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Saint Patrick’s Day is a very festive time in Iowa’s Creative Corridor. From parades, to live music and prizes, there is an event for all ages to enjoy. Take a look at Skogman’s list of the most anticipated celebrations taking place right in your neighborhood!

Oh, by the way! Cedar Rapids was listed number 4 on WalletHub’s list of the “Best Cities for St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations” and ranked number 1 for safety and accessibility!

St Patrick's Day Parade in Cedar Rapids

2017 SaPaDaPaSo Parade
Downtown Cedar Rapids, IA
1-3 p.m.

Join your local Cedar Rapidians in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day at the annual holiday parade! The route goes right through the center of downtown and features local businesses, bands, organizations, and more.


Post Parade Party and Awards Celebration
Veterans Memorial Building
Cedar Rapids, IA
2-6 p.m.

Just because the parade stops doesn’t mean the party has to! Continue the festivities at the Veteran Memorial Building with drinks, food, music, and FUN. This event is free and open to all ages.


Irish Democrat
Cedar Rapids, IA
11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Your favorite local pub just got even better! The Irish Democrat will be completely decked out in Saint Patrick’s Day decorations, as well as serving green beer, corned beef and cabbage, and an Irish stew.

Family Fort Night
Iowa City Public Library
6-9 p.m.

Families and friends in the Iowa City area will be celebrating Saint Patrick’s Day by participating in a fort building and fort contest at the public library. Materials for the fort, food, and beverage will be provided, as well as a screening of an Irish film entitled, “Song of the Sea.”


Saint Patrick’s Day Parade-WALK MS
Green Square Park
Cedar Rapids, IA
10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Help promote the upcoming MS Walk by participating in a Saint Patrick’s Day parade. The theme is Kiss MS Goodbye and aims to generate hype for the upcoming MS Society Cedar Rapids Walk.


Cedar River Landing: Crazy Delicious
Cedar Rapids, IA
4-8 p.m.

Head down to Cedar River Landing to celebrate the holiday and listen to some great music brought to you by Crazy Delicious. This event is not to be missed!


St. Patrick’s Day Celebration: Uptown Bill’s
Iowa City, IA
6-9 p.m.

Uptown Bill’s Coffee House will be hosting a potluck dinner and music session this St. Patrick’s Day. All are welcome and encouraged to attend!


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