Your Wichita Guide to St. Patrick's Day
St. Patrick's Day is on March 17, and that means it's time to start preparing for the festivities! Celebrate with the luck o' the Irish right here in Wichita at these local events!
St. Patrick's Day Parade in Delano
As per Wichita tradition, Delano hosts its annual St. Patrick's day parade once again. Beginning at high noon on March 11 at the intersection of Douglas and McLean and running all the way to Douglas and Walnut, the parade is truly a sight to see!
Wear your green and come prepared for a fun and exciting family event! A wide variety of local businesses and organizations will be represented in the parade, so com and check it out! Featuring decorative floats, treats and more, you won't want to miss out.
Bring the whole family out and get into the St. Patrick's Day spirit the Wichita way!
Wichita’s Blarney Stone offers traditional Irish dishes year-round, but the Irish pub kicks it up a few notches for St. Patty's! Featuring a DJ all day and three bagpipe performances throughout the day, the party continues from morning 'til evening! There will even be two outdoor tents that offer even more festivities! Have a taste of green beer, Guinness or both!
Blarney Stone is a family-friendly pub and sports bar. The menu highlights a unique blend of Irish dishes like shepherds pie, bangers and mash and more mixed with American favorites. With 36 HDTVs, Blarney Stone is a great place to get in on a little March Madness.
Champs Bar & Grill
Champs Sports Bar and Grill Champs has a little bit of everything. Featuring pool tables, dart boards, Keno and more than 20 satellite hi-definition televisions, there are a variety of exciting things to keep you busy. On Mar. 17, check out these festive deals!
$4 Guinness pints
$6 Irish Car Bombs
$5 pints of Miller Lite
and Irish whiskey on sale
Headshots Bar and Grill
Wichita’s original gaming bar, Headshots Bar and Grill, offers a two-day St. Patrick's celebration. On March 17 and 18, guests are invited to come out and enjoy door prizes, drink specials, a wide variety of video games and more! The party starts at 8 p.m. and guests must be 21+ to enter. There's no cover charge, so come check it out! Wear green and show up early for a chance to win prizes!
$3 Irish Whiskey
$3 Boulevard Irish Ale & Green Wheat Pints
$5 Boulevard Wheat Mugs
$10 Boulevard Wheat Pitchers
Hopping Gnome Brewing Company
Irish folk group, The Route returns to the Hopping Gnome Brewing Company for St. Patrick's Day again this year! The music starts at 8 p.m. and there's no cover charge, so come out, grab and celebrate at the Gnome! Irish red beer will be on tap, so it's a great opportunity to embrace the St. Patrick's Day spirit!
Wichita's Hopping Gnome Brewing Company, located in the Douglas Design District, offers a variety of handcrafted ales including a selection of American, British, Belgian, German, and seasonal styles!
The Kitchen, located in the historic Union Station Baggage Claim building, will offer St. Patrick's Day Specials all week long! From March 11-1. The Kitchen is a fine casual dining establishment which prides themselves on using high-quality clean ingredients. Their food is made from scratch, it could be described as “New American”; high-quality comfort food with a European influence.
$12 Irish Disco Fries (fries with corned beef, Guinness gravy, and Irish cheddar)
$14 Patty's Lavosh (flatbread with corned beef, cabbage and havarti)
$14 Shepherd's Pie (braised beef, red wine sauce, mashed potatoes and salad)
$5 Fuzzy Leprechaun (peach schnapps, vodka, curacoa, orange juice, pineapple juice)
$5 Irish mules (whiskey, ginger beer, lime juice)
$3.50 Irish coffee (dark roast coffee, shot of whiskey or Bailey's Irish cream)
$3 Irish beers (includes Guinness, WalnutRiver Warbeard)
Side Pockets gets in on the St. Patrick's Day celebration this year, too! Offering a selection of themed drink specials and a whole lot of fun, Side Pockets is a great place to shoot some pool this St. Patty's Day!
$5 Irish Car Bombs
$2.75 pints of Miller Lite
Equipped with 19 flat screen televisions, and 3 12-foot HD projectors, Side Pockets is the perfect place to catch the next big game! If you'd rather get in on the action than sit back and watch, you're more than welcome to play on any of Side Pockets's six professional, nine-foot pool tables or 17 regular bar tables!
As you'd expect, O'Malley's takes its St. Patrick's Day party to the next level! With 24 beers on tap, more than 150 total beer choices and the largest selection of Irish whiskey in Wichita, this is a perfect place to celebrate your heritage (because everyone's Irish on St. Patrick's Day)!
This St. Patrick's Day, O'Malleys will offer a live DJ, extend its bar all the way into the parking lot and have happy hour from 3-6 p.m. During happy hour, O'Malley's offers $1 off all beer, and 50 percent off of all mixed drinks and shots!
$4.50 pints of Guinness
$6 Irish Car Bombs
$10 32-ounce Hurricane with a souvenir cup
Wichita's Shamrock Lounge is ready to start the party. Celebrating a little early, the festivities begin on Mar. 11, the day of the Delano parade!
On Mar. 11, Shamrock opens its doors at 9 a.m. and invites guests in to enjoy a $10 Irish breakfast with a shamrock egg, potatoes O'Brien and more. This will run until the parade begins at noon. After the parade has ended, Shamrock Lounge will offer a $10 beef and Guinness stew from 1-6 p.m. There will be Irish music and live bagpipers during the day, as well as a live performance at 9 p.m.!
Then, on St. Patrick's Day, the celebration begins early again. Come out on the evening on Mar. 16 to watch the countdown to midnight! On Mar. 17, enjoy Celtic music, bagpipers, a corned beef and cabbage dinner and more!
Pipe and Drum Performances
Did you know that Wichita had its very own pipe band? The Wichita Caledonian Pipes & Drums band is the premiere competition and performance pipe band in south central Kansas. You can catch them all over, as they will be performing in various locations around town on St Patrick's Day. Check out their schedule below:
5:00 p.m. - Wichita Brewing Company West, located at 13th and Tyler
6:00 p.m. - Old Chicago West, located at 21st and Tyler
7:30 p.m. - Wichita Brewing Company and Pizzeria East, located at Central and Woodlawn
10:00 p.m. - Ernie Biggs Dueling Piano Bar, located at Central and Rock