10 Ways to Enjoy St. Patrick’s Day 2023 in Spokane & the Surrounding Areas

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It’s officially time to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Spokane, because St. Patrick’s Day falls on a Friday this year! This year, the St. Patrick’s Day parade is taking place on Saturday, March 11. Learn more about the parade, parade route and more here.

What else can you expect for St. Patrick’s Day in Spokane in 2023? From tasty menus to parades and everything in between, there’s something for everyone this year!

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Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in Spokane

St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2023

As mentioned above, the official St. Patrick’s Day parade is taking place in 2023! This year’s parade takes place on March 11, 2023 at 12 PM.

Here’s a map of the parade:

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Learn more about the parade here!


O’Doherty’s Irish Grille is an absolute staple in Spokane, and it truly comes alive for St. Patrick’s Day. If you think O’Doherty’s is raucous on an average day, you haven’t seen O’Doherty’s on St. Patty’s Day!

In true O’Doherty’s fashion, you can enjoy a full Irish week from March 11-17, including live music, corned beef Tuesday, pasties, bagpipes and much more!

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St. Patrick’s Day 2023 at Shawn O’Donnell’s Spokane

What’s more Irish than celebrating St. Patrick’s Day at Shawn O’Donnell’s Irish Pub in Spokane?! From March 1 to March 18, countdown to St. Patrick’s Day with every day specials from Shawn O’Donnell’s!

Enjoy everything from breakfasts, live music, dancing, bag pipes, Guinness swag – and did we mention the specials? Take a look at Shawn O’Donnell’s every day specials below:

1st – $1 Soda Bread
2nd – $2 Bowl of Chowder
3rd – $3 House Salad
4th – $4 Pint of Guinness
5th – $5 Bread Pudding
6th – $6 Corned Beef & Soda Bread
7th – $7 Boxty Cakes
8th- $8 Irish Poutine
9th – $9 Fish n’ Chips
10th – $10 ST. PAT’s 2023 SHIRT
11th – $11 Reuben Sandwich
12th – $12 Chicken Pot Pie
13th – $13 Guinness Beef Stew
14th – $14 Shepherd’s Pie
15th – $15 off when you spend $40
16th – $16 Corned Beef & Cabbage & Pint of Guinness
17th – O’Donnell’s Scratch Ticket

Saturday 3/18 – St. Patrick’s Day Second Chance, Full Irish Breakfast 9am, Jacob Jones Irish Folk Singer 5pm

Leprechaun Gold at Riverfront Park

Take the whole family to downtown Spokane to look for leprechaun gold! Find one of 50 gold coins scattered throughout the park on March 17 from 11 AM – 7 PM and get a free ride on the Looff Carousel!

St. Paddy’s 5 Mile

Love running and love St. Patrick’s Day? Combine your love of both by running the St Paddy’s 5 Mile by Negative Split. Learn more here!

The Garland Drinkery St. Paddy’s Day Party

Head over to Garland’s Drinkery for their St. Paddy’s Day party on March 11 beginning at 3 PM.

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Luck of the Irish Trivia on the River

Enjoy Irish trivia at Ruby River on March 17 beginning at 4 PM! For $35, you’ll get your first drink free, games, trivia, raffle tickets and more! Learn more and get tickets here.

Coeur d’Irish Party 2023

Enjoy Coeur d’Alene’s largest St. Patrick’s Day celebration at the CdA Resort on March 17. You’ll enjoy Irish bagpipes, dancers, food, Irish whiskey and green beer! Learn more at our Spokane Events calendar.

St. Patrick’s Day Dinner Cruise

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at their Coeur d’Alene Resort! On Friday, March 17, enjoy a St. Patrick’s Day Dinner Cruise, a 90 minute scenic cruise featuring Irish-inspired menu and festive drinks. Continue the party on the 18, when you can once again dine on the water with the St. Patrick’s Day Hors d’Oeuvres Cruise, “with tasty bites and drinks to keep the party going!”

☘️ Details ☘️
– Friday March 17th: 4:00pm-6:30pm & 6:30pm-8:00pm
– Saturday March 18th: 1:00pm-2:30pm
– Must be 21+

Make your reservations here!

Shamrocks and Murder

What’s more fun than a murder mystery party? A themed murder mystery party! Enjoy a St. Patrick’s Day themed murder mystery from Crime Scene Entertainment, where you’ll “show off your sleuthing skills as you piece together clues and uncover “who dunnit”. During our events, you may even discover that YOU are, in fact, the murderer, or victim!”

Learn more about this event and get tickets (this event takes place on March 18) at our Spokane events calendar.

From tasty treats to fun events, there are still plenty of things to do this St. Patrick’s Day in and around Spokane. Slainte!

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