St Patrick's Day in Springfield, Illinois

St Patrick's Day in Springfield, Illinois

Looking for something to do on St Patrick’s Day in Springfield, IL? Here are a few ideas:

Cafe Moxo, in downtown Springfield, is getting a head start and offering a house-braised corned beef sandwich all week. You can even place your order for corned beef by the pound...both are $7.75. 

Engrained Brewery & Restaurant is having a St Patrick’s Day Celebration on Saturday, March 17 from 11am to 10pm with corned beef and cabbage, roasted red potatoes and shepherds pie, green lager, Engrained Irish Red, and Specialty Irish Whiskey Paddles. Engrained is a family owned and run local brewery and restaurant located next to Scheels serving farm to table food and award-winning craft beer.

Yoga7even is hosting a St Patrick’s Day Glow Yoga Party on Friday, March 16 from 6.30pm to 7.30pm. They’ll be practicing Vinyasa Yoga while glowing in the dark to hip-hop reggae and R&B. The 60-minute class is $25 to nonmembers. 

Central Baptist's Downtown Youth and New Berlin Youth Group are raising money for the youth group and Pretzel Sports Boosters. The next fundraiser is on St Patrick’s Day; fill up on generous portions of pancakes, sausage, fruit, and drinks before the St. Patrick's Day parade and leave your car parked conveniently at the church. Tickets available at the door; adults $7 and children under 12 $3. The event takes place between 9am and 11am. Central Baptist Church is located at 501 S 4th St, Springfield.

Vele, in downtown Springfield, will open from 8am on Saturday, March 17 serving bloody marys, mimosas, Three Twigs Bakery treats, the resident bakery at Custom Cup Coffee, and Mel-O-Cream donuts while watching the First Annual St Patrick's Day Parade Run runners go by. Enjoy live music with the Irish folk sounds of Peaches & Bacon playing from 9am to 11am. Chef Justin will be on the outdoor grill serving up delicious street food before, after, and during the parade. 

The first Annual St Patrick’s Day Parade Run in downtown Springfield, takes place at 9am on Saturday, March 17 and the two-mile run/walk starts, and finishes, on Washington between 5th and 6th St. 

The Springfield St Patrick’s Day Parade begins at noon on Saturday, March 17. The parade starts on Jefferson & 6th heading west to 5th; heading south on 5th to Capitol; heading north on 6th to the Reviewing Stand (the family-friendly area) then to Washington heading east, back to the beginning (Horace Mann parking lot).

Have a great - and safe - day everyone.