Where to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Minnesota

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The annual St. Patrick's Day Parade in downtown St. Paul is Minnesota's largest / Visit Saint Paul

Where to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Minnesota

You don't have to be Irish to get in on the fun of St. Patrick's Day. Parades, parties, races and concerts are held throughout the state, so put on your best green attire and celebrate the Irish way.

Parade-goers holding a "we love being Irish" banner

Show your Irish pride at a St. Patrick's Day Parade / Cameron McCall, courtesy Visit Saint Paul

Celtic Festival

Moorhead, March 19

Enjoy intriguing history, arts and traditions of the seven Celtic Nations with two performance stages, heritage presentations, activity booths and Celtic foods at the Celtic Festival at Hjemkomst Center in Moorhead.

Irish Scamper 5K & Parade

Maple Lake, March 12

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day by running a 5K through the "old town" of Maple Lake. Pre-registered runners are guaranteed a T-shirt. Get the family together and start your day with a great run! 

St. Patrick's Day Parade

Minneapolis, March 17

Head to downtown Minneapolis for the city's annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Hosted on the newly renovated Nicollet, this evening parade celebrates Irish heritage and families in Minnesota. 

St. Paul Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade

St. Paul, March 17

Watch the annual (54 years and counting!) St. Patrick's Day Parade in downtown St. Paul. The parade begins at noon and travels east to west along 5th Street beginning at Broadway. The parade will wrap around Rice Park, turning south on Washington and east on 4th Street.

St. Patrick's Day Parade & Celebration

Crosslake, March 19

Start your day with the Clover Dash 5K, then grab some lunch and a curbside spot to watch the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade. This parade features floats, fun, entertainment and more.

An Irish Day of Dance & St. Patrick's Day Celebration

St. Paul, March 17

Take in all things Irish at the St. Patrick's Day Celebration & Irish Day of Dance. Lively Celtic music, dancing and vendors will be featured over two days.

St. Patrick’s Day Parade in New Ulm

New Ulm, March 17

New Ulm’s annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade is celebrating its 54th year, making it the longest consecutive Irish parade event in the state. 

St. Patrick's Day In Stillwater

Stillwater, March 17

Stillwater is home to an authentic Irish pub: Charlie's Irish Pub and other lively spots downtown. You will find green beer, Irish fare, live music and good times along historic Main Street's bars and restaurants for St. Patrick’s Day weekend.

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