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. 2 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 16, 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.
St. Patrick's Day brunch at Faustina features beers from EPIC Brewing Co. EPIC Brewermaster Kevin Crompton will be there to talk about EPIC Brewing fundamentals and the distinctions of each selection, and Chef Billy Sotelo will be serving a special St. Patrick's brunch menu. The four-course menu is $20; beer pairings are $20 additional. Saturday, March 16, noon-2 p.m. Reservations are required; call 801-746-4441.
Catch Celtic rockers Young Dubliners at The Depot, 400 S. West Temple on Saturday, March 16. Doors open 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Tickets, $22, or $25 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 16, 7:30 p.m. Tickets $12, $10 for students and seniors. Visit the website or call 801-689-8700.
A mass in honor of St. Patrick will be on Sunday, March 17 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: