Milwaukee St. Patrick's Day Guide

St. Patrick's Day events and Southeastern Wisconsin Irish pub guide

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MILWAUKEE - St. Patrick's Day in Milwaukee is not just a celebration of all things Irish, but a celebration, period!

There's hundreds of Irish musicians and dancers, thousands - perhaps millions - of pints of beer and corned beef and cabbage dishes enjoyed.

We have the ultimate St. Patrick's-related event guide to let you plan your celebration.

It includes the more than 50 Irish pubs to go to and which MCTS bus routes to use to get there safely without driving.
- Irish pubs in and near Downtown Milwaukee
- Irish pubs in other areas of Southeastern Wisconsin

Please celebrate safe! 

To help you get around without getting behind the wheel, we've built links to the MCTS routes that Miller Lite Free Rides will offer after 6:00 p.m. on St. Patrick's Day.

Do you have a St. Patrick's Day event going on?  Click here to tell us about it, and we'll post the best ones!

Below is a sampling of events in Southeastern Wisconsin:

St. Patrick's Day Events in Southeastern Wisconsin
More: Shamrock Club of Wisconsin
Wednesday, March 14
Traditional Irish Jam Session
52 Stafford
52 Stafford Street, Plymouth
More: Website

Starts: 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, March 15
Music Under Glass: Paddygrass Band
Mitchell Park Domes
524 Layton Avenue, Milwaukee

Starts: 6:30 p.m.

Whiskey of the Damned
Riverhorse Tavern
701 East Center Street, Milwaukee
More: Website

Starts: 7:00 p.m.

Blarney
A.J. O'Brady's Pub
N88 W16495 Main Street, Menomonee Falls

Starts: 8:00 p.m.

Barry Dodd
County Clare
1234 North Astor Street, Milwaukee
More: Website

Starts: 10:00 p.m.

Friday, March 16
MAM After Dark: Get Lucky
Live music with Frogwater, Irish beer tasting
Milwaukee Art Museum
700 North Art Museum Drive, Milwaukee

Starts: 5:00 p.m.

Garlic Mustard Pickers
Racine Literacy Council's Celtic Night for LIteracy, Memorial Hall
72 7th Street, Racine

Starts: 6:00 p.m.

Blarney
52 Stafford
52 Stafford Street, Plymouth
More: Website

Starts: 7:00 p.m.

Dublin O'Shea
O'Donoghue's Irish Pub
13525 West Watertown Plank Road, Elm Grove

Starts: 8:00 p.m.

Derek Byrne and Paddygrass
Paddy's Pub
2339 North Murray Avenue, Milwaukee

Starts: 9:00 p.m.

Saturday, March 17 (not including pubs)
Irish Fest Family Day in the Village
Arte', B Green, Cnancery, Little Read Book, Little Red Store
West State Street, Wauwatosa
More: Web Site

Starts: 9:00 a.m.

Town of Erin St. Patrick's Day Parade
Highway K and Log House Road (near intersection of County Highways E and K), ending at Highway 167
More: Town of Erin

Starts: 11:00 a.m.

Trinity Irish Dancers
Schauer Center for the Arts
141 North Rural Street, Hartford

Starts: 7:00 p.m.

Cream City Ceili Band
Irish Cultural and Heritage Center
2133 West Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee

Starts: 7:30 p.m.

Girsa
641 East Forest Street, Oconomowoc
More: Oconomowoc Arts Center

Starts: 7:30 p.m.

Gaelic Storm
Riverside Theater
116 West Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee

Starts: 8:00 p.m.

Sunday, March 18
Mary Ann Miller
Brocach
1850 North Water Street, Milwaukee

Starts: 11:00 a.m.

Derek Byrne
Cedar Creek Winery and Settlement
N70 W6340 Bridge Road, Cedarburg

Starts: 12:00 p.m.

Athas
Brocach
1850 North Water Street, Milwaukee

Starts: 7:00 p.m.

After Sunday, March 18
Reilly
Potawatomi Casino
1721 West Canal Street, Milwaukee
Web site

Thursday, March 22
8:30 p.m.

Vishten
Irish Cultural and Heritage Center
2133 West Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee

Friday, March 23
7:30 p.m.

Eileen Ivers with Milwaukee Symphony Pops
Marcus Center for the Performing Arts
929 North Water Street, Milwaukee|
Web site

Friday, March 23-
Sunday, March 25

8:00 p.m. Friday/Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday