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Where to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day 2013 in Eagan

The Patch guide to the best St. Paddy's Day deals, events, food and shenanigans in and around Eagan.

Time to get your Irish on!

With St. Patrick's Day falling on Sunday, March 17, this year, the weekend is shaping up to be a two-day celebration. Check out these local events, then scroll down for more festivities nearby.

Eagan Events

  • Granite City in Eagan will roll out its new Burning Barn Irish Red Ale to mark St. Patrick's Day in Eagan. The restaurant is also putting the "Happy" back in Happy Hour with $5 signature drinks, martinis, Skinny drinks and glasses of wine, plus $3 20 oz. taps and specials on small plates.
  • Looking for corned beef and cabbage? Head to Houlihan's in Eagan, where they're serving up the traditional Irish dish all week, plus green beer and reuben sandwiches. The restaurant will also have specials on Irish Car Bombs and jello shots.
  • Wildcats Bar & Grill is also dishing up $9.95 corned beef and cabbage on Sunday for all you Irish purists, plus $3 green beer starting on Friday and going until the keg is empty.

Area Events

  • The St. Patrick's Association will host the 47th annual St. Patrick's Day parade beginning at noon on Saturday, March 16. The parade route will follow 5th Street in downtown St. Paul and has more than 100 floats signed up.
  • Not to be outdone, Minneapolis is hosting its own Irish parade at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday. The route starts at Nicollet and 11th Street and heads over to 5th Street.  
  • The Landmark Center is St. Paul is hosting a performance by The Irish Music & Dance Association featuring regional and local Irish dance, vendors, Irish cuisine, pipe bands and more. The celebration starts at 10 a.m. on March 16 and 11 a.m. on March 17.
  • O'Gara's Bar and Grill in St. Paul will have more than enough beer to go around on St. Patrick's Day, plus outdoor musical performances all afternoon on Saturday and Sunday.

Didn't see your event on our St. Patrick's Day list? Post a comment below and we'll add it to our guide!

M.M. March 13, 2013 at 12:21 PM
CORRECTION: The St Patrick's Day celebration at the Landmark Center is on Saturday, March 16 from 10:00 to 5:00. The Day of Irish Dance will be at the Landmark on Sunday, March 17 from 11:00 to 5:00. Both events are hosted by the IMDA. Admission for each day is 6.00 for adults, 4.00 for children.
David Henke (Editor) March 13, 2013 at 12:58 PM
Thanks, M.M. I've amended the article above to reflect the correct times.

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