Wish you a happy St. Patrick's Day on green

Get ready to paint Milwaukee green in 2024! With its vibrant Irish heritage and love for a good celebration, the city pulls out all the stops for St. Patrick’s Day. From the famous Shamrock Club of Wisconsin parade to pub crawls and family-friendly events, there’s something to appeal to all ages and interests. Mark your calendars, put on your favorite green outfit, and discover the best spots to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Milwaukee next year.

Milwaukee’s St. Patrick’s Day Traditions

Here are some of the signature experiences to look forward to during Milwaukee’s St. Patrick’s Day festivities:

St. Patrick's Day March 17th 2024
  • The Shamrock Club of Wisconsin Parade—This grand parade winds its way through downtown Milwaukee on March 9th, 2024. Expect to see colorful floats, Irish dance groups, bagpipers, dignitaries, and plenty of enthusiastic St. Patty’s Day spirit.
  • Pub Crawls & Bar Hopping—A St. Patrick’s Day must! Milwaukee’s thriving bar scene offers numerous pub crawls and themed celebrations in the Irish Channel along the Milwaukee River, the Old World Third Street district, Brady Street, and other hotspots around the city.
  • Live Music & Performances—Irish bands and dancers bring extra cheer to local bars, restaurants, and event venues. Get ready to jig and tap along to Celtic tunes.
  • St. Patrick’s Day-themed Food & Drinks—Enjoy special culinary creations with an Irish twist! Milwaukee’s restaurants and pubs create St. Patrick’s Day menus infused with everything from corned beef and cabbage to green beer and Irish coffees.

Top Milwaukee St. Patrick’s Day Events for 2024

Keep an eye on these popular events in the lead-up to March 17th, 2024. Many will release more details and specific schedules for activities as the holiday approaches:

  • 56th Shamrock Club of Wisconsin St. Patrick’s Day Parade: Immerse yourself in the vibrant spirit of St. Patrick’s Day with this iconic parade! Witness over 100 units filled with Irish dance groups, pipe and drum corps, and local dignitaries marching through downtown Milwaukee.
    Date: March 9, 2024 | Time: Noon | Location: Downtown Milwaukee (starting at MLK Drive and W. Wisconsin Ave.)
  • 15th Annual Shamrock Shuffle: Get your green on and join this bar crawl with two options – Brady Street or Third Street (MLK Drive). Enjoy festive drinks, live music, and camaraderie with fellow revelers.
    Date: March 2, 2024 | Time: Varies depending on location | Location: Brady Street or Third Street (MLK Drive)
  • Milwaukee Shamrock Stroll St. Patrick’s Day Weekend Bar Crawl: Explore the best of Milwaukee’s bars with this themed crawl. Enjoy drink specials, live music, and a lively atmosphere as you hop from bar to bar.
    Date: March 16-17, 2024 | Time: 12:00 PM | Location: Various bars in Milwaukee
  • St. Paddy’s Mini-Fest! at County Clare Irish Pub: Immerse yourself in a traditional Irish celebration at County Clare. Enjoy live music, Irish dancers, delicious food and drinks, and a lively atmosphere.
    Date: March 16-17, 2024 | Time: All day | Location: County Clare Irish Pub
  • McBob’s Parade Day Celebration: Celebrate the parade with live music, Irish food and drinks, and festive fun at McBob’s. Enjoy the atmosphere before or after watching the parade nearby.
    Date: March 9, 2024 | Time: All day | Location: McBob’s Irish Pub

The closer we get to the holiday, the more detailed the calendar of events will become. Here are some resources to keep tabs on emerging information closer to the date:

Milwaukee’s Legal Support: Tabak Law

While in the celebratory spirit, it’s also worth reflecting on the resources available year-round within the Milwaukee community. Specializing in Social Security Disability and VA benefits, Tabak Law serves the community with unwavering support. If you or a loved one are going through challenges navigating disability benefits, know that expert help is available. To speak with the experts at Tabak Law, schedule a free case review and they’ll work hard to understand your needs and find a path toward the benefits you deserve.

Let the luck of the Irish be with you this St. Patrick’s Day in Milwaukee!

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