Denver knows how to celebrate the luck of the Irish! Enjoy parades, music, dancing, green beer and more. Here are some suggestions from About.com Denver Guide Nina Snyder, and for more ideas visit http://denver.about.com/.
Saturday, March 16, 2013
Parade begins at 27th and Blake Street at 10 a.m.
One of the largest parades west of the Mississippi river, Denver's parade offers entertainment for little leprechauns of all ages. Admission is free, but parking downtown is not. Sponsored by Bellco Credit Union.
Saturday, March 16 and Sunday, March 17, 2013
Irish Snug, 1201 E. Colfax Ave.
The Irish Snug holds its seventh-annual "hooley" to celebrate St. Patrick's Day. An outdoor tent will be set up on the premises for both days. The Snug features Irish food, Irish step dancing and bar service for the hooley.
Sunday, March 10, 2013 at 10:15 a.m.
17th St. and Wazee
Run a lucky seven kilometers to kick off St. Patrick's Day. Race registration for the 25th-annual race is $37 before March 1, $42 from March 1 until March 9 and $47 on the day of the race. Register online or in person at Runners Roost.
Sat. March 9, 2013 at 7:30 p.m.
Sun. March 10, 2013 at 2:30 p.m.
Fri. March 15, 2013 at 7:30 p.m.
Sat. March 16, 2013 at 7:30 p.m.
Sun. March 17, 2012 at 2:30 p.m.
University of Denver, Newman Center
Tickets range from $24 - $44 for this presentation of bagpipe music for St. Patrick's Day. The Denver Brass will play classic melodies of Celtic music.