St. Paddy’s Weekend Celebration at Four Green Fields
205 W. Platt St. & 702 N. Ashley Drive | fourgreenfields.com | March 15-17
Events kick off Friday night at with live music starting at 7 p.m. at the Curtis Hixon Park location and 9 p.m. at the Platt Street location. Music starts at 11:30 a.m. at Curtis Hixon during the Mayor’s River O’Green Fest on Saturday, and on St. Patrick’s Day the Platt Street pub opens up at 9 a.m.
1611 W. Swann Ave. | https://www.paddyfest.org/ | March 16-17 | 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Featuring a lineup of live music performances, games and Irish culture, PaddyFest 2019 is a two day event spanning both Saturday and Sunday. Towards the end of the weekend, have some fun in cornhole tournaments and a flip cup contest.
Mayor’s River O’Green Fest
600 N. Ashley Drive | http://riverogreen.com/ | March 16 | 11 a.m.
Watch the Hillsborough River turn bright green in one of Tampa’s most iconic St. Patrick’s Day traditions. Celebrate with games and live entertainment while partaking in local food trucks and crafted beer.
St. Patrick’s Celebration at Armature Works
1910 N. Ola Ave. | armatureworks.com/calendar/st-patricks-celebration/ | March 16 | 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Armature Works is hosting a full day of events just up the Riverwalk from the River O’Green Fest, with Irish dancers, live music, a corned beef and cabbage special at Butcher n Barbecue inside the Heights Public Market, and the Monkey Mixer Whiskey Cocktail Truck (which will be serving up samples of whiskey cocktails). At 11:30, Urban Kai will host a pop-up paddleboarding event along the newly dyed green Hillsborough River. Purchase tickets to participate here; see the full schedule of events on Armature Works’ website.
Ybor City Wine Bar – St. Patrick’s Day Party
1600 E. 7th Ave. | www.yborcitywinebar.com | March 16 | 7 to 11 p.m.
Featuring $5 mimosas and bellinis, Ybor City Wine Bar will also be offering a variety of small plates to pair with its selection of over 200 wines and 100 craft beers.
O’Keefe’s St Patrick’s Festival
1219 S. Fort Harrison Ave. (Clearwater) | https://okeefestavern.com/ | March 16-17 | 12 to 11:55 p.m.
A night of Irish-themed fun with bagpipes and dancers, there’s plenty of activities for the whole family to enjoy such as costume contests, face painting and balloon artists.
Rough Riders 2019 St. Patrick’s Parade
Ybor City Historic District | https://tamparoughriders.org/ | March 16 | 7 p.m.
Held by the Rough Riders of Ybor City, take the TECO Streetcar to catch this year’s annual parade, spanning all the way from 7th Avenue to Palm Avenue.
The Leprechaun’s Run
4810 N. Himes Ave. | https://neoendurance.com/tampa/leprechaunsrun | March 17th | 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Put on your running shoes and register for a 5k, 10k, or challenge (5k+10k) race together with your entire family. Every finisher of the race will receive a medal, bib and a certified time of completion.
St. Patrick’s Day Lunch Cruise
603 Channelside Drive | https://www.yachtstarship.com/event/cruises-st-patricks-day/ | March 17 | 11:30 a.m.
Jump aboard the Yacht StarShip’s two-hour cruise filled with DJ entertainment, a St. Patrick’s day themed buffet and complimentary green beer. It is $49.95 for adults and $39.95 for children, plus a $2 marine fee and tax.
St. Patrick’s Day at Franklin Manor
912 N. Franklin St. | facebook.com/franklinmanortampa | March 17 | 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
The downtown bar will celebrate the holiday with a green version of its signature frosé, plus 50 percent off Bacardi, Stillhouse, Grey Goose, Redemption Rye Whisky and Bud Light, DJs and live entertainment. There’s no entry fee, and proceeds benefit the Vets4Pets Charitable Clinic.