Thursday, Mar 17, 2022 11:00a -

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Boston is very serious about a few things: sports, Dunkin’ Donuts, and Saint Patrick’s Day. Because the holiday falls on a Thursday (March 17), the city will be celebrating all weekend and we’ve chosen the best events for you to herald your Irish pride at.

South Boston Saint Patrick’s Day Parade
When: Sun, 3/20
Where: Southie
Info: The South Boston Saint Patrick’s Day Parade is THE event of the weekend. The parade has been running in South Boston since 1901 and in Boston in some form or another since 1737. You can’t lose with a legacy like that. Enjoy music, floats, dancing and, of course, Guinness.

Traditional Irish Music Sessions at The Druid
When: Every Sat & Sun
Where: Inman Square
Info: The Druid hosts traditional Irish music every weekend, but there’s never been a more appropriate time to attend. Listen to the strums of local musicians and ask the bartender to recommend the best Irish brew.

McGuirk's Folly Popup Restaurant
When: Wed, 3/9 – Sat, 4/2
Where: Central Square
Info: Two food and beverage industry legends, barkeep Joe McGuirk and former Bondir chef de cuisine Pierce Kelley, teamed up to open this four course pub-tasting popup menu at Middlesex Lounge. The menu fuses traditionally Irish flavors and ingredients with modern innovation.

Luck of the Irish Cheese Class
When: Thu, 3/17
Where: Brookline
Info: Eat your way through the cheese of Ireland in this informative and delicious educational cheese class. With each cheese you’ll learn and sample what pairings work well with the flavors and receive beverage recommendations to accompany each course.

Saint Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl
When: Sat, 3/12, Thu, 3/17 & Sat, 3/19
Where: Boston
Info: Is it really St. Patrick’s Day if you didn’t go on a pub crawl? This multi-day crawl features more than 15 participating bars and pubs. At check in you’ll collect your map and then it’s on the bars for dancing, special holiday drinks, and St. Paddy’s Day cheer.

We Don’t Know Ourselves: A Personal History of Modern Ireland
When: Fri, 3/18
Where: Back Bay
Info: Join celebrated Irish author and journalist Fintan O’Toole for a discussion of his latest work ‘We Don’t Know Ourselves’. The book is part memoir, part national history, and O’Toole’s talk will celebrate Irish national pride here and abroad.

Nitro Pour Experience
When: Thu, 3/17
Where: Jamaica Plain
Info: Hop behind Samuel Adams Brewery's bar and pour your very own Irish Nitro Stout right from the tap and learn about the history behind this iconic style. You'll even get to take the limited edition Samuel Adams-branded Stout glass home.

Shamrock Showdown Hockey Game
When: Sat, 3/12
Where: Southie
Info: At this free hockey game, Boston Fire and Friends of Tim Cook take to the ice to support the Timothy Doc Cook Scholarship Foundation. The foundation is dedicated to educating youth and increasing awareness of PTSD in the Boston community.

Dropkick Murphys Saint Patrick’s Day Tour
When: Thu, 3/17 – Sun, 3/20
Where: Boston
Info: Did you know the Dropkick Murphys originated in Quincy? The hometown Celtic punk band is coming back to Boston for a Saint Patrick’s Day tour. Expect to hear all your favorites, especially I’m Shipping Up to Boston.

Big Irish Jay And Friends Comedy Show
When: Thu, 3/17 – Sat, 3/19
Where: Seaport
Info: Laugh the night away with comedian "Big Irish" Jay Hollingsworth and four other accompanying acts. Though originally from the Pacific Northwest, Jay honed his craft in Boston and is ready to give us his Irish best in this Saint Paddy's Day show.

Boys and Girls Clubs St. Patrick's Day Road Race
When: Sun, 3/20
Where: Southie
Info: The Saint Patrick’s Day Road Race has been a tradition in South Boston since the 1940s. The 5K race benefits The Edgerley Family South Boston Club and the winners are crowned with a medal. At the end of the race everyone gathers to celebrate the holiday.

St. Patrick's Day Special Variety Dinner Show
When: Thu, 3/17 – Sun, 3/20
Where: Davis Square
Info: Enjoy live Irish music and a special authentic tasting menu in The Burren Backroom. Two of the performers are Tommy McCarthy and Louise Costello who are not only accomplished musicians but the owners of The Burren, which has been bringing Irish music and food to Boston since 1996.

Saint Patrick's Day Themed Chef Demo at Boston Public Market
When: Wed, 3/16
Where: North Station
Info: Chef Aidan Mc Gee, one of Ireland’s most talented young chefs, is joining the Boston Public Market to demonstrate his recipe. Taste modern irish soda bread and seaweed butter & fresh crab at no cost.

St. Patrick's Trivia at The Corrib
When: Tue, 3/15
Where: West Roxbury
Info: Test your knowledge on all things Irish at this Saint Patrick’s Day themed trivia night. You’ll encounter questions about the holiday itself, Ireland, Irish celebrities and other related pop culture. The winners receive gift cards to The Corrib.

Solas Irish Pub Run
When: Tue, 3/15
Where: South End
Info: Join Solas Irish Pub for a 45-minute run around the city to burn off your corned beef and cabbage, and sip on a free brew to cap off the night.

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