St. Patty’s Day is just around the corner, and whether you are Irish year around or just for the day, there are many fun events in the Sacramento area to enjoy. St Patrick’s Day falls on a Sunday this year, making it the perfect weekend for you and your family to spend some quality time enjoying the holiday to the fullest. Luckily, our St. Patrick’s Day Events Sacramento guide has just the shindig you’re looking for.
23rd Annual Sacramento St. Patrick’s Day Parade
What better way to start the St. Patty’s Day weekend than with an old-fashioned St. Patrick’s Day Parade? Put on your finest greens as you enjoy traditional Irish and Highland dancers, pipe and drum bands, historic re-enactments, and much more. More than 1000 marchers will be there as the parade winds through the historic Old Sacramento landmark district.
Date & Time: Saturday March 16, 11AM
Location: Old Sacramento Waterfront – 1124 2nd Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
Sacramento St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl
If you are looking for some grown-up fun this St. Patty’s Day, then this event was made for you. This neighborhood party starts in Midtown at Dive Bar and features the area’s most popular watering holes. The only requirements are that you’re 21+, and you must wear green. See you at the party!
Admission: $10 – $25 ticket levels available
Date & Time: Saturday – Sunday March 16-17, 2PM & 2AM
Location: Starts at Dive Bar, 1016 K St, Sacramento, 95814
15th Annual Blue Diamond Almonds Shamrock’n Half Marathon, 5K, and Kids’ Run
Maybe you prefer to spend the holiday with a feat of athleticism. If that’s the case, don’t miss the marathon events all weekend long. Run the Tower Bridge, see the Capitol, and listen to 15 different live bands all on an exhilarating run across West Sacramento.
Admission: Half Marathon $79, 5k Run $59, Leprechaun Dash $15
Date & Time: Saturday March 16 & Sunday March 17 (see website for schedule)
Location: Raley Field – 400 Ballpark Drive, West Sacramento, CA 95691
St. Patrick’s River Cruise
If you’re looking for a more relaxing, scenic way to spend your holiday weekend, consider taking a ride of the St. Patrick’s Day River Cruise in Downtown Sacramento! Enjoy this one-hour ride along the Sacramento River with face-painting, balloons, and of course, beautiful scenery featuring live narration about the history of the area.
Admission: $20 per person
Date & Time: Saturday March 16, multiple times available
Location: L Street Dock, Sacramento, CA
St. Pat’s Block Party
Local favorite Malt & Mash Pub is throwing their 3rd annual St. Pat’s Day Block Party throughout the entire holiday weekend! The block party will be on Sunday featuring music, delicious locally-sourced cuisine from your favorite food trucks, and more! Join the fun in Downtown Sacramento, where there’s no shortage of Irish pride!
Admission: $7 tickets
Date & Time: Sunday March 17, 8AM-8PM
Location: 7th & K Street, Downtown Sacramento, CA
Have a wonderful St. Patty’s Day in Sacramento. From all of us at Lake Appliance Repair, we wish you and yours all the luck o’ the Irish on this St. Patrick’s Day.