There’s so much going on around town to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day! I’m sure there’s something fun for every family in this list of things to do! Check it out, and if you know of another St. Patrick’s event we’ve missed please tell us in the comments.
Downtown Cincinnati ~ St. Patrick’s Day Parade :: Saturday, March 16th at Noon. See the parade website for all of the details!
Fountain Square :: Not only is this a prime location to watch the St. Patrick’s Day Parade, but they will be having a party on the square from noon until 8pm. There will be music from live bands, food, Irish merchandise and for those who interested, there will be Guinness to drink (other drinks available also).
Cincinnati Museum Center ~ Celtic Lands Culture Fest :: March 9-10, 2013 Come immerse yourself in Celtic culture…dancers, singers, storytellers and vendors will entertain and enlighten you about Celtic heritage.
Monday, March 11 from 4:30-5 p.m.
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day by making a colorful shamrock suncatcher. Open to the first 30 in attendance. Kenton County Public Library, William E. Durr Branch, 1992 Walton-Nicholson Rd., Independence. (859) 962-4030.
St. Patrick’s Day Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, March 12 at 10 a.m.
Celebrate all things green at this St. Patrick’s theme storytime just for preschoolers. Kenton County Public Library, Covington Branch, 502 Scott Boulevard. Registration required by calling (859) 962-4077.
Erlanger Branch Preschool Storytime
Thursday, March 14 at 10 & 11:30 a.m.
We will be reading about things that are green and making a St. Pat’s Day craft. Limited to first 40 children in attendance.
St. Patrick Day’s Celebration
Sunday, March 17 from 2-3 p.m.
Families can enjoy the culture of Ireland, including story time and dance. The “Erickson Academy of Irish Dance of Cincinnati” will perform. We will finish the celebration with a craft and snack. Kenton County Public Library, Erlanger Branch, 401 Kenton Lands Road. (859) 962-4000.
Celtic Music with Silver Arm
Tuesday, March 19 at 7 p.m.
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a great Celtic music concert. Kenton County Public Library, Erlanger Branch, 401 Kenton Lands Road. (859) 962-4000.
Irish You a Happy Day!
Ages 6-12 years
Thursday, March 14 from 7-8 p.m.
Celebrate the upcoming St. Pat’s Day with Irish stories, snacks, and a craft! Kenton County Public Library, Erlanger Branch, 401 Kenton Lands Road. (859) 962-4000.
Irish Heritage Center :: St. Patrick’s Day Celebration ~March 16 & 17 starting at 2pm and ending “late”. Enjoy Irish cuisine, dancing, song, a children’s parade and more! 3905 Eastern Avenue, Cincinnati OH.
Blue Manatee Children’s Bookstore & decafe :: St. Patrick’s Day story time ~ Sunday March 17th at 2pm. Fun for all ages, and it’s FREE! Description: The luck of the Irish will be with us as we read stories and create a leprechaun trap!
Brazee Street Studios :: March Family Open House ~ Mini-Sun Catchers ~ Come to the Brazee Street Studios with the family and make sweet shamrock suncatchers! Saturday, March 16 from 10am-1pm (cost $15).
Anderson Branch ~ Come see the Erikson Academy of Irish Dance perform on Saturday, March 16 at 3pm.
Main Library (Atrium) ~ St. Patrick’s Day Celebration of Song & Dance on Friday, March 15th from 11:45-1:00. Live music and Irish Dancing
Miami Township Branch ~ Shamrock Scavenge Hunt for ages 6-18. Follow the clues, find the shamocks and win a prize! Saturday, March 16 from 2-4pm
And for beer-related events be sure to check out the comprehensive list of St. Patick’s Day events that Hoperatives put together!And if you’re looking for some tasty Irish recipes for dinner on March 17th, check out the following links. FFC contributor Amy Q. makes these dishes for her family each St. Patrick’s Day! And I tried this stew recipe last year, it’s delicious!