Columbus-area residents have plenty of opportunities to get in the Irish spirit this month during the region’s many St. Patrick’s Day festivities.
Kicking off the Leprechaun-themed fun is Dublin’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade, held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 10 through historic Dublin, stepping off on Frantz Road at Metro Place North.
The Dublin AM Rotary is throwing the Blarney Bash from noon to 11:30 p.m. at 555 Metro Place North. The bash is a family-friendly event featuring Irish food and drink, music and entertainment for adults and children.
Here are some other area St. Patrick’s Day festivities taking place (March 17, unless otherwise noted):
- St. Patrick’s Day Parade, 11 a.m. Greater Columbus Convention Center.
- Irish Family Reunion, noon, Battelle Grand Hall, Greater Columbus Convention Center. The Shamrock Club of Columbus hosts the event after the parade. Tickets: $15/adults, $8 ages 517; free admission for children four and under.
- Social City’s 8th annual St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl, noon, Park Street/Arena District, Columbus, $25.