Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in Fargo-Moorhead

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Whether you’re Irish or just enjoy St. Patrick’s Day, here are a few ways you can celebrate the holiday in the Fargo-Moorhead area.  


Live music by Poitin at Junkyard Brewing Company

  • Friday, March 11 |  8pm-11pm
  • Poitin entertains audiences in the Great Northwest and beyond with their unique blend of Irish, Celtic, French-Canadian and Metis traditional dance music. Poitin is a six-piece band featuring fiddle, banjos, guitars, mandolins, Irish bouzouki, bodhran, harmonica, bass and drums.

Fargo-Moorhead St. Patrick’s Parade

  • Saturday, March 12 at 1pm
  • Downtown Fargo – parade route starts at NP Ave, goes up Broadway and finishes at 6th Ave N

St. Patrick’s Day 5K

  • Saturday, March 12
  • The 5K leads the St. Patrick’s Parade up Broadway
  • Registration cost is $35/person

Celtic Festival

  • Saturday, March 12  |  10am-4pm
  • A celebration of rich culture of the seven Celtic Nations. Enjoy live music, presentations about folk traditions, activity booths, and food

St. Paddy’s Day Brunch at Drekker Brewing Company

  • Saturday, March 12  |  10am-1pm (before the parade)
  • $15/plate
  • Food from Luna – menu includes:
    -Roasted Corned Beef with Bearnaise Sauce
    -Chive & Cheese Hash brown egg bake
    -Apple, Fennel & Celery Salad

Kegs & Eggs at Pickled Parrot

  • Saturday, March 12  |  Open at 10am
  • Free eggs (while they last) with the purchase of the Pub Crawl mug; sausage and hash browns available for purchase

Corned Beef & Cabbage at Proof Artisan Distillers

  • Saturday, March 12  |  Open at 11am
  • Featured food will be the traditional Irish dish, corned beef & cabbage

St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl

  • Saturday, March 12  |  Starts at 1pm
  • Start at any participating bar to receive your official mug and passport
  • Mugs can be purchased for $5 and you’ll receive $3 refills at all participating locations
  • Pub crawl locations include Old Broadway, Rhombus Guys, Pickled Parrot, NoBull, The Bomb Shelter, Fort Noks Bar of Gold, Sidestreet Grille & Pub, Sports Bar and Wurst Bier Hall

Dempsey’s Public House

  • St. Patrick’s Day celebrations happening Saturday, March 12 AND Thursday, March 17
  • Dempsey’s will open at 10am on both March 12 and March 17
  • Free chocolate donuts and free giveaways while supplies last (both days)
  • Corned Beef & Cabbage will be served both March 12 & March 17- $11/person
  • Poitin plays on March 12 from 5pm-8pm and 9:30pm-12:30am
  • Poitin plays on March 17 from 6pm-10pm

Corned Beef Dinner at Sons of Norway

  • Tuesday, March 15  |  5pm-6:30pm
  • $11 for adults; $5.50 for children ages 6-12
  • Corned Beer Dinner will be served, with live music to follow in the Troll Lounge

St. Patty’s Day Party at Junkyard Brewing Company

  • Thursday, March 17  |  7pm-9pm
  • Music from Matt Johnson – new covers of traditional Irish tunes
  • Junkyard’s seasonal “Bleed Green” dry Irish Stout will be on tap

Live music at The Aquarium

  • Thursday, March 17  |  8pm-midnight
  • Tom Collins and the Whiskey Bandits (Pogues tribute set)
  • The San Haven Chuckle (Fargo leprechauns)
  • Free show 

Frank’s Lounge St. Patrick’s Day Party

  • Thursday, March 17 – Sunday, March 20  |  All day
  • $3 Jameson Pours, $5 Car Bombs & $6.50 Guinness Pours and you keep the glass with $5 refills

St. Patty’s Day at Hennessy’s Irish Pub

  • Thursday, March 17 – Sunday, March 20
  • Irish breakfast served 10am-2pm
    • Includes a banger, eggs your way, bacon, baked beans, corned beef hash bites and roasted tomatoes
  • Drink specials: $4 Green Bud Light, $4 Big Gingers and $4 Irish Car Bombs 


A few dining establishments in the Fargo-Moorhead area that serve and specialize in Irish food and drink: 

Blarney Stone Irish Pub

Dempsey’s Public House

Hennessy’s Irish Pub

O’Leary’s Irish Pub

Three Lyons Pub


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