St. Patrick’s Day is a joyful time in the Centennial State. The cities of Denver and Colorado Springs are the two Colorado locations with the biggest St. Patrick’s Day celebrations. However, there are a variety of events occurring all over the state.Nearly every Irish pub in Colorado will have live music, green beer and great discounts on Irish-inspired drinks during this green-filled holiday. If you are seeking a more family-friendly atmosphere, there are fun-filled parades, concerts and even runs and bike rides perfect for all ages. These places to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Colorado are sure to be perfect locations to celebrate this Irish holiday.
The St. Patrick’s Day celebration at Fado (pronounced f’doe) Irish Pub in Denver has become one of the biggest and best St. Paddy’s Day celebrations in the Mile-High City. Located in Lower Downtown Denver, Fado hosts the St. Patrick’s Day Outdoor Festival every year. Expect days packed full of live music, Irish food, dancing and plenty of drinks.
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The town of Fort Collins hosts an annual Old Town Irish Party, complete with a party in Old Town. Expect performers, live music and green beer. This event, which has occurred for over 20 years now, begins at 11 a.m. and is free to the public.
Colorado Springs sure knows how to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Don’t miss out on the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in downtown Colorado Springs, known as the best downtown Colorado Springs event. The parade is also accompanied by a 5K run and a 50K bike ride.
St. Patrick’s Day wouldn’t be complete without a nice Irish beer. Stay updated with Shamrock Brewing Company's Facebook page to see what kind of St. Paddy’s Day festivities they have planned. Enjoy great craft beer, pub food and awesome atmosphere at this Colorado microbrewery.
Give back to the community by attending the Annual Catholic Charities of Central Colorado St. Patrick's Day Gala. Located at Cheyenne Mountain Resort in Colorado Springs, the Gala has a live auction, dancing, live music adn more. Enjoy Irish-themed food and drink. All proceeds benefit a variety of charities in Colorado.
The Irish Snug is arguably one of Denver’s most popular Irish pubs. The bar typically hosts live Irish bands, step dancers and bagpipe players on and before St. Patrick’s Day in an annual celebration known as the Capitol Hill Hooley. Kids are even welcome to the celebration. Last year there was a magic show and balloon twisting.
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Located in Winter Park every year is the Village St. Patrick’s Day Celebration. The whole family will enjoy live music and a free photo booth, while those of age can enjoy green beer or a green Bloody Mary.
The Irish Rover Pub in Denver is a great place for fun atmosphere and Irish drinks on St. Patrick’s Day. With an extensive menu and a variety of libations, the Irish Rover makes for a great destination on this joyful Irish holiday.