7 St. Patrick’s Day Events in NYC for the Luckiest Day of the Year

St Patricks Day NYC

Happy March! Why leave all the luck to the Irish, check out these events around the city to get your luck on. From traditional Irish pubs to bar crawls to festive parades and dancing, New York has something for everyone to honour Ireland’s culture and heritage.

Here are seven (it’s our lucky number) St. Patrick’s day events to explore around the city to ensure a day filled with luck, laughter and good Irish charm.

St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Fun for all ages, the NYC St. Patrick’s Day Parade is the oldest in the world with the first one happening on March 17, 1762! You can catch the parade on 5th Ave on Saturday, March 16th.

Where to find them: The parade begins on 5th Ave at 44th Street and ends on 5th Ave at 79th Street.

Kiss Me, I’m Irish Bar Crawl!

With over 12 bars in this crawl, we’d consider it a marathon, not a sprint. With free entrance to all venues, drink specials, and of course, all the luck of the Irish, if you are looking for a boozy St. Patrick’s day, this bar crawl is for you.

Where to find them: Registration at DROM, 85 Avenue A

Try a Guinness Float at Lotte Palace

Not your typical festive drink but a tasty one. Head over to Lotte Palace New York to try their seasonal Guinness Float in their Gold Room all month long!

Where to find them: Lotte Palace New York

Stone Street St. Patrick’s Day Street Fest

Looking to feel like you’re across the pond? Head over to NYC’s oldest paved street where you can find a dozen outdoor bars selling food and drinks including Guinness, draft beer, wine, green margaritas and non-alcoholic options. Plus there will be traditional bagpipers (and a DJ if that’s more your speed)!

Where to find them: Stone Street

Pints at NYC’s Oldest Irish Pub

If you are looking for the authentic Irish Pub experience, head on over to McSorely’s Old Ale House where you can experience St. Patrick’s Day as if you are in Ireland yourself!

Where to find them: 15 E 7th Street

St. Patrick’s Day at Spin

Looking to kick some butt in something other than drinking games? Head on over to SPIN’s Midtown (March 17, 6-9 pm) or Flatiron (March 16, 8-11 pm) location for some festive food and drinks, pot of gold prizes, and of course, some ping-pong action.

Where to find them: Find their locations here.

Have a Festive Sweet Treat at Serendipity3

If you are looking for a place where your phone eats first, this is the spot for you. Head on over to Serendipity3 for a festive dessert along side a delicious brunch!

Where to find them: 225 E 60th Street

Looking ahead for a fancy date night? Find New York’s best oyster deals here!

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