St. Patrick’s Day

St Patrick’s Day Guide

St. Patrick’s Day this year is on Saturday, March 17, 2018. However, some events happen on a different date. I’ve gathered up these great events going on in Oklahoma to celebrate the holiday. Am I missing an event? Contact me.

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Oklahoma City

WHERE: Oklahoma City
WHEN: Saturday, March 17, 2018 @ 10:00 am
Stockyards City, in conjunction with the “O”Klahoma Irish Heritage Society, will host the First Annual 2018 Stockyards City St. Patrick’s Day Parade. The Parade begins at 10 am. Stockyards St. Patrick’s Day Parade MAP.

O’City St Patrick’s Day Parade 2018 - photo by Dennis Spielman

WHERE: Oklahoma City
WHEN: Saturday, March 17, 2018 @ 11:00 am
The O’City Oklahoma City St. Patrick’s Day Parade is back for 2018. On Saturday, March 17, 2018, throw on your finest green shirt and come celebrate the greenest day of the year with your city! The parade will begin at 11 am with groups from all over the OKC metro showing their St. Paddy’s Day pride. Make sure you kick off this day the right way in Downtown OKC!

WHERE: Oklahoma City Zoo, Rosser Conservation Education Center
WHEN: Saturday, March 17, 2018 from 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at the Zoo! Enjoy a scavenger hunt as we find animals that are green, practice being green, and develop a green thumb. Children ages four and up can join in the fun. The scavenger hunt is $12 for members and $15 for non-members.

Go Green St. Patrick's Day in the Gardens

WHERE: Myriad Botanical Gardens
301 West Sheridan, Oklahoma City

WHEN: Saturday, March 17, 2018 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The Go Green St. Patrick’s Day in the Gardens day includes performances by Juggle Whatever, Ladymon School of Scottish Dance, Hill Irish Dance School, Ravens Three, and the Oklahoma Scottish Pipes and Drums—ALL FREE Activities. Guests can also enjoy food trucks, vendors and face painting. Each paid participants wristband includes access to make a fruit loop rainbow necklace, plant-a-pot-of-[mari]gold, and other fun booths on the Sheridan Lawn. Our Imagination Playground sponsored by Express Employment Professionals and area to hunt for treasures in our shamrock sensory bins will be in our FREE Zone on the Great Lawn.

Schedule for the day:

12-1pm Juggle Whatever, Interactive, roaming entertainment on
12:00–12:30pm Ladymon School of Scottish Dance
12:30-1pm Hill Irish Step School
1-2:30pm Raven’s Three
3-4pm Oklahoma Scottish Pipes and Drums

McNellie's St Patrick's Day in Midtown - photo by Dennis Spielman

WHERE: Oklahoma City’s Midtown District
WHEN: Saturday, March 17, 2018 from 10 am — 2 am

McNellie’s Annual St. Patrick’s Day Party will take over the Midtown District with beer indoors and outdoors. Doors open at 10 am while the Outdoor Party begins at noon with live music and drink specials.

Bleu Garten will open at 11 am with their food trucks and a live Irish Band and green beer.

There will be specials throughout the businesses in Midtown.

St. Patrick’s Day in the Plaza District

WHERE: Oklahoma City’s Plaza District
WHEN: Saturday, March 17, 2017

Saints will host Ravens Three from 3 pm to 4:30 pm.

There will also be specials throughout the businesses in the Plaza District.

WHERE: 421 NW 10th Street, Oklahoma City
WHEN: Sunday, March 11, 2018 – 1 pm

Over the past eight years, the Run Lucky 5k and Mission Mile Fun Run has grown into a must-attend charity event for all ages. From the bagpipe players at the start line to the green beer at the finish line, Run Lucky is the ultimate way to experience St. Patrick’s Day in Oklahoma City, while fundraising with the Friends of Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

St Patrick's Day in Bricktown

Bricktown St. Patrick’s Day Block Party

WHERE: Bricktown
WHEN: Saturday, March 17, 2018 from 2 pm to Midnight
Enjoy free live music, food trucks, and various beers on tap at the TapWerks’ St. Patrick’s Block Party in the parking lot east of TapWerks, located at 121 E. Sheridan Ave. Enjoy live music, lawn games, and draft and bottled beer and liquor. Live music will kick off at 5pm with bands playing until 1am. Tapwerks will have a green cider and Red Bull special. There is a cover for inside activities.

WHERE: Paramount Theatre
11 North Lee Ave, Oklahoma City
WHEN: Saturday, March 17, 2018

Come see OKC Improv’s showcase with a St. Patrick’s Day celebration! Grab a friend, WEAR GREEN, get a drink at the bar, and celebrate life with some silly made up comedy.


WHERE: O’Connell’s Irish Pub & Grille
769 Asp Avenue, Norman in Campus Corner
WHEN: Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 8am

The 19th Annual O’Connell’s St. Pat’s 8K Run is a perfect warm-up run for all the Spring Summer marathons. The course is flat and fast with equal legs in all 4 directions, north, south, east and west. This provides an opportunity to get more accurate times. Sanctioned and Certified by the USATF. The registration fee includes Free Spaghetti Dinner Friday Night and Burger and Beer Lunch after the run.

WHERE: Lazy Circles Brewing
422 East Main Street, Norman
WHEN: Saturday, March 11, 2017 from 12 pm to 8 pm

St. Patrick’s Day Celebration at Lazy Circles Brewing. $25 to enter, receive a custom glass and 4 drink tickets. Live Music by The Rum Fellows, The Cake Eaters, and Bag Piper John Imes. Also featuring music by The Pogues, Dropkick Murphy’s, Flogging Molly, and more! Food Trucks on site featuring The Meating Place, Midway, and Sparxx Sliders. Must be 21+ to enter.

WHERE: 405 Brewing Co.
1716 Topeka Street, Norman
WHEN: Saturday, March 11, 2017 from 12 pm to 8 pm

Celebrate the luck of the Irish with 405 Brewing! The (405) Brewing taproom will be open extended hours with a special release at noon. Don’t forget to wear green, or watch out for co-owner Trae – he likes to pinch. Flavor Train OKC will be on site all day for your eating pleasure! Must be 21+ to enter.


WHERE: 3920 South Peoria, Tulsa
WHEN: Saturday, March 17, 2018

MMarch 17, 2018 is the 36th Annual St. Patrick’s Run presented by RunnersWorld Tulsa. Last year’s race attracted more than 2,000 runners. This race has a tradition of kicking off the racing season for runners in Oklahoma. All proceeds benefit Special Olympics Oklahoma and Tulsa Running Club. In addition to the 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run, prizes will be awarded for the runners, door prizes at the event, and prize money for participating schools.

WHERE: Kilkenny’s Irish Pub
1413 East 15th Street, Tulsa
WHEN: Saturday, March 17, 2018 from 9 am to 2 am

Join Kilkenny’s Irish Pub for their annual block party featuring live music, a beer and liquor tent, a beer truck, a food tent featuring Kilkenny’s Irish favorites, a merchandise tent, and lots of fun activities for the kids! Click here for a list of entertianment.

WHERE: Arnie’s Bar
318 East 2nd Street, Tulsa
WHEN: Saturday, March 17, 2018 from 10 am to 2 am

Come celebrate Arnie’s Bar 62nd Annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration with them on Saturday, March 17th. Join a Tulsa tradition of celebrating St. Patrick’s Day at Arnie’s Bar! Gates open at 10 am with No Cover. All-ages until 8 pm. Live Irish music all day along with Tulsa’s best food trucks, giveaways, and more!

WHERE: McNellie’s
409 East 1st Street, Tulsa
WHEN: Saturday, March 17, 2018 from 10 am to 2 am

The Annual McNellie’s St. Patrick’s Day celebration is just around the corner. It falls on a Saturday this year, and that won’t happen again until 2029!

WHERE: Cabin Boys Brewery
409 East 1st Street, Tulsa
WHEN: Saturday, March 17, 2018 from 11 am to 9 pm

Cabin Boys Brewery’s will be hosting their first ever St. Paddy’s Day Party with live music, food trucks, and outdoor games! NO COVER, ALL beer will be $6 in their FREE St. Paddy’s Day cups, and their souvenir shirts will be $25!

11-1pm Connor Rowe
1-4pm Cairde na Gael
5-7pm Sam Westhoff
7-9pm Dane Arnold & The Soup

Food Trucks:
The Bachelor’s Table
Hot Diggity Dogs Tulsa
Big Dipper Creamery

Outdoor games:
Corn Hole by Fish Brothers Board Co., Soccer Cage provided by Tulsa Athletic, Jenga, and more!

WHERE: Guthrie Green
111 East MB Brady Street, Tulsa
WHEN: Saturday, March 17, 2018 from 12 pm to 9 pm

Free family-friendly event with 5 bands, Irish food, fun kid zone, and more. This is the event you’ve been looking for on St. Patrick’s Day, 2018! Guthrie Green’s event focuses on family-friendly atmosphere. Adult beverages will be available at Mr. Nice Guys at Guthrie Green. Free and open to the public. No ticket needed.

Noon – Opening Ceremony/Emcees
12:20pm – Tulsa Pipes & Drums
12:40pm – Cleghorn Acoustic
1:00pm – Kids Zone/Hedge School Officially Open
1:30pm – Camille & Haley
2:45pm – Goode School of Irish Dance
3:30pm – Ashley Davis
5:00pm – Flannigan’s Right Hook
7:30pm – Cleghorn

Food Options – Each food vendor has been asked to prepare an Irish Inspired dish. There will over 5 food trucks plus Mr. Nice Guys! Mr. Nice Guys will have Guinness and other adult beverages.

Kid Zone Activities (Free from 1-6pm)
– Irish American Club of Tulsa “Hedge School” where you can learn about Irish heritage, a few dance moves, language and more.
– Face painting and balloon artists
– Traditional Irish Game of “Skittles”
– Irish Setter Club of Tulsa will have their puppies and be walking around
– Ga-Ga Ballcourt

Adult Kid Zone – Craft Fair
10+ specifically selected craft vendors will be on hand for all your Celtic needs! And for the adult kids, Angry Axe Throwing Club will be there.

WHERE: Dead Armadillo Brewery
1004 East 4th Street, Tulsa
WHEN: Saturday, March 17, 2018 from 12 pm to 9 pm

Have some backyard shenanigans in Dead Armadillo Brewery’s newly renovated Boneyard! They’ll have the food truck, Muncheezzz, slingin’ BBQ, live bands throughout the day and the release of their Lil’ Shenanigans Stout! Make sure to dress appropriately with their limited St. Pats t-shirts!

WHERE: Whiskey 918
514 East 2nd Street, Tulsa
WHEN: Saturday, March 17, 2018 from 7 pm to 2 am

For Whiskey 918 first St. Patricks Day Party, doors will open at 7 PM for green beer and contests. The first 100 people in the door will be entered into a drawing for a FREE Whiskey 918 St. Patty’s Shirt! Contests include a Best Leprechaun Costume Contest and Glow In The Dark Corn Hole Tournament. They also will have a Mechanical Bull! Entry is 21+ only.

Irish Pubs

Listed below are some of the notable Irish pubs in the state.

Arnie’s Bar
318 E. 2nd Street in Tulsa

The Black Raven
14471 NE 23rd Street in Choctaw

Dan Mcguinness Irish Pub and Restaurant
1003 SW 19th in Moore

James E. McNellie’s Public House
1100 Classen Drive in Oklahoma City

Kilkenny’s Irish Pub
1413 East 15th Street in Tulsa

Saint’s Public House
1715 NW 16th in Oklahoma City

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