Milwaukee may be best known for its German heritage, but that doesn't stop them from going green on St. Patrick's Day. Besides, everyone's Irish on March 17. Whether you're into Harp Lager or Celtic dance, there are tons of different ways to celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Milwaukee.
Simply looking for a good place to throw back a pint? Then check out this list of Irish Bars in Milwaukee.
Milwaukee’s official St. Patrick’s Day Parade Kick-Off party hosted by the Westown Association. 2018's event features performances by Ian Gould and Pat McCurdy, as well as a raffle for gift baskets, concert tickets, sports event tickets, and more.
When: 5:30 p.m. Friday, March 9, 2018
Where: Miller Time Pub, located inside the Hilton Milwaukee City Center, 509 W. Wisconsin Ave.
The Shamrock Club of Milwaukee presents an annual St. Patrick's Day parade featuring 140+ units, local politicians & celebrities, floats, bagpipe and marching bands, and Irish and Celtic organizations
When: 12:00 p.m. Saturday, March 10, 2018
Where: Parade starts at 3rd and Wisconsin and finishes at Water and Highland
A huge party featuring four stages of entertainment.
- 2:00 - Shamrock Club Color Guard Pipes and Drums
- 2:30 - Beglan Academy
- 3:15 - Milwaukee Irish Dance Company
- 4:00- Hearthfire
- 5:15 - Trinity Academy
Shamrock Club Parlour
Parlour C: Childrens Area
- 3:00 Eileen O'Rourke: Leprechaun Stories
- 4:15 Eileen O'Rourke: Leprechaun Stories
When: 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Saturday, March 10, 2018
Where: Irish Cultural and Heritage Center, 2133 W. Wisconsin Ave.
How much: Free
Awaiting 2018 details
Pray for a bit of green to peek through the snow during this 5K run / walk to benefit the preservation and educational activities of the Wauwatosa Historical Society.
When: Awaiting 2018 details
Where: Wil-o-Way Center, 10602 Underwood Parkway
Awaiting 2018 details
Celebrate St. Patrick's weekend with nightly Irish music, and a full day of fun starting at 7 a.m. on St. Patrick's Day.
When: Awaiting 2018 details, presumably Friday, March 16 to Sunday, March 18
Where: Paddy's Pub, 2339 N. Murray Ave.
St. Patrick's Events at Milwaukee's Irish Intersection
When: Saturday, March 10 (Parade day) and Saturday, March 17, 2018
Where: Trinity: Three Irish Pubs, 125 E. Juneau Ave., The Harp, 113 E. Juneau Ave.
A St. Patrick's Day party with one of the biggest Celtic bands.
When: 8 p.m. Thursday, March 15, 2018
Where: Potawatomi Casino - The Northern Lights Theater