46th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade
Folks who like to start early celebrating St. Patrick's Day will went to head out to downtown St. Paul where holiday festivities kick off at noon at the 46th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade (651.256.2155, www.stpatsassoc.org). Revelers will march on Fifth Street from Wall to Washington Street in a sea of green. Afterward, you may find yourself looking for some lunch or some brew. O'Gara's (164 N. Snelling Ave., St. Paul; 651.644.3333) will have St. Pat's-themed food and drink specials Wednesday through Friday, and Saturday will feature free music in two rooms from 3 p.m. to 2 a.m. The Liffey, the Dubliner Pub, and Cork's Irish Pub are also excellent choices for celebrating in St. Paul. (Photo by garryknight)
Sat., March 17, noon, 2012
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