Mar 14, 2024 - Things to Do

San Francisco weekend events: St. Patrick's Day edition

Photo of people dressed in uniform playing the bagpipes in a parade

A parade celebrating St. Patrick's Day in San Francisco in March 2022. Photo: Liu Yilin/Xinhua via Getty Images

Happy St. Patrick's Day weekend! Boy, do we have a round-up.

  • The streets will be filled with a whole slate of activities this weekend, and there's a little something for everyone.

ğŸŽ¸ Get your groove on at the Golden Gate Bandshell's happy hour celebration with live music from Shana Morrison & Caledonia.

  • Friday in Golden Gate Park. Set times are 4:30-5:30pm and 6-7pm.

🇮🇪 Cheer people on at the 173rd annual St. Patrick's Day Parade, which will feature a variety of Irish community groups from across the Bay and finish with live music by The Hooks, Dublin Soul and more.

  • Saturday at 11:30am. The parade will kick off on the corner of 2nd and Market Streets and end at the Civic Center Plaza. Free.

🍻 Swing by the historic Hibernia Bank Building's companion event, a St. Patrick's extravaganza with bagpipe performances, Irish spirits and a kids' corner.

  • Saturday 11am-4:30pm at the Civic Center Plaza. Free.

🍀 Check out Irish Center SF's block party, which will showcase Irish dancing, Celtic jazz and the Hungry Leprechaun food truck. The center is promising shepherd's pies and a corned beef dinner while supplies last.

  • Sunday at noon at the United Irish Cultural Center.

🪂 Venture south to join in on festivities at Hiller Aviation Museum in San Carlos, where you'll get to watch a leprechaun leap from a helicopter and descend via parachute. Other activities include paint-a-plane and a scavenger hunt.

  • Sunday 10am-noon at the Hiller Aviation Museum. Admission is $21 for adults and $14 for youth and seniors. Free for kids 4 and under.
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