St. Pattyâ€™s celebrations are near.
Many places will serve you green beer.
But thereâ€™s more things to do
Than just drinking dyed brew
And you can read all about them rightÂ here.Â
St. Patrickâ€™s Day in Springfield offers tons of different activities. Thereâ€™s a long tradition of parades, events and more to choose from, both kid-friendly and not so kid-friendly. Â Whichever youâ€™re looking for, weâ€™ll run down the most popular events in the area.
When: March 17, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Mother’s Brewery
Come join Queen City Wiffle Club at Mother’s Brewing on St. Pat’s for a fun afternoon of smashing dingers! 100% of the entry fees ($5 per player) go towards field equipment for our debut 2018 Season. Champion gets custom trophy and cash prize. Make sure to register as this event will be capped at 30 players to make sure we can fit it into a 2 hour time slot.
St. Patrick’s Day Gala
When: March 3, 6-9 p.m.
Where:Â Oasis Hotel and Convention CenterÂ 2546 N Glenstone Ave
Proceeds go to help fund programs at one of the Council of Churches 9 outreach services. Attire: Cocktail or St. Patrickâ€™s Day attire. Featuring: Elegant Dinner Irish-themed Games Best Irish Dressed Contest Photobooth â€œFoster Familyâ€� Irish Toast Silent Auction First Class Merchandise Local Entertainment Venues Restaurant Certificates Accommodations at: Aspen, CO (May 20-27) and Chicago (March 11-27) NEW FOR 2018 The Bill Foster â€œLegacy of Caringâ€� Award recognizing an outstanding Crosslines volunteer.
Back Road Story at Southbound
When: March 17 at 9:00 p.m.
Where:Â Southbound Bar & GrillÂ 5739 S Campbell Ave, Ste B
One of the area’s best up and coming country bands is playing at Southbound on St. Patty’s! Stop in and check out their set which is influenced by Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood. Check them out online, right here!
WHEN â€“ SATURDAY, MARCH 18TH, 2017
WHERE â€“ COMMERCIAL STREET
One of the longest standing traditions in Springfield is the Annual St. Patrickâ€™s Day Parade. Â Itâ€™s a pretty amazing celebration that goes through the streets with floats, bands and pets! Â The route goes from Commercial Street all the way down to Elm and Booneville from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Thereâ€™s also costume contest for people and dogs, a musical contest and plenty more to do! The parade is family and pet friendly, but thereâ€™s also an after party at Patton Alley Pub for the older folks.
ShamRox Springfield 15K & 5K
When – 8 a.m.-noon
Where – Dublinâ€™s Pass Irish Pub, 2767 W Republic Road
Paint Springfield green for a St. Patrickâ€™s Day celebration you will not want to miss. Join in on the annual Dublinâ€™s Pass ShamRox Run St. Pattyâ€™s Day themed road race and beer festival. Sign up for the 15K or 5K The race starts and finishes right at Dublinâ€™s Pass in downtown Springfield. $25-$200. 573-445-2664
Conservatory of the Ozarks Celtic Recital
When – 2-3 p.m.
Where – Library Center, 4653 S Campbell
Join Conservatory of the Ozarks music students for a fun evening of Celtic music and songs of the British Isles. Students of all ages will participate in this memorable afternoon at the library in honor of St. Patrickâ€™s Day. 417-592-1756.
WHEN â€“ SATURDAY, MARCH 17, 2017
WHERE â€“ DUBLINâ€™S PASS DOWNTOWN
Itâ€™s really more than just a weekend celebration. Â At Dublinâ€™s Pass, itâ€™s pretty much always St. Pattyâ€™s Day, but they do get especially geared up for the official holiday. Â On Saturday, March 11th, Dublilnâ€™s Pass will host a 5K/15K Â to benefit Ozarks Food Harvest. Â Immediately following the run is the ShamRox BeerFest. Â All participants in the run will receive free food and drinks.
The following weekend, Dublinâ€™s Pass will have tons of specials on Irish drinks at itâ€™s Downtown location. If you canâ€™t make it Friday, swing by on Saturday during the Queen City St. Patrickâ€™s Day Pub Crawl!
WHEN â€“ FRIDAY, MARCH 16
WHERE â€“ DUBLINâ€™S PASS SOUTH
If you’re looking for a little pre-St.Patty’s day entertainment, you couldn’t do much better than hanging out at Dublin’s Pass South, listening to the silky smooth stylings of Shaun Munday.
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