St. Patrick’s Day Parade, March 16, Noon: This annual family-friendly tradition, which draws over 2,000 spectators each year, features memorable participants such as Root River Rollers, Carriage House Pedal Tavern, Lighthouse Brigade, and a variety of singing and dancing groups. The parade begins at the corner of State and Main Streets, proceeds west on Sixth St., and ends at City Hall. Parking is available for $3.50 per day at the Lake Avenue Ramp, 300 Lake Ave., Civic Center Ramp, 501 Lake Ave., and McMynn Ramp, 120 7th St.   After the parade, grab a bite to eat and drinks from area bars and restaurants that offer St. Patrick’s Day specials, including The Ivanhoe Pub & Eatery’s corned beef and cabbage. 

St. Paddy’s Pub Crawl March 9, 3pm-Bar Close: Experience the St. Patrick’s Day spirit at great local pubs. Participating venues include: Blue Rock, Brickhouse, Evelyn’s Club Main, The Ivanhoe, Littleport Brewing, Main Hub, Marci’s on Main, Pepi’s Pub & Grill, Pub on Wisconsin, and Chartroom Restaurant. The pub crawl includes a scavenger hunt with the chance to win prizes and a free shuttle bus which stops at all locations.

Located on beautiful Lake Michigan, the zoo, established in 1923, cares for 75 animal species and 300 individual animals, many of them endangered. Purchase tickets for events at racinezoo.org.
Racine Events:
Call Me Old-Fashioned March 20, 6-8pm: Visit primates and other zoo animals while sipping a classic Wisconsin cocktail and enjoying appetizers. 
Eggstravaganza March 30, 10am-4pm: Youngsters make crafts, hunt for Cluck-Cluck doors and collect candy, decorate eggs, take a photo with the Easter Bunny and ride the Zoo Choo-Choo.

Showcases the largest contemporary craft collection in the United States, and houses 11,000 works of art, among them ceramics, polymer, jewelry, fibers, glass and more. See details and current exhibitions at ramart.org.
Ram Events
Mahogany Dialogues: Special Edition at RAM—Black Voices in Contemporary Sculpture March 7, 6:30-8pm: Scott Terry, artist and CEO of Mahogany Gallery, and local artist and educator Trenton Baylor discuss Black voices in contemporary sculpture. 

Every Friday, more than 15 restaurants serve the quintessential Wisconsin Fish Fry, including award-winning Joey’s Yardarm.

Quench your thirst at the Seltzer Stroll April 20, 1-6pm.
Don’t miss Feast On the Streets May 3, 4-7pm. Explore Racine’s dynamic culinary scene through sampling tasty cuisine from 10 ethnic restaurants.