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Saint Patrick’s Day is the next big holiday that everyone is looking to celebrate. Winter won’t quite be in the rearview mirror yet, but since New Year’s Day there really hasn’t been much to celebrate. Let Tabak Law provide you with a guide to some of the best Saint Patrick’s Day 2023 events in Milwaukee. You won’t want to miss out.

When is Saint Patrick’s Day 2023?

Unlike some other holidays that follow certain rules which change the date on which they land each year, Saint Patrick’s Day always falls on the 17th. Luckily, this year it falls on a wonderful day for people to actually get out of their houses and enjoy themselves as March 17th in 2023 lands on a Friday. Let’s get into what events you can look forward to in the Milwaukee area.

Milwaukee Saint Patrick’s Day Activities

Most bars are going to have something going on for Saint Patrick’s Day, and some may even be taking part in a pub crawl—check out our next section if you would like to partake in something like that—but we have a few activities taking place outside of bars that may interest you too.

Early St. Patrick’s Day Party

Time: March 11th at 1 p.m.
Location: FATE
Address: 9175 North 76th Street
Price: $5

Sign up for a kid’s friendly party (ages 6 and up) with family fun and leprechaun hat-making activities!

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Milwaukee Irish Dance Co.

Time: March 17th at 7 p.m.
Location: NŌ STUDIOS
Address: 1037 West McKinley Avenue
Price: $8-$10

Join the Milwaukee Irish Dance Company at NŌ STUDIOS for light food and traditional Irish dancing.

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Irish Cooking Class

Time: March 17th at 5 p.m.
Location: Glorioso’s Appetito
Address: 1020 East Brady Street
Price: $89

Learn how to craft traditional Irish foods including Guinness chocolate cupcakes from Chef Micheal Solovey.

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Milwaukee Saint Patrick’s Day Pub Crawls

There are two major pub crawls to check out and luckily they occur on two different days though they frequent similar venues. If you make it through or miss the first, you can always try the second.

St. Patrick’s Day Bar Crawl

Time: March 17th at 4 p.m.
Location: Drink Wisconsinbly Pub
(Plus Other Venues)
Address: 320 West Highland Avenue
Price: $10.99

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Shamrock Stroll

Time: March 18th at 1 p.m.
Location: Drink Wisconsinbly Pub
(Plus Other Venues)
Address: 320 West Highland Avenue
Price: $10.99

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When is the Milwaukee Saint Patrick’s Day Parade?

Though Saint Patrick’s Day is on a Friday this year, Milwaukee is holding its parade on a Saturday, more specifically on the 11th at noon, which is the Saturday prior to Saint Patrick’s Day.

The parade route will be on North MLK Drive and West Wisconsin Avenue and travel through the entertainment districts downtown before ending at Water Street and Highland Avenue. If you would like to participate, the parade is still seeking volunteers, sponsors, and more. 

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