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St. Patrick’s Day Events

Explore the top ways to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day events with parades, pub crawls, live performances and of course, drink specials. Read on to find a list of ways you can celebrate, places with the best Irish dishes, top Irish Bars, Bars, & Restaurants, and other activities planned for St. Patrick’s Day.

This year, St. Patrick’s Day will be celebrated on Sunday, March 17, 2024 and most festivities will take place the weekend before and after.

St. Patrick's Day Events

Orange County

Shamrock Rebellion

Saturday, March 16, 2024
Oak Canyon Ranch – 5305 E. Santiago Canyon Road, Silverado, CA | Doors at Noon – 10PM

This Beer & Music St. Patrick’s Day Celebration features live music by Flogging Molly, Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls, Buzzcocks, Face To Face, and more. Plus get unlimited craft beer samplings from noon to 3PM! Food trucks will be on site and VIP packages are available.

St. Patrick’s Fun Fest

Pine Street 10902 Pine St, Los Alamitos, CA 90720
2024 Not Scheduled | 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Enjoy a family-friendly St. Patrick’s Fun Fest themed street market with food, vendors, games, live music and a beer garden.

Newport St Patrick’s Day Weekend Pub Crawl

Newport Beach/Balboa Peninsula, CA
Saturday, March 16, 2024

Newport Beach Baja Sharkeez and various venues are hosting a weekend bar crawl.

Newport Beach Best Bars St. Patrick’s Day Weekend Bar Crawl

Various Bars In Newport Beach
Saturday & Sunday, March 16-17, 2024

Explore all the best bars in Newport with this weekend bar crawl.

Muckenthaler – Sportive Tricks

1201 W. Malvern Ave, Fullerton, CA 92833
March 14, 2024 | 7:30 PM  

Start your St. Patrick’s celebration early with an evening full of folk and Celtic-inspired music by Sportive Tricks. Beer and wine bar will be available plus Irish whiskey tastings for an additional fee.

Huntington Beach St Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl

Friday & Saturday, March 16-17, 2024

Join the annual St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl in Huntington Beach with access and drink discounts at 10+ participating venues. Your St. Patrick’s Day pub crawl kit includes drink coupons, free welcome shot vouchers, St Paddys Day necklaces, free entry to pub crawl after parties, and a map of all participating Huntington Beach bars.

The Fenians

Coach House | San Juan Capistrano, CA
Friday, Mar 15, 2024

The Fenians have delivered their potent mix of traditional Irish folk and good old rock n roll all across the USA and Ireland. With an ever expanding set of original creations, as well as contemporary and traditional tunes plucked from the panoply of the genre, these five lads put on a live show that is second to none. Their foundation is decidedly Celtic, but there is no mistaking the complimentary influences of Rock, Folk, Bluegrass, Jazz, and World music.

Tanaka Farms

Tanaka Farms | 5380 3/4 University Dr, Irvine, CA 92612
Saturday & Sunday, March 16-17, 2024

Tanaka Farms will host an all-you-can-eat feast with corned beef, bangers, veggie bangers, fire grilled chicken, colcannon, cabbage, carrots, potatoes and more. A tractor-pulled wagon will transport you to the hilltop for the luncheon with lawn for kids to play on.

Irish Fest at the Old World Biergarten

7561 Center Ave. #49, Huntington Beach, CA 92647
Wednesday, March 13 – Sunday March, 17, 2024

Eat Irish fare like Irish stew and corned beef cabbage while different Irish band or U2 cover band each night.

St. Patrick’s Day Fun Fest

Mission Viejo Night Market
25282 Marguerite Parkway, Mission Viejo, CA 92692
Saturday, March 16, 2024 | 5PM – 9PM

Head out to the night market for St. Paddy’s inspired fun with more than 45 vendors, a beer garden and food trucks, craft booths, live music, games, and community camaraderie.

St. Patrick’s Day at Bella Terra

7777 Edinger Ave., Huntington Beach, CA

  • March 11, 2024 | 10:30AM – 11:30AM: Kids Club St. Pat’s Celebration
  • March 17, 2024 | 2PM – 8PM: St. Pat’s Maker Market

St. Patrick’s Day at the Gardenwalk

400 Disney Way, Anaheim, CA 92802
2024 TBA

At the is family and pet-friendly event there will be live music, kids craft table, face painting, photo booth and delicious food.

Bower’s Museum Celtic Festival

2002 North Main Street, Santa Ana, CA 92706
Sunday, March 3, 2024 | 11 am – 3 pm

Enjoy live performances by Celtic musicians, art projects, food, face painting and more. Bring the family to celebrate Celtic culture and traditions.

More Orange County St. Patrick’s Day Events

St. Patrick’s Day Marathons & Fun Runs

Saturday, March 16, 2024:

Sunday, March 17, 2024:

Los Angeles

Hermosa Beach St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Downtown Hermosa Beach, CA
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM : Parade
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM : Music on Pier Plaza
Saturday, March 16, 2024

Enjoy seeing local nonprofits, unique vehicles, cool brands and more in this eclectic and diverse celebration of St. Patrick’s Day in the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

San Diego

St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival

Parade: Fifth Avenue and Laurel Street
Parade Start Time: 10:30am
Festival: Balboa Park (Sixth and Maple), San Diego, CA
Saturday, March 16, 2024

The family friendly festival is free to attend. See dignitaries and honorees, floats, high school marching bands, police and fire department units, Irish community groups, dancing groups, equestrian units, clowns, antique cars, Irish setters, and more. Then enjoy a fun day at the festival for the whole family.

This event filled Irish Festival features live entertainment on 2 stages. Enjoy Irish step dancing before the parade on the Ashleigh Roach stage at 6th and Nutmeg and after the parade a full afternoon line-up of Irish dance, traditional music, and bands on the Ashleigh Roach and Main stages. Enjoy craft and vending booths for an assortment of items, food booths including corned beef sandwiches and tacos, Guinness brats, and a variety of other delicious options and beer garden.

San Diego Leprechaun Run

Pacific Beach
Saturday, March 16, 2024

The 5th Annual San Diego Leprechaun Run 5K & Kids 1K goes through the streets of downtown Pacific Beach and finishes under the rainbow. All participants receive a Leprechaun Run t-shirt, finisher medal, chip timing, free photos and a complimentary drink.

Where to Get Corned Beef & More

  • Corned Beef Specials
    • All-American Brew Works
    • Billy’s at the Beach
    • The Blind Pig
    • Citrus City Grille
    • Farmhouse at Roger’s Gardens
    • The Iron Press
    • Malarky’s Irish Pub
    • Mickey’s Pub
    • Mutt’s
    • Off the Hook
  • Green Beer
    • Bigs Fullerton
    • Brewery X
    • Cerveza Cito Brewery
    • Chato’s Bar and Grill
    • Daily Sports Grill
    • Left Coast Brewing Co.
    • Next Round Bar & Grill
    • St. Pepperoni’s Pizza
  • Green Bagels
    • Bagels & Brew
    • Bagel Me
  • Green Desserts & Drinks
    • Bruxie
    • Coffee Dose
    • Honey & Butter
    • Insomnia Cookies
    • Moongoat Coffee
    • Pengo Drink Station
    • Sidecar Doughnuts & Coffee
    • Stella Jean’s Ice Cream
    • Susie Cakes Bakery
    • Thrive Juice Lab

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Monique McArthur
Monique McArthur is a mother of two, writer, and creator of delicious recipes. In her spare time she enjoys exploring all that Orange County has to offer, traveling, shopping, running with her dogs and spending time with family.