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Go green for St. Patrick’s Day this weekend

Don your green and get into the St. Patrick’s Day spirit this weekend! Sacramento celebrates everyone’s favorite Irish holiday this Saturday and Sunday with a slew of entertaining events.

In addition to the ones listed below, see even more selections in Sacramento365.com’s Holiday Events section.

Family-friendly fun:

17th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade: Old Sacramento; Sat 1pm
Hundreds of colorful marchers dressed in green, along with Irish and Highland dancers, pipe and drum bands, historic re-enactors, and a variety of cultural organizations, will all join together to be a part of the 17th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

St. Patrick’s Day at the California Automobile Museum:
California Automobile Museum; Sun 1pm-4pm
Adults and kids get in for just $4 if they wear primarily green. Coloring stations and a “Luck o’ the Irish” scavenger hunt will be available for kids and families to enjoy.

Four-Leaf Clover Scavenger Hunt: East Sac Mercantile; Sun 2pm-5pm
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day by going on a scavenger hunt. Highlights of this event include light hors d’oeuvres, wine, and the chance to win raffle prizes and a $100 gift certificate for East Sac Mercantile.

Beer-filled shenanigans:

5Hundy’s St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl 2013:
Begins from Blue Cue; Sat 3pm-Midnight
Join the 8th Annual 5hundy Social Club St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl revelers as they journey through downtown Sacramento bars, all in the name of St. Patrick’s Day. Wristbands entitle you to drink specials at select bars.

St. Patrick’s Day Pub Party: de Vere’s Irish Pub; Sun 9am-2am
There’s no better place to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day than at de Vere’s, the only Irish-owned, Irish-run, and authentically Irish pub in Sacramento. Even better? There’s no cover!

K Street Krawl: Downtown Sacramento; Sun Noon
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with the K Street Krawl. Hop from one party to the next and collect 9 hole punches at different locations for a chance to win a one ounce solid gold nugget.

Musical meanderings:

St. Patrick’s Day with Wil O’Mylar:
Gallagher’s Irish Pub; Sat 8pm-11pm & Sun 4pm-7pm
Wil O’Mylar returns to perform beloved traditional Irish music for the annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration.

Torch Goes Irish: Torch Club; Sun 4pm-11pm
Come celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at Torch Club. Your favorite artists—including Mind X, Delta City Ramblers, Lew Fratis, Golden Cadillacs, Peter Petty, Denim Wedding, Island of Black and White, Emmie Jones, and Sawmill Gravy—will be covering Irish bands.

St. Patrick’s Day with Stepping Stone, Whiskey & Stitches, and
The Three Way
: Harlow’s; Sun 6pm

The night starts with Stepping Stone playing traditional tunes and songs from Ireland, Shetland-Scotland, and Old Time America. Then it will get kicked up with performances by Whiskey and Stitches and The Three Way.


Above all, be sure to travel safe this St. Patrick’s Day. Berg Injury Lawyers is offering their Safe and Sober Free Cab Ride Home and the Sac Town Hopper will be out and about as well.


As an event partner for The Sacramento Press, Details provides information on activities happening in the Sacramento community. Find these and many more events on Details, the year-round source for Sacramento events.

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