St. Patrick’s Day events in Boston ☘️

Break out your shamrock swag and put one of these five local events on your calendar.

Irish flag waving at Boston Harbor Hotel

Our city is the place to be for St. Patrick’s Day.

It’s time to break out your green clothes and shamrock swag — St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner.

If you’re looking to celebrate with local festivities, you’ve hit the jackpot. We’ve rounded up five upcoming events where you can raise a glass (or two) to St. Paddy.

☘️ St. Patrick’s Day Kick-Off Party | Saturday, March 11 | 11:30 a.m.-11 p.m. | Dorchester Brewing Co., 1250 Massachusetts Ave. | Free to attend | The Dorchester venue is hosting live music from “The Savin Hillbillies,” pouring slushies and special beer releases, and serving a Packzi pop-up with DJ’s Market.

☘️ St. Patrick’s Weekend Downtown | Friday, March 17-Saturday, March 18 | 11:30 a.m.-10:30 p.m. | Sam Adams Boston Taproom, 60 State St. | $0-$10 | Listen to tunes from live DJs, sample the Corned Beef Panini special + sip the Boston Brick Red and Nitro Irish Stout. Pro tip: Arrive before 5 p.m. to avoid the $10 cover.

☘️ Irish Band and Beer Pong Tournament | Saturday, March 18 | 2-6 p.m. | PKL, 64 C St. | $0-$25 | Check out the live band for free or enter the beer pong tournament with your team for the chance to win $500.

☘️ St. Patrick’s Day “Darty” | Saturday, March 18 | 3-8 p.m. | Lamplighter Brewery, 284 Broadway, Cambridge | Free to attend | Grab the brewery’s Export Stout or Irish Dry Stout and snag a limited-edition Dubliner’s T-shirt.

☘️ Parade Pre-Party | Sunday, March 19 | 9 a.m.-1 p.m. | SoWa Power Station, 550 Harrison Ave. | Free to attend | Fuel up for parade day with lawn games, live Irish music, and bites from local food trucks.

We didn’t forget about the biggest celebration of all — stay tuned to future newsletters to read all about this year’s South Boston parade + let us know any parade pro tips you’ve got.