10 St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations That Make You Feel Lucky to Live in 417 Land (and one extra) 

 March 8, 2022

By  Carla Broderick

Everyone’s a little Irish on St. Patrick’s Day right?

Whether you’re a wee lad or an ol lass, you’ll find some Celtic fun right here in and around Springfield MO!


These events are more or less in order of their occurrence.

Let’s dive in.

St. Patrick’s Clay Creating

Art Zone
March 5th, 12PM – 6PM

Hone your Irish pride into an artful creation!

The Art Zone will be offering options like pot-o-gold, leprechaun hat vases, and shamrock photo holders.

You can stay at the studio to create your masterpiece or you can take a Kit To Go.

This activity is for all ages, so bring the whole fam!

Get all the info here.

Conservatory of the Ozarks St. Patrick’s Recital 2022

The Creamery Arts Center
March 6th at 3 PM

Looking for a more relaxing way to celebrate St. Patrick?

The Conservatory is holding a recital full of Celtic and Irish inspired music for all to enjoy.

If you’d like more info about this event, feel free to contact Conservatory of the Ozarks at 417-592-1756 or email them at ConservatoryoftheOzarks@gmail.com

Art Camp: Luck of the Irish

Art Zone
March 17th, 9 AM – 3 PM

Let your child spend the whole day at Irish themed art camp!

They will start the morning with painting, break for lunch, and then do some fun sculpture work for the second half of the day.

This art camp welcomes kiddos 5 years and older.

For more info and pricing details visit their site here.

Shamrocks and Shenanigans Presented By Fleet Feet Springfield & Brooks Running

Fleet Feet Springfield
March 19 at 8 AM

So much St. Patrick’s Day fun happening at Fleet Feet!!

The day starts with some races! There will be a 15k, a 5k, and of course, a beer mile.

The Mixtapes will be performing live from 10am through noon to give you some pep in your step.

Join in for the after party as Fleet Feet keeps the celebration going with live entertainment, free food, beer, and more!

Get ready to party Irish style and grab all the info here.

St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

Country Roads Family Fun Farm
March 19th at 11 AM – March 20th at 7 PM

If you’re looking for a St. Patrick’s Day celebration for the whole family, head on over to Country Roads Farm!

Along with their normal fun activities like the petting zoo, farm rides, and play area, Country Roads is adding some Irish themed shenanigans like St. Patrick’s Day crafts and a pot-o-gold treasure hunt!

For more info and ticket pricing check out their site here.

St Patrick’s Bike Ride

Springbike Bicycle Club
SATURDAY, MARCH 19, 2022 AT 1:30 PM

Put on your best green riding outfit and come join the fun at the annual St. Patrick’s Bike Ride!

Your group will start at James River Church parking lot and have the option for 24 or 33 mile long rides.

Want to spend even more time riding? You can also opt for a 50 mile ride that starts at Dan Kinney park!

Go to their website here for all the info.

The 5th Annual Lucky’s St. Patrick’s Day Crawl

Downtown Springfield
March 19th at 4 PM

Get out and have some fun like any true Irish – with beer!

  • Check in at the starting pub and start the crawl off right with a complimentary drink or shot.
  • Continue on to participating pubs and get exclusive drink specials and amazing food.
  • End the night with an epic after party at the final pub!

There will be a costume contest with a $1000 grand prize! So hone in on all that Irish luck and flaunt your best green gear!

Get your tickets and all the info here!

St Patty’s at Springfield Brewing Company

March 16th-19th

SBC will be partying all week long!

Wednesday through Saturday you can stop by and rock out at their Ozark Mountain Daredevil afterparties!! There will be live music (from friends and fellow musicians of the band) and Ozark Mountain Daredevil gin for pour and for purchase.

Things will get especially Irish on March 17th will food and beer specials all day long!

Follow their Facebook page here as more details emerge.

Dublin’s Pass Downtown

March 17th

Of course, one of the best Irish pubs in town is going to be celebrating it up big for St. Patty’s!

All day long they’ll be serving up traditional Irish dishes like corned beef and cabbage and pouring out green beer. There will also be some other great specials waiting for you when you arrive!

The celebration will be kicked up a notch with Art Bentley bringing live music from 4-10pm!
Check out all they have to offer here.

Finnegan’s Wake

March 12th and March 17th

With a name like Finnegan’s Wake you know they know how to throw the best Irish party around.

The festivities will kick off Saturday the 12th with their Drunken Bruncheon from 10am-2pm.

Come back later that night to join them in the Downtown St. Patrick’s Pub Crawl from 9pm-1:30am.

Then on St. Patrick’s Day, they’ll be throwing another Drunken Bruncheon and keep the party going all day with live music, green beer, Irish whiskey, and all sorts of fun!

Keep up with all of their shenanigans here.

2022 St. Patrick’s Day Parade – Eureka Springs

Eureka Springs, Arkansas
March 19th, 2 PM – 4 PM

Unfortunately, 417 land’s epic St. Patrick’s Day Parade will not be held this year (I know, we’re sad too).

Fortunately, Eureka Springs isn’t too far of a drive and they have all the parade festivities to fill your Irish lovin heart!

Their parade will start at the library at 2pm and wind through town until it reaches city hall (details and a map can be found here).

Make sure you leave some time to hang out in the town after the parade too! They know how to do St. Patrick’s Day right with live music, great food, and blarney fun!

Carla Broderick

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