Sláinte! to the South Shore!

Get ready to embrace Irish traditions in the South Shore! Below you will find 10 things you can do in March to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Northwest Indiana. Make sure to share your four leaf clover inspired outfits and mugs of green beer using #SlainteSouthShore!

1. Switchback

Join these renowned Celtic musicians at Theatre at the Center in Munster Sunday, March 8, 2020. They will also be performing with New Element Friday, March 13, 2020 at Hobart Art Theatre. 

2. Crown Point Parade

The parade will start on St. Patrick's Day at dusk. Come out dressed in green and ready to enjoy Irish festivities. If you want to start celebrating a little earlier, come by the firehouse for tasty Irish corn beef and cabbage from 3:00 to 6:00 PM.

3. St. Patrick's Party on the Square

Head out to Local 219's event in Crown Point on St. Patrick's Day from 4:00 to 11:00 PM to enjoy this 21+ event, with all-you-can-eat food, drinks and games! This event is also partnered with Crown Brewing. Get your tickets today.

4. Leprechaun 5k Run/Walk

Join Crown Brewing for a run/walk on Saturday, March 14, 2020, from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM in Crown Point. The event will begin at Crown Brewing and the entry fee includes a breakfast buffet, collectible pint glass and a glass of beer or pop. $5 of every ticket will also be donated to the St. Baldrick’s Foundation! 

5. Off Square Brewing

Sham-ROCK with Working Class Zero at Off Square Brewing in Crown Point from 2:00 to 5:00 PM on Sunday, March 15, 2020. Make it a Sunday Funday with drinks and jams.

6. Leprechaun Hike

On St. Patrick's Day, hike while you hunt for 4-leaf clovers and leprechaun homes in the forest at Stoney Run County Park starting at 10:00 AM.

7. Michigan City Parade

Saturday, March 7, 2020 watch the parade march down Franklin St. in Michigan City. Bring your family to this fun event by the Uptown Arts District and Michigan City Mainstreet Association starting at 1:00 PM.

8. Lucky Day for Kids

If you have little ones, Alsip Home and Nursery in St. John is planning a lucky day full of fun at their store. There's a Lucky Charm Scavenger Hunt between 10:00 AM and 3:00 PM plus a Fiddler Crab workshop at noon and Flower Pot Painting at 11:00 AM.

9. St. Patrick's Day Party

Villa Cesar in Schererville is hosting a St. Patrick's Day party with dinner, DJ, open bar and raffles from 6:30 PM to midnight on Saturday, March 14, 2020. Tickets must be pre-purchased. Call 219-322-3011 to RSVP.

10. HC3's Hessville Parade

HC3 (Hessville Commerce & Community Creative) is hosting its annual St. Patrick's Day parade on Saturday, March 14, 2020 starting at noon. Help them turn the Hessville neighborhood of Hammond green! There's also a pre-parade one miler beforehand if you want to warm up.

Bonus Event: Corkscrew and Brew

This wine and beer festival will take place in Chesterton on Saturday, March 14, 2020. It may not technically be St. Patrick’s day themed, but that doesn’t mean you can’t make it be! Get your tickets here for this 4-hour event full of wine, beer, food, and music!