Ever thought about celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in Richmond? We’ve got all kinds of events going on. So, grab your green shirt, make a reservation and head in to town! Here’s a rundown of events:
Shamrock the Block 2012, Saturday, March 17, 12 to 6 p.m.
This free St. Patrick’s Day celebration takes place in Richmond’s historic Shockoe Bottom. There’s plenty of fair food, live music all day, green beer and even children’s activities. It’s a fun way to spend a day outside in Richmond. Click here to see the band lineup.
St. Patrick’s Day Party, Capital Ale House All locations, March 17
Richmond-based beer bar and restaurant are hosting festivities on St. Patrick’s Day. Live music begins at 4 p.m. at the downtown location and at 2:30 p.m. at Innsbrook. Both will have ten Scottish and Irish beers on tap, along with more in the bottle, and Irish food and desserts all day long.
12th Annual St. Pat’s Street Party, Sine Irish Pub, March 17
Don some green and head to Sine for a lively all-day-long St. Patrick’s celebration that starts at 11:30 a.m. Saturday and runs until close. This celebration gets full fast and gets crazy as the night wears on, so if you’re interested, go early. There’ll be live music all day, as well as a DJ spinning tunes in a tent out back.
Church Hill Irish Festival, March 24 and 25
This is a must-visit for closing out the St. Patrick’s fun. For a $2 donation that goes to area charities and to preserve St. Patrick’s Church, you get access to a day of music, Irish dancing, children’s activities, thirty Irish craft booths, Irish food, plenty of Guinness, and more.
If you’re looking to celebrate and skip the driving, we at the Grace Manor Inn can help you find transportation to and from your lovely room.