Having trouble deciding what to do to celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Denver this weekend? It’s your lucky weekend because there are a ton of events going on around town. We’ve narrowed down a few options below to help make your decision a little easier. 

Denver St. Patrick's Day Parade
Saturday, March 16
Begins at 9:30 AM 
Downtown Denver

Parade begins 9:30am and you can expect it to last until about 2 PM.  

Make sure to arrive early in order to find parking and scope out the best viewing point. 

There is a wide variety of floats lined up for this festive event – including breweries, music, Irish dancers and more – it is sure to be festive fun! Here is the Parade Route so you can do some logistical planning beforehand. It will begin at the Coors Field Parking lot – loops to Wynkoop turns left down 17thStreet and another left onto Blake St – ending at 27thstreet and Blake. 

Olde Town Arvada's Saint Patrick's Festival 
Saturday, March 17th 
12PM to 6PM 
Historic Olde Town Arvada 

Looking for a free, family friendly event in a small town? This is where you will want to be. Enjoy irish music and dancing, craft vendors and arts and crafts for the kids. And of course there will beer and wine served all day! 

Improper City St Patrick’s Party
Saturday, 3/16 & Sunday 3/17
Festives Start at 12 Noon 

3201 Walnut Street Denver, CO 80205

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Rino this year with live music, delicious food and festive drinks. They are a rolloing out a special menu just for this weekend and will have outside bars set up as well as their inside bar. Enjoy Tullamore Dew (original Irish Whiskey), Guiness, Harp Beer and Odell Brewing Co. 

Drink Specials

  • $5 Beers
  • $10 Drop shots
  • & Other drink deals

Music Lineup:

SATURDAY 3/16 
5:00 PM - Live Music: Extra Gold
8:00 PM - DJ Alex Bowman

SUNDAY 3/17 
12:00 PM - Bagpipe Band
2:00 PM - Live Music: Rene Moffatt

Blue Moon RiNo
Sunday, March 17th
Begins at 1 PM
3750 Chestnut Place Denver, CO 80216

This might be the sweetest St. Patrick's celebration on our list. Sugar Baking and Blue Moon RiNo have teamed up to have a mini donut and beer pairing event. If donuts and beer weren't enough to entice you maybe the live music will. An Indie Folk duo from NYC will be playing there all day. 

Whatever you decide to do we hope you have fun!

To make sure everyone stays safe this weekend the Colorado Department of Transporation, AAA, City of Denver, MIG and Lyft have teamed up to provide $13,500 in free Lyft rides. Go sign the pledge to not drink and drive now to redeem your $10 Lyft credit before it runs out.