Family St. Patrick's Day Events in Southeast Michigan
Make this month a lucky one! Throw on your green attire and check out cool family fun events in and around southeast Michigan in March of 2013.
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Parents: We all know that you've already found your pot of gold – it's your children. But why not test your luck and see how much fun you can have throughout southeast Michigan this year? Throw on your green gear and load up your little leprechauns. This year's St. Paddy's Day will be one you won't forget – because, as parents, you've probably traded in the green-colored Guinness for something much better – fun times with your kids! Parades, library events, dances and more promise green-themed fun. So check out Metro Parent's roundup of all things St. Paddy's Day.
March 8-9, 2013
- Address: 32332 12 Mile Road, Farmington Hills
- Phone: 248-473-1848
- Schedule: 7:30 p.m.
- Cost: $19/adults, $17/seniors and students
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with a fave Michigan Irish group. The guys from Blackthorn will perform for the crowds at this Farmington Hills theater.
March 10, 2013
- Address: From Sixth to 14th streets on Michigan Avenue, Detroit
- Phone: 313-475-4675
- Schedule: 2 p.m.
- Cost: Free
For 55 years, this Corktown classic has brought some Irish pride to the streets. So don your green and be one of the 65,000 people (that's how many attended last year!) to catch the fun. Marching, pipe and drum bands – along with floats, clowns and more – will walk the streets in celebration.
March 11, 2013
- Address: 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn
- Phone: 313-982-6001
- Schedule: 10 a.m.-noon
- Cost: Free with admission: $17/adults, $12.50/kids, free/under 4
Go green or go home! The Henry Ford Museum hosts "Go Green! St. Patrick's Day," featuring a recycling game, storytelling and make-and-take projects for kids.