Get out your lucky green and find yourself in Fayetteville this St. Patrick’s Day weekend!
With the holiday falling on a Friday in 2023, you’re in for a weekend that will make you feel like you’ve found the gold at the end of the rainbow. You’ll find events for all ages, traditional fun, and plenty of occasion to celebrate - no four leaf clovers necessary!
Feeling lucky? See the list of St. Patrick’s Day events happening in Fayetteville, AR below:
Thursday, March 16
Lucky Girl Social
Pink House Alchemy | 928 N College Ave
Leap into lucky girl season with delicious craft cocktails prepared by the alchemists of Pink House and get some much needed gab time with your gals. Bring old friends, meet new friends and tip a glass with Pink House Alchemy as we sip into Spring! Each ticket includes 2 cocktails or mocktails, small bites and 10% off pH products.
St. Patrick’s Day Third Thursday Kickoff
Mount Sequoyah Dining Hall | 150 N Skyline Drive
The first in a new series of “Third Thursday” events at Mount Sequoyah kicks off with a St. Patrick’s Day theme! Tickets include a food and whiskey tasting (food only tickets are also available), with additional beverages provided by Fossil Cove available for purchase.
Thursday, March 16 - Friday, March 18
St. PAW-trick’s Day Pet Adoption Event
1640 S Armstrong Ave
All pet adoption fees are waived for this holiday adoption event by Fayetteville Animal Services. Spread the “luck of the Irish” by giving these cats and dogs a chance at a better life!
Friday, March 17
St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl
Dickson Street Bars
The longest annual pub crawl event on Dickson Street returns! Sign up at Ryleigh’s for your official passport before heading out to hit up the participating bars. The crawl will take you to Kingfish, Sideways, Bugsy’s, Infusion, Dickson Street Pub, The Piano Bar, Yeehawg, Big, Shotz, Grubs, JJ’s, and 21st Amendment. Finishers receive bragging rights and a 2023 Pub Crawl shirt!
St. Patrick’s Party at Crisis!
Crisis Brewing Company | 210 S Archibald Yell
Crisis Brewing's biggest party of the year is here! It's a St. Patrick's Day blowout with authentic Irish music from McCloud's Ceili Band, Irish dancers from Rince Arkansas Academy of Irish Dance, $3.17 pints of Boland's Irish Red Ale, all rounded out with a dinner buffet from Penguin Ed's.
Apple Blossom’s Annual St. Patrick’s Day Party
Apple Blossom Brewing Company | 1550 E Zion Rd
Wear your green and get ready to Paddy! Specials for the holiday are running all day long at this Fayetteville Ale Trail stop in north Fayetteville.
Green Acres with The Cole Birmingham Band
George’s Majestic Lounge | 519 W Dickson St
It's a St. Patrick's Day show at George's Majestic Lounge! Green Acres and The Cole Birmingham Band will perform a rock and jamband extravaganza to celebrate the holiday. Ages 18+.
JJ’s Grill | 324 W Dickson St
No plans for St. Patrick’s Day? Come to downtown Fayetteville and rock out at JJ's on Dickson! Rock cover music and Fayetteville weekend vibes all night long.
Friday, March 17 - Saturday, March 18
Flying Spring Fling
Arkansas Air & Military Museum | 4290 S School Ave
St. Patrick’s Day and Spring Break collide at the Flying Spring Fling! Museum admission is half price on Friday and Saturday, where guests will be able to tour a C-130 flight deck, view antique cars, and enjoy breakfast or lunch for just $7.
Saturday, March 18
Rince Arkansas Academy of Irish Dance
Fayetteville Public Library | 401 W Mountain St
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a lively Irish Dance performance from the Rince (“ring-kaw”) Arkansas Academy of Irish Dance! As the premier Irish dance school in Northwest Arkansas, the Rince Arkansas Academy of Irish Dance supports traditional and contemporary Irish dance and culture in Northwest Arkansas with performance, outreach and service.