Mar 14, 2024 - Things to Do

Denver weekend events: St. Paddy's Day events, Frozen Dead Guy Days and more

Jaquaya Green celebrates her birthday at the annual St. Patrick's parade March 17, 2018.

The Denver St. Patrick's Day Parade. Photo: Andy Cross/The Denver Post via Getty Images

This weekend in Denver, celebrate the Irish, attend one of the strangest festivals in the area or enjoy deals from local Black-owned restaurants.

1. ☘️ St. Patrick's Day events

Enjoy St. Patrick's Day weekend with a variety of events, races and drink specials around Denver.

If you go: We rounded up three St. Paddy's celebrations.

🎉 St. Patrick's Day Parade: Head downtown for this 60-year-old tradition. Free

  • When: 9:30am Saturday
  • Location: The parade route begins at Wynkoop and 19th streets and ends on 27th and Blake streets.

🏃 Lucky Leprechaun 5K: Put on your green gear for a morning run followed by live Irish music and dancing, and an Irish breakfast burrito with a choice of beer from Twisted Pine Brewing Company. Register

💋 Kiss Me, I'm Irish Bar Crawl: Grab drink specials from a dozen bars all weekend, including $2.50 mystery shots at Swanky's, $5 green Coors Light at ViewHouse and $6 beer and shot at Wide Right. Tickets

  • Cost: Starting at $15 per person; $45 for a group of four
  • Registration: 6pm–11pm Friday, 4pm–10pm Saturday, 2pm–8pm Sunday
  • Location: Zanzibar Billiards Club

2. 💀 Frozen Dead Guy Days

3. 🍽️ Black Restaurant Week

  • This event is back for the second year. Enjoy discounts from local restaurants including TK's Surf and Turf and MyKings Ice Cream.
  • Dates: Friday through March 24

4. 🐳 Orcas: Our Shared Future

  • The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is opening a new exhibit that details the public perception of orcas (and includes life-size replicas) and examines their connection to humanity. Tickets
  • Dates: Opens Friday
  • Cost: $34 adult; $27 child (3–18)
  • Address: 2001 Colorado Blvd.

5. 🎵 Meduza

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