St. Patrick’s Day is quickly approaching and what better place to celebrate the return of this lucky holiday! Named one of the best places to travel this March by Matador Network and one of the top places to celebrate the return of St. Patrick's Day by Trips to Discover, you'll find there is no shortage of fun to be had in Dublin all weekend long. Join us in Dublin on March 11th and 17th for all the entertainment you need for the entire clan. Check out our guide to St. Patrick’s Day in Dublin, Ohio.

Saturday, March 11th 

7:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. - Pancake Breakfast presented by the Dublin Lion's Club. Chow down on Irish-themed pancakes before the parade. 

9:30 a.m. - Balloon Inflation at Graeter's Ice Cream. See the parade balloons come to life before they take their place in the parade. 

11 a.m. - City of Dublin's greenest and grandest St. Patrick's Day parade. See and hear marching bands, bagpipers, giant inflatables, leprechauns and much more! 

Spending the whole weekend with us in Dublin? We have a few more ways to fill up your days with some Irish fun!

More Irish Activities

Visit some of Dublin’s Irish-approved businesses. Enjoy a bite at one of Dublin’s Irish pubs like the Dublin Village Tavern. For a full list of all of Dublin’s Irish-approved businesses, click here.

DVT Exterior

Sip your way through the Celtic Cocktail Trail. Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day by sampling some of the best of Dublin dining and craft cocktails. Each of the 19 stops offers a unique, Irish-themed cocktail to give you a taste of Irish attitude. Download your passport, sip lucky libations and earn prizes along the way! Get more information on the Celtic Cocktail Trail by clicking here.

Getaway Ground Level Celtic Cocktail

Take the wee ones on Dublin’s Irish Fairy Door Trail. Pick up a passport at the Dublin Visitor & Information Center to start a magical journey through Downtown Dublin. Visit 11 stops, find the tiny colorful fairy doors and write down the name of each resident fairy. Complete the trail and redeem a free, Irish Fairy Doors of Dublin t-shirt. For more on the Irish Fairy Door Trail, click here.

Fairy Door Trail - Johnsons

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