St. Patrick's Day is a big reason to celebrate in Syracuse, NY. Get decked out in green and watch as the 42nd Syracuse St. Patrick’s Day Parade takes to Salina Street in Downtown ‘Cuse Saturday, March 16, 2024 at 12 p.m. (view the parade route here). We don’t take St. Patrick’s Day lightly here, in fact we kick it off February 25th with Green Beer Sunday. So get ready to embrace your inner Irish from delicious cuisine to festive drinks!


Grab a Pint Post Parade

Armory Square comes alive after the parade, with offerings of live music, green beer, whiskey and good company. Try out Downtown Irish staple, Kitty Hoynes, their bar was imported from Ireland making it a TRUE Irish bar. This Irish Pub and Restaurant is known for their famous Reuben fritters and other Irish favorites — including Shepherd's Pie and Bangers & Mash. Top off your St. Patrick's Day festivities with a Guinness or Irish Coffee. Looking for something stronger? Try some Irish whiskey at Al’s Wine and Whiskey or pop into Mulrooney’s or Limerick Pub for celebrations with an Irish feel.



Attend a Parade Party

Kitty Hoynes kicks off "Parade Week" prior to parade day on March 10th, with a $10 entry and raffles and fun for all.

SKY Armory will turn into an Irish Pub for the day on March 16th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Buy your ticket today and enjoy the parade from above Salina St. Live entertainment including music and Irish step dancers will also be performing and food and drink will be available for purchase. This family-friendly event will be serving a variety of dishes and will offer a cash bar with beers, Irish whiskeys and additional beverages.

Beak & Skiff's 1911 celebrates St. Patrick's Day March 2nd from 5 - 9 pm. Ticket includes cost of admission, handcrafted buffet dinner & dessert inspired by the tastes of Ireland, a festive beverage, live music & more!

Middle Ages Brewing Co. rounds out the downtown festivities with a fusion of funk, house and R&B band Cool Cool Cool live at the Middle Ages Beer Hall on March 16th. Special guests Hayley Jane will be taking the stage for an unforgettable night of music. Grab your tickets here.

Marriott Syracuse Downtown presents their Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade Party beginning at 11:30 a.m. Enjoy food and drink, live Irish music and other genres played throughout the establishment (Hadrian's Wall in the Lobby, Arcade 80s in the Finger Lakes Ballroom, Flyin' Columns in the Persian Terrace, and Just Joe at Shaughnessy's), Irish step dancers and more. General admission is $15 — this is the location where the parade ends, which makes it a perfect spot to round out your parade day.



Jammer's Green Beer Saturday is March 9th, kicking off at 1p.m. and jamming until 5 while featuring green beer, festive cocktails and special food menus, live music and lots of fun. 


Visit Tipperary Hill

Don’t want to stay Downtown? Head over to Tipperary Hill, where the only upside down stoplight exists as a result of Irish settlers not standing for “Irish” green being on the bottom. Check out one of the many neighborhood pubs. Get a craft beer at Now And Later, a Blarney burger at Blarney Stone or embrace the live music at Coleman’sTipperary Hill is Syracuse's very own Irish neighborhood. Permanent neighborhood staples include Irish pubs, shamrock detailed features and a history of it's own. Make sure to check out the world's only Upside Down Traffic Light where residents of years past made sure Irish green would be over British red. Looking to shop Irish imports? Don't forget to stop at the Cashel House to browse gifts and products.



Celebrate at a Classic Pub

Coleman's Authentic Irish Pub kicks off the "season" with Green Beer Sunday, on February 25th. Celebrate the delivery of their festive green beer on the 25th or grab a pint to celebrate any other day through St. Patrick's Day. Throughout the month enjoy their menu full of Irish cuisine. Looking for something a bit closer to downtown? Head on over to Kitty Hoynes Irish Pub and Restaurant, offering dining reservations for both St. Patrick's Day and Parade Day and standing room only in the bar area. 



There’s a lot to do this St. Patrick’s Day in Syracuse. Everyone is Irish for the day so get out there and celebrate whether it’s with a green smoothie, live music, Irish traditions or delicious foodie finds.


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