Whether it’s drinking or eating or family-friendly activities Denver has something for you to enjoy on St Patrick’s Day:
It’s a Parade!
You can’t forget the St Patrick’s Day Parade! It’s on the 11th though (not the 17th) so don’t get the dates mixed up. It’s their 55th year in Downtown Denver and starts at 9:30 a.m.
How about a family-friendly and healthy event? The Runnin’ of the Green is a 7k run/walk that benefits Volunteers of America. It starts at 17th and Wazee in front of Union Station, and it’s on March 12th.
Up for an evening hike? Head out to Bear Creek Lake Park in Lakewood on March 12th for the Shamrock Full Moon Hike from 7-8:30 p.m. $2 per person. No dogs, please!
Here’s another family-friendly event the St Patrick’s Day Celebration in Olde Town Arvada – it’s free and includes live music, Irish dancers, arts & crafts, kids activities, food booths, and green beer from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Breakfast and Green Beer
Keggs & Eggs at the Blake Street Tavern starting at 7 a.m. – yes that’s 7 a.m. on St Patrick’s Day so Friday the 17th! It’s the 12th annual event sponsored by 93.3 FM they’ll have breakfast food and green beer of course.
Backcountry Pizza and Taphouse in Boulder is hosting a St Patty’s Day Hangover and Brunch with the Lost Abbey beer and 5-7 food pairings. Tickets for the event are $60, and it takes place on March 18th starting at 11 a.m.
Party all day – for more than one day!
Fado Irish Pub in Denver does St Patrick’s Day is so big they need two days to get it all done! This year it will be held on March 11th and March 17th. Tickets are $20 per day, and the party goes on all day including live bands, a beer garden, and cocktail stations.
Looking to drink as much as possible? Try the Official St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl Denver. This will also take place on March 11 and March 17. You get a map at the starting point, and it points the way to the different bars and their drink and food specials.
If that pub crawl isn’t enough for you, try out Denver St Pat’s Bar Crawl where you’ll get food and drink cards, drink specials, a special shot glass and take place in fun games with photos.