St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner, so it’s time to let your inner Irish cut loose! The team at Action Appliance Repair has the scoop on St. Patrick’s Day parades in Connecticut as well as additional events to make the holiday fun. Check it out!

St. Patrick’s Day Parades in Connecticut

New Haven

New Haven St. Patrick’s Day holds the 6th oldest parade in the nation. 3,000 marchers and musical units join in the fun for this historic celebration of cultures at one of the most popular St. Patrick’s Day parades in Connecticut.

  • March 10th
  • 1:30 pm
  • Begins at Chapel Street, ends at Orange Street
  • FREE
  • Parade Details

Stamford

Bringing in more than 80 marching units from the tri-state area, this celebration of Irish and other cultures is still a fan favorite!

Milford

St. Patrick’s Day parades in Connecticut are a tradition. Milford is the proud host of one of CT largest St. Patrick’s Day parades. After parade activities include music and family fun- located at The Clubhouse at 131 Bridgeport Ave.

Bridgeport

The 37th Annual Greater Bridgeport St. Patrick’s Day Parade is a celebration for sure! Don’t miss the fun at this festive tradition.

Hartford

In honor of the true Celtic culture, this Hartford St. Patrick’s Day parade unites surrounding communities¬†in celebration and fun. This is a community favorite for St. Patrick’s Day parades in Connecticut.

  • March 9th
  • 11:00 am
  • Begins at Capitol Avenue, ends at Bushnell Park
  • FREE
  • Parade Details

Norwich

Although this lively parade kicks off at 1:00pm, the fun doesn’t stop there! Join the festivities after the parade- including activities and food for all ages.

St. Patrick’s Day 5K Races

Niantic

Run by the quiet, off-season cottages of the Pine Grove community in this 5K race shoreline race. There may be a cold beer waiting at the end of this rainbow.

  • March 16th
  • 9:00 am
  • Begins at Niantic Bay Bicycles, 8 Methodist Street
  • Free for spectators, see details for registration info
  • Race Details

Hartford

With Irish bagpipers and Celtic fiddlers entertaining you along the way, you may get lost enough in the music to dance your way through this 5K!

  • March 17th
  • 1:00 pm
  • Begins at Downtown Main Street
  • Free for spectators, see details for registration info
  • Race Details

Southington

Get dressed up for this one! This is a fast 5K down rural streets and finishes with festivities at the brewery and taproom. What could be better?

  • March 9th
  • 9:30 am
  • Begins at Kinsmen Brewing Company, 409 Canal Street
  • Free for spectators, see details for registration info
  • Race Details

St. Patrick’s Day Beer & Music

West Hartford

Enjoy tradition Irish signature dishes and Celtic games at the tavern. Price includes dinner, one complimentary drink (more available for purchase), live entertainment, and games.

  • March 15-16
  • 6:00 pm
  • Noah Webster House and West Hartford Historical Society
    227 South Main St.
  • $40
  • Event Details

Hartford

Featuring the Dublin City Ramblers, this is a St. Patrick’s Day event to behold! This impressive musical ensemble will take you back in time as they treat you to authentic Irish music.

  • March 15th
  • 8:00 pm
  • Infinity Hall – Hartford
    32 Front St.
  • $29-$49
  • Event Details

Branford

  • March 16th
  • 12:00 pm-8:00 pm
  • Stony Creek Brewery
    5 Indian Neck Lane
  • $20
  • Event Details