Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in Annapolis

Every year, Annapolis comes alive to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with parades, parties and plenty of Irish food and drink specials. We’ve rounded up the best ways to celebrate St. Paddy’s Day in Annapolis, with events kicking off this weekend!

Shamrock Stroll

March 4

St. Patrick’s Day activities kick off with the 3rd Annual Shamrock Stroll on March 4. Wear your most festive attire and head to seven participating bars where you’ll find drink specials all day long.


3rd Annual Annapolis Irish Week Kick Off Hooley

March 4

Gear up for the parade and other St. Patrick’s Day festivities with this Kick Off Hooley at the Annapolis Waterfront Hotel, featuring Dublin 5, Pipe Bands and Irish Dancers as well as great food and open bar for the first hour!


Annapolis St Patrick’s Day Parade

March 5

The big event of the week is the 5th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade, which heads through the streets of downtown Annapolis starting at 1pm.


St. Paddy’s Day Parade Afterparty

March 5

After the parade, the fun continues at O’Callaghan Annapolis Hotel with food, fun and giveaways, including the chance to win one year of free Guinness!


St. Patrick’s Day at Blackwall Hitch

March 17

Enjoy Blackwall Hitch’s St. Patrick’s Day menu, featuring traditional Corned Beef & Cabbage and Ireland-inspired libations all day.


St. Patrick’s Day Celebration at Galway Bay

March 17

Celebrate all day long in one of Annapolis’ best traditional Irish pubs. Breakfast is served at 8am, followed by live Irish music at 12 noon until 11:30 pm with special lunch and dinner menus.