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.
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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 7th Annual Lucky’s St. Patrick’s Day Crawl

Bars like Brass Rail, Love and Tequila, The Annex, and Checker Bar Detroit 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 16. Various locations; crawlwith.us/detroit/stpattys.

St. Patrick’s Bar Crawl

Level Two Bar and Rooftop, Exodos Rooftop, Deluxe Nightclub, Mix Nightclub, and Three Legged Goat Bar 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 $22 to $60. March 16 and 17. Various locations; barcrawllive.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, $475 for VIP Booth Package. March 17. The Annex, 24 W Adams Ave., Detroit; allevents.in/detroit.

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 15-17. 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 49th annual St. Patrick’s Day party at 7 a.m. All three floors will be filled with DJs, live music, and fun! The first and second floor open at 7 a.m. with the rooftop to follow. $20 cover. Reservations available online. March 17. The Old Shillelagh, 349 Monroe St., Detroit; facebook.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,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, Fraser; eventbrite.com.

Detroit Shamrock Festival 2024 — Big Tent Party

Located at Detroit Festival Grounds in Detroit, be ready to celebrate as this tent party, which offers green beer, whiskey shot specials, and VIP bottle service starting at noon on March 16 through 10 p.m. Attendees will be able to dance along to the music by DJ Godfather, Evan George, DJ Cue, and many more. Tickets are $10-$70. Detroit Festival Grounds, 401 Gratiot Ave., Detroit; eventbrite.com.

Detroit Shamrock Stroll

A ticket to this bar crawl includes free entry to four or more venues as well as an afterparty, three drinks, bands and DJs, and more. Grab your shamrocks and green attire and join hundreds of other crawlers at this lucky stroll. Check-in begins at 1 p.m. at One Mike Detroit. Tickets are $10-$20. One Mike Detroit, 1331 Broadway Street, Detroit; eventbrite.com.

This post has been updated for 2024.