5 Events to Celebrate the Week of St. Patrick’s Day

It is the week of St. Patrick’s Day, meaning it is the time of year to pull out your green and spend a little extra time celebrating Irish culture. Here is our guide for family events to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day this year.

1.) Legendary, Traditional Irish Band Altan Performs at the Ark—March 14

If you choose to celebrate Irish culture, attend the Altan concert at The Ark.  This traditional Irish band has made a significant impact on audiences for over 30 years.

The Ark, 316 S. Main St, Ann Arbor.

8 p.m.

2.) Adult and Children: Saint Paddy’s Baking Workshop — March 16

This event is for students grades 2nd-6th with an adult. Parents and children will make rainbow swirl sugar cookies and a pot of gold cupcakes, and may also go on a shamrock scavenger hunt to find more treats.

Pioneer High School, 601 W Stadium Blvd, Ann Arbor.

6-8 p.m.

3.) Eat at Conor O’Neills on St. Patrick’s Day—March 17

Conor O’Neills is an authentic Irish Pub in Ann Arbor.  They have great Irish dishes like Corned Beef and Cabbage or Sheppard’s Pie. They are also known to feature live Irish and Celtic music on the premises.

Conor O’Neills, 318 South Main St.

4.) Venue Saint Patrick’s Family Experience—March 17

Venue is offering a family movie night on Saint Patrick’s Day. While parents enjoy dining and adult beverages, Venue promises to entertain the children with a “luck” themed movie, craft, and pizza.

Tickets are required for the children (5 and up) and adults may enjoy their regular menu.

Venue by 4M, 1919 S. Industrial Hwy.

6 p.m.

5.) Saint Paddy’s Day Bash at Zal Gaz Grotto Club—March 17

Zal Gaz will feature music by the rocking band The Extrusions, which promises new songs including those with Irish flavors. They also promise extra special guest musicians and singers along with free face painting by Joelene.

Zal Gaz Grotto Club, 2070 W Stadium Blvd.

7-11 p.m.