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Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Indianapolis!

Wanting to shake up the typical St. Patrick’s Day bar crawl? Well it’s  your lucky day! We really hit the pot of gold with our list of ways to celebrate St. Paddy’s Day in Indianapolis!

St. Patricks Day Parade and Tent Party

Friday, Mach 13

At 9 am, downtown Indianapolis will kick off St. Patrick’s Day celebration with a Tent and Block Party! The party will be located on the North Street between Meridian and Pennsylvania with the roads being blocked off to all vehicle traffic. This event is free and open to the public and includes food trucks, sponsor activations, and a large heated tent in the American Legion Mall with a beer garden.   

Be sure to stay for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade starting at at 11:30 am. There will be Irish themed floats, local companies and non profits with St. Patrick’s Day themes, catholic schools and marching bands,  pipe and drum bands, and Irish dancers.

Greening of the Canal

Thursday, March 12th

Come watch an Indianapolis tradition: the greening of the Canal for St. Patrick’s Day! The Canal Walk is located on Ohio Street where they will have Irish music, food trucks, a beer garden overlooking the Canal, and live entertainment including Irish singer Katherine Nagy and the Gordon Pipers. The event itself starts at 5 pm with the greening of the Canal happening around 5:45 pm.

Shamrock 5k Beer Run and Brewfest

Saturday, March 14th

Brewfest will be starting at 12pm and include a live DJ and music, food trucks, plenty of beer, and awesome games. Test out your skills in corn hole and giant beer pong. Even if you are not into running, you can register for just Brewfest.

Love beer and working out? Combine two of your passions with this fun 5k beer run! Starting at 2 pm, the race will kick off with a toast of craft beer. Sample different beers as you run the race and get a taste of Truly Hard Seltzer at the end.

The District Tap Northside   

Tuesday, March 17th

Head over to the Pint o’ Gold Bash hosted by The District Tap Northside! To celebrate St. Paddy’s Day they will have green beer, festive food, and beer games! The fun doesn’t stop there. There will be music, giveaways, a photo booth, and more! 

Trivia  Night at Centerpoint Brewing Company

Thursday, March 12th

Test your knowledge with a group of friends, a craft pint of beer, and a game of Trivia starting at 7:30 PM! Centerpoint Brewing Company will be having St. Patrick’s Day/ Ireland themed trivia questions with prizes awarded to the top three teams!

Shamrocks & Shenanigans

Saturday, March 14th

The ShamROCK and Shenanigans Bash will be a block party covering three different areas: the Pavilion at Pan Am, Pan Am Plaza, and the Meridian Street Lot! There will be non-stop music from bands, DJs, and bag pipers while you drink plenty of Irish whisky, green beer, and Jack Daniels cocktails! There will also be inflatable games, giant beer pong, a gold coin toss, contests, giveaways, and moe! 


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