36 ways to celebrate a mile-long St. Patrick's Day in 2023 (2023)

36 ways to celebrate a mile-long St. Patrick's Day in 2023 (1)From Boulder to Denver and everything in between, the Front Range plans "Go green' with dozens of St. Patrick's Day celebrations. With St. Patty's stands outFriday March 17, 2023Expect plenty of parties, pub crawls and festivals the weekend before and on the 17th, 18th and 19th.

While we have a job for Denver'sParade zum St. Patrick’s Day(that is on Saturday March 11, 2023), here are othersFREI and inexpensive ways to improve your Irish across the Front Range. You'll find plenty of Irish music, tap dancers, pipe bands and more. If you know something we missed, send details toLaura@milehighonthecheap.com.

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St. Patrick's Day Paraden & Festivals

St. Patrick's Day Parade in downtown Denver

Saturday March 11th- 9:30 am. The route begins on the 19th and Wynkoop then takes Wynkoop down the 17th, south to Blake and then marches down Blake to the 27th and beyond.

This is one of the largest St. Patty's parades in the country (an estimated 300,000 spectators along the 15-block route) featuring floats, clowns, bagpipe bands, Irish tap dancers, military honorees, horses, stagecoaches and more. The entire parade lasts up to four hours!

Olde Town Arvada’s St. Patrick’s Day Festival

Saturday March 11th.Noon to 6pm street festival with more than 50 vendors, food truck and a kids zone.

Also two stages with live music from Big Paddy, Celtic Legacy, The Wrecklunds, The Barlow and Chancer's Hooley! Enjoy a wide range of libations and the shops of the old town will take center stage.

Shamrock the Block bei Dairy Block

Saturday March 11th.Festive offerings of food and drink, live Irish entertainment and more. The 2023 Denver St. Patrick's Day Parade will pass right by the Dairy Block as it heads up Blake Street on Saturday, March 11. Kachina Cantina opens early at 9am with a taco cart on its patio. The Maven Hotel hosts the Wick School of Irish Dance for two performances at 12pm and 3pm. in the hotel lobby. Seven Grand celebrates with West Cork Irish Whiskey specials including cocktails and a West Cork Whiskey tasting from 5pm. until 7 p.m. in the mahogany room.

St. Patrick’s Festival

Saturday March 11, 2023.11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Knights of Columbus 539 will host the family-friendly celebrations. Enjoy bagpipes, Irish dancers and more. Adult Corned Beef & Cabbage - $25; Kid's Meal - $10; Admission only - $10; Children under 3 years free. Parking is available for $5. 1555 N. Grant St., Denver.

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Arvada's St. Patrick's Day Festival / Photo courtesy of Olde Town Arvada

St. Patrick's Day celebrations

Brew 300 sons

Friday March 17th.11am to 10pm St. Patrick's Day Party & Sing-Along. Singing from 6:30pm to 8:30pm with Kevin Dooley, John Bunzli, Jeanne McAdara & Irish Table O'Singers. Prize for the best clothes at 7:30 p.m. Corned beef on rye special. 335 1st Ave., Unit C, Longmont.

Barnett & Sohn Brewing Co.

Friday and Saturday March 17th and 18th.Friday 3pm to 10pm Saturday 1pm to 10pm They will be pouring Saoirse Irish Red Ale, Mo Chroi Irish Black Ale and Falling Skye Scottish Ale. Both days feature Irish dancers and the Celtic Kitchen food truck. Live music by Avourneen on Fridays and Steve Hart & Grateful Dogs on Saturdays. 18425 Pony Express Dr., Unit 125, Parker.

Buffalo Rose Restaurant

Friday March 17th. 11am to 10pm Food and drink specials throughout the day. Connolly Irish Dancers at 5pm Live Music with Craig “CD” Clark from 7pm to 10pm Celtic Step Irish Dancers at 7:30pm 1119 Washington Avenue, Golden.

cherry cricket

Friday March 17th. 1pm to 8pm live entertainment from Ciorcal Cairde Irish Pipes & Drims, Mile Highlanders, Celtic Steps, McTeggart, Denver & District, Michael Collins, Centennial State. Food and drink specialties. 2641 E. 2nd Avenue, Denver.

Clancy's Irish Pub

Friday to Sunday, March 17th to 19th.Host a three day celebration. Enjoy traditional Irish dancers, bagpipes and Irish Celtic vendors.Check the website for entertainment and schedule. Two stages and more than a dozen bands. The music includes Irish, Hip Hop, Metal, Punk, Delta Blues and Rockabilly.

First come first serve. Due to high demand, no reservations are being accepted. A large heated outdoor tent will be able to accommodate guests outside. A $3 entrance fee is required. 7000 W. 38th Ave., Wheat Ridge.

DATG St. Paddy’s Party

Saturday March 18th. 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Open DJ decks, chips & salsa,FREIBier! Veranstaltet bei Dreams Are’t This Good Salary. 2076 Huron Street, Denver.

Game USA

Friday March 17th.4:30pm to 10pm Sample Irish food and drink, learn to river dance line dance, play happy board games and test your skills on trivia. The $7 cover includes a game showdown, dance class and access to the game library.Reserve your table here. 26090 E. County Line Rd., Highlands-Ranch.

Junction Food & Drink

Friday March 17th. Family-friendly event for all ages and free to attend. Food and drink specials throughout the day. Live music by Luke Hardcastle starts at 4pm. DJ On Vinyl starts at 6pm. Face Painting and Balloon Artist from 5pm to 7:30pm 2000 S. Colorado Blvd., Denver.

Lincoln Station cocktail and coffee lounge

Saturday March 18th. 7pm to 11pm live music by the Gray Madderz Band. Beverage specialties and dancing. Tickets: $12.Buy here. 9360 Station St., Suite 175, Lone Tree.

mile high spirits

Friday March 17th. Noon to 10pm Shamrock shenanigans all St. Patrick's Day. No coverage before 10pm.Reserve your place here. 2201 Lawrence Street, Denver.

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St. Patrick's Day dinner. / The Pig & Sprout photo

New Terrain Brewing Co.

Saturday March 11th.Noon to 10pm Music by Afrobeat & Positive Vibes with Atomga, Irish dancers (2pm & 3.30pm), Irish food by J Street and the release of Mintnight Express Chocolate Mint Stout. 16401 Table Mountain Pkwy., Golden.

Old 121 brewhouse

Friday and Saturday March 17th and 18th. Noon to 10pm live performances both days by Norea the Fiddler, Nomad Neighbors (Friday) and Skean Dubn (Saturday). J Street Food Truck on site. 1057 S. Wadsworth Boulevard, Lakewood.

Q's Pub and Grill

Friday March 17th.Doors open at 10:30 a.m., performances begin at 12:00 p.m. Includes Celtic Steps, Connolly Irish Dance, Wick School Dancers, Centennial State Bag Pipes, Heritage Irish Step Dancers, Arena Rock All-Stars (starts at 8pm). Food and drink specialties. 10133 W Chatfield Avenue, Littleton.

Resolute Brewing Tap & Cellar

Friday March 17th.11 a.m. to 10 p.m. $1 off beers from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Dumpling Deli food truck on site.

Saturday March 18th.11am - 10pm Brewery Boot Camp 10am - 11am Performances by Nerea The Fiddler at 1pm and Celtic Stairs 5pm Tell the bartender "you're having a wild time" and he might have a little surprise for you . Hesher BBQ food truck on site. 18148W92.Ln. Suite 100, Arvada.

Rocky Mountain Faucet & Garden

Saturday March 18th. 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Hops n’ Hash party in the huge 10,000 square meter beer garden. Live Irish music, Irish prepared menus and celebratory drink offerings including craft green beer. 1071 Courtesy Road, Louisville.

Scruffy Murphy’s Irish Pub

Friday March 17th. Opens at 11am. There are tap dancers, whistles & drummers and live music on two stages. Cast members include Chancer's Hooley and The Stubby Shillelaghs. The menu features Shepherd's Pie, Bangers & Mash and Irish Spring Rolls. 2030 Larimer St., Denver.

Sheabeen Irish Pub

Friday March 17th. Enjoy corned beef & cabbage from noon. Live music with Steve Pierce & Ernie Martinez and Galen Crader. Performances by tap dancers and Michael Collins pipes and drums. 2300 S. Chambers Rd., Aurora.

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Corned-Beef-Sandwich. Foto: Slattery’s Pub & Grill

Slattery’s Pub & Grill

Thursday-Saturday 16, 17 & 18 March. Open from 10:00 a.m. to 02:00 a.m. The weekend of Irish fun starts at 4:30pm on Thursday. with a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the "new" ownership (they took over just before the pandemic).

Greenwood Plaza Blvd will be closed to traffic every three days and tents will be set up on the street throughout the weekend.

Street Party features the Ciorcal Cairde Irish Pipes & Drums band, traditional Irish food and drink and giveaways. Enjoy a pint of Guinness and a plate of corned beef and cabbage while listening to the sounds of traditional Irish bagpipes and drums.

5364 Greenwood Plaza Blvd., Greenwood Village.

Stanley Marketplace

Saturday March 18th. The Wick School of Irish Dance performs at the Southeast Plaza at lunchtime. Live Music and Green Cerveza at Cheluna Brewing Co. Aurora Police Dept. offers a FREE ride home if you live within 10 miles of the city limits. 2501 Dallas St., Aurora.

Sonne Harley-Davidson

Saturday March 18th. Midday. dishes on aFREILunch of corned beef and cabbage from noon (until it's gone). 8858 Pearl Street, Denver.

Swallow Hill Music

Friday March 17th.8pm to 10:30pm Gobs O'Phun St Patrick's Day Party. Gobs O'Phun are a traditional Irish and Scottish acoustic folk band that formed in the family living room. Brothers-in-law Denis Sullivan and Martin Lambuth form the duet. They accompany themselves with guitar, bodhran and harmonica. Tickets $14 in advance, $19 on the day of the show.Buy here. 71 E. Yale Avenue, Denver.

Talnua Distillery

Friday and Saturday March 17th and 18th.Open from 1pm to 9pm both days. Friday features El Jefe Food Truck and performances by Avourneen, Denver & District Pipe Band and The Cromulent. Saturday features Big Belly Brothers BBQ Food Truck and performances by Roma Ransom, C.D. Clark and Queen City Pipe Band. They will be releasing their anniversary edition Olde Saint's Keep Whiskey. 5405 W. 56th Ave., Unit C, Arvada.

The Irish Rover

Saturday March 11th and Friday March 17th. Open daily at 10am. Irish dancers, Irish music, bagpipes, corned beef, specialty drinks. 54 S. Broadway, Denver.

3 Kilts Tavern

Saturday March 11th.Performances by the Wick School of Dance promos and specials throughout the night.

Friday and Saturday March 17th and 18th. 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m. Live entertainment and drink specials. 1076 Ogden Street, Denver.

Downtown at Aurora

Friday March 17th.4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Giveback for St. Patrick’s Day! Show up between 5pm and 8pm with a donation of clothes or a feminine hygiene product and get a free green beer thanks to Helga's German Restaurant (with ID checking for 21+ of course.) The Wick School of Irish Dance performs at 6:15pm. on stage at Center Court. 14200 E. Alameda Avenue, Aurora.

ViewHouse Baseballstadion

Saturday 11th March to Saturday 18th March.Live music, giveaways. Food and drink specialties. 2015 Market Street, Denver.


Friday March 17th.7.30pm performance by Potcheen and Celtic Dancers. Drink and Irish dinner specials. Tickets: $10 general admission. 11160 S. Pikes Peak Dr., Parker.

Pub tours in Denver

Kneipentour am St. Patrick's Day

Saturday March 12th.4pm to 10pm Check in at the Nola Jane Restaurant and Bar (1435 Market St.). The ticket grants you $10 to spend at several downtown Denver bars, specialty food and drink items, a scavenger hunt with prizes, and a special gift. Tickets range from $7 to $17.

Official St. Patrick's Day Crawl

Friday March 17th.5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Food and drink specialties. Live music. Photographers to capture the best moments. Starts at Pour House in the market. Tickets start at $14.99.

St. Paddy’s Shamrock Stroll

Saturday March 18th, 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Food and drink specialties. Live music. Photographers to capture the best moments. Starts at Pour House in the market. Tickets start at $14.99.

Kiss Me I'm Irish: Denver Pub Crawl

Friday and Saturday March 17th and 18th.6pm to 2am both days. Check-in at Rock Bottom Brewery (1001 16th Street #A-100) to receive your wristband and a map showing participating bars, their location, and their specialty drinks. Tickets range from $15 to $45.

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