St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations in Downtown Tacoma

St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations in Downtown Tacoma

St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations in Downtown Tacoma


Get in the Celtic spirit and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Downtown Tacoma.

This year, St. Patrick’s Day falls on Sunday, March 17th but festivities are set to take place throughout the weekend. 

There’s something fun for everyone to enjoy this St. Paddy’s Day ranging from live music, axe throwing and an annual half marathon, to tasty drinks, traditional Irish meals, and more.

14th Annual St. Paddy’s Day Run

Join the fourteenth annual St. Paddy’s Day Run, which starts and finishes in Downtown Tacoma. 

Whether you prefer to walk or run, all ages and experience levels are welcome to participate in their 5K, 10K, or half marathon routes. 

McMenamin’s St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

Enjoy a weekend of rainbows, clovers, and McMenamins merriment as you indulge in great food and drink specials, live music, and plenty of hijinks at the historic Elks Temple. McMenamins is kicking off the St. Paddy’s party starting on Friday and continues with a full festive line-up on Saturday including all-day entertainment and bagpipes playing on the Spanish Steps.

Green Cider & Slushies at Incline Cider House

Stop by Incline Cider House in Downtown Tacoma’s historic Brewery Blocks to enjoy frozen green apple cider slushies and steins full of vibrant green craft cider on-tap that are sure to get you in the St. Patrick’s Day spirit. 

Sip & Throw at The Axe Academy

Visit Opera Alley’s exciting axe-throwing experience at The Axe Academy! Grab a crowler to-go from their neighbors at The Rusty Goat to get 20% off at The Axe Academy. 

Lucky’s St. Patrick’s Day Bar Crawl

Head downtown for the 7th annual Lucky’s St. Patrick’s Day Crawl on Saturday, March 16th!

Crawl your way through downtown to enjoy specials at: 

Steel Creek ($5 Green Coors Light | $8 Green Tea | $10 Irish Stampede)

Dorky’s Arcade  ($1 Off All Irish Beers)

Puget Sound Pizza ($5 Green Beer | $8 Irish Whiskey Shots | $10 Drunken Leprechaun (Tequila, Lime Juice, Soda Water, Edible Green Glitter) | 15% Off Food)

The Rusty Goat (Specials TBA)

Whisky Business at McCallum & Sons

Stop by downtown’s award-winning specialty whisky shop to browse their incredible and large selection of whiskeys perfect for the occasion from their beautiful storefront. Not sure what to purchase? Pick the brains of their knowledgeable and friendly owners who are sure to help you find the perfect bottle. McCallum & Sons was recently awarded Best Single Outlet Retailer in the USA by Whisky Magazine!

Grab a Cold One

Downtown Tacoma has a rich history in the brewing industry, and today is home to many breweries, taprooms, and bars. Explore Downtown Tacoma’s nightlife with a visit to one of the many local watering holes where you can enjoy St. Patrick’s Day specials and tasty local fare. 

A few Downtown St. Patrick’s Day favorites include: Odd Otter Brewing, The Forum, The Office Bar & Grill, Meconi’s Pub, Cider & Cedar, The Blue Rose, The Mix, and Club Silverstone

Find more fun in downtown’s Brewery Blocks at Incline Cider House, Camp Colvos Brewing + Pizza Co., 7 Seas Brewing, and The Living Taproom.

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