Things to do for St. Patrick’s Day in Colorado Springs 2020

Please note: several events including the St. Patrick's Day Parade have been cancelled or postponed. Please check with the event organizer for details.

Everyone’s favorite green holiday is just around the corner, are you looking for things to do in in Colorado Springs for St. Patrick’s Day? March 17th is Tuesday this year, and that means the celebrations and fun events are happening all over town throughout the entire weekend, which gives you plenty of time to enjoy some good celebrations and still have time to get in some weekend chores, a hike or some yoga – just remember to wear those green yoga pants!

The first (recorded) parade held for St. Patrick’s Day was in New York City, not Ireland. Thus, this global holiday celebrating Irish culture and heritage has become a cultural holiday celebrated by many here in the U.S. and throughout the world. If you enjoy any excuse to hang out with friends and family, take in a parade, eat some food, and maybe put back a few beers then thanks to the Irish, St. Patrick’s Day is a celebration you can enjoy too!

Here in Colorado Springs we don’t have a river to turn green, but there’s still lots of ways to celebrate with the whole family starting with the 36th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade. With over a 100 parade entries, marching bands and more, this is always a fantastic event post one of the largest 5K runs in the state. So, grab your green garb, some friends and family (or framily!) and check out the fun things to do and places to be around the Pikes Peak Region this weekend!

EVENTS for St. Patrick’s Day 2020

36th Annual Colorado Springs St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Saturday, March 14th – 12 Noon

Downtown Colorado Springs

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36th Annual St. Patrick’s Day 5K

Includes kid fun run option for the whole family to join in!

Saturday, March 14th – 10 AM

Downtown Colorado Springs – Starts at Acacia Park

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Peddlin’ for St. Pat’s

Various courses to choose from including a family ride, intermediate ride and a family ride!

Saturday, March 14th – 8:00 AM

America the Beautiful Park

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3rd Annual Woodland Park St. Patrick’s Day Parade

After their successful, historic 2nd year, they’re doing it again with a Pub Crawl to follow!

Saturday, March 14th – 12 Noon, snow, rain or shine

Woodland Park, CO

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Switchbacks FC Fake Paddy’s Day Celebration 

Don’t miss the Switchbacks FC home opener! ($1 beer when gates open)

Saturday, March 14th – 2:30-5:30 PM

Weidner Field – East Colorado Springs

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Folk & Traditional Irish Music – HighTime w/ Realta

Wear some green and be ready to dance the night away at this free concert!

Sunday, March 15th – Doors open at 6 PM, show starts at 7 PM

Stargazers Theatre – Colorado Springs, CO

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18th Annual Catholic Charities St. Patrick’s Day Gala

Give back this St. Patrick’s Day weekend by attending this fundraising event!

Saturday, March 14th – 6-9 PM

Cheyenne Mountain Resort – Southwest Colorado Springs

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Luck Of The Irish Bar Crawl

You’ll be seeing green with Local Motive Party Bus this St. Patrick’s day as you visit 4 local bars and pubs

Friday, March 13th – 6-10:30 PM

Jack Quinn’s Irish Pub and Restaurant

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Where to Go for St. Patrick’s Day 2020

Irish Pubs and Other Great Places for Food & Libations St. Patrick’s Day Weekend! Many have special music and other activities throughout the weekend, check link for more info.

Jack Quinn’s

Downtown Colorado Springs

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Pike Peak Brewing

Monument, CO

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O’Malley’s Irish Pub

Palmer Lake, CO

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Dublin House

Central Colorado Springs

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Alchemy

Old Colorado City, Colorado Springs

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Wyatt’s Pub & Grill

Rockrimmon, Colorado Springs

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Tilted Kilt

I-25 & Woodmen, Colorado Springs

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Erin Inn

Central Colorado Springs

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