We know there are lots of people already trying to make their fun-filled plans for St. Patricks Day. With the overwhelming amount of events and fun to choose from, we are here to help you find just the one for you and your friends. From Irish music to festive drinks and bar crawls, we want to help you experience it all and hopefully spot a few leprechauns on your way!


Harp & Crown



St. Practice Day 

March 9
Harp & Crown

Get prepared for the St. Patrick's Day festivities a week early on St. Practice Day at Harp and Crown. Featuring Irish step, proper pipes, the finest foods, and of course, Guinness. Harp and Crown look to make sure you are ready to celebrate St. Patrick's Day like a true Irish. 

Socks in the Frying Pan

March 15
Cain Center for the Arts

Kick off the St. Patrick's celebrations with the Socks in the Frying Pan, the multi-award-winning trio from the west coast of Ireland. Their dynamic vocal harmonies, virtuosic musical ability, and their onstage wit have captivated audiences around the world around and they now have their eyes set on celebrating St. Patrick's Day here in Cornelius.


Cain Center Group

BoatYard Eats

Boatyard St. Patrick's Day

March 15-17

BoatYard LKN

Boatyard LKN is celebrating the St. Patrick's Festivities all weekend long with concerts all weekend from groups like Trae Pierce & The T-Stones, Rattle and Hum, and The Muckers. Be sure to check out this venue and its festivities this March. All attendees must be 21+. 


3 Day St. Patrick's Day Celebration

March 15-17
Primal Brewery

If you are looking for a place to listen to traditional Irish music, we have the place for you. This three-day event will have you finding yourself jamming to music, embarking on a thrilling scavenger hunt, potentially winning exciting raffle prizes, exploring the local market, and creating unforgettable memories, all while enjoying Primal's exclusive Green Lawn Boy Lager

Primal Brewery


Harp & Crown


St. Patrick's Day

March 16
Harp & Crown

Spend the day with this proper pub from 10am-close. This year they are bringing out all the Harp and Crown LKN traditions such as Irish step, proper pipes, the finest foods and the most glorious Guinness pours in all the land

The Irish Connection

March 16
Cedar Grove & Hugh Torance House and Store

Join Hugh Torance House and Store for a free community event highlighting local Irish connections. Featuring Irish dance, music, and the real history behind the 18th Scots-Irish immigration that brought Hugh Torance and his brothers, and thousands of others to America. The house and store will also be open for tours, beer, wine, snacks, gifts and more.


Hugh Torrence

Luck of the Village

Luck of the Village

March 16
Birkdale Village

We are super excited for the annual Luck of the Village hosted by Birkdale Village, from 5-8pm. Enjoy a night filled with live music, dancing, festive dress, and much more! There will be performances by Loch Norman Pipe Band and live music from The Hitmen party band as well as a traditional dance performance from the Connick School of Irish Dance. Along with all these fun activities, Birkdale Village has plenty of places to relax, eat, drink, and celebrate!

Shillelagh Shuffle 5K

March 16

Lost Worlds Brewing

Kick St. Patrick's Day off with a 5k with Lost Worlds Brewing and then enjoy the rest of the day with live music and food trucks starting at 10 am! Lost Worlds looks forward to you running with them and then enjoying their seasonal favorite "Shillelagh Irish Ale" in celebration of St. Patrick's Day. 

Lost Worlds Brewery

Thigs LKN


St. Paddy's Day Weekend Block Party

March 16-17

Lake Norman Social District

Join Thigs Cocktail Bar & Old Town Public House as they host their 3rd Annual St. Paddy's Day Weekend Celebration! The event will take place on Sat, Mar 16 (3pm-midnight) and continue through Sun, Mar 17 (12pm-10pm) where guests can enjoy food, fun & drinks while walking between both locations in the newly expanded LKN Social District. Come and enjoy Live Bands, DJ's, Performances, an all-star lineup of food trucks, local vendors, and plenty of games and giveaways! 

Whether you spend your St. Patrick's Day with a drink among friends or being active and dressing in green, we hope we have helped you find the most fun for your holiday! If you attend any of these events, be sure to tag us @VisitLakeNorman to possibly see yourself featured on our website or social media.