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Celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day at These Main Line-Area Events

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Whether you’re looking for family-friendly fun or a bar-hopping evening, there’s plenty to do around the Main Line
this Saint Patrick’s Day.

Saint Patrick’s Day is Thursday, March 17, but festivities start as early as the March 12, so plan now to maximize your luck of the Irish.

Please call ahead or check online to confirm event cancelations and COVID-19 protocol.

Annual Saint Patrick’s Day Party at Nativity BVM Parish

Intended for young adults in their 20s and 30s, this party will feature live Irish music with singing and bagpipes as well as a dance demonstration by the McHugh School of Irish Dance. An open bar with beer, wine and cider will be available, and a complimentary dinner of shepherd’s pie is included. Early bird tickets are available at a discounted rate.

March 17, 7-10 p.m.
24 E. Franklin Street, Media

Conshohocken Saint Patrick’s Parade

The first Conshy Saint Patrick’s Day parade began in 2006, but was forced to take a break for the pandemic. It’s slated to return this year! The one-mile-long parade is loaded with music and entertainment. Additionally, many restaurants and pubs run along the parade route, so be on the lookout for food and drink specials. Check the Facebook page linked above for updates about the parade route and COVID-19 protocol.

Rescheduled to March 26, 2 p.m.
Starting at Conshohocken Veterans Association, 300 E 5th Ave, Conshohocken

Great Narbeth
Leprechaun Hunt

For family fun this Saint Patrick’s Day weekend, visit Narbeth’s Leprechaun Hunt. Start the hunt with clues and search through the town to find hidden leprechauns in various shops and restaurants. At each stop, collect a gold chocolate coin to fill your pot-o’-gold. Collect all of the coins to win a prize! This event is free for participants.

March 12, 1-4 p.m.
Start at the “Blarney” Booth at the corner of Haverford and Forrest Ave, Narbeth


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Iron Hill

Visit Iron Hill Brewery on Saint Patrick’s Day for Irish cheer and good beer. The special food menu is available one day only, so make sure to schedule it in for your Saint Patrick’s Day. Pair your meal with a special St. Paddy’s beer flight, and finish it all off with Irish bread pudding.

March 17, all day
60 Greenfield Ave, Ardmore

McSorley Ale House

Celebrate St. Paddy’s with live Irish music at McSorley Ale House from 5-8 p.m. Play a round of skee ball, billiards or one of the eight other bar games available while you’re there.

March 17, 5-8 p.m.
2330 Haverford Ave, Ardmore

Springfield Saint Patrick’s Day Parade

After a multi-year hiatus, Springfield’s Saint Patrick’s Day Parade is back, so get out your green garb and get ready! The parade will start at West Springfield Road and South Britton Road and end at Saxer Avenue and Powell Road. Festivities are available at the reviewing stand in front of Old Central School beginning at 11:30 a.m. Make sure to check the website for COVID-19 updates.

Notice: Unfortunately this event has been canceled due to inclement weather.

Saint Patrick’s Day Bar Crawl

After a two-year hiatus, the West Chester Saint Patrick’s Day Bar Crawl is back. This year, there are more than five bars participating with food and drink specials, free cover for ticket holders and plenty of green swag for everyone. Additionally, ticket purchase comes with free entry to win an HD TV giveaway.

March 12, 12-8 p.m.
Barnaby’s West Chester, 15 South High Street, West Chester

Saint Patrick’s
Comedy Spectacular from Boston Comedy Festival

The Boston Comedy Festival is coming to West Chester. Celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day with three comedians of Irish descent: Kelly McFarland, Patrick Collins and Tom Spohn. Buy tickets in advance for a discounted rate.

March 18, 8-10 p.m.
Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center, 226 North High Street, West Chester

St. Paddy’s Day 5k Classic

Looking for something a bit more active this Saint Patrick’s Day? Sign up for a 5k and put your fitness skills to the test. The ninth annual 5k St. Paddy’s Day Classic is a charity event to benefit the Conshohocken Fire Company. Everyone who finishes will receive a finisher’s medal, with larger prizes for winners. A post-race party will be held at the Boathouse. There is also a virtual 5k available for a discounted registration price if you’re unable to make it in person.

Rescheduled to March 26, 1 p.m.
Starts at Conshohocken Fire Company, 819 Fayette Street, Conshohocken

Saint Patrick’s Day Story
Time and Craft

If you’ve got little ones, Bellmont Hills Library is where you need to be to celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day. This event is geared towards children ages 1-6, but is open to all ages. Kids will be treated to a special story, with a craft session, too. Register in advance to receive a craft take-home kit.

March 12, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
120 Mary Waters Ford Rd, Bala Cynwyd

Saint Patrick’s Day Virtual Trivia

Put on by Watson Adventures, Pinch Me It’s a Saint Patrick’s Day Virtual Trivia Game features five rounds of trivia and challenges. Gather up a team of up to six players—virtual trivia means your friends can be from anywhere in the world!—and test your teamwork as well as your St. Paddy’s Day knowledge.

March 12, 8 p.m.
Virtual over Zoom

Whiskey Rovers Irish

Explore the spirit of Ireland with traditional Irish folk songs, stories and other shenanigans. Whiskey Rovers’ musical performance will make for an authentic St. Paddy’s night of laughter and zeal.

March 17, 7 p.m.
Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center, 226 North High Street, West Chester

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