Mar 14

St. Patrick’s Day 2018 - What’s Happening Downtown

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Shamrocks, green beer and celebrating the luck of the Irish - St. Patrick’s day only happens once a year, so take advantage and check out some St. Paddy’s events happening around downtown Calgary!


What: Natalie MacMaster with orchestra
Where: Jack Singer concert hall
When: 8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

With her high-octane playing, Grammy Award-winning Cape Breton fiddler Natalie MacMaster presents a special concert just in time for St. Patrick’s Day! For over 30 years, this Canadian legend has toured internationally, sharing her rich musical heritage in live performances described as “nothing short of jaw dropping”.


What: Fraid Knot, Calgary’s #1 Celtic Band
Where: James Joyce Irish Pub
When: 12:00 p.m.

Fraid Knot’s long-standing show at James Joyce is the ultimate musical marathon - last year they played for over 10 hours before repeating a song! Come out and celebrate with Fraid Knot and the greatest group of green-clad people you’ll ever meet!


What: St. Patrick’s Day Celebration
Where: The Unicorn - Calgary’s Superpub
When: 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 am

Three floors of Irish music, food and drink specials and a full house of green - how could St. Paddy’s get any better? Technically kicking off the morning of Friday, March 16, this massive party at The Unicorn is sure to fill you with Irish spirit.


What: St. Paddy’s 2018
Where: Knoxville’s Calgary
When: 8:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.

The spirit of St. Patrick will be alive and well inside Knoxville’s this St. Paddy’s day and they want all of you lads and lasses to come and celebrate! Dust off your St. Paddy’s party gear and get rowdy on March 17th!


What: St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations
Where: Ceili’s on 4th, Ceili’s on 8th
When: 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day at an Irish bar is practically mandatory. Visit Ceili’s on 4th or 8th for a band, live bagpipers and later, a DJ! Don’t miss out on this great celebration, make sure to get your tickets early.


Check out our events calendar for more weekend happenings in downtown Calgary!

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