Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at These Metro Detroit Bar Events

Don your best green garb and have a pint of green beer at these local St. Patrick’s Day parties and bar crawls.
lucky's bar crawl
Photograph courtesy of Lucky's St. Patrick's Day Bar Crawl

From classic Irish celebrations and brewery specials to over-the-top parties and bar crawls, here are some of the metro Detroit bar events happening this St. Patrick’s Day.

The 6th Annual Lucky’s St. Patrick’s Day Crawl

Bars like Scorekeepers, The Grotto, Ashley’s, The Study Hall Lounge, and The Blue Leprechaun are partnering up for this event. Each venue will be offering specials — including exclusive drinks and food at venues — for the holiday. $15 for group tickets, $20 for single tickets. March 17 and 18. Various locations; eventbrite.com.

St. Patrick’s Bar Crawl

Level Two Bar and Rooftop, Exodos Rooftop, Deluxe Nightclub, Mix Nightclub, and Delmar Detroit are all part of this St. Patrick’s Bar Crawl. Each bar is offering exclusive discounts and deals, so throw on your green outfit and join the party. Each crawl starts at 1 p.m. Ticket prices range from $15 to $40. March 17 and 18. Various locations; eventbrite.com.

The St. Paddy’s Day Block Party at The Annex, Brass Rail, and Love & Tequila

This party is a three-for-the-price-of-one deal. The Annex, Brass Rail, and Love & Tequila are partnering up for this massive event. Offering green beer, whiskey shot specials, DJ performances, and VIP bottle service, you won’t want to miss it. $20 for General Admission, $100 to $450 for VIP Booth Package. March 17 and 18. The Annex, 24 W Adams Ave., Detroiteventbrite.com.

North Center Brewing Co.’s St Patrick’s Day Party

For a more low-key celebration, North Center Brewing Co. is opening its doors at noon and offering $5 pints of Wild Rover Irish Stout, live music, and food specials. The brewery is extending its patio so that partiers can enjoy the sunshine while they drink. No cover. March 17. North Center Brewing Co., 410 N Center St., Northville; northcenterbrewing.com.

Annual St. Patrick’s Day Party

The Old Shillelagh kicks off its festivities for their 48th annual St. Patrick’s Day party at 7 a.m. All three floors will be filled with DJs, live music, and fun! The second floor opens at noon with the rooftop to follow. $20 cover. Reservations available online. March 17. The Old Shillelagh, 349 Monroe St., Detroitfacebook.com.

Hush St. Patrick’s Day Block Party

Another Detroit event, this block party includes Fourteen40, Great Lakes Burger and Pizza Bar, Pizza Cat, Sloppy Crab Restaurant, and MIX. One wristband allows you entry to all five bars, so you can keep the party going from spot to spot. All venues will be hosting inside and outside festivities. The party begins at noon. $20 for all access VIP block party wristbands and $100 for a VIP booth. March 17. Various locations; eventbrite.com.

The Largest St. Patrick’s Day Party

This all-day party offers free entry to guests arriving before noon. With live bands, DJs, entertainers, a live broadcast with 99.5 WYCD including a special appearance by Sike from Mojo In the Morning, and Irish corned beef, this event is jam-packed with activities. Bring your friends, wear some green, and be ready to party from sun-up to sundown. No cover before noon. March. 17. Vintage House, 31816 Utica Road, Fraservintagestpats.com.

Detroit Shamrock Festival 2023 — Big Tent Party

Located at The Music Hall Amphitheater in Detroit, be ready to celebrate as this tent party, which offers green beer, whiskey shot specials, and VIP bottle service starting at 9 a.m. on March 17 through 1 a.m. on March 18. Attendees will be able to dance along to the music by DJ Godfather, Evan George, Hartmando, and many more. Tickets are $10-$70. Music Hall Amphitheater, 350 Madison St., Detroit; eventbrite.com.

This post was originally published in 2022 and is updated annually.