How You Can Celebrate St Patrick’s Day In The Triangle

E. Andrew

As the beloved holiday of St. Patrick’s day is coming up, here are some places to celebrate it through dance, music, food, and drink in the Triangle area.

March 10: 

Raleigh St. Patrick’s Day Parade

  • Time – 10:00 am
  • Admission – FREE
  • Location – Fayetteville Street, Downtown Raleigh

St. Patrick’s Day Party with Irish dancing, Irish music and bagpipes

  • Time – 3-9 PM
  • Admission – FREE
  • Location – Doherty’s Irish Pub & Restaurant of Apex

March 17:

Leprechaun Village

  • Time – 10-12 PM
  • Admission – FREE
  • Location – Annie Louise Wilkerson Nature Preserve, Raleigh

Panic on St. Pats — haunted trail at Haunted Forest at Panic Point

  • Time – 8 PM
  • Admission – $30
  • Location – Haunted Forest at Panic Point, Youngsville

St. Patrick’s Day party

  • Time – 12 PM- 11 PM
  • Admission – FREE
  • Location – Bull City Ciderworks, Cary


St Patrick’s Day Fun Facts:

  • The color originally associated with St Patrick’s Day was Blue, not Green.
  • The first St Patrick’s Day parade was held in America.
  • Corned Beef and Cabbage was an American creation.

With the festivities and holiday approaching soon, make sure to wear your green Gators!