Guide to St. Patrick's Day in Salt Lake City: Festivals, Events, Things to Do

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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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    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. 23, 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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    Learn to play the bagpipes in the true Highland style with the Utah Pipe Band. They will give a beginning bagpipe lesson, history lesson and a close things out with a performance

    Friday, March 15, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
    239 S Main St., Salt Lake City, UT 84111

    Free admission for the first 100 people who RSVP online.

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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, at the Gallivan Center (239 South Main Street).

    Saturday, March 16, 10 a.m.

    Free

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    Have a Pint at SLC Irish Pubs

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    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:

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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 8 and 9. The Get Lucky event at The Great Saltair features Borgore and Rezz.

    Saturday, March 8-9, 7 p.m.-2 a.m.

    12408 W Saltair Drive

    Magna, UT 84044

    For ages 18 and older

    Tickets: general admission $30, VIP $70