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GUIDE: St. Patrick's Day events happening across Northeast Ohio

3News has compiled a list of events and parades happening across Northeast Ohio for St. Patrick's Day.

CLEVELAND — If you are looking to celebrate St. Patrick's Day, look no further. 

Northeast Ohio has plenty of St. Patrick's Day celebrations happening, including parades and bar crawls. 

3News has compiled a guide for all the different ways that you can celebrate St. Patrick's Day. 

EDITOR'S NOTE: 3News will continue to update this story as more events are announced. 


St. Patrick's Day Parade 

  • Saturday, March 11 
  • Noon
  • The parade will take place on Main St. between Cedar St. and Bowery St.

Akron Official St. Patrick's Day Bar Crawl 

  • Friday, March 17 
  • 4 p.m. 
  • Get tickets HERE 

Shamrock 'n Roll

  • Friday, March 17 
  • 6-9 p.m. 
  • Akron Zoo

Shamrock 'n roll into the zoo for a green celebration with local breweries, food trucks and music! Tickets include 8 sample tastings and admission to the zoo after hours.


1st Annual St. Patrick's Day Bar Crawl 

  • Friday, March 17 
  • 12-11:55 p.m. 
  • Oakwood Square, Canton

Shamrock Shindig 

  • Friday, March 17 
  • 12-7 p.m. 
  • Play-Action Plaza at Hall of Fame Village


St. Patrick's Day Parade: A Salute to Irish American Athletes

  • Friday, March 17 
  • 1:04 pm.  

Rainbow Babies and Children's St. Patrick's Day Bar Crawl for a Cause 

  • Saturday, March 4
  • 5-9 p.m. 
  • West 25th Street 
  • Buy tickets HERE

The Cleveland St. Patrick’s Day Run

  • Saturday, March 18
  • 4 p.m. 
  • Race day registration and packet pickup starts at 2 p.m. right on West 6th Street
  • Register HERE  

Original St. Paddy's Day Bar Crawl 2023 Bar Event

  • March 11, March 17 and March 18
  • 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. 
  • Dive Bar, IVY Nightclub, Barley House, Lost Social Club, Rumor Nightclub, Velvet Dog Nightclub, Park Social Nightclub and more TBA
  • Buy tickets HERE  

St. Patrick's Day Bagpipe Bash 

  • Friday, March 17 
  • Collison Bend, 1250 Old River Road, Cleveland
  • 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. 

The 6th Annual Green Mile Shamrock Bar Crawl: Cleveland

  • Saturday, March 11 
  • West Park Station, PJ McIntyre's, Smedley's Bar and Grille, Backstage Bar, Hatfield's Goode Grub, Throwbacks Pub 
  • 12-7 p.m. 
  • Buy tickets HERE

St. Patrick's Day at Forest City Brewery

  • Friday, March 17 
  • Forest City Brewery 
  • Bar opens at 10 a.m. 
  • Live music at 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. 

St. Patrick's Day Celebration 

  • Friday, March 17 
  • Hofbräuhaus Cleveland
  • 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Free admission  

St. Patrick's Day at Great lakes Brewing Co. 

  • Friday, March 17 
  • Great Lakes Brewing Company 
  • 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Live music, food and beer will be offered all day long  

St. Patty's Day Celebration at Betts 

  • Friday, March 17 
  • 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. 
  • Betts 

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with live music, drinks and food (all day bites) to keep your luck going all day, on March 17! 

The menu consists of Fish Sammie ($19) with beer battered cod, lettuce and tomato, spicy aioli & fries, Corned Beef Sammie ($20), 1 lb corned beef, marble rye, Cleveland kraut, swiss cheese, thousand island dressing & fries, Sauerkraut Balls ($16), with thousand island dipping sauce. 

Shamrock Brunch and St. Patrick's Day at The Rustic Grill at StoneWater  

Shamrock Brunch

  • Sunday, March 12 
  • 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

This all-you-can-eat buffet features brunch favorites, brunch cocktails, desserts and specialty kids’ drinks. Reservations are required and igloos are available. Cost is $28 per person, $14 for kids under 12 and kids under 3 are free.  

St. Patrick's Day

  • Friday, March 17 
  • 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. 

Starters consist of smoked Irish Cheddar & Beer Soup and Reuben Fritters. Mains consist of Ruben Boxty, with an open-faced potato pancake, corned beef, Swiss cheese, fried egg and thousand island dressing; Hot Corned beef sandwich with Swiss cheese, sauerkraut on marble rye served with fries;Traditional Corned Beef Plate, Yukon potatoes, cabbage & carrots

St. Patrick's Day at the Flat Iron Cafe

  • Friday, March 17 
  • Flat Iron Cafe
  • Opens at 7 a.m. for kegs and eggs 

Check out 3News' Austin Love's visit to the Flat Iron ahead of St. Patrick's Day below: 

Fairview Park 

4th Annual Gunselman's Leprechaun Chase

  • Saturday, March 4 
  • Fairview High School Track 
  • 7:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. 
  • The Gunselman's Tavern Leprechaun Chase 5K
    is benefitting Empowering Epilepsy 


Stepdads of Galway - St. Patrick's Day Hooley 

  • Friday, March 17 
  • 4 p.m. 
  • The Winchester
  • Purchase tickets HERE  


Louisville St. Patrick's Day 5K 

  • Saturday, March 11 
  • Louisville High School 
  • 10 a.m. 
  • Register HERE 


Wee Ones St. Patrick's Day 

  • Sunday, March 12
  • 12-4 p.m. 
  • Medina Square  

A St. Patrick's Day celebration for kiddos! This is an event held with multiple businesses in the square, so stay tuned for details!


St. Paddy's Day Celebration for kids

  • Saturday, March 11 
  • French Creek Nature Center 
  • 1-2:30 p.m.

Join us at French Creek Nature Center on March 11 from 1-2:30 pm for a St. Paddy's Day Celebration! Make your own...

Posted by Lorain County Metro Parks on Sunday, February 26, 2023

EDITOR'S NOTE: The video above previously aired on 3News on March 17, 2022. 

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