St. Patrick’s Day in Grand Rapids is sure to be a fun celebration with so much to do and see in our great city! We have put together a list of all the best parades, bar crawls and events in the city. Celebrate Irish heritage with this list of fun events-check out all the details below.
The Grand Rapids St. Patrick’s Day Parade is coming back to downtown Grand Rapids on Saturday, March 12 at 11 a.m. The parade starts outside of the Grand Rapids Public Library. Keep an eye on the parade website for more information to come. A super fun thing to do for St. Patrick’s Day in Grand Rapids!
Spend your St. Patrick’s Day with the ladies of Beyond Drag Productions at naughty bingo! Located in Grand Rapids at Naughty Bettie, the show is on March 17 at 6 p.m. Guests will enjoy a fun-filled St. Patrick’s Day drag show and a chance at winning some fun prizes. Book your tickets today, and don’t forget to BYOB. This is a must-see event for a fun way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Grand Rapids.
Presented by Crawl With US, the 5th Annual Lucky’s St. Patrick’s Day Crawl is happening on Saturday, March 19 from 4 p.m. to 12 a.m. This is one that you won’t want to miss! With five bars to hop from, you can enjoy the bar crawl at your pace. Tickets start at $10 and include two drinks or shots, waived cover at included venues, food and drink specials, and a chance at a $1000 prize for the costume contest. Be sure to check out the website for more details and see below for the schedule of events:
- 4 to 6 p.m. – Check-in at Tin Can
- 4 to 10 p.m. – Bar Crawl
- 10 p.m. to midnight – After Party with DJ at Flanigan’s Irish Pub
Before or after your St. Patrick’s Day celebrations, stop by BattleGR for some Axe Throwing or a game of Laser Tag! BattleGR is Grand Rapids’ #1 Best Gaming Venue with a one-of-kind facility that brings family and friends together while competing in fun games of AxeThrowing and Laser Tag. There are over 6 different games to choose from Tic Tac Toe, Connect 4, Zombie, Duck Hunting, Target, and a theme game. The professionally trained staff will teach you the correct way to throw an Axe to ensure it sticks in the target.
Flanigan’s Irish Pub in Grand Rapids will be holding their annual St. Patrick’s Day Party with live music and specials on food and drinks. Keep an eye on the website for a date and more information.
Quinn & Tuite’s Irish Pub in Grand Rapids has three different events they invite you to be a part of for St. Patrick’s Day.
- Annual Family Day
- Held on March 7 from 12 to 6 p.m. with Irish dancers, live music, and hotdogs. The event benefits the Kids’ Food Basket
- St. Practice Day and St. Patrick’s Day
- Party starts after the parade at 1 p.m. on March 14 and at 7 a.m. on March 17. The pub will be serving a traditional Irish buffet with corned beef, potatoes, and cabbage. There will also be live music! The cover is $5.
Did you know one of the legends of St. Patrick is that he scared away all the snakes in Ireland? Grab the kids and head to Blandford Nature Center on March 17 from 11a.m to 12p.m and will learn all about snakes and other commonly feared creatures. Guests will learn all about the creatures and their roles in the ecosystem. This is a great learning experience for St. Patrick’s Day in Grand Rapids.
Fowling pairs perfectly with any of these awesome St. Patrick’s Day Grand Rapids events. Try this thrilling experience as you see two of your favorite sports come together for a fun night out – Football and Bowling!
The Fowling Warehouse Grand Rapids is the home of the original football bowling pin game called Fowling! Rain or shine, it’s a great entertainment venue perfect for individuals, families, groups, and large teams to gather, play, have a few drinks, and have a blast! Never been a quarterback? No worries – ANYONE can do it! You’ll enjoy the teamwork, competition, and all the high fives. To win you just have to knock all of your pins down before your opponent knocks down theirs! The 45,000 sq.ft venue features two 45 foot-fully stocked bars, the $2 Mystery Beer Machine, and 30 lanes of Fowling fun, and the Bonk Honk!