Winter white is out and shamrock green is in. Social Scene wants you to step out from your hibernation and start your spring season right with these top 10 St Patrick’s Day activities and events.
Bar crawl anyone? Get ready to crawl with your crew for the Denver St. Patrick's Day Bar Crawl. Join below and don't forget to save with code DWF!
1. Changing of the Signs Ceremony
WHEN: March 15, 2018, 5:00 p.m.WHERE: 20th and Blake
The City of Denver will temporarily rename Blake Street to "Tooley Street" in honor of the late Dale Tooley, who was a longtime Denver District Attorney, one-time mayoral candidate, and full-time Irishman.
2. Saint Patrick’s Day Parade
WHEN: March 17th, 9:30 a.m.WHERE: Downtown Denver
More than 200,000 Irish folk have headed downtown Denver for the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade since it started in the 1960s. The parade features marching bands, bagpipers, step dancers, floats, as well as throngs of people, leprechauns, and Irish maidens all dressed in green.
The parade this year will start at the Coors Field parking lot and end at 27th and Blake Street which will be renamed Tooley Street for the parade. If you have kids, go to the ending spot as this will be the best place for families to watch the parade. It’s an event you will not want to miss!
3. Lucky Laces 1M/5K/10K Fun Run
WHEN: March 17th, 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (MDT)
WHERE: Denver City Park
Shake off the chilly spring morning with the Lucky Laces 1 Mile, 5K, and 10K fun run this Saturday on Saint Patrick’s Day. Get your shirt, medal, and a huge after-activity party with live Irish music, snacks, beer and a whole lot more at this event! Details and tickets are available at this site.
4. Silent Paddy's Disco • 3 DJ Dance Party
WHEN: March 17th, 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
WHERE: Diebolt Brewing Company
Dance and groove your Saint Patrick’s night away to the irresistible beat from 3 of the most crowd-pleasing DJs this Saturday night. Featuring RC3 (Indie Dance, House, EDM), GRUVONE (Billboard Party, Irish Sing-alongs) and TX RICK (Latin, Hip-Hop, Party Jams), escape from all the downtown madness with dancing, delectable brews, bar games, photo booth delights and more. Gather some friends and grab your tickets now.
5. Sound Trip at Clancy’s Irish Pub
WHEN: March 17th, 9:30 a.m. to
WHERE: Clancy’s Irish Pub
We got a tip from a local guide, Zach Abeyta, that Clancy’s Irish Pub will have a bunch of musicians and bands performing on St Patrick’s Day.
Here’s what’s playing at the Outside Main Stage of Clancy’s Irish Pub: The Colorado Youth Pipe Band (9:30 a.m.), Juice O' The Barley (10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.), Jim Jamm Jimmy (12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.), Under a Blood Red Sky [U2 Cover Band] (2:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.), Wick School of Irish Dance (4:00 p.m.), The Delta Sonics (5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.), The Michael Collins Pipe Band (7:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.), Wild Mountain (7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.)
And here’s what’s playing inside Clancy's Irish Pub: Morning Traditional Celtic/Irish Session (9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.), Rosin The Bow (11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.), Mulligan Stew (1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.), Wick School of Irish Dance (3:00 p.m.), The Constant Tourist (4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.), Avourneen (6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.), The Queen City Pipe Band (7:30 p.m.), The Wicked Sheehoques (9:00 p.m.)
And finally, downstairs at The Clancy's Underground: Cup O Joe (12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.), The Paul Glover Band (4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.), The Privateers (9:00 p.m.)
Don't miss the event of the year! Denver St Patrick's Day Bar Crawl! We call it St Practice Day! Enjoy the fun the week before the holiday. Click below and save with code DWF (Drink With Friends)
6. St. Patrick’s Day “Be the Legend” Outdoor Festival
WHEN: March 17th, 10:00 a.m
WHERE: Howl at the Moon, 1901 Wazee St., Denver
Howl at the Moon and Fado Irish Pub are coming together to bring to you “Be the Legend,” an outdoor St. Patrick’s Day festival in LoDo. A few streets in LoDo will be blocked off to make way for St. Pat’s party goers as well as room for a lot of music, drinks, and St. Paddy’s fun! Tickets start at $20 and can be bought here.
7. “Luck of the Irish” Pub Crawl
WHEN: March 17th, 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
WHERE: 1515 Bar N Lounge
Explore some of the best bars and pubs in LoDo with the “Luck of the Irish” pub crawl. Drink green beer and get a lot of drink specials while tracking some of Denver’s best pubs and bars this Saturday. For more information visit this site.
8. Annual Capitol Hill Hooley
WHEN: March 16th to 17th
WHERE: The Irish Snug
There’s no better place to be on Saint Patrick’s Day than at the Irish Snug. Why don’t you check out the Capitol Hill Hooley and let us know what you think? This St. Patrick’s Day activity will feature a magic show and balloon twisting for kids, as well as a Colorado's best Irish bands, Irish step dancers, and pipe bands. For more details go to this website.
Get your jig on, drink on, or just stay in the know on promotions and the Be Social Movement. Click below to subscribe to get exclusive savings on Denver events!
9. Denver Bachata Workshop
WHEN: March 17, 1 – 5 p.m.WHERE: La Rumba, 99 W 9th Ave., Denver
Who says the jig is the only dance you can dance on St Pat’s? Celebrate and have fun this St. Patrick’s day by dancing the Bachata. Denver Bachata Workshop is geared up to help you to shake and move your body Bachata style. The four-hour workshop will be led by Carlos Cinta and Adam Taub. All levels are welcome and there are no partners required to join the event. To get tickets, please click here.
10. Social Scene’s St Pat’s Whiskey Tasting Festival
WHEN: March 16th
WHERE: The Ginn Mill, 2041 Larimer St.
Get a sip of over half a dozen types and blends of whiskey while listening to whiskey reps showcasing their products. Join in on the conversation while you meet and make friends.
Well, there you have it -- choose your pick! Get out there and have a blast this year with these suggested St Patrick’s day activities from your friends here at Social Scene. And while we’re at it, we’d like to invite you to join us for our whiskey tasting event in Denver on March 17th, 2018. Please visit us at our website at www.besocialscene.com for details and events happening near you. Want your venue participate on our events? CLICK HERE!
Professional Content Writer