Check Out These Can't-Miss St. Patrick's Day Events In Portland

Are you searching for things to do in Portland this St. Patrick's Day? If so, you've come to the right place. Check out these can't-miss Portland St. Patty's Day events.

Saturday, March 12 & Thursday, March 17, 2022

Kiss Me, I'm Irish

Portland St. Patrick's Day Bar Crawl


Locations: Silver Dollar Pizza Co. (501 NW 21st Ave., Portland)
Tickets: $15 per day or $20 for both days; $45 special for groups of four

This two-day bar-crawl taking place the Saturday before St. Patrick's Day, March 12 from 4-10 pm, and St. Patrick's Day itself, Thursday, March 17 from 6-11 pm lets you roam from one participating bar to another enjoying good beer, good times and all things green. The wristband you receive with registration grants you free entry to all participating bars plus drink specials all night long. The event does promise to offer "The Best Drink Specials" at "The Best Bars in Town."

Thursday, March 17, 2022

Luck of the Irish 5K

Location: You decide
Registration: $18

If you want to participate in a St. Patrick's Day event without leaving your home, or at least your home environs, this may be the one for you. The event is a virtual 5k race, which is about 3.17 miles, that you can run anytime in March. You simply register, and you'll receive a bib and medal in advance. Then, you determine the course, you time yourself, and you report your finishing time to the organizers. Run it on St. Patrick's Day itself, and you know you'll be racing with scores of others from around the world. A portion of your registration fee for this event goes to support the National Hemophilia Foundation. Already, the organizers have raised over $892,045 for various charities.

Eileen Ivers

Location: Alberta Rose Theatre
3000 NE Alberta St
Tickets: $35 in advance; $45 at the door

Hear this Grammy-award-winning fiddler get your hands clapping and feet stomping to classic Celtic music and visionary fiddling of the future alike. Ivers has played with the Boston Pops, the London Symphony Orchestra, pop stars Sting, The Chieftains, Hall and Oates, and over 50 orchestras. She's a nine-time All-Ireland Fiddle Champion, the original Musical Star of Riverdance, and has played for Presidents and Royalty worldwide. The concert starts at 11 pm.

Paddy's 2022 St. Patrick's Festival

Location: Paddy's, 65 SW Yamhill St.
Tickets: Free admission until 2 pm; $25 thereafter

Starting at 11 am and running till midnight, you can hear local bagpipers and both traditional and modern Irish and Celtic music, including local favorites St. James's Gate, see Irish dancers, eat corned beef and cabbage, and drink Kilbeggan Irish Whiskey and Guinness, all at one of Portland's most famous bars. For the 13th year, a portion of all proceeds from the event will go to The Children's Cancer Association.

Summary

If you’ll be spending St. Patrick’s Day in Portland, you’ll need the luck of the Irish to help you figure out which of these great events not to miss.

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