St. Patrick’s Day


Parties, a parade and plenty of merriment to go around.

This March, celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in the Milwaukee area with delicious Irish food and drink, fun traditions, music, and camaraderie.  
Join the Shamrock Club of Wisconsin for these festive events:

St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Post-Parade Party
March 9, Downtown Milwaukee
Celebrate Milwaukee’s rich Irish heritage at the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade, which includes over 100 parade units, among them pipe and drum corps, Irish dance groups, and local dignitaries. The parade begins at noon. Visit stpatricksparade.org for updates and the parade route.
Join the 56th Shamrock Club of Wisconsin for post-parade festivities at the Irish Cultural and Heritage Center from 2-6pm. Enjoy performances from five dance schools, four bands, food, and a raffle. Admission is $10 per person or $25 per family. Children under 12 receive free admission. 
Visit mkepostparade.us for more information. 

FAMILY FUN

March 9: The 12th annual 7K promotes exercise and good health and benefits the MACC Fund. Visit racemob.com/races/202974-lucky-leprechaun-7k for more information.

PARTIES

County Clare Irish Inn & Pub, March 9 & March 16-17: 1234 N. Astor St., Join traditional Irish pub, restaurant and bed & breakfast for three days of Irish music, dance groups, food and more! Performers include Beglan Academy of Irish Dance, Barry Dodd, the Windy Kilts, Cat and Hare, Ian Gould, and Frogwater. March 17, doors open at 8am for a full Irish breakfast; a blessing of the Shamrock at 10:30am, Celtic music and traditional Irish dancers. There will be a $5 donation to enter to benefit local charities. Countyclare-inn.com 

Cedar Creek Settlement, March 16-17 : Shop, sip tasty beverages, dine, and partake in St. Patrick’s Day weekend festivities at the Shops of Cedar Creek Settlement during Get Your Lucky On. Listen to Carrie O’Tunne sing traditional Irish songs Saturday noon-4pm. From noon-3pm Sunday, Irish balladeer Derek Bryne, formerly of Riverdance and now the lead singer of Paddygrass, will keep the crowd enchanted with his classic and soulful Irish tunes. cedarcreeksettlement.com

St. Patrick’s Day Block Party at Moran’s Pub, March 16: Celebrate the South Milwaukee Irish pub’s 29th year in business with a day filled with a music lineup headlined by Jack Pascolini and friends, arts, contests, and more. 

LIVE MUSIC

Irish Cultural and Heritage Center, 2133 W. Wisconsin Ave., March 2, 3, 6, 10, 15, 16, 30
The Irish Cultural and Heritage Center is a premier venue in downtown Milwaukee for Irish activities, concerts and cultural events. In March, enjoy a variety of Celtic music and more including: Lunasa with Daori Farrell, March 2, 7:30pm
Aiofe Scott, March 3, 3:30pm
Burke, Kennedy & O’Leary, March 6, 7:30pm
Celtic Tenors, March 10, 7:30pm
Daimh, March 15, 7:30pm
Scythian, March 16, 7:30pm
Sweetie and the Toothaches, March 30, 7:30 pm.

Danú, A St. Patrick’s Day Celebration, March 14, 7:30-9:30pm, Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts: Globally-renowned Irish ensemble Danu treats its audience to a beautiful mix of modern and ancient Celtic music.