GUIDE: Best St. Patrick’s Day Parties in Oklahoma

by Natasha Ball


[pagebreak]Whether or not you deem yourself charmed, you’re going to want to get in on these St. Patrick’s Day things to do around the state. Whether you’re looking for a blowout block party or a way to sweat your way through the day set aside for St. Pat, we’ve got it going on.

If you play your cards right, you could hit every major St. Patrick’s Day party in Oklahoma. Here’s our list of some of your best options:

Downtown Tulsa. Centered on the McNellie’s Gig Rig and Arnie’s Bar in the Blue Dome District, where the live music flows as freely as the emerald-hued beer. Sunday, March 17, starting at 10 a.m.

Bricktown OKC. The 30th-annual St. Patrick’s Day parade takes over the OKC district that’s the same color as the mud on which it’s built, followed by the St. Patrick’s Day Block Party. The fiddles don’t stop until the wee hours. Saturday, March 16, starting at 1 p.m.; More

Cherry Street Tulsa. Tulsa’s 15th Street will rise to meet you for an open-air St. Pat’s party, between Kilkenney’s and SMOKE. The eating could very well be even better—or, at least, just as good as—than the drinking. Sunday, March 17 More

OKC’s Plaza District. One of Oklahoma City’s hippest districts turns the shade of an Irish hillside this weekend as part of this month’s edition of LIVE on the Plaza. Friday, March 9; More

Fassler Hall, Tulsa. Greenhouse Clothing and one of the hottest spots in Tulsa for live, local music present a St. Patrick’s Day party for the ages. Sunday, March 17

Downtown Claremore. Get live performances from live musicians as part of an all-day feast in the historic district of the city made famous by Will Rogers. Friday, March 15 More


[pagebreak]More Oklahoma St. Patrick’s Day events:
Bartlesville: Shamrock the ‘Ville
Norman: St. Patrick’s Day at O’Connell’s Irish Pub & Grille
Edmond: St. Patrick’s Day with Oklahoma Curling Club
Tulsa: St. Patrick’s Day 5K (what’s considered to be the gateway race to running season in Oklahoma

Don’t see your favorite St. Patrick’s Day event here? Send us details and we’ll add it to the list.[/pagebreak]