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Triangle St. Patrick's Day Guide

Posted March 14, 2012
Updated March 16, 2012

Are you ready to drink some green beverages and party like a leprechaun? (OK, one out of two isn't bad.) We have got your guide to some of the cool things going on in the Triangle this St. Patrick's Day. 

On St. Patrick's Day: 

Lazyday St. Patty's Day Bar Crawl - Eight bars are on tap for this crawl through downtown Raleigh with proceeds going to benefit St. Baldrick's.

St. Pats Weekend- Pinot Green-gio -  Celebrate the luck of the Irish at Chatham Hill Winery. Taste red, white and green wine. 

Raleigh St. Patrick's Day Parade - It kicks off at noon on Fayetteville Street, then ends at Moore Square where the Wearin' O the Green Festival takes over with music, dancing, food, drink and fun for the whole family. 

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World of Beer in North Hills - They are starting a block party at noon. Expect Irish beer, music, food vendors, cotton candy machines and a bounce house for the children. 

Hibernian (Raleigh) block party - Starts at 1 p.m., expect live Irish music and bag pipe bands.

Napper Tandy's - From 11 a.m - 2 a.m. rain or shine, hear Irish music and drink traditional Irish beer. Stone Age Romeos, Suicide Blonde and Eire Lingus will provide music. 

Tir na nOg - They are opening at 9 a.m. for a full Irish breakfast - including beer. An outdoor stage with music starts at 10 a.m.

Papa Mojo's - A double bill starting at 9 p.m. with local long-time guitar slinging favorite, Bill Lyerly, followed by the Night Hawks. 

TraLi - A day of Irish beer, food and dance. The party starts at 10 a.m. with rugby matches on the TV. Live music starts outside at 4 p.m. The party continues that night inside with DJ Mark McNally at 10 p.m. 

Bull McCabes Irish Pub - Expect an outside bar and music.  

St. Baldrick's at Ruckus Pizza in Raleigh - Help children's cancer research by going bald from noon-6 p.m.

Happy St. Patrick's Day!

Coopers Fire & Rescue's annual St. Baldrick's event - This St. Baldrick's event is happening from 3-7 p.m. 

St. Patrick's Day cruise on the Cape Fear River - The cruise takes off at 5:30 p.m. and costs $27 per person. They also have a full bar on board. 

St. Patrick Meets Mozart: Chamber Music for Winds, Piano and Soprano - The United Church of Chapel Hill hosts this free concert. 

Lincoln Theatre - St. Paddy's Day social featuring DJs - FM, Feinberg, Funkjunkie and RPrime. Show is 18 years and older. Doors open at 9:30 p.m.

Rum Runners

St. Patrick's Day at Marbles Kids Museum - Themed activities will include Clover Card creations, Leprechaun Freeze Dancing and Green Energy Innovators. 

Lucky Day Cat Adoptions - The adoption event will feature cats (age 6 months or older), rescued by Second Chance Pet Adoptions. Adopters will receive discounts on the normal adoption fee of $100. 



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  • davidgnews Mar 17, 2012

    May the road rise to meet you everyone !!!!!

  • BlancheDancing Mar 16, 2012

    O'Malley's in Oak Park!! They're starting with breakfast at 8 on Saturday morning!! YUM! I can't wait!