Salt Lake City gets its Irish on in March with a St. Patrick's Day parade, dance performances, Celtic music and parties. Here's a list of Salt Lake City St. Patrick's Day events to liven up your celebration.
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Experience the authentic textures of Ireland and Scotland at the annual Celtic Celebration. High energy jigs and lyrical ballads weave an enchantment. Step dancers bring fire and energy to the stage. Haunting pipes and drums inspire images of lonely cliffs and brilliant green fields. Come celebrate the Irish in you - sure to please everyone in the family.
Saturday, March 14, 7:30 p.m.
2415 Washington Boulevard
Ogden, UT 84401
Tickets are Adults $12; Children, Student, Senior, or Military $10 plus a $1.50 Facility Fee.
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Members of the Hibernian Society select and recite their favorite poems by Irish and Irish-American authors, with a backdrop of some great local traditional music, some fresh baked Irish goodies and refreshment.
Saturday, Feb. 28, 6:30 p.m.
231 E. 100 S.
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Free - please bring a can of food for the St. Mark's food bank.
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Young Dubliners with Swagger at The Depot
Be at The Depot when the Young Dubliners return on Friday, March 13!
400 W. South Temple
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Tickets in advance are $23 or $25 day of show
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Have you ever wanted to learn to play the bagpipes? Come experience true Highland bagpipes as the Utah Pipe Band presents a beginning bagpipe lesson, history lesson and a rousing performance. Light refreshments will be provided.
Friday, March 13, 6:30-8 p.m.
239 S Main St., Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Free admission for the first 130 people.
To register, call 535-6148.Continue to 5 of 8 below.
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The annual Salt Lake City St. Patrick's Day parade, sponsored by the Hibernian Society of Utah, makes its way through the middle of the Gateway. After the parade, there will be a siasma, or party, on the campus of Holy Trinity Cathedral, one block north of the parade route, on 300 West.
Saturday, March 14, 10 a.m.
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SLC Irish Pubs
If you like to celebrate St. Patrick's Day by having a Guinness or two with friends, try one of these Salt Lake area Irish themed pubs:
- Piper Down, an Olde World Pub, 1492 S. State St., 801-468-1492
- Murphy's Bar and Grill, 160 S. Main St., 801-359-7271.
- Green Street, 602 E. 500 S., 801-532-4200.
- Leprechaun Inn, 4700 S. 900 E., 801-268-3294.
- MacCool's Public House, 400 South Foothill Blvd, #166, 801-582-3111, additional locations in Layton and Ogden.
- The Republican, 917 S. State St., 801-595-1916
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Invoke the spirit of luck by donning the greenest and goldest costume you can dream of! Come prosper at the Great Saltair on March 14. The Get Lucky event at The Great Saltair features Dada Life.
Saturday, March 14, 7 p.m.- 2 a.m.
For ages 18 and older
Tickets: general admission $30, VIP $70
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A night of Celtic folk music and dance, sponsored by the Bridger Folk Music Society.
Friday and Saturday, March 13-14, 7:30 p.m.
43 S. Main St.
Logan, UT 84321