Salt Lake City gets its Irish on in March with a St. Patrick's Day parade, dance performances, Celtic music and parties. Here's a list of Salt Lake City St. Patrick's Day events to liven up your celebration.
Start your St. Patrick's celebrations Saturday, Mar. 1 at 6:30 p.m. with "Night with the Irish Poets," focusing on the work of William Butler Yeats. Dean's Hall, St. Mark's Cathedral, 231 E. 100 S. The program is free, but please bring a can of food for the St. Mark's food bank.
The annual Salt Lake City St. Patrick's Day parade, sponsored by the Hibernian Society of Utah, makes its way through the middle of the Gateway Saturday, March 15, beginning at 10 a.m. After the parade there will be a siasma, or party, in the Gateway Grand Hall with plenty of fun and beverages.
Catch Celtic rockers Young Dubliners at The Depot, 400 S. West Temple on Saturday, March 15. Doors open 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Tickets, $23, or $26 day of show. Visit the website or call, 801-467-TIXX or 800-888-TIXX.
Experience the authentic textures of Ireland and Scotland at Peery’s Egyptian Theater’s annual Celtic Celebration, 2415 Washington Blvd. in Ogden. Saturday, March 15, 7:30 p.m. Tickets $12, $10 for students and seniors. Visit the website or call 801-689-8700.
Legend has it, that St. Patrick banished all the snakes from Ireland. Join the Hogle Zoo for a day of St. Patrick’s Day fun as you learn about snakes, and go on a St. Patrick's Day treasure hunt for “gold”. Don’t forget to dress in green for $1 off regular admission.
Keeper talks in the Small Animal Building at 11 am & 1 pm.
A mass in honor of St. Patrick will be on Sunday, March 16 at St. Joseph the Worker, 7405 Redwood Rd. A corned beef and cabbage dinner, and an evening of singing and music follows at the parish hall.
SLC Irish Pubs
If you like to celebrate St. Patrick's Day by having a Guinness or two with friends, try one of these Salt Lake area Irish themed pubs: