Ireland

A photo of the coast of Ireland.

Monday, March 14, 2016, 7:30 p.m.

The evening features a selection of Irish tales recited by actor Ron Choularton, music by the Celtic Echoes and dancing.

The Field's St. Patrick's Day Festivities

Promotional photo for St. Patrick's Day at The Field Irish Pub

Thursday, March 17, 2016, 9 a.m.

The Field Authentic Irish Pub and Restaurant opens at 9 a.m. on Thursday, March 17 for our St. Patrick's Day celebration. Let the real March Madness begin. Located between Market Street and Island Avenue in Downtown San Diego.

It’s St. Patrick’s Day

"Darby O'Gill and the Little People" movie poster.

Thursday, March 17, 2016, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Come and celebrate St. Patrick's Day at the Denny Sanford's Children Library and Teenspace with music, craft, film "Darby O'Gill and the Little People" and a scavenger hunt to find where the leprechauns hid the prizes.

ShamROCK 2016

Promotional photo for San Diego ShamROCK 2016.

Thursday, March 17, 2016, 4 p.m. to midnight

This year’s celebration features a 150-foot Irish pub in the streets, traditional Irish dancers, go-go dancers, Irish punk rock bands, Irish rock step bands, Celtic bands, and DJ’s from San Diego and beyond bumping beats throughout the night.

St. Patrick's Day Entertainment

Promotional photo of the SilverWood music ensemble

Thursday, March 17, 2016, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with refreshingly traditional entertainment including local Celtic band SilverWood and Irish dancers from the Rose Ritichie Academy of Irish Dance. This is a free event from 6 p.m.–7:30 p.m.

St. Patrick's Day Open Reading Of Irish Poetry And Prose

Promotional photo of D.G. Wills Books. Courtesy of D.G. Wills Books.

Thursday, March 17, 2016, 7 p.m.

D.G. Wills presents the 37th Annual St. Patrick's Day Open Reading of Irish Poetry and Prose.

The Duck Dive Celebrates St. Patrick's Day

Promotional photo of people at Duck Dive's entrance. Courtesy of Duck Dive.

Thursday, March 17, 2016, 9 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Kick off St. Paddy's Day with The Duck Dive! Sip on a green brew for $5 or grab a stout and shot of Jameson Caskmate for $10.

True North Tavern’s Neighborhood St. Patrick’s Day Party

Interior photo of True North Tavern

Thursday, March 17, 2016, 9 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Celebrate in true Irish fashion with house-cured corn beef, whiskey-braised cabbage, buttered potatoes, craft stouts, craft Irish ales and Irish whiskeys. Live entertainment by Beat Panther and DJ Demon.

St. Patrick’s Day Celebration With Acoustic Eidolon

Promotional photo of Acoustic Eidolon. Photo credit: Barry Sharp. Courtesy of Acoustic Eidolon.

Thursday, March 17, 2016, 7:30 p.m.

San Diego Folk Heritage will offer a St. Patrick’s Day celebration concert featuring Acoustic Eidolon. This Colorado-based touring duo, comprised of Joe Scott on double neck guitjo and Hannah Alkire on cello, has graced stages throughout the U.S.

Celtic Echoes Presents: 'Hoolie In The Kitchen!'

Promotional photo of Celtic Echoes who will be presenting "Hoolie In The Kitchen!"

Friday, March 18, 2016, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Join us for a great evening of Celtic fun: jigs, reels, pub songs, favorite Irish ballads, the occasional haunting air - and general Tom Foolery (the Irish call that good Craic!)

The US Grant's Rendezvous Lounge St. Patrick's Day Party

Promotional photo of the US Grant San Diego Hotel. Courtesy of the Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.

Saturday, March 19, 2016, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

This St. Patrick's Day celebrate at the iconic US GRANT Hotel within a secret location on property during THE US GRANT's Rendezvous Lounge St. Patrick's Day party.