I love St Patricks day in Columbus, Ohio! Everything becomes magical and being Irish myself, my mind wanders off to the magical…images of dancing leprechauns, green beer, parades and fun.
Come celebrate with us and let’s see if we can find that pot of gold at the end of the rainbow!
Fado Irish Pub for St. Patrick’s Day!
The best St. Patrick’s Day in Columbus is at Fadó Irish Pub in Easton Town Center. We’re setting up a heated tent with stages, bars, beer gardens, food stations and more to throw the biggest St Patrick’s Day party in Columbus! Tickets coming soon!
As usual, the celebration starts much earlier than Thursday, March 17th. Fadó hosts lead up events all month to get ready for the big weekend!
LEAD UP EVENTS:
– SUNDAY, MARCH 13 – JAMESON FAMILY WHISKEY DINNER
5pm, $50/person; reservations required, limited space
– MONDAY, MARCH 14- SPECIAL ST PATRICK’S DAY PUB QUIZ
Great Prizes and giveaways all night! Free and open to the public. Starts at 8pm, & this year’s Quiz includes a “Perfect Pint” contest as one of the rounds!
– TUESDSAY, MARCH 15 – COLUMBUS YOUNG PROFESSIONALS OHIO WHISKEY SAMPLING
– WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16 -BAILEYS IRISH CREAM SAMPLING EVENT
Details to come – check the website!
– FRIDAY, MARCH 18- GUINNESS FIREFIGHTER CHARITY EVENT
Cover for Firefighters’ Charity $5 7PM-10PM- Live Music with Hat Trick
– SATURDAY, MARCH 19- ST. BALDRICK’S HEAD SHAVING EVENT
The 11th Annual Head-Shaving Event from 10am-3pm where the community raises money and awareness to help fight children’s cancer. It’s great craic for a great cause. We already have 16 shavees signed up so far to help beat the $50,000 goal. Click here to register, donate, or for more information!
ST PATRICK’S DAY – THURSDAY, MARCH 17
Tickets available for purchase on-line for the 17th!
7am: Doors open at for Kegs and Eggs
8am-10am $5 cover includes breakfast!
$10 cover begins at 10am. Get your tickets in advance to save some cash – single and 2-day passes available!
Live Music ALL DAY! Schedule –
– 8am: Ladies of Longford
– 11:30: These Guys Live
– 2:30pm: Cyril Scott Pipes & Drums
– 3:00pm: The Reaganomics
– 4:30pm: 1988, the Band
– 7pm: The Spazmatics
– 9:30pm: Blood, Sweat, Beers
Plus entertainment from The Irwin Academy of Irish Dance throughout the day!
St. Patrick’s Day 5K
Join us for the most fun you will ever have at a 5K. Your morning will consist of a 3.1 mile run (or walk) followed by the BIGGEST ALL DAY St. Patrick’s Day party you will ever see. (Sponsored by Flannagan’s and WNCI Radio) Irish heritage not required but wear green anyway!
Date: Saturday, March 12th, 2016 9:00am
Location: Flannagan’s Bar located at 6835 Caine Rd just off of the 270 outerbelt at Sawmill and Snouffer Rd., Columbus, OH
NOTE: A Valid ID is required
Greenest, Grandest St. Patrick’s Day Parade
And what better place to start the day’s celebration than the City of Dublin on Saturday, March 12, 2016.
Well I wish it were in Ireland…. but this one is in Ohio!
St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Dublin’s St. Patrick’s Day parade promises plenty of “Irish Attitude”. It begins at 11AM at Metro Center Plaza and ends in Historic Dublin and last approximately 90 minutes. It is recommended that guests arrive one hour before, at 10AM.
St Patrick’s Day in Columbus
The St Patrick’s Day celebration in Columbus will be on Thursday, March 17th, 2016. The 2016 St. Patrick’s Day Mass will be held at St. Patrick Church 280 N. Grant Street Columbus, OH and Mass will be celebrated at 9:00 AM.
The Parade steps off at 11:30AM: East on Naghten St to Grant Ave; South on Grant Ave to Broad St; West on Broad St to High St; North on High St to the Convention Center where the Parade will disband at the direction of the Parade Marshals.
For more information visit the official web site of the Shamrock Club of Columbus.
Enjoy the wonderful festivities and come on out and celebrate St Patrick’s Day in Columbus!