The 12 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 best places to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Kansas. 

St. Patrick's Road Races, Manhattan, KS

You won’t want to miss the annual St. Patrick’s Day Road Races in Manhattan. With options of either a 10K Road Race or a 2 Mile Fun Run/Walk, you’ll certainly be moving those feet. Following both races is the beloved parade in Aggieville. Get on your green shoes and get ready for the festivities!

St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl, Emporia, KS

Beer lovers rejoice at this pub crawl honoring one of the most celebrated holidays. Head to Main Street and kick off your day with Emporia's St. Patrick's Day Parade. Afterwards follow the trail of jolly drinkers and make your through downtown to all of the participating bars.

Lawrence 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.

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.

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.

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. 

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.

McGuire’s Tavern, Overland, Park, KS

Opened in 2011, McGuire's Tavern has made quite the reputable name for themselves. You can guarentee that you'll have a delicious meal, sturdy drinks, and be in good company when you walk through those doors. This local gem is excatly where you'll want to spend your St. Patrick's Day. So grab some friends and a pint or three of Guinness for a lively St. Patrick's Day celebration.

Rush Center St. Patrick's Day Parade & Celebration, Rush Center, KS

This annual parade and celebration in honor of St. Patrick's Day has been called "The Biggest & Best Parade in the Area." With their lineup of events and attractions, it's no wonder why! Join the people of Rush Center for an Irish stew meal and other local cuisine, a beer garden, a car show, toilet races (you read that right), and much more. Come and enjoy this monumental Irish celebration!

Topeka Irish Fest, Topeka, KS

The Annual Topeka Irish Fest will be held in historic downtown Topeka. This long running tradition promises it's visitors a day full of remarkable experiences. You're in for a treat with a live entertainment, a 5K fun run, whiskey tastings, a kid's carnival, and so much more. In the middle of all of the festivities, there will be a parade to commemorate the holiday.

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.

Annual St. Patrick's Day Celebration at O'Neill's Restaurant & Bar, Leawood, KS

Every year at around this time, O'Neill's Restaurant & Bar in Leawood seems to be bursting at the seams with Irish activities. Commence yur day with a delicious breakfast spread, and stick around for Irish dancers, bag pipers, live entertainment, an outdoor beer garden, face painters, and more!

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