Mar 14, 2024 - Things to Do

Chicago weekend events: St. Patrick's crawls, North Side Restaurant Week

Group of people holding up sign for Chicago Shamrock Crawl

Chicago Shamrock Crawl. Photo: Chicago Twenty Something

This weekend in Chicago, head to a St. Paddy's Day bar crawl, chow down with deals at North Side restaurants or see a dance festival.

1. 🍻 St. Patrick's Day bar crawls

Get in the St. Paddy's Day spirit with local bar crawls.

If you go: We rounded up three to check out this weekend.

πŸ’‹ Kiss Me, I'm Irish: This River North excursion offers drink specials at 13 bars including the Shamrock Club, Mother Hubbard's and the Hard Rock Cafe. Tickets start at $20

  • When: 6pm–2am Friday; 2pm–2am Sunday (Saturday is sold out)
  • Registration: Hubbard Inn

☘️ Chicago Shamrock Crawl: Party all day at over a dozen bars in Wrigleyville. This package includes a T-shirt, breakfast buffet, gift cards and drink specials. Tickets start at $70

  • When: Begins 8am Saturday
  • Registration: To be announced on Friday here.

🌈 Lucky Charms: A ticket to this West Loop crawl gets you a T-shirt, St. Patrick's Day beads and gear, drink specials, after-party admission and no-cover entry for participating bars. Tickets start at $15

  • When: noon–10pm Sunday (Saturday is sold out)
  • Registration: Bar Takito
  • Worthy of your time: If you prefer to crawl on Saturday, tickets are still available for the Lucky Charms crawl in Wicker Park.

If you'd rather celebrate St. Patrick's Day at a parade, we've got a list.

2. 🍽️ North Side Restaurant Week

  • Enjoy prix-fixe menus at North Side restaurants including Bar Roma, Beard & Belly, Sojourn, Asian Station and Fat Cat before the event ends this weekend.
  • Dates: Thursday and Friday
  • Cost: $25–$55

3. 🩰 La Femme Dance Festival

4. 🎡 R&B Music Experience

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