Dayton takes St. Patrick’s Day very seriously.
If you’re looking for the best events to celebrate this infamous holiday, look no further.
Here are the events we know of so far, laid out all nice and neat for you. We’ll be continuously updating the list as the big day gets closer, so stay tuned. If there are any events we missed, email firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll add it to the list!
☘️Historic St. Patrick’s Day Celebration at Carillon Brewing Co.
You can celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at the nation’s only fully operational brewery in a museum, right here in Dayton. Carillon Brewing Co. will pay homage to Dayton’s early Irish, English and German settlers with live historical music, corned beef & cabbage and Shepherd's pie, said Leo DeLuca, media coordinator at Dayton History.
The event will feature Irish Red Ale, Irish Apple Cobbler Cocktail, wood oven-baked Irish Soda bread and hand-churned honey butter.
When: St. Patrick’s Day, Sunday, March 17, 2019, from 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Where: Carillon Brewing Co., 1000 Carillon Blvd., Dayton
Info: (937) 910-0722 | Facebook Event
☘️St. Paddy’s Beer Tasting & Appetizers
Warped Wing Brewing Company is teaming up with Five Seasons Sports Club Dayton for an evening of beer tastings and “an incredible array of scrumptious appetizers.” Five Seasons asks that people call 937-848-9200 to register so sufficient food can be prepared.
WHEN: 5 p.m.- 8 p.m. Saturday, March 16
WHERE: Five Seasons Sports Club, 4242 Clyo Rd., Dayton
☘️Newcom’s Tavern St. Patrick’s Celebration
Newcom’s will open as usual Friday and Saturday from 7 p.m. to 2 a.m. with half-off drinks from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. On Sunday, the bar will be open from 2 p.m. to 2 a.m. while DJ Tre Alexander gets the dance floor going at 4 p.m. There will be drink specials all day.
WHEN: 2 p.m.- 2 a.m. Sunday, March 17
WHERE: Newcom’s Tavern, 418 E 5th St., Dayton
☘️2nd St. Market Celebration
“Everyone gets to be Irish at the 2nd Street Market’s St. Patrick’s Day Celebration!”
This party has become somewhat of a Dayton tradition, with Irish music filling the market. From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., local Celtic duo Spot Fire performs. Everyone is encouraged to wear green and dance a jig. Start practicing.
WHEN: 10 a.m. Saturday, March 16
WHERE: 2nd St. Market, 600 E. 2nd St., Dayton
☘️Eudora’s St. Patrick’s Day Celebration
It’s the first St. Patrick’s Day celebration at Eudora’s shiny new location on Wilmington Pike, but it is keeping tradition: an Irish sing-a-long with Jamieson & The Flailers! Music starts at 7 p.m. inside the taproom. At 4 p.m. then at 5:30 p.m., there will be Irish dance performances by Dwyer School of Irish Dance.
“We will be tapping our brew-your-own series Irish Red Ale for the afternoon. The kitchen will be serving up a TBA Irish dinner special in addition to our regular menu. Taproom hours have been extended to 10 p.m., and the kitchen will stay open until 8 p.m. The brewery will open at noon.
WHEN: 3 p.m.- 10 p.m. Sunday, March 17
WHERE: Eudora, 3022 Wilmington Pike, Kettering
☘️St. Hatty’s Day 2019
Green Beer won’t be flowing at The Barrel House’s annual St. Patty’s party, however, you can bet it will host the annual Das Boot timed competition. The event will feature New Holland Brewing Co.
WHEN: 11 a.m.- 9 p.m. Sunday, March 17
WHERE: The Barrel House, 417 E. 3rd St., Dayton
☘️St. Patrick’s at the Brewpub
Fifth Street Brewpub said it’s kicking it back and celebrating the casual way this year. Two days of festivities will involve a menu of Irish-inspired food and of course, Fifth Street’s favorite beers on tap. There will be live music by Blackthorn and Laurel, the Miami Valley Symphony Orchestra and dancing by the Celtic Academy of Irish Dance.
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“Sunday we will open for brunch as usual at 10 a.m. and stay open until 11 p.m. (kitchen closes at 10 p.m.) So whether you are looking to fuel up before the big party down the street, hang out for the day, or wind down at the end of the night, we've got you covered. After all, the building is green so this is a guaranteed pinch-free zone,” according to the Fifth Street event page.
WHEN: 10 a.m. Saturday, March 16- 11 p.m. Sunday, March 17
WHERE: Fifth Street Brewpub, 1600 E. 5th St., Dayton
☘️St. Patrick’s Day at Dublin Pub
The weekend-long shenanigans kick off at lunchtime Saturday and continue all day Sunday. The tent opens at 6 p.m. for VIP experience with local rock cover band Stranger performing. Music begins at 8 p.m.
On Sunday, admission begins at a very early 4:30 a.m. for another day of festivities that include breakfast and Guinness and a full day of entertainment including Celtic music, rock music, Celtic dancers and more. The party ends at 1 a.m.
WHEN: Saturday, March 16, beginning at 11 a.m., and Sunday, March 17, beginning at 4:30 a.m
WHERE: Dublin Pub, 300 Wayne Ave., Dayton
☘️Bud Light ALTimate St. Patrick's Day at Harrigan’s Tavern
One of Dayton’s biggest St. Patrick’s Day celebrations is in Kettering. Harrigan’s is teaming up with ALT 103.9 and Bud Light for a two-day bash complete with tent and featuring live music with Ithika on Saturday from 7:30-11:30 p.m. followed by an all-day celebration Sunday with Father Son and Friends Celtic music and other acts. The Sunday celebration starts at 9 a.m. and runs through 11:30 p.m.
WHEN: Saturday, March 16 starting at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, March 17, starting at 9 a.m.
WHERE: Harrigan’s Tavern, 4070 Marshall Road, Kettering (corner of Stroop and Marshall)
☘️Harrigan’s St. Patrick’s Day Charity 5K
It’s a St. Patrick's tradition for a great cause. This is a 5K walk/run for all ages for those who are fierce competitors or those just looking to have fun. Proceeds from this year’s race will benefit the Alzheimer’s Association. The entry fee is $25 for registrations received by March 20 and $30 after, including the day of the race.
WHEN: Saturday, March 23, with a 9:30 a.m. start. Registrations begin at 7:30 a.m. the day of the race. Harrigan’s will open at 9 a.m.
WHERE: Harrigan’s Tavern, 4070 Marshall Road, Kettering (corner of Stroop and Marshall)
☘️St. Patrick’s Day at Flanagan’s
Nothing shy of perfection here. Join this all-encompassing Irish party with live bands, beer, Irish dance and food. Live entertainment from Miami Valley Pipes & Drums, Ever So Mellow, Freight, Funky G & the Groove Machine, Dulahan w. the Dwyer Dancers and Spungewurthy. Free admission from 6 a.m. to 8 a.m. and $10 general admission after. A free shuttle will run to and from Dub Pub from 10 a.m. to midnight.
WHEN: 6 a.m. Sunday, March 17
WHERE: Flanagan’s Pub, 101 E. Stewart St., Dayton
☘️St. PatRock’s Day in Fairborn
WTUE's annual St. Pat-Rock’s Day is taking over the City of Fairborn. The streets will be closed for a big block party with live music, food trucks and ice cold Bud Light! 104.7 WTUE will be broadcasting live from the party starting at 10 a.m. The band lineup includes: 10:30 a.m. Shadowlife, 1:15 p.m. Latter, 4 p.m. Ithika.
Food Trucks include Christian Bros Meat Co., EAT Food Truck, Thai1on, The Painted Pepper, Hunger Paynes Food Truck, Rock Stop N’ Roll, Philly Pretzel Factory, Lilia’s outside Cafe, Underdogs Mobile. The event will take place rain or shine, with tent coverage throughout street. There will be an Uber/Lyft Pick up/Drop off station at 305 W. Main St. in Fairborn.
WHEN: Sunday, March 17, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
WHERE: West Main Street in Fairborn
COST: $10 wristband for the whole day. Free parking and free WIFI on location.
☘️Bar Louie Saint Patrick’s Daze Weekend
Why party all day when you can party all weekend? Bar Louie will have specials all day Saturday and Sunday including: $4 Green Beer and $6 Tullamore Dew. There will be music and entertainment all day Sunday. Snap a shot of Saint Patrick’s Day Bar Louie celebrations on Instagram and use the hashtag #LuckyDazeWithLouie any time during the weekend for a shot at winning a gift card.
WHEN: March 15-17, 11 a.m. to 2 a.m.
WHERE: Bar Louie Austin Landing, 10267 Penny Lane #2034, Austin Landing, Miamisburg | Bar Louie Beavercreek, 4492 Glengarry Drive, The Greene
☘️St. Patrick’s Day Weekend at The Pub
The Pub’s Paddy Party will feature Irish fare and drink specials all weekend. Live entertainment on Saturday & Sunday includes Father Son and Friends (6-9 p.m. Saturday). Sunday entertainment includes Celtic Dancers and bagpipes plus Rocky Creek (10 a.m.-1 p.m.), Bob Ford (5-8 p.m.), Chris Lutz 9 p.m. to midnight.
WHEN: March 16 (11 a.m. to midnight) and March 17 (8 a.m. to 11 p.m.)
WHERE: The Pub Beavercreek, 39 Greene Blvd., The Greene
☘️St. Practice Day Blind Bob’s
Come pre-game for St. Paddy's Day with Back Stabbath and The Big WAZU.
WHEN: 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Saturday, March 16
WHERE: Blind Bob’s Bar, 430 E. 5th St., Dayton
☘️Live Music At Blind Bob’s
You can shamROCK the night away at Blind Bob’s as you jam out to the Red Hot Rebellion and the 500 Miles to Memphis band in their triumphant return to Blind Bob’s.
WHEN: 9 p.m. to 12 a.m. Sunday, March 17
WHERE: Blind Bob’s Bar, 430 E. 5th St., Dayton
☘️Get a Handle On St. Patrick’s Day At Crooked Handle Brewing Co.
St. Patty's Day is just around the corner, and CHBC has been working hard to make 2019 a memorable one. There will be green beer, Irish Red Ale flowing from the taps, green jello shots and specials on Jameson and Tully. Limited edition green CHBC T-shirts will be available and the night will be capped off with live music from Velvet Crush Unplugged starting at 7 p.m. Dorothy Lane Market corned beef and cabbage will be available from 1 p.m.- 5 p.m. for a suggested $10 donation to ALS.
WHEN: 12 p.m.-10 p.m. Sunday, March 17
WHERE: Crooked Handle Brewing Co., 760 N. Main St., Springboro
☘️St. Patty’s Day 2-Day Party at The Irish Club of Dayton
For no cover charge at all, you can experience two whole days of one of Dayton’s best St. Patrick’s Day parties. The celebration kicks off on Saturday with Rick Sylvester, followed by the O’Rodney Band. Of course, you can’t go hungry with Irish Stew and other food and drink specials all night long. Then, wake up Sunday morning to a ‘Big O’ Breakfast’ for just $5 to get ready for a lineup of a day, including 92.9 Jack FM Live with Danielle, the O’Rodney Band and many more.
WHEN: 1 p.m. Saturday, March 16 through 9 p.m. Sunday, March 17
WHERE: Irish Club of Dayton, 6555 Dog Leg Road, Dayton
☘️Star City Party
This year, Star City Brewing Co. is hosting its 2nd Annual Miamisburg’s Saint Patrick’s Day Party featuring beer, food, games and music all day long. Entry is free to the first 100 people, then only $5 at the door.
“We had a blast hosting everyone at the brewery last year and are excited to bring it back again,” said Justin Kohnen, owner of Star City Brewing Company. “Being a Sunday, we won’t start as early as 6 a.m. this year, but we’ve still got a whole day of music and fun planned.”
Starting the party at 11 a.m., Son of a Biscuit — dubbed Son o’ a Biscuit for that day — will be set up and music starts at 11:30 a.m. with Harold Hensley, 1:30 p.m. with David Payne, 3:30 p.m. with Charlie and Amanda Jackson, 5:30 p.m. with the Paddywhackers and 7:30 p.m. with California Howdy.
WHEN: 6 a.m.- 11 p.m., Sunday, March 17
WHERE: Star City Brewing Co., 319 N. Second St., Miamisburg
INFO: 937-701-7827 | www.starcitybrewing.com
☘️ A Celebration of St. Patrick at Mother Stewart's
This free St. Pat’s celebration will be pulling out all the stops to make it feel like you’re celebrating in Dublin, Ireland. Mother Stewart’s Brewing Co. will have bagpipe players, traditional Irish dancers, Celtic music and of course, “ our Kill Kenny Irish Red!”
WHEN: 5 p.m.- 9 p.m. Friday, March 15
WHERE: Mother Stewart’s Brewing Co., 102 W. Columbia St., Springfield
☘️St. Pittie’s Day Party
Mack’s Tavern has partnered with SICSA Pet Adoption Center to throw perhaps the most adorable St. Patrick’s, or rather St. Pittie’s Day, party there has ever been.
“Join us at Mack's Tavern for a St. Pittie's Day Party happy hour! We'll be there to give you the scoop on the latest SICSA programs, while Mack's serves up some great drinks and food! Plus, Mack's will donate 10% of your total bill to SICSA during the party. Drop by to celebrate everyone's favorite March holiday, St. Pittie's Day!”
WHEN: 5 p.m.- 7 p.m. Friday, March 15
WHERE: Mack’s Tavern, 381 Miamisburg Centerville Road, Centerville
☘️St. Patrick’s Day Party at the Brick Tap & Tavern
The name says DAY but the party is definitely happening at night. The Brick Tap & Tavern in Huber Heights is starting things off at 8 p.m. with music by DIDDLEY.
Attendees are encouraged to wear green— obviously.
WHEN: 8 p.m.- 12 a.m. Saturday, March 16
WHERE: The Brick Tap & Tavern, 7113 Taylorsville Rd., Huber Heights
☘️Gem City St. Patrick’s Day
This family friendly event will feature music, crafts, dancing, food trucks and more. There will be a kids craft area, St. Patrick's Day Ceili dancers and food truck. Performances by: Great Northern String Band Maria & Burris Dixon Miami Valley Pipe & Drum, OldNews, Vivian and Gem City School of Irish Dance. Pre-sale tickets will not be available.
WHEN: Sunday, March 17, 1-9 p.m.
WHERE: Yellow Cab Tavern, 700 E. Fourth St., Dayton
COST:$10 at the door. Kids under 18 are free.
☘️St. Patrick School Shamrock Shindig
Live music and dance featuring This Side Up! Standing room only tickets for $35. Tables of 10 for $350 (limited). Proceeds support 6th grade trip to Washington, D.C.
WHEN: Saturday, March 16, 7 p.m. to midnight
WHERE: St. Patrick School Parish Center, 420 E. Water St., Troy
COST: $35 standing room only. Tickets must be purchased in advance on Eventbrite.
☘️Shamrock Shuffle 5K walk/run
Start your St. Patty's Day celebration off right with the 6th annual Shamrock Shuffle 5K! Race proceeds support the St. Patrick School Alumni & Friends Fund. Meet back at the St. Patrick School undercroft, 409 E. Main St., Troy, following the race for Kegs n' Eggs and race prizes ($5 fee for non-racers at the door). Get your race packet early on Friday, March 15, 4-6 p.m. at the stadium. Same-day check-in begins at 7:30 a.m. Registration ends March 14 at 8 a.m.
WHEN: Saturday, March 16, at 8:30 a.m. (check-in begins at 7:30 a.m.)
WHERE: Troy Memorial Stadium, 151 W. Staunton Road, Troy
COST: $25 entry fee
☘️St. Patrick’s Day at O’Caroline’s
Troy’s famous restaurant The Caroline will become Irish just for one day. O’Caroline’s will be serving up a St. Patrick’s Day special from 4–9:30 p.m. featuring $1.35 pints of Guinness. Specials include: Reuben Stew topped with shredded Swiss and rye croutons, Bangers and Mash with Guinness Jus, Cabbage Rolls over Mashed Potatoes with Tomato Sauce, Hand Carved Corned Beef With Stout Braised Cabbage, Redskin Potatoes, and Horseradish Sauce, Battered Fish and Chips with Cole Slaw, The Caroline Corned Beef Sandwich Served with Housemade Chips. The regular dinner menu will be available as well.
WHEN: Saturday, March 16, 4-9:30 p.m.
WHERE: The Caroline, 5 S. Market St., Troy
COST: Menu items vary
☘️St. Patrick’s Day with Mikey Dread
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Mikey Dread singing some Irish Folk on Sunday, March 17, from 5-8 p.m. at Jimmie’s Ladder 11. Make reservations by calling (937) 424-1784.
WHEN: Sunday, March 17, 5 p.m
WHERE: Jimmie’s Ladder 11, 936 Brown St., Dayton
☘️St. Patrick’s Day Weekend Celebration at Little York Tavern
The patio will be open at 4 p.m. (with new heaters to keep guests warm and cozy). Jameson Flights and Green Tea slushies are among the drink highlights. Buy a flight of Jameson and get a chance to win a $20 gift card by making a Cornhole-in-one shot. The Growlers Band will perform at 8 p.m. DJ music begins at 11 p.m.
WHEN: Saturday, March 16, 4 p.m. to 2 a.m
WHERE: Little York Tavern, 4120 Little York Road, Butler Twp.
COST: No cover charge
☘️St. Patrick's Day at McKinley’s Pub
McKinley’s will be open bright and early at 7 a.m. and continue the party until 2 a.m. the next morning. This themed event will have lots of beer, green beer and shot specials.
WHEN: 7 a.m. Sunday, March 17 through 2 a.m. Monday, March 18
WHERE: McKinley’s Pub, 5120 Pleasant Ave., Fairfield
☘️St. Patrick's Day party at Peach’s
Celebrate with local jam band Subterranean. The band will play two sets. Music starts at 10 p.m.
WHEN: Saturday, March 16, beginning at 10 p.m.
WHERE: Peach’s Grill, 104 Xenia Ave., Dayton
☘️St. Patrick's Day party at the winery
Wineries can celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, too. Brandeberry is celebrating with Celtic Music by Finnegan’s Irish Stew from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Freddie’s Franks and Burgers food truck will be serving its regular menu plus some Irish options from 4:30-8:30 p.m. Oh, and did we mention there will be green wine and wine slushies? No reservations will be accepted. Tables available first come first served.
WHEN: Saturday, March 16, 4:30-8:30 p.m.
WHERE: Brandeberry Winery, 5118 W. Jackson Road, Enon
☘️St. Patrick's Day “Lucky” party at Brixx
Add a little “Luck” into your St. Patrick’s Day with beer and a craft at Brixx. The Dayton bar is partnering with Painting & Vino North Dayton for a craft-making opportunity. Space is limited for the craft and advanced registration is required. Brixx will be serving up a special menu that will be will be St. Patty's Day related along with drink specials and Irish beers.
WHEN: Sunday, March 17, 12-3 p.m.
WHERE: Brixx Ice Company, 500 E. First St., Dayton
☘️Brews n’ Breakfast St. Patrick’s Day Kickoff
Troll Pub Dayton is this year's host for Dayton Firefighters Local 136 St. Patricks Day Breakfast. This is open to all police, fire, nurses, and EMS personnel. Breakfast will include French toast, biscuits and gravy, fruit, eggs, juice, coffee and soft drinks. RSVP required. There will be exclusive beer specials, a 50/50 raffle, and other prizes given away throughout the morning! Festivities kick off at 7 a.m. and the cost is $10, with a portion of the proceeds going to DFD supported foundations.
WHEN: Sunday, March 17, 7-9 a.m.
WHERE: Troll Pub Dayton, 216 Wayne Ave., Dayton
☘️FOG at Troll Pub
You can still party at the Troll Pub even if you’re not an emergency personal attending the private breakfast. On Sunday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., the band FOG wants everyone to come out and party with them while they perform at the Pub.
WHEN: 3 p.m.- 6 p.m. Sunday, March 17
WHERE: The Troll Pub, 216 Wayne Ave., Dayton
☘️Buckeye H-D St. Patrick’s Day
Harley-Davidson is getting the party started early with Pearl Street performing Live from 6 p.m.- 9 p.m. There will be a raffle for a St. Patty’s Day Party Basket, as well as beer and other refreshments.
WHEN: 5 p.m.- 8 p.m. Friday, March 15
WHERE: Buckeye Harley-Davidson, 7220 N. Dixie Dr., Dayton
☘️Rip Rap Roadhouse St. Patrick’s Day
Beginning at 9 a.m., Rip Rap Roadhouse will have an Irish inspired brunch menu as well as drink specials.
“Our live entertainment will be starting at 11 a.m. with Common Ground playing until 2 p.m., Irish dancers from the Celtic Acadamy of Irish Dance will be stopping by for a performance at 2 p.m., and then Big Daddy Bamboo will be closing out the night with live acoustic music from 4 p.m. -8 p.m.”
WHEN: 9 a.m.- 8 p.m. Sunday, March 17
WHERE: Rip Rap Roadhouse, 6024 Rip Rap Rd., Dayton
☘️Ned Pepper’s St. Patrick’s Day Weekend
The DJ will be spinning at Ned’s all weekend long beginning Saturday. There will be green Pabst Blue Ribbon Friday, Saturday and Sunday with pizza and subs available to purchase.
WHEN: 11 a.m. Satuday, March 16
WHERE: Ned Peppers
☘️Get Lucky Salsa Saturday at Therapy Cafe
This special Therapy Cafe St. Patrick’s event includes a FREE basic dance lesson with a paid cover of $5. Salsa Saturdays are a recurring event at Therapy, however, this Saturday, dancers are encouraged to dress to impress in green and get ready to salsa to DJ Danny D “El Cubano” from Miami Beach Florida.
WHEN: 9:30 p.m.- 2:10 a.m. Saturday, March 16
WHERE: Therapy Cafe, 453 E. 3rd St., Dayton
☘️Hey There Morgan Rocks Wings!
You can start your weekend at Wings Sports Bar and Grille Friday night with a Live performance by the four-piece cover band, Hey There Morgan.
WHEN: 9:45 p.m. Friday, March 15
WHERE: 7902 N. Dixie Dr., Dayton
☘️Otis Money Band at Club Evolution
The Otis Money Band will be performing two nights in a row at Club Evolution. Wear green and party with the band playing ZZ Top, blues, classic rock and more. There is a $5 cover both nights.
WHEN: 9 p.m.- 1 a.m. Saturday, March 16- Sunday
WHERE: Club Evolution Dayton, 130 North Patterson Blvd., Dayton
☘️St. Patrick’s Day GLOW Jump
Sky Zone is hosting a special GLOW jump, St. Patrick’s Day themed for all ages on Sunday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Special neon green GLOW shirts will be on sale for just $5. Two hours of jumping is just $20 per person.
WHEN: 6 p.m.- 8 p.m. Sunday, March 17
WHERE: Sky Zone, 976 Senate Dr., Dayton
What did we miss? If you know of other St. Patrick's Day events in Dayton, send us an email: email@example.com.