Mar 14, 2024 - News

St. Patrick's Day weekend events in San Diego

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You'll find plenty of St. Patrick's Day pub crawls and parties around San Diego this weekend.

Here are some other events to get your plans started:


📽️ Latino Film Festival

Experience this 10 day celebration of Latino cinema, arts and culture with film screenings, Q&As with filmmakers, parties, live music and entertainment.

ğŸŽ‰ Liberty Public Market 8th Anniversary

The three-day event will have a lineup of live music, vendors open late, vinyl records to browse, a dog adoption lunch and the grand re-opening of the Mess Hall Bar.


🏃🏼‍♀️ Leprechaun Run

Dress up in green for a festive 5k and 1k kids run.

  • When and where: Race starts at 9am at 875 Garnet Ave in Pacific Beach; 10:30am start time for kids
  • Cost: Register here; $50 for adults and $30 for kids

🍀 St. Patrick's Day Parade and Irish Festival

Get festive at the annual parade with live entertainment, Irish food and craft vendors and a beer garden.

  • When and where: 10:30am at 5th and Laurel in Balboa Park.
  • Cost: $10 for 21+, free for others


Drink green beer and celebrate St. Patrick's Day at this annual music and beer festival with Irish dance lessons and rock bands.

  • When and where: 2pm-11pm along F and 6th Streets in Gaslamp.
  • Cost: Tickets are $55+ for adults, $30+ for kids; prices go up Saturday

🏉 SD Legion Rugby

Watch the Legion's home opener, a rivalry match against Rugby FC Los Angeles. Enjoy live music, beer, kids activities and rugby clinics before the game.


ğŸŽ¤ Lucky Brunch

Get your friends together for trivia, comedy and a costume contest at this St. Patrick's Day brunch.

🏄🏼 WSA West Coast Surfing Championships

Sit on the beach and watch surfers of all ages shred as they compete to qualify for West Coast and U.S. Championships.

🦋 Butterfly Jungle

Wander through an aviary among hundreds of butterflies at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park.


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