The 14 Best Places to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Kansas!

This St. Patrick’s Day, stop by an extravagant parade for the kids to enjoy, spend the afternoon pub crawling, or maybe fill your belly with some authentic Irish food. Either way, Kansas can offer you a whole day’s worth of fun for everyone this March 17, all while paying tribute to Irish heritage the right way. Here are the 15 best places to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Kansas. 

1. 10K & 5K Runs & the St. Patrick’s Day Parade, Manhattan, KS

The Manhattan Running Company sponsors a “Wearin’ o’ the Green” 10K and a 5K runs followed by the annual St. Patrick’s Day parade in downtown Manhattan. Watch it or be in it, but don’t miss it! 

2. Mulready’s Pub Crawl, Emporia, KS

Celebrating the St. Patrick’s Day notion, Mulready’s Pub in Emporia sponsors a “pub crawl” on site and with three fellow pubs. At Mulready’s choose from 23 beers on tap, or 70 plus bottles of beer, and the over 125 varieties of whiskies, bourbons, scotches and Irish scotches. 

3. St. Patrick’s Day Parade, Lawrence, KS

Celebrating nearly three decades, the St. Patrick's Day Parade of Lawrence has grown over the years and now includes, a parade and several other day-long events. Folks attending are invited to participate in a 10K/5K run, a charity auction, a bowling tournament, poker run, a dart tournament, quizzes, a queen coronation, a pool tournament, a chili-cook off, and more. Something for everyone to join in and help raise funds for local charities. 

4. Celtic Fox Irish Pub & Restaurant, Topeka, KS

Find some luck of the Irish with friends at Topeka’s Celtic Fox Irish Pub & Restaurant. The menu features a great line-up of traditional Irish inspired entrees, served with your favorite Irish beer. A great way to celebrate St. Paddy’s Day in Kansas.

5. Keltic Star Public House, Manhattan, KS

The distinctive Keltic Star Pub House in Manhattan is popular with children and adults, offering original old Welsh cooking from family recipes and many American favorites. Across the pond memorabilia and wood beams contribute to the pub’s a distinctive Ireland, Scotland and Wales decor. Most definitely a place to be on St. Patrick’s Day.

6. The Kansas City St. Patrick’s Day Parade, Kansas City, KS

Nationally recognized as one of the “best parades in the United States,” The Kansas City St. Patrick’s Day Parade celebrates the area’s rich Irish heritage, and supports many local humanitarian, social and cultural accomplishments. Shared with its sister city, Kansas City, Missouri.

7. Marfield’s Irish Pub & Grill, Leavenworth KS

There isn’t any better way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day than digging into a helping of a tasty Irish dish and customer favorites. Meals prepared for generations from passed down family recipes that celebrate the Pub’s Irish heritage. 

8. Conroy’s Public House, Overland Park, KS

You are always welcome at Conroy’s Public House in Overland Park. Known by locals as an Irish pub and restaurant, which offers delicious food made from fresh ingredients. Open for mid-morning brunch, lunch and dinner. A great placed to spend the St. Patrick’s Day holiday.

9. McGuire’s Tavern, Overland, Park, KS

New owners, the Simmons family, publicize that McGuire’s Tavern is the biggest, little place, serving “great food, ice cold beer and cocktails.” Patrons will enjoy the inviting atmosphere, live music, and musician jam nights. 

10. The Driscoll School of Irish Dance, Shawnee, KS

Looking for something different to try on St. Patrick’s Day? The Driscoll School of Irish Dance is teaching, and has taught hundreds of students and adults the rhythmic movements and formations of Irish dance. You are never too old or young to find your steps in an Irish dance.

11. St. Patrick’s Day Parade, Topeka, KS

The 38th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2017 will be held this year on Saturday, March, 11, 2017 at noon in historic downtown Topeka. A long running tradition in which this community promises it’s visitors a remarkable experience.

12. The Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade, Wichita, KS

This annual Wichita parade is a can’t-miss. Enjoy the day with family and friends, enjoying the parade, shopping and local fare.

13. O’Neill’s, Restaurant & Bar, Leawood, KS

Something for everyone on the menu at O’Neill’s Restaurant & Bar in Leawood, Kansas. Delicious appetizers, soups, salads, sandwiches, entrees all served in a traditional pub atmosphere.

14. Llewelyn’s Pub, Overland Park, KS

Welcome to Llewelyn’s Pub in Overland Park and spend this year’s St. Patrick’s Day holiday celebrating with friends and family. Dine on delicious “pub grub,” at this Celtic-themed pub with excellent drinks and good friends. 

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