Luck of the Irish: Sham-rock out in Brooklyn this St. Patrick’s Day!

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Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day all month long at events across Brooklyn.
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Are you looking for ways to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day? There are many ways to mark the occasion in Brooklyn — some for the whole family, others for the big kids (and kids at heart).

Whether you’re looking to get creative and craft, to dance along to some Irish music with the family or simply to enjoy an ice cold pint of Guinness, there are activities happening across Kings County for everyone to enjoy.

Leprechaun Hunt Party-Diorama Leprechaun Trap

The Craft Studio, 295 Atlantic Ave., Brooklyn Heights
Saturday, March 9, 10-11 a.m.
All ages

Craft your own green leprechaun scene and lure him in with rainbows and gold and maybe you will find your own treasure.

Leprechaun Axe Throwing at Kick Axe Brooklyn

Kick Axe Brooklyn, 622 Degraw St., Gowanus
Saturday March 16, Sunday March 17, All day
Ages 8 and up, must be accompanied by an adult
Prices and packages vary

Channel the luck of the Irish and test your aim! Celebrate St.Patrick’s Day weekend with green beer, leprechaun-themed axe throwing, green drink specials, tasty good, and more.

Brooklyn St. Patrick’s 5K & 10K

Vetereans Memorial Pier, Bay Ridge
Sunday, March 17, 9:30 a.m. to noon
All ages
$35-$4o to register

Shamrocks and shenanigans for all! Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day by breaking a sweat and running either a 5K or 10K starting at the Veterans Memorial Pier in Bay Ridge. Proceeds benefit the Never Stop Running Foundation. Register early to get a free t-shirt.

49th Annual Brooklyn St. Patrick’s Parade

Prospect Park West and 14th Street
Saturday, March 17, 1:30 p.m.
All ages

See bagpipers, marching bands, Irish dancing, youth groups, community leaders, antique cars, and more march in the oldest St. Patrick’s Parade in Brooklyn.

Step in time: Students with the Buckley School of Irish Dance march in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Park Slope.File photo by Caroline Ourso

St. Patrick’s Day at The Dram Shop

The Dram Shop, 339 9th St. in Park Slope
Sunday, March 17
Boozy brunch: 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Happy hour: 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
21+, prices vary

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at The Dram Shop. Bar Specials include corned beef and cabbage platters, corned beef sandwich, Irish nachos, “Shamrock” frozen cocktails, Irish mules, Bushmills shots and, of course, some Guinness.

St. Patrick’s Day at Time Out Market

Time Out Market New York, 55 Water St. in Dumbo
Sunday, March 17, 2-5 p.m.
All ages
Prices vary

Take some Time Out on St. Patrick’s Day and head down to Dumbo to celebrate the holiday at Time Out Market New York. The market will play host to a day of Irish cheer, good food and music from DJ DWAI. When RSVPing, select the “DWAI Promo” to get 10% off beer buckets, Angry Orchard buckets and Sam Adams draft. Otherwise, pints will be $8 and there will be a selection of $15 signature cocktails that’ll make everyone green with envy!

29th Annual Bay Ridge St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Parade steps off at Marine and Third avenues
Sunday, March 24, 1 pm
All ages

Celebrate St. Patrick and Irish heritage at this parade featuring bagpipers, floats, marching bands, community leaders, Irish dancing and more.