Brainerd St. Patrick's Day Parades, Events & Specials

Sunday, March 17, 2024

The Brainerd Lakes Area is home to several great St. Patrick's Day events and specials.

Staying for the whole weekend? Check for special St. Patrick's Day deals and packages at the Brainerd resorts. Sign mom up for a relaxing spa day, or join in on activities planned of the whole family.

Downtown Brainerd Shamrock Shop

March 9 - March 17

Get ready to strike gold this St. Patrick’s Day by shopping local!
Each purchase of $10 or more at participating businesses from March 9th – 17th gets you a stamp.
Submit your completed stamp card by Monday, March 18th for a chance to win a $250 Shopping Spree! Drop Off in person at Knotty Pine Bakery (707 Laurel Street) or Visit Brainerd (214 S 7th Street)
or email a picture of your completed card to

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St. Patrick’s Day Specials at Sage on Laurel

March 13 - March 17

St. Patrick's week at Sage

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2024 St. Patrick’s Lost Pot O’ Gold

March 14 - March 16

Somewhere within the city limits of Crosslake lays, dangles, hides or hangs the 2024 St. Patrick’s Day Pot O’ Gold. Watch for three daily clues released at 9 a.m. beginning Thurs. March 14, 2024 to guide you to the treasure! Every Crosslake St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Celebration attendee has a story, and finding this Pot O’ Gold will give you a tale to tell for years to come! Get your family and friends together and make it a group effort, or go it alone.

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Irish Specials at the Brainerd American Legion

March 15

Corned Beef & Cabbage – $14
Reuben w/ chips – $10.50

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St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Celebration – Crosslake

March 16

Don your green and join in all the St. Patrick’s Day festivities in Crosslake! Here, everyone is Irish for the weekend and the excitement to cure cabin fever is at an all-time-high. The parade, Clover Dash 5k, Lost Pot O’ Gold medallion hunt, and Lucky Lanyard Deals and Discounts will keep you busy all weekend! Come visit Crosslake March 16 and see for yourself why the parade has been declared the Best Event of the Brainerd Lakes and the Best Parade in the State!

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St. Patrick’s Day Celebration – Downtown Brainerd

March 16

Downtown Parade

  • Parade starts at 1:00 p.m.
  • Prizes for floats include:
  • Best of Parade: $100 plus prize package
  • 1st Place: $50 towards Grand Casino Mille Lacs & one night lodging
  • 2nd Place: $25 gift certificate to O’Neary’s Irish Pub and Shep’s on 6th
  • Parade registration information available HERE.
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St. Patrick’s Day Kids Studio Saturday at The Crossing Arts Alliance

March 16

Bring your young artist to Crossing Arts for Kids’ Studio Saturdays! Each month, we’ll have a kiddo-friendly project in the studio for the creative little ones in your life. Kiddos must be accompanied by an adult. This event is free, though donations of $5-10 per child are appreciated when possible. Donations keep this program running strong and open to everyone. Thank you!

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Shep’s on 6th St. Patrick’s Day Party

March 16

🍀💚 Get Ready for St. Patrick’s Day at Shep’s on 6th! 💚🍀

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Date: March 16th
Time: Doors open at 10 AM | Parade steps off at 1 PM

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St. Paddy’s Pub Crawl in Downtown Brainerd

March 17

St. Patrick’s Day began as a 24-hour break from Lenten dietary restrictions, but Americans are responsible for turning it into a drinking holiday celebrated with pub crawls and bar hopping. We honor this by hosting downtown Brainerd’s St. Paddy’s Day Pub Crawl ☘️🍻

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