2024 Detroit St Patricks Day Parade, Best Irish Pubs, Events, Parties, Things To Do | Michigan

Article: 2024 Detroit St Patricks Day Events, Irish Celebrations, Parties, Parades, Things To Do in Michigan

Detroit knows how to celebrate everything Irish this St. Patrick's Day! Besides, everyone is a bit Irish in March, so grab a pint of Guinness or dress in all green and white as you wave an Irish flag at the parade or fun event!

2024 Detroit St Patricks Day Parade

When: March 10, 2024 at 1:00 pm.

Where: Michigan Central, 2001 15th St, Detroit, MI

Come on out to Motor City to see one of the biggest Irish celebrations in the US, attracting around 100 thousand visitors annually.

The Parade is a celebration of all things Irish! Enjoy marching bands, pipe & drum bands, color guards, bright floats, Irish clowns, with lots of live entertainment and music! 

Parade Route: The parade begins at 6th Street and Michigan Ave then moves west on Michigan Ave., passes the reviewing stand and disperses at 14th Street, approximately 2 hours later. See our map below of the Detroit St Patrick's Day Parade route.

2024 Detroit St Patricks Day PARADE ROUTE


The Flavor Lab Catering Co. | Rochester, MI | Culinary Events

When: Friday, March 15, 2024 at 7 PM

Where: The Flavor Lab Catering Co. 818 N Main St, Rochester, MI

Come on out to The Flavor Lab Culinary Collective to learn how to make a St. Patrick’s day themed charcuterie board. Discover tips and tricks in this fun interactive class!

Detroit Shamrock Stroll St Paddy Bar Crawl

When: Saturday, March 16, 2024, 1 – 8 PM

Where: One Mike Detroit, 1331 Broadway St, Detroit, MI

Be sure to dress in your most festive Irish attire as you visit 4+ bars and after party with live music, photographers, food specials and oodles of fun! 

2024 St. Patrick's Day Bar Crawl | Detroit

St. Patrick's Day Bar Crawl in Detroit


  • Saturday, March 16, 2024
  • Sunday, March 17, 2024

Some of the bars in this bar crawl include: Exodos Rooftop N' Nightclub, Level Two Bar & Rooftop Nightclub, Delux Bar & Lounge Nightclub, Mix Bricktown (M!X) Nightclub, Sandbox Outdoor Bar & Lounge Nightclub and The Three Legged Goat Bar

Wear your fun Irish outfits of green and white and grab your favorite drinking buddies for that whiskey won't drink itself!  Advanced tickets are best!

A Celtic Celebration of Song | Grosse Pointe Woods, MI

When: March 16, 2024; 7:30 – 9:30 PM at Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church, 467 Fairford Road Grosse Pointe, MI 48236

When: March 17, 2024; 3:00 pm at Our Shepard Lutheran Church, 2225 E. 14 Mile Road, Birmingham, MI

Transport to the Emerald Isle with songs, dance, instruments, and traditional favorites to celebrate St. Patrick's Day!

St. Paddy's Day Celebration at O'Connor's Public House | Rochester MI

When: March 17, 2024; Doors Open at 7am and live music will go all day with two stages one outside and inside. 

Where: O'Connor's Public House, 324 S Main St, Rochester, MI, 8 AM – 2 PM

Come on out for a fun St. Paddy's Day in southeast Michigan! Enjoy musical entertainment, drinks and fun at O'Connor's Public House.

Where to Get a Great Irish Meal in Detroit | Best Irish Pubs in Detroit

McShane's Irish Pub & Whiskey Bar

McShane's Irish Pub & Whiskey Bar - 1460 Michigan Ave, Detroit, MI 48216

It doesn't get any more Irish than McShane's!  Irish Ale Battered Pickles, the Paddy’s Irish Melt and their Fish & Chips are killer!

The Old Shillelagh

The Old Shillelagh - 349 Monroe St. Detroit, MI

Super popular Downtown Detroit's Irish Pub! Belly up to traditional Irish fare and comfort food! Enjoy locally-sourced ingredients, a large selection of rotating local craft beer, and a large plant-based menu! So there's something for everyone (especially the Shepard's Pie and Bacon Cheddar Burgers!)

Grand Trunk Pub

Grand Trunk Pub - 612 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48226

Try the Grand Trunk Pub Reuben or Scotch Eggs! This bar has serious flair and it was once a 1900s-era railway station with incredible high ceilings! Enjoy 170+ craft beers and a wide variety of eats. I hear their traditional Irish coffee is awesome!

25 Ways to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day Across Michigan!

Here's a large list of more ways to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in cities across Michigan! Includes Grand Rapids, Detroit, Holland, Bay City, Clare and more! So many fun events, bar crawls, parties and fun things to do on St. Patrick's Day!

Grab Our Detroit Travel Guide!

We recommend starting here as this page highlights everything you can do in Detroit. From there you can branch off in your areas of interest, like museums or outdoor exploring. Chris and I have spent years personally exploring this eclectic and vibrant city...doing, seeing, exploring and eating everything! We can't wait to share it with you!

More Great Things To Do in Detroit! More Awesome Guides!

Oh my gosh you guys, there are so many great things to do in Detroit! The Motor City is chuck full of museums, parks, cultural spots, outdoor activities and more!

What we like about it

Detroit is a great city to celebrate all things Irish! So come celebrate with us!

How to Get to Detroit

DTW, Detroit's International airport is always our hub for travel. We fly in and out of DTW at least 4 times a year so we know a thing or two! Grab our Detroit International Airport Info and Guide!

Google Map of Detroit's Location

What To Budget

Budgeting is always a hard one to predict as it depends on how frugal or spendy you want to be.

The Detroit St Patricks Day Parade is free!  The pub crawls start around $20 and of course you can spend way more on VIP experiences, meals, travel and hotels. 

O'Connor's Public House meals are around $14-$19 dollars and of course there's drinks and dessert to consider. 

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