Things to Do in Lexington, Kentucky for St. Patrick’s Day

A pretzel and green beer with St. Patrick's Day decorations

We are just days away from St. Patrick’s Day, but many places in Lexington, Kentucky are starting their celebrations a few days early!

I put together a list of events to help you celebrate in style this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday! This list will help you celebrate St. Patrick’s Day all weekend long!

Things to Do in Lexington, Kentucky for St. Patrick’s Day

Friday, March 15, 2019

  • 11am: Bar Louie Fayette Mall Saint Patrick’s Daze Weekend: Come out all weekend March 15-17th to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at Bar Louie! They’ll have specials throughout the weekend including: $3.50 Green Bud Light Draft and $5 Jameson Shots.
  • 11am: St. Patrick’s Day at Drake’s: Enjoy a specialty Irish menu March 11-17, featuring favorites like O’ Drake’s Leprechaun Burgers and Irish Fish and Chips. Get lucky on Sunday, March 17, with $3 Goodwood Green Beer, $4 Jameson Shots and $5 Lucky Drinks all day long! See menu: HERE.
  • 11am: St. Patrick’s Day Weekend at HopCat Lex: Come out to their St. Patrick’s celebration! They’ll be hanging out all weekend and offering some goodies for the occasion.This weekend only, they’ll be serving up their Reuben Rolls — corned beef, sauerkraut & Swiss cheese wrapped in an egg roll, fried golden & served with 1000 Island dressing. Plus they’ll be offering our Classic Corned Beef, California Turkey & Kincaid Veggie Reubens.
  • 4pm: 7 Days of Irish Whiskey at Whiskey Bear: In celebration of Saint Patrick’s Day, they will be offering Irish Whiskey specials every day from Monday 03/11/19 through Sunday 03/17/19. Today’s special: $10 Bushmills Flight – White Label, 10yr, and 16yr.
  • 8pm: Derek Warfield & the Young Wolfe Tones at McCarthy’s (music): Come out and kick off St. Patrick’s Day weekend in style with a fantastic Irish band that is world famous.
    For 40 yrs, Derek Warfield was one of the original Wolfe Tones members (the guy with the white beard), but he has been touring as “Derek Warfield and the Young Wolfe Tones” for the last 10 years. Tickets available: HERE.
  • 8pm: St. Paddy’s Weekend Festivities at Mr. Brews Tap House: St. Paddy’s Day is now a weekend long party! Ben Lacy kicks off Friday Night, Celtic Brigade Saturday Night and Selection and Bloody Mary Sunday! Green Beer and Keep the Mugs All Weekend, special Irish Tappings and Irish Whiskey Cocktails!
  • 8:30pm: Shamrock Salsa Social at The Salsa Center: Shamrocks, Shimmies and Salsa! An evening of fun in The Salsa Center’s brand new facility! No experience needed. If it’s your first time or your 100th, you are sure to have a great time! Tickets available: HERE.
  • 9pm: St. Patrick’s Day Weekend at Crumzz (music): See details: HERE.

Saturday, March 16, 2019

  • 8am: Shamrock Shuffle – Downtown Lexington (fitness/health/wellness/cause): Kick off the running and racing season in downtown Lexington at the 13th Annual Shamrock Shuffle 3K presented by Relic and Stantec. Come out and walk, shuffle, or run in this annual St. Patrick’s Day tradition! The Shamrock Shuffle 3K is locally organized, and 100% of the net proceeds stay local benefiting Lexington Habitat for Humanity. Purchase tickets: HERE.
  • 9am: St. Patrick’s Day at Oscar Diggs: Come join them as they OPEN EARLY at 9am for the St. Patricks Day celebrations! They will be serving a few Irish inspired classics as well as burgers all day. See menu: HERE.
  • 9am: St. Patrick’s Day at Parlay Social: Join them starting at 9am on Saturday, March 16 for live Irish music, drink specials, and food specials with CHEF JASON SMITH cooking on-site in our kitchen!
  • 9:30am: St. Patty’s Live Acoustic Yoga Flow at Wildfire Yoga: Join Nicholas Penn, a Lexington based Yogi as well as a guitarist, song-writer and producer and Kelli for a yoga class at Wildfire Yoga. This is the second time they have come together for a St. Patty’s day flow. Join them for live acoustics and a 60 minute class to start your weekend. Wear something green to be festive!
  • 10am: Little Leprechaun’s Art Party! at Create art + play studio (art/crafts): Inspired by the St. Patrick’s holiday and leprechauns’ rainbows, they will explore various mediums to create art and explore sensory activities. Make lucky shamrocks, rainbow crafts, and more! For ages 1.5 to 5. Tickets are $15. Tickets available: HERE.
  • 10am: Bar Louie Fayette Mall Saint Patrick’s Daze Weekend: Join them all weekend March 15-17th as we get lucked up and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at Bar Louie! They’ll have specials throughout the weekend including: $3.50 Gren Bud Light Draft and $5 Jameson Shots.
  • 10:30am: Top O’ The Morning Brunch at The Mane on Main (food): There is no better place to be during the St. Patrick’s Day festivities than downtown Lexington! Whether you are running in the Shamrock Shuffle or headed to the parade, come and join them at The Mane for our Top O’ The Morning Brunch! The Mane is located on the 15th floor of the Chase Bank building, so you will have a great view overlooking the city. Parking is included at the attached Chase Bank building garage, provided there are spots available. We will have a traditional Irish buffet with a few twists of their own! The bar will be open – they will have some speciality cocktails and of course green beer! Grab your green accessories and come as festive as you wish! See menu: HERE. Tickets available: HERE.
  • 10:45am: 40th Alltech Lexington St. Patrick’s Parade and Festival – Downtown Lexington: Join everyone in downtown Lexington Saturday, March 16, 2019, to kick of Lexington’s St. Patrick’s celebration! The parade and festival are part of an all-day celebration that begins at 8 a.m. with the 13th annual Shamrock Shuffle to benefit Lexington Habitat for Humanity. At 10:45 a.m., the “Blessing of the Keg” at the Alltech tents at Robert F. Stephens Courthouse kicks off the free festival. The parade begins at 1 pm, rain or shine!
  • 11am: St. Paddy’s Paddy’s Pub Party! at Blue Stallion Brewing Company: Paint the town green with them! They’re celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with a special release beer, their famed Paddy’s Pub trivia, Forage Food Truck with a Irish themed menu, and all-day specials from Dad’s Favorites Deli!
  • 11am: St. Patrick’s Day at Drake’s: Enjoy a specialty Irish menu March 11-17, featuring favorites like O’ Drake’s Leprechaun Burgers and Irish Fish and Chips. Get lucky on Sunday, March 17, with $3 Goodwood Green Beer, $4 Jameson Shots and $5 Lucky Drinks all day long! See menu: HERE.
  • 11am: St. Patrick’s Day Sip & Shop at The Summit at Fritz Farm: Join them for a sip & shop featured at participating restaurants! Enjoy $5 beverage specials and take them to-go in our Open Container Community* as you shop great sales! See list of drinks: HERE.
  • 11am: St. Patrick’s Day Weekend at HopCat Lex: They’ll be hanging out all weekend and offering some goodies for the occasion. This weekend only, they’ll be serving up their Reuben Rolls — corned beef, sauerkraut & Swiss cheese wrapped in an egg roll, fried golden & served with 1000 Island dressing. Plus they’ll be offering their Classic Corned Beef, California Turkey & Kincaid Veggie Reubens.
  • 11am: St. Patrick’s Weekend at Country Boy Brewing: Celebrate St Patrick’s Day at the Lexington taproom! Why celebrate one day when you can celebrate all weekend! There will be beer specials going all day Saturday and Sunday and the Cats SEC Tourney games on with sound! See specials: HERE.
  • 11:30am: 3rd Annual St. Paddy’s Day Party at Mirror Twin Brewing Company: Join them for their 3rd annual St. Paddy’s Day Party! They are very excited to be throwing this party again and they promise you won’t want to miss this. See specials: HERE.
  • 12pm: St. Patrick’s Day Weekend at Tin Roof: It’s that time of year, It’s time to drink Green Beer! Join them for our SEC Tournament Watch Party and they’ll have Green Beer and Irish Car Bombs flowing all weekend long!  $10 pitchers of green beer and $5 Jameson & Irish Breakfast Shots.
  • 12pm: Special Release: O’Ruddy’s Irish Red Ale at Pivot Brewing: In honor of St. Patrick, they are releasing a limited quantity of our Irish Red Ale. Slightly bitter on the front end, smooth on the back end with a touch of sweetness all the way through. Come check out O’Ruddy!
  • 12pm: Saint Patricks Day Weekend at Fusion Brewing: Come out and hang with Fusion Brewing for their St. Patrick’s Day Party Weekend. Events at the Brewery will take place both Saturday and Sunday, the 16th and 17th of March. They will start off the weekend with a limited release of our Plum Sour Beer, The Anti-Clover, and continue the festivities with some fun and exciting party games. They will have food all day Saturday by IP&J Cuban Food and as always they will have beer cheese made with Fusion Brewing beer by Lollie’s Beer Cheese! Come down to the brewery and just have some fun and drink some of their tasty beers!!!
  • 1pm: St. Patrick’s Day, All Day & All Night at Soundbar: Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at Soundbar! Open at 1pm. Stop in before and after the parade! Guinness $3.50. Irish Whiskey $4.50. Carbombs $5.50. Dance party with DJ Crow at 9pm. NO COVER before 10pm. Drink Specials until 8pm. 21 and over only!
  • 2:30pm: Irish Folk at McCarthy’s (music): While you’re downtown enjoying the St. Patrick’s Day festival, come out to McCarthy’s for some traditional Irish folk music!
  • 4pm: 7 Days of Irish Whiskey at Whiskey Bear: In celebration of Saint Patrick’s Day, they will be offering Irish Whiskey specials every day from Monday 03/11/19 through Sunday 03/17/19. Join us in celebrating our Irish friends. Today’s special: $5 Irish Coffees, $5 Pours of Jameson, Bushmills, Tullamore DEW and Powers
  • 7pm: St Patty’s Day!! Tyler Halsey & Steel-N-Thunder and Bedford Band at Austin City Saloon (music): Live music!
  • 8pm: St. Paddy’s Weekend Festivities at Mr. Brews Tap House: St. Paddy’s Day is now a weekend long party! Ben Lacy kicks off Friday Night, Celtic Brigade Saturday Night and Selection and Bloody Mary Sunday! Green Beer and Keep the Mugs All Weekend, special Irish Tappings and Irish Whiskey Cocktails!
  • 10pm: VIP Saturdays – St. Patrick’s Day Weekend Party at Crumzz: Doors open at 10pm with full food menu all night long! Everybody is free before 11:30pm with RSVP. RSVP for free: HERE.

Sunday, March 17, 2019

  • 10am: Bar Louie Fayette Mall Saint Patrick’s Daze Weekend: They’ll have specials throughout the weekend including: $3.50 Gren Bud Light Draft and $5 Jameson Shots.
  • 10am: St. Patrick’s Day 2019 at Lynagh’s Irish Pub: Come out on Sunday, March 17th for the Lynahg’s 2019 St. Patrick’s Day celebration. They’ll have live music from Liam Fancy, The Celtic Brigade, Grateful SundayThey’ll start the day of with the Liverpool vs Fulham game. First 25 customers will get a free t-shirt.
  • 11am: St. Patrick’s Day at Drake’s: Enjoy a specialty Irish menu March 11-17, featuring favorites like O’ Drake’s Leprechaun Burgers and Irish Fish and Chips. Get lucky on Sunday, March 17, with $3 Goodwood Green Beer, $4 Jameson Shots and $5 Lucky Drinks all day long! See menu: HERE.
  • 11am: St. Patrick’s Day Weekend at HopCat Lex: They’ll be hanging out all weekend and offering some goodies for the occasion. This weekend only, they’ll be serving up their Reuben Rolls — corned beef, sauerkraut & Swiss cheese wrapped in an egg roll, fried golden & served with 1000 Island dressing. Plus they’ll be offering our Classic Corned Beef, California Turkey & Kincaid Veggie Reubens.
  • 11am: St. Patrick’s Weekend at Country Boy Brewing: Celebrate St Patrick’s Day at the Lexington taproom! Why celebrate one day when you can celebrate all weekend! There will be beer specials going all day Saturday and Sunday and the Cats SEC Tourney games on with sound! See specials: HERE.
  • 11am: 7th Annual Saint Patrick’s Day Celebration at O’Neill’s: The doors will open at 11am. Live music provided by RADIO 80 from 6pm to 10pm. Giveaways, door prizes, and much, much more. Their Irish menu will be served all day and night! Also, come watch the CATS!
  • 11am: St. Patrick’s Day Bash at The Tilted Kilt: Tilted Kilt Lexington is the ONLY place to be on St. Patrick’s Day! We’ll kickoff the day with Green Eggs and Kegs! Enjoy $2 20 oz Bud, Bud Light and Ultra for the first hour! They’ll be $3 after that. Plus, enjoy $4 16 oz Guinness, and $12 buckets of Bud, Bud Light and Ultra aluminums, $5 Jameson shots and Irish Car Bombs! Come play cornhole, flip cup, beer pong and more. Plus, all the tournament action and Selection Sunday!
  • 12pm: Special Release: O’Ruddy’s Irish Red Ale at Pivot Brewing: In honor of St. Patrick, we are releasing a limited quantity of our Irish Red Ale. Slightly bitter on the front end, smooth on the back end with a touch of sweetness all the way through. Come check out O’Ruddy!
  • 12pm: Saint Patricks Day Weekend at Fusion Brewing: Come out and hang with Fusion Brewing for our St. Patrick’s Day Party Weekend. Events at the Brewery will take place both Saturday and Sunday, the 16th and 17th of March. They will start off the weekend with a limited release of our Plum Sour Beer, The Anti-Clover, and continue the festivities with some fun and exciting party games. They will have food all day Saturday by IP&J Cuban Food and as always we will have beer cheese made with Fusion Brewing beer by Lollie’s Beer Cheese! Come down to the brewery and just have some fun and drink some of their tasty beers!!!
  • 12pm: St. Patty’s Party! at Break Room at Pepper: Come out and celebrate! See specials: HERE.
  • 12pm: St. Patrick’s Day Buy One Get One Free Cookie Dough at No Baked Cookie Dough: Celebrate St. Patricks day with them by getting BUY ONE GET ONE FREE single scoops of cookie dough! ALL DAY Sunday, March 17th!
  • 12pm: St. Patricks Day/Selection Sunday Party at The Sandbar Restaurant: It is totally acceptable to wear green OR blue on Sunday as we celebrate both St. Patricks Day and another Kentucky run in the NCAA tournament. Enjoy $3.00 green beer, $4.00 Pot ‘o’ Gold shots & $4 Irish Breakfast shots plus many more Irish drink specials.  Catch the finals of the SEC tournament and the Selection Sunday Show on one of our 13 big screens. Also, if you have the luck of the Irish, you could win FREE pizza from The Original Brooklyn Pizza while you are partying with us!
  • 1pm: St Patricks Day at Winchells: From 1pm until 11pm with food and drink specials including: Corned Beef and Cabbage, Bangers and Mash, Shepherds Pie, and Green Beer on Tap. Call asap for reservations of 6 or more 859-278-9424.
  • 1pm: Halfway to Tahlsound, St. Patrick’s Day Celebration at The Burl: Halfway to Tahlsound St. Patrick’s Celebration at The Burl feat: RLSB, Brother Smith and more! Doors open at 1pm. Music starts after the SEC tournament! All ages event until 7pm; 18+ after 7pm. Tickets available: HERE.
  • 1pm: Lucky Slime Party! at Create art + play studio (art/crafts/kid friendly): All little leprechauns will love making their own lucky green slime! We will add gold glitter and other special charms to make St. Patrick’s Day slime. For ages 4 -12. Tickets are $15.
  • 2pm: St. Patrick’s Day Party at Lexington Public Libary – Main Street: Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Irish-themed crafts, activities, and music. Fun for the whole family!
  • 2pm: St. Patty’s Bourbon Barrel Paint Party at Ethereal Brewing (art/crafts): Come out on March 17th from 2 pm to 4:30pm at Ethereal Brewery for a fun day of crafting and celebrating St. Patty’s day! Wear green and first beer is on them! To participate, purchase a ticket for one of the following items. Once your ticket has been purchased, please email your design as soon as you can! See more details and purchase tickets: HERE.
  • 2:30pm: St Paddy’s Day Traditional Irish Folk Music at McCarthy’s Irish Bar (music): Live music!
  • 4pm: 7 Days of Irish Whiskey at Whiskey Bear: In celebration of Saint Patrick’s Day, they will be offering Irish Whiskey specials every day from Monday 03/11/19 through Sunday 03/17/19. Today’s special: $6 Redbreast 12yr and $8 Redbreast Cask Strength pours.
  • 6pm: $3,000 Pot O’ Gold at Red Mile: Come out on Sunday, March 17th for their $3,000 Pot O’ Gold Freeplay drawing 6-9PM, fill up on yummy corned beef & cabbage with fingerling potatoes & carrots ($7.99), drink a delicious Shamrock Shake or green beer for some good luck, snag some beads, and have a St. Patrick’s Day blast! Eat, drink green beer, play and win BIG!
  • 8pm: St. Paddy’s Weekend Festivities at Mr. Brews Tap House: St Paddy’s Day is now a weekend long party! Ben Lacy kicks off Friday Night, Celtic Brigade Saturday Night and Selection and Bloody Mary Sunday! Green Beer and Keep the Mugs All Weekend, special Irish Tappings and Irish Whiskey Cocktails!
  • 8:30pm: The Boondock Saints Trivia at Soundbar (games): It’s St. Patrick’s Day! “Everybody’s Irish Tonight!” Soundbar has The Boondock Saints Trivia! Come join your host Caleeb Robinson for 5 rounds of Trivia!

 

 

Happy St. Patrick’s Day weekend!!