You’re in luck! We have your whole St. Patrick’s Day 2018 planned out for you. Start out your day with some exercise and a parade then bounce around town for a lot of food and drinks. So break out your best green clothes and check out all the awesome events going on in Fort Collins on March 17.

Sharin’ O The Green 5K and Fun Run

Start your St. Patrick’s Day off with some exercise! Register for the 5K race with friends, family, or solo. Your registration cost, day-of purchases, and fundraising goes directly to helping serve local youth through mentorship. At the race, you will receive a t-shirt and a pint of Odell beer to celebrate finishing. 

Time: 8a-10a
Location: City Park
Cost: $10-$30

Don’t forget to dress up in your favorite green clothes!


St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Time: 10 AM – 1 PM
Location: Old Town Square
Cost: Free!

Lucky Joe’s hosts the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Fort Collins Old Town Square! Come decked out in all of your green and watch the Irish themed floats come down College Avenue. All ages are welcome and it is FREE to attend! Floats will be competing based on their representation of St. Patrick’s Day and will rightfully claim 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places. Come and stay for the fun and afterwards, head on over to the Old Town Irish Party!

Old Town Irish Party hosted by Wilbur’s Total Beverage

Time: 11am-4pm
Location: Old Town Square
19 Old Town Square, Suite 230, Fort Collins, Colorado 80524
Cost: FREE

After the St. Patrick’s Day parade, head on over to Old Town Square and celebrate the holiday hosted by Wilbur’s Total Beverage. This Irish party features a ‘green beer garden’ which includes beer from High Country Beverage and Odell’s brewing Co as well as wine from Wilbur’s. You can also feel even luckier by enjoying some free live music with artists such as Guerrilla Fanfare, The Symbols, and Wood Belly!

St. Patrick’s Day: Our Favorite Irish Dishes


Time: 6pm-9pm
Location: The Cooking Studio Fort Collins
123 N. College Ave Suite 130, Fort Collins, CO 80524
Cost: $86.51 on Eventbrite

Learn how to cook traditional Irish dinners with professional chef instructors. They will teach you knife skills, tips for Irish cooking, and educate you about the menu. After learning the basics, it’s time to get your hands dirty and start cooking. The best part is you get to enjoy your home-cooked meal with friends, family, instructors, and fellow chefs!

St. Patrick’s Day Beer Dinner

Time: 5:30-9:00 PM
Location: 2939 N County Rd 31D Loveland, 80538
Cost: $76 per person

There is a special event happening at Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch down in west Loveland on Saturday, March 17, 2018. Enjoy a local sourced 6 course meal prepared by renowned Executive Chef, Marcus Hollingsworthy. Each course of the 6 course meal is paired with a signature beer from BIG THOMPSON BREWERY. This event is “small batch” which means there are limited spots available.  Make your reservations by calling 970.667.3915


Annual St. Pat’s Day Bash

Time: 10:00am – 11:59pm
Location: Bar Louie – 321 E Foothills Pkwy, Fort Collins, Colorado, 80525
Cost: $4 Green beers and $6 Jameson specials all day – plus reg. Restaurant expenses

After attending the fun run as well as other awesome activities, why not bring your crew down to Bar Louie in Foothills Mall to get a little Lucked Up. Alongside delicious food, there are $4 green beers and $6 Jameson specials offered all day long – not to mention live entertainment!