Looking for fun-filled activities to celebrate St Patrick’s Day on March 17? While you probably won’t find any local attractions rivaling Savannah or Chicago’s St. Patrick’s Day parades and events, we do have activities to celebrate the Irish and get into the St. Patty’s Day spirit.
You can choose from a range of family-friendly events or opt for an adults-only celebration with an array of green cocktails and beer. Check the list below to find an Irish Pub or St. Patrick’s Day attraction near you that meets your needs and enjoy the holiday!
Irish Pubs in Lakeland
For 2023, there aren’t a lot of organized events for St. Patrick’s Day, but you can still find some Irish luck on your own. Find an Irish Pub near you for corned beef, cabbage, shepherd’s pie, fish and chips, and other Irish favorites plus celtic music and entertainment.
1916 Irish Pub – This Irish Pub has a fantastic outdoor patio, live music, and a large menu. Located at the Cleveland Heights Golf Club (and also in Plant City).
Molly McHugh’s Irish Pub – Located in Downtown Lakeland, this well-known local pub has a special menu just for St. Patrick’s Day.
Swan Brewing – Although it’s not an Irish Pub, Swan Brewing usually has green beer, Guinness, and live music lined up the week of St. Paddy’s Day. Family-friendly with outdoor seating.
Yard on Mass – This is a great family-friendly option for live music, food trucks, drinks, and outdoor dining on St. Patrick’s Day.
Brass Tap – The Brass Tap at Lakeside Village has a huge St. Patrick’s Day street party each year that includes live music, specials on Irish Whiskey, Irish Car Bombs, Guinness, Fireball, and Green Beer.
2023 St. Patrick’s Day Events Near you: Lakeland + Polk County
The events featured below are 2023 St. Patrick’s Day events near you in Lakeland, Winter Haven, & Polk County area. All listings are family friendly events unless otherwise noted in the title or event description. Some events do require your parenting discretion – they are open to all ages but might be more of an adult party. Click on the name of any event for more details on places to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day.
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Spring Activities Guide
Check out our full Spring Activities Guide for more things to do in Lakeland, Polk County, and Central Florida from January – May. BBQ Festivals, Valentine’s Day, 5k races, seasonal events, annual favorites, SUN ‘n FUN, Easter Egg Hunts, Mother’s Day, and more.