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8 Ways to Have a Leprechaun-Approved St. Patrick's Day in St. Charles

If any town knows how to celebrate the Irish-season, it's definitely St. Charles, IL. There is going to be tons of fun parties and celebrations going on at a variety of establishments around the city, so we've put together some of top spots that are having events that you do not want to miss out on. Read below to learn more.

House of Charlemagne - St. Paddy's Plant Party

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Who doesn't want a little extra luck? House of Charlemagne, on March 14th, can help you with just that. They will be showing you how to design and make your own "LUCKY" centerpiece just in time for spring! Everything you need will be included, and they will be featuring plants that are said to bring good luck, friendship and fortune. The luck will already begin once you finish, as you'll get to enjoy a little "after hours" shopping at the store. For tickets, please click here.

Tap House Grill - St. Pat's Weekend

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All St. Patrick's Weekend long, Tap House Grill is, without a doubt, channeling the Irish spirit. Starting March 15th, head there at 4pm for a FREE Happy Hour Buffet - but the festivities are far from over! On Saturday and Sunday, head back to Tap House Grill to enjoy Guinness, Specialty Shots, Green Beer and more. Feeling lucky? They will also have Luck of the Irish Raffles, giving you the chance to win gift cards and $500 in cash prizes!

St. Charles Park District - Pot of Gold Park Stroll

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This year, start your St. Patrick's Day Weekend off right with getting fresh air surrounded by nature. The St. Charles Park District is hosting their FREE "Pot of Gold" Park Stroll on March 16th from 10am-12pm. This event is great for the whole family (even your pup), as you'll get to take a stroll throughout Mt. St. Mary Park, staying on the lookout for some St. Patrick's Day gems. Plus, all participants will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win River View Miniature Golf passes. Be sure to wear your green to add a bit of good luck!

Riverlands Brewing - St. Baldrick's Head Shaving Event

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On Saturday, March 16th, not only can you celebrate St. Patrick's Weekend by having a delicious, thirst-quenching pint from Riverlands Brewing, but you can also take part in an event that raises money for a great cause. Riverlands Brewing will be hosting St. Baldrick's 25th Anniversary Head Shaving Event, where contributions will go towards St. Baldrick's - the largest charity funder of childhood cancer research grants. You can sign up to shave your head from 10am-12pm, donate cash, enter raffles, and have some fun! Please click here to learn more and to register.

How Do You Plan on Celebrating St. Patrick's Day in St. Charles?

  • Enjoying Green Beer at a Local Bar

  • Indulging in a Mouthwatering Reuben

  • Shopping at Local Shops for St. Patrick's Day Deals

  • Catching Some Live Entertainment in Town

Dukes Northwoods - St. Paddy's Party

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Take your Irish-spirit into the great North! Starting at 10am on March 16th, join Dukes Northwoods for their all-day St. Paddy's Party that will be going strong all the way until 2am on March 17th! They'll have a live DJ playing music from 1pm-9pm, and $6 green tea shots to keep the celebration going. If you're feeling hungry, they have March specials that you can view here, that include Reubens, Meat Loaf, Scallops and more. Aside from the specials, you can never go wrong with their Smash Burger that hits the spot every time! Also, did we forget to mention that they'll be serving up green beer, as well?

Fox Den Cooking - St. Patrick's Day Mixology

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Looking to impress your friends in family on St. Patrick's Day with your mixology skills? On March 17th at Fox Den Cooking, you can learn how to make three cocktails: The Lucky Mint Martini, Pot O' Gold and Irish Mules. And of course, no St. Patrick's celebration would be complete without food, so Chef Jess will providing St. Patrick's day bites including Corned Beef Sliders, Dirty Deviled Eggs, and Guinness Chocolate Cakes! Space is limited, so be sure to register today!

The Evergreen Pub & Grill - St. Patrick's Day Bash

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When the clock hits 9am on St. Patrick's Day morning, that means its time to head to The Evergreen Pub & Grill's St. Patrick's Day Bash! All day, they will be running terrific deals on Guinness, Jameson, and Tullamore Dew - all your St. Patrick's Day staples. Make sure to grab your Corned Beef and Cabbage, too, as this will be the last day of March they will be offering it! Stick around until the afternoon because at 5pm, they will have Irish Dancers perform - a must see!

3rd Street Pub - St. Pat's Specials

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3rd Street Pub is rolling out brand new Beer Towers for St. Patrick's Day that you can get filled with Domestics, Imports, and IPAs! This is perfect to share with a group of friends, especially in between turns during a game of pool or darts. In addition to all of that, they'll also be serving $5 Jameson Shots, Guinness Cans, and Connor McGregor's Forged Irish Stout, along with an array of Irish-themed food specials and all the green beer your heart desires!

Green Beer Locations

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Of course, no St. Patrick's Day is complete without enjoying a thirst-quenching green beer! Take a look below at some places around town where you can grab a colorful pint:

Lucky Photo Opportunity

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While you're celebrating downtown, make sure to stop by our Lucky Photo Station to capture your incredible time in St. Charles! The lucky photo station will be displayed throughout St. Patrick's Day weekend, and this year, there is a new addition making it even bigger and better! Tag @stcalliance and @travelstcharles for a chance to be featured on our social media!

In search of more St. Patrick's Day sales, specials and promotions? Well, you're in luck! Click here to view the many specials businesses are having in honor of the season.


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