St. Patrick's Day Events in Connecticut

St. Patrick's Day Fun Happening all Month Long

It's March and you know what that means...St. Patrick's Day!  While St. Patrick’s Day celebrations are often thought of as mostly adult-oriented (usually associated with pints of Guinness), there are many kid-friendly ways to celebrate the holiday with wee little ones. Check out the following great family events to celebrate St. Patty's Day in Connecticut. Erin Go Bragh!

Stamford St.Patrick's Day Parade - Stamford
Saturday, March 3
Come and see Irish culture and celebrate this special day in Stamford at their 23rd annual parade. The parade kicks off at noon on Summer Street and ends on Bedford.

O'Shenanigans 5k run - Southington
Saturday, March 10
Southington hosts this fun 5k.  Starting and finishing at Kinsmen Brewing Company, the route takes you through rural Southington and Cheshire.  Costumes encouraged!

Hartford's 46th Annual St.Patrick's Day Parade - Hartford
Saturday, March 10
Come join hundreds of others who will be celebrating St. Patrick's Day in Hartford. The parade begins at Capitol Avenue and ends by the Memorial Arch.  Come early to get a good seat on the route. Hosted by the Central Connecticut Celtic Cultural Committee.

St. Patrick's Day Dance - Farmington
Thursday, March 11
Green vests, paints or hats are all suitable attire for this St. Patrick's Day dance to be held at the Farmington Library. The dance will run from 4:30 to 5:30.

St. Patrick's Day Parade - New Haven
Sunday, March 12
Wear something green and come out to the New Haven green. The parade will follow a route down Chapel Avenue. There will be pre-parade fun for kids of all ages.

Greater Bridgeport St. Patrick's Day Parade - Bridgeport
Friday, March 16
This is an absolute classic in Fairfield County. Line the streets to celebrate Irish heritage and have a grand old time.

O'Niantic 5k- Niantic
Saturday, March 17
Come run the 5k. The route is a loop. Costumes are encouraged! Children's run too.

Greenwich St. Patrick's Day Parade - Greenwich
Sunday, March 18
In Greenwich, the Hibernian association puts on an annual parade that goes from town hall all the way down Greenwich Avenue.

St. Patricks's Day Parade - Meriden
Saturday, March 18
The whole family will love a performance by SRL School of Irish Dance!

O'Hartford 5k - Hartford
Sunday, March 19
Put on your green sneakers and run the O'Hartford 5k. Run through downtown Hartford and end at Bushnell Park where you will be met by Irish music and entertainment to keep the festive mood happening. There is also a children's run.

Jonny's Jog for Charity - West Hartford
Sunday, March 19
Come run the 5k that was created to honor John Moran, a nine year old who passed away from a central nervous system disease. The race benefits three local non-profit charities.

Mystic's St. Patrick's Day Parade - Mystic
Sunday, March 25
Thousands of people are expected to attend this annual parade that begins at Mystic Seaport at 1:00 pm.  This is the 14th annual parade.  Come and hear local High School marching bands and Fife and Drum Corps.

 

 

Originally published 3/1/14
Photo Credit: Flickr

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Meriden St. Patrick's Day Parade
485 Broad Street
06450 Meriden , CT 41° 31' 59.1348" N, 72° 47' 28.8456" W
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Johnny's Jog/West Hartford Town Hall
50 South Main Street
06107 West Hartford , CT 41° 45' 31.2336" N, 72° 44' 29.8752" W
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My Gym
136 Elm Street
06082 Enfield , CT 41° 59' 43.4076" N, 72° 34' 32.8152" W
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Mary Cheney Library
586 Main Street
06040 Manchester , CT 41° 46' 28.6824" N, 72° 31' 19.4664" W
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Stew Leonards
3475 Berlin Tpke
06111 Newington , CT 41° 39' 8.2656" N, 72° 43' 46.6644" W
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Farmington Library
6 Monteith Drive
06032 Farmington , CT 41° 44' 59.4564" N, 72° 52' 2.9028" W
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Shubert Theater
247 College S
06510 New haven , CT 41° 18' 22.9788" N, 72° 55' 43.9608" W
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Stamford Parade
885 Summer Street
06905 Stamford , CT 41° 3' 33.8112" N, 73° 32' 23.4456" W
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O'Shenanigans
409 Canal Street
06489 Southington , CT 41° 33' 59.58" N, 72° 54' 10.2492" W
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Hartford Parade
Capitol Avenue
06106 Hartford , CT 41° 45' 46.7892" N, 72° 41' 42.3636" W
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New Haven Parade
New Haven Green Chapel Street
06510 New Haven , CT 41° 18' 29.3652" N, 72° 55' 34.0464" W
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O'Niantic Run
Methodist Street
06537 Niantic , CT 41° 19' 24.798" N, 72° 11' 42.9972" W
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O Hartford Run
Bushnell Park Trinity Street
06106 Hartford , CT 41° 45' 54.7056" N, 72° 40' 50.7252" W
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Jonny's Jog
Blue Back Sq 65 Memorial Road
06107 West Hartford , CT 41° 45' 34.6788" N, 72° 44' 24.108" W
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