Get The Seatown Weekend Lowdown

March 14, 2019

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This weekend you might see a lot of people wearing green! That's because it is St. Patrick's Day on Sunday and the celebrations start today (Friday)!

St. Patrick arrives:

  • March 15, 2019 (5:30 p.m.)
  • Watch the Landing of St. Patrick by boat at 5:30 p.m. at South Lake Union. See St. Patrick again at the Green Stripe Laying at 7 p.m. when the route for Saturday’s parade is marked on 4th Avenue. Free.

St Patrick’s Day bar crawl:

  • March 16, 2019 (noon to 2 a.m.)
  • Wear a costume or at least wear green to LepreCon St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl for age 21+, which visits various bars along the way from downtown to Pioneer Square

Saint Patrick’s parade:

  • March 16, 2019 (12:30 p.m.)
  • St. Patrick’s Day Parade includes Irish bands, pipers, dancers, and 2,000 marchers going north on 4th Avenue (from James Street to Westlake Park). Free.

St. Patrick’s run - Kirkland:

  • March 16, 2019
  • Wear green to the Kirkland Shamrock Run 10K, 5K, and kids’ race, which begins at Kirkland Marina Park and ends with a party at Wilde Rover. Walkers are welcome.

St. Patrick’s run - Tacoma:

  • March 16, 2019
  • St. Paddy’s Day Run is a morning 5K, 10K, half marathon, and kids’ 1K along Commencement Bay.

Irish Festival:

  • March 16 - 17, 2019
  • Irish music, singing, dancing, films, vendors, and children’s activities await you at the Irish Festival in Seattle Center Armory. Free.

St. Patrick’s run - Seattle:

  • March 17, 2019
  • Wear green or a costume to the St. Patrick’s Day Dash 5K, which goes from Seattle Center to downtown and back on 4th Avenue. Afterward, head to the giant beer garden at Fisher Pavilion for age 21+. The Leprechaun Lap is a 1K dash for kids age 10 and younger.

You can see more events HERE!