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.