St Patrick’s Day Events in Wilmington, NC

Do you have the luck of the Irish? Looking to sport your favorite
green attire…and maybe find that pot of gold at the end of the
rainbow? There’s plenty of fun St Patrick’s Day events and
activities in Wilmington NC that will get you in the St Patty’s Day spirit!

St Patrick’s Day Weekend is March 15-17, 2014

Wilmington St Patrick’s Day Festival & Parade, Saturday March 15th 11:00 am

The St Patrick’s Day Parade will begin at 11 am at Red Cross and N Front St before it heads down Front, Dock, and Water Streets. The Festival kicks off at noon and goes until 6 pm at Riverfront Park between Market and Princess Streets. In the case of rain the festival will move to the Water St Parking Deck across from the Hilton.
For more info call 216-374-8884 or visit

The Whiskey – St. Patrick’s Day Weekend Friday Night

Live Music: Blarney Brogues 10:00 pm The Whiskey 1 South Front Street Downtown

Hell’s Kitchen – St. Patrick’s Day Weekend Party

The St. Patrick’s Day Weekend Party at Hell’s Kitchen in downtown Wilmington starts Saturday after The St. Patrick’s Day Parade at noon with Kegs and Eggs. Boba Funk plays at 9:00 pm and Bootleg Dynasty at 10:00 pm to carry the party into the Wee Hours. Visit

The Lazy Pirate Island Sport Grill

We will be selling delicious Shamrock Shots at our outside Tiki Bar on Saturday and the first 70 people purchasing them will receive a souvenir Steve Haydu St. Patrick’s Day Shot Glass! Silent Auction, Raffles, Live Entertainment, Great Food and Drinks. Corey Hunt Band playing 12 noon till 4pm. Phantom Playboys 8pm-12 midnight. Percentage of food sales during the event will be donated to The Steve Haydu Foundation by The Lazy Pirate Island Sports Grill.

Carolina Ale House

We are running 3 food specials Sat – Mon: Big Irish Burger, Corned Beef & Cabbage and awesome Shepherd’s Pie. Come watch the ACC Tournament on our big screens and celebrate with great food going down. Huge selection of beers and ales. 317-C South College Road near UNCW

Fat Tony’s Restaurant – Downtown Wilmington

This year we’re serving up three options on our Irish menu: Guinness Brisket is our own recipe of corned beef slow-cooked in real Guinness — straight from the taps. Fat Tony’s – 131 North Front St Downtown

Firebelly Restaurant & Lounge

Hey, it’s The ACC Tournament! Come in and feast on the famous Corn Beef & Cabbage Faddi with choice of a side item for $9.25 through Monday.  They are sooooo good!!

Irish Breakfast at The Harp

Head to the Irish pub for “Kegs, Eggs, and a full Irish Breakfast” starting at 7 am. And that is only the beginning… we’re an Irish Pub all year long ya know! The Harp – 1423 South Third St Call 910-763-1607 for more info.

Fibber’s Public House

5th Annual Shot for a Cure Event! A great event to raise money to fight childhood cancer with a Silent Auction and Raffle proceeds going to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Lots of people to come have a great time! Live music by Fred Flynn and The Travis Shallow Band. 1610 Pavilion Place, near Wrightsville Beach 910-256-0102

St. Paddy’s Day Celebration at Front Street Brewery

Enjoy $7.99 Corned Beef & Cabbage Plates, Irish Drink Specials, Slainte Irish Red Ale on Tap and lots of fun! Hit the St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival in downtown Wilmington at Riverfront Park to see Irish dancers, Irish bands, Wilmington Pipes & Drums and more! Then join us at Front Street Brewery for a fun filled day of celebrating all things Irish! March 15-17

St Patrick’s Day Cruise with Wilmington Water Tours

Saturdaay 6pm – 8 pm: Cruise under the light of a full moon, enjoy live acoustic music & sip on your favorite drink on this special St. Patrick’s Day cruise! Irish Nibbles included and featured Irish Beverages on board! Live Music by Perry Smith. Sunday 1pm – 3pm: Get your green on with a fun lunch cruise down the Cape Fear River. Bagpipe music will serenade you as you step on board! Irish Lunch catered by Front St Brewery ~Corn Beef & Cabbage Call 910-338-3134 for reservations.

Paddy’s Hollow

You know they’re celebrating. serving Irish beer (Guinness, Harps) and traditional Irish food, like Corned Beef & Cabbage and Shepherd’s Pie. Located at the corner of Front and Walnut Street in the Cotton Exchange in Downtown Wilmington.

Halligan’s Public House

Is this Wilmington’s largest St. Patrick’s Day event? If you’re asking them, oh yeah. The day kicks off with “Kegs & Eggs” at Masonboro Loop location. Drink and beer specials all day long. Live music all weekend. Two locations to celebrate Masonboro Loop and Lumina Station. (910) 791-1019

  Slainte Irish Pub

All three locations of this Irish Pub will open at 9:00 am Saturday. You’ll find them in downtown Wilmington, Hampstead and Southport. Both Hampstead and Southport locations will offer live music, as well as Irish food. All the pubs will have bagpipers on hand.

  Charlie Murphy’s Fond Farewell

Friday and Saturday nights. Feb. 21-March 15. Doors open at 6pm. Show at 7pm. $28/$18 Limited # of SHOW ONLY tickets for $12 at our mezzanine seating. Join the musical mayhem and meet the colorful characters as they toast the dearly departed at their local pub. Interactive fun and frivolity at this comedic Irish wake. “Charlie Murphy’s Fond Farewell” Menu First Course Barley & Vegetable Soup Second Course (Choose one) Shepherd’s Pie Beef, Carrots, & Peas, topped with Mashed Potatoes & Guinness Gravy —OR— Herb-crusted Cod Filet Irish Colcannon, roasted Carrots, Tarragon & Shallot Butter —OR— Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie Third Course Irish Cream Cupcake
Theater Now! 19 S. 10th Street Downtown