St Patricks Day Happening Guide 2013

Your Happening Guide to everything GREEN in North Delaware. The spirit of the Irish is indeed in the air this week in New Castle County – green beer, celtic parades and music, traditional irish cuisine, and more. Here are some of our favorite picks for the Luck of the Irish Events this week.


Irish Rovers World Cafe Live at the QueenThe Irish Rovers: The Beginning of the Long Goodbye Tour | Wilmington

Wednesday, March 13th at 7:30pm

Celebrate with the Irish Rovers at the World Cafe Live at the Queen in Wilmington. This internationally-acclaimed, long-time Irish folk stars begin what will evolve into their final tour after a lifetime of ‘roving’ – experience them now, while you still can!



St Patricks Church Wilmington Delaware20th Annual Sponsors’ Dinner & Communion Breakfast | Wilmington

Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 7:15am

St. Patrick’s Day Celebration at St. Patrick’s Church in Wilmington.  The St. Patrick’s Day Society’s main fundraising event is the Annual Sponsors’ Dinner and Communion Breakfast. The St. Patrick’s Center relies on the generosity of individuals and churches, civic, corporate and business groups to survive. Since 1994, this event has raised over $1,000,000, which directly funds almost 30% of the operating budget of the St. Patrick’s Center. The Society hosts over 600 people during the dinner and breakfast in the celebration and fellowship of Irish culture while supporting  the mission of the St. Patrick’s Center. Click Here to join.

  • 7:15 AM: Fellowship and Irish Song, St. Patrick’s Church. 15th & King Street
  • 7:30 AM: St. Patrick’s Day Mass, St. Patrick’s Church, 15th & King Street
  • 8:30 AM: Parade Immediately following Mass
    • Up King Street to the Double Tree Hotel & Conference Center Hotel is Located at 700 N. King Street.
  • 9:00 AM Communion Breakfast
    • Doubletree Hotel, King Street, Downtown Wilmington


Wilmington Delaware St Patricks Day Parade38th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade | Wilmington

Saturday, March 16th at 12pm

Break out your GREEN and Bring your Irish spirit to the 38th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Downtown Wilmington.  A new route and post parade party has been announced for this year’s parade.  The parade will begin at 4th and King Street and finish at 15th and King Street. New to the route this year – the parade will turn left on 15th Street to Market Street, past its traditional end spot at the church, and conclude at 14th and Market streets near H. Fletcher Brown Park. Long-time participants the Stapler Club and the Irish Parade Group will be joined by city, county and state dignitaries. Local police and fire departments, as well as local Irish dance schools, leprechauns, clowns and floats will join the line of march! Parade participants also include Delaware Humane Association volunteers, adopters and supporters and the Down Syndrome Association of Delaware. Post-parade party is located at 14th & Market Streets. Follow the parade activities on Facebook at “Irish Culture Club of Delaware”, the official host of the Annual Wilmington St. Patrick’s Day Parade – striving to celebrate Irish culture throughout the Delaware area. Learn more

Holidays_St Patricks_Day_Green_BeerShamrock Shuttle Loop | Wilmington

Saturday, March 16th 8pm

WEAR GREEN! Delaware’s Biggest St. Paddy’s Day Celebration loops Wilmington with 16 Clubs, $10 Cover and a FREE Shuttle. Purchase your wristband at the first venue you visit – participating clubs are listed below. Wristband sales begin at 7 p.m. the evening of the Loop.

Participating Clubs:

  • Anejo
  • Catherine Rooney’s
  • Chelsea Tavern
  • Club 3
  • CR Hooligans
  • Dead Presidents
  • Del Rose Cafe
  • Famous Tim’s
  • FireStone
  • Gallucio’s Cafe
  • Grotto Pizza
  • Kelly’s Logan House
  • Kid Shelleen’s
  • Santa Fe Wilmington
  • Shenanigans Timothy’s Riverfront

Kildares St Patricks Day Newark 201217 Days of St. Patricks Day 2013 | Newark

March 1st – 17th All day

Join Kildare’s March 1st thru the 17th to celebrate 17 Days of Irish Culture and Heritage. Each day Kildare’s will feature an Authentic Irish dish, drink or event to warm you up for the biggest Irish Holiday of the year! From Bangers and Mash to Guinness Beef Stew, to Perfect Pints of Guinness and Jameson 18 year, to the Irish dancers and Irish Bands there will be something for everyone! Visit Kildare’s Newark at
Kildare’s VIP Weekend Passes are also on sale now for $20. VIP Pass includes No Cover all Weekend, No Cover on St. Pat’s Day, A VIP T-Shirt, VIP Pass, and Breakfast and a Pint on St Patrick’s Day Morning!! March 17th: Free Bloody Molly to the First 20 Guests on St. Patrick’s Day!

Kildares 17 days of St Patricks

Catherine Rooney's wilmingtonSt. Patrick’s Weekend Celebration

March 16 & 17th 9am to 1am

Get your IRISH ON! Catherine Rooney’s is your St. Patrick’s Headquarters!   Irish Craic! Open at 9am Saturday & Sunday 3/16 & 3/17 PINTS & PANCAKES $8.99 Breakfast Buffet $2 Domestic Pints 9am-11am St. Patrick’s Food Menu featuring: Corned Beef & Cabbage, Ham & Cabbage, Fish & Chips, Shepherd’s Pie & more. Children’s food options also available.
Three count em 3 ST. PATRICK’S PARTIES-1 BUILDING! 3 rooms of live entertainment ALL DAY & NIGHT  Irish Dancers from the Broesler School of Irish Dance & the Philadelphia Emerald Society Pipe Band both performing 3/16 & 3/17 in the afternoon Shamrock Shuttle Loop: Saturday, March 16 *Get your wristbands here*   Catherine Rooney’s St. Patrick’s Day t-shirts will be available at both Catherine Rooney’s locations. Get your Irish on at Catherine Rooney’s & C.R. Hooligan’s! HAPPY ST. PATRICK’S DAY!!!
Catherine Rooney's wilmington March

Party at Timothy’s Riverfront Grill all weekend long!

March 15-17th all day

Timothy's Riverfront

Wilmington Riverfront – IRISH FOOD & DRINK SPECIALS!!FRIDAY: Start the weekend right with HAPPY HOUR!   Discounted Appetizers & Drinks @4pm!
SATURDAY: Parade After-Party Spot! Irish Food/Drinks. Irish Dancers & A Bagpiper!
OFFICIAL LOOP STOP! Buy wristbands here, FREE Parking! DJ starts @10pm.  PRIZES & GIVEAWAYS
SUNDAY: St Patrick’s Day! Join us for an authentic Irish Meal & Irish Drink Specials!!Party all weekend long for ST PATRICKS DAY @ TIMOTHY’S!!