St. Patty’s Day Weekend in Cleveland, Ohio: Things to Do

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St. Patrick’s Day is fast approaching and Clevelanders are gearing up for a weekend filled with festivities. Whether you’re a fan of music, comedy, sports, art, or just want to enjoy a few beers with friends, Cleveland has something for everyone. Here are 7 fun things to do St. Patty’s Day Weekend in Cleveland.

Cleveland Cavaliers v. Washington Wizards

If you’re already Downtown for the St. Patrick’s Day parade, why not check out a Cleveland Cavaliers game at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse? The game takes place on March 17th at 7:30 p.m. and is part of Recycling Night presented by Republic Services. Tickets start at $32.

Ari Lennox at House of Blues

Start your St. Patrick’s weekend on a high note with the soulful sounds of Ari Lennox. With her new album, “Age/Sex/Location,” released less than a year ago, the show promises to be a night of pure, unadulterated good vibes. The concert takes place on March 17th at 7 p.m. at House of Blues, located at 308 Euclid Ave. Tickets range from $49.50 to $79.50.

Butch Please: St. Patty’s Day at Studio West 117

For a wilder celebration, head to Symposium Night Club within Studio West 117 for an evening of top-notch Cleveland drag hosted by Karma Couture. Don’t forget to wear something green! The event is free and takes place on March 17th at 9 p.m. at 11794 Detroit Ave. in Lakewood.

St. Patrick’s Day Bar Crawls

Cleveland is known for throwing back a few beers in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, and there are two bar crawls to choose from. Check out the 6th Annual Lucky’s Crawl or the Cleveland Official St. Patrick’s Bar Crawl for a night of green brews. Whistle will be hosting the official after parties both Friday and Saturday night for the crawls.

St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Downtown Cleveland

Join the bagpipes, dancers, floats, and more as they make their way through Downtown Cleveland for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade on March 17th at 1:04 p.m. Check out the 2023 St. Patrick’s Day Guide

Swing by Whistle before or after the parade!

Flanagan’s Wake at Playhouse Square

Join the audience in dictating the narrative surrounding the fictional village of Gaplin, Ireland in this improv comedy-laced performance. The story deals with the passing of Flanagan, a local resident. The show takes place at Kennedy’s Cabaret at Playhouse Square, located at 1501 Euclid Ave. Tickets are $29 and the show runs through April 29th.

Gareth Reynolds at Hilarities 4th Street Theatre

For fans of the popular history-comedy podcast, The Dollop, Gareth Reynolds is sure to crack you up at Hilarities 4th Street Theatre. Listen to the podcast’s most recent episodes on PG&E for a taste of Reynolds’ comedic talent. The show takes place on March 19th at 7 p.m. at 2034 E. 4th St. Tickets are $25.