BAY AREA ST. PATRICK’S DAY GUIDE
Things to do for St. Patrick's Day
Find the best St. Patrick’s Day parties, pub crawls, nightclubs events, concerts and more in San Francisco, Oakland, San Jose, Sacramento and more.
Originally a religious and cultural celebration held to celebrate the patron saint of Ireland, Saint Patrick, St. Patrick’s Day has become more of a party holiday than the traditional festivals from hundreds of years ago. It is a day filled with parades, pub crawls, parties and more filled with people of all ages wearing green clothing, unless you want to get pinched.
The Bay Area has a long history of great St. Patrick’s Day events, some dating back almost 200 years. Whether you want to take the kids to a parade, grab some drinks at the St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl or attend a block party, there are a massive number of fun ways to celebrate.
Best St. Patrick’s Day Events in the Bay Area:
The biggest St. Patrick’s Day Party in San Francisco, the annual LepraCon Pub Crawl is a great event to celebrate the holiday. Enjoy cheap drinks, dancing, music and more at over 20 bars.
1233 Polk Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
Event Information: https://www.crawlsf.com/event/st-patricks-day-pub-crawl-san-francisco-2/
Enjoy all things Irish at the Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in San Francisco. This Annual event has been held for over 170 years and brings people from all around the Bay Area.
St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival
Civic Center Plaza
335 McAllister St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
St. Patrick’s Day Block Party at Shroeder’s
Schroeder’s Annual St. Patrick’s Day Block party is always a fun time with Live Irish Music, Beers, Brats and tons of St. Paddy’s Day cheer.
240 Front St.
San Francisco, CA 94111
Enjoy Irish food, live music, drinks, Irish dancing, face-painting and more at the best Irish Block Party in Oakland.
Oakland, Ca 94607
Event Information: https://slainteoakland.com/new-events/stpaddysday2020
Get active on St. Patrick’s Day with this holiday 5k/10k run. Dress up in your favorite green gear and enjoy a free Guinness at the end of the race. Perfect for people of all ages.
Anchors San Pedro Square
87 N San Pedro St.
San Jose, Ca 95110
Event Website: https://sanjoseshamrockrun.com/