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The Best St. Patrick’s Day Events in the Capital Region

The Best St. Patrick’s Day Events in the Capital Region

Our list includes a wide range of ways to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day! For instance, you could join one of our Irish pub crawls or fill your belly up with traditional Irish food and pints of Guinness. There will also be awesome St. Paddy’s themed block parties and parades. Don’t miss out on these great events!

March 10:

Saratoga LepraCON – Join us for a fun day of celebrating St. Patrick’s Day a week early! Guinness, Magic Hat, and PBR as the sponsors, we will start with “Kegz and Eggz” at Harvey's and then hit several stops in Saratoga with great prizes along the way, including Dropkick Murphy tickets in Boston, a homebrewing kit, and a “pot of gold”! There will be drink specials all day long. Proceeds will go to the American Cancer Society.

Corned Beef & Cabbage Day at Washington Tavern – Come to Washington Tavern for Corned Beef & Cabbage Day! Celebrate March with traditional Irish food and drafts of Guinness, Harp & Smithwick's.

Guinness St. “Practice” Day Pub Crawl (Schenectady) – Join us in Schenectady for a Guinness St. "Practice" Day Pub Crawl! There will be music, bagpipes, giveaways, and more! Proceeds will benefit the Schenectady Firefighters Cancer Foundation.

Guinness Celebration at Rivers Casino & Resort – Come to the Rivers Casino & Resort for a St. Patrick's Day celebration and help support the Schenectady Firefighters Cancer Foundation! Goz from 104.5 The Team will be broadcasting live. There will be music, bagpipes, giveaways, and more! One lucky person will win a $500 travel voucher.

Guinness St. "Practice" Day Kilt Crawl (Troy) – Join your favorite Troy businesses as they warm-up for St. Patrick's Day! This downtown pub crawl will travel through the Collar City, challenging participants to plot their own course and try one of our many new and exciting businesses while at the same time bringing you back to your all-time favorites. Funds raised will benefit the Raise Plant Grow initiative in downtown Troy.

March 17:

Kegs and Eggs at Artisanal Brew Works – Artisanal will be opening their doors bright and early at 8AM for a breakfast celebration like no other! They will have Total Darkness Oatmeal Stout and some special GREEN beer available. Plus Smokin' Hoggs BBQ and Catering will be cooking up eggs to order along with a side of his infamous smoked slab bacon on a stick, and toast.

Kegz and Eggz at Saratoga City Tavern – Join us on St. Patrick's Day for Saratoga City Tavern’s 12th Annual Kegz n' Eggz Party! The first 100 people through the front door will receive a complimentary St. Pat's t-Shirt. 10 of those t-shirts will contain a golden ticket and those lucky 10 people will win an extra special prize! There will be live music all day, food and drink specials, and they will even have a face painter. Come get your green on! 

St. Patrick's Day Bash at Arsenal City Tavern – Join us for a fun filled day at Arsenal City Tavern! They will be shutting down the parking lot for a party outside. Come and enjoy Irish food, music, and beer all day!

Bootlegger's St. Patrick's Day Block Party – There will be a tent and beer truck right outside Bootlegger's from 11AM-8PM. B-Rads Bistro will be supplying the food. The Refrigerators will be playing from 4:30PM-7:30PM. DJ Nick Papa Giorgio will spin from 11AM until the party ends. Don't miss this epic St. Pat's Day Block Party!

St. Patrick’s Day Party at Martel's Grill – ?Join us at Martel’s Grill as we celebrate their 4th Annual St Patrick’s Day. This year, Yellow Dog will be performing outside on their patio. Rain, shine or snow this party is happening. Magic Hat Barroom Hero will be pouring on draft.  Enjoy corned beef and cabbage all day!

Swifty's Delmar St. Paddy's Day Tent Party – Come down to Swifty's in Delmar for a St. Paddy's Day Tent Party featuring great beers, Irish food and bands all day!

St. Patrick’s Day at Powers Pub – Come to Powers Pub for St. Patrick's Day! Enjoy Guinness and Saranac specials all day long. There will be bag pipers, live Irish music and dancers, and great food!

Dango’s Glens Falls St Patrick’s Day Party – Join us for music, Irish food, beer specials, and great giveaways all outside in Dango's St. Paddy's day tent!

Corned Beef and Cabbage Day at McGreivey's Restaurant – Come celebrate St. Patrick’s day way with a cold Irish beer paired perfectly with a corned beef and cabbage special. There will be live music and draft specials on Guinness, Smithwick's, and Magic Hat all day!

City of Amsterdam St. Patrick's Day – There will be drink specials, Irish themed parties, free food, live music, prizes, giveaways, and more! Participation is FREE. Pick up your Punch Card with a list of participating locations and their specials at the Irish American Club (IAC) anytime after 1PM. The first 50 people to pick one up get a free event t-shirt. Bounce around to the various locations all day and get your card stamped at each one. Bring your card back to the IAC before 9PM with at least 10 stamps on it to be entered into raffles for a chance to win prizes. This event is sponsored by Guinness.

Albany St. Patrick's Day Parade – Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with the 68th Annual Albany St. Patrick's Day Parade! The parade steps off at 2PM and travels through the Capital City. Stop by one of these great accounts for a pint of Guinness: Stout, The Hollow, Blue 82, Victory Cafe, Ama Cocina, Public House 42, Pearl Street Pub, Vintage, Merry Monk, and McGeary’s.

MacKenzie Zarzycki
MacKenzie Zarzycki

MacKenzie Zarzycki was born and raised in Schuylerville, N.Y., where the beer flows like wine. Now a Certified Cicerone®, MacKenzie is on a mission to further her beer knowledge. When she’s not contributing to, she’s nursing an unhealthy level of attachment to her dog, Kylie.

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