9 exciting Huntsville St. Patrick’s Day events—a parade, 80s party + more

Red truck at St. Patrick's Parade in Huntsville
(Huntsville St. Patrick’s Parade / Facebook)

You’re in luck, Huntsville—we’ve gathered all the top St. Patrick’s Day events for you.

While we can’t guarantee there’ll be gold at the end of these celebrations, we know you’ll find plenty of good times, drink specials, amazing music and unique menus. Read on for all the details.

1. UCP’s An Irish Evening

Huntsville’s United Cerebral Palsy will host an unforgettable night of Irish food, local drink samples, Celtic entertainment and green attire. All proceeds will go directly to UCP and serve over 1,000 North Alabama families affected by a disability.

2. St. Patrick’s Day Parade

St. Patrick's Day Parade in downtown Huntsville
This is the pinnacle of the Rocket City’s take on St. Patty’s Day. (Huntsville St. Patrick’s Day Parade / Facebook)

The Ellen McAnelly Memorial St. Patrick’s Day Parade is back for its 46th year in Huntsville. This year’s parade will have a new route, and the primary viewing area will be around the Courthouse Square.

3. Yellowhammer Brewing St. Patrick’s Celebration

Green beer and cocktail at Yellowhammer Brewing
Save yourself from being pinched—drink a green beer. (Yellowhammer Brewing / Facebook)

It’s green beer time again! At Yellowhammer’s Irish celebration, they’ll have fun Celtic beers, live music, new merch, giveaways and more.

4. Kegs + Eggs at Straight to Ale

Green beer at Straight to Ale for St. Patrick's Day
Cheers to unbeatable drink specials. (Straight to Ale / Facebook)

Start your St. Patrick’s off right at Straight to Ale by feasting at their breakfast buffet. Then, you can come back to the brewery for the official afterparty of the downtown parade.

5. St. Patrick’s Day Fun Run

If you want to work off all the Irish treats, check out the St. Patrick’s Day Fun Run. Make sure to come dressed in green, and keep your eye out for the green beers at the end of the road.

6. Black Market Haggis St. Patrick’s Day Show

This is not your typical St. Patty’s Day concert. The free Black Market Haggis show will start off featuring 45 minutes of traditional Irish music and conclude with a hands-on workshop of the bodhrán. Up to 35 drums and tippers will be provided.

7. St. Patrick’s Party Weekend at The Camp

Traditional Irish food at The Camp
Don’t miss out on the delicious traditional Irish food. (The Camp / Facebook)

The camp has the ultimate St. Patrick’s weekend celebration, featuring green drinks, Irish food specials, no cover charge and a family + pet-friendly atmosphere.

8. St. Patrick’s Day Party at Casual Pint

A special Irish menu, amazing live music, and Guiness on tap all day—you don’t want to miss the Celtic celebration at Casual Pint.

9. 80s St. Patrick’s Party at Innerspace Brewing

St. Patrick's Day beer from Innerspace Brewing
80s grooves + Irish beers? Count me in! (Innerspace Brewing Company / Facebook)

Perhaps the most unique St. Patty’s Day event is the 80s-themed party at Innerspace Brewing. Not only are you to wear green but you’re to do it in 80s style while jamming to the decade’s top tunes.

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Lacey Spear
Lacey Spear
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