St. Patrick’s Day Events in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

St. Patrick’s Day is coming up on Wednesday, March 17, 2021. If the luck of the Irish is on your side, your family will get the chance to experience at least one of these great in-person and virtual St. Patrick’s Day events in metro Detroit and Ann Arbor.

These family-friendly events give adults and kids a fun way to celebrate the patron saint of Ireland — along with shamrocks and all things green.

Several days in March 2021 are packed with family-friendly St. Paddy’s Day fun. So, dust off your green stockings, turn on your Irish pride and head out to one of these fantastic events.

Note: Due to the coronavirus pandemic, many events are enforcing face mask and social distancing protocols. Check ahead on the rules before heading out.

Leprechaun Day at Canterbury Village in Lake Orion

March 13, 2021

Search for coins hidden throughout the village. Find one of each color and collect a prize.

St. Paddy’s Day in the Park at Blossom Heath Park in St. Clair Shores

March 13, 2021

Find food trucks stocked with Irish food, vendors and more at this event, which is sponsored by the St. Clair Shores Hockey Association.

X Marks the Spot at Red Oaks Nature Center in Madison Heights 

March 13, 2021

Come in green and search the nature center to see if you can find the slippery leprechauns and their hidden treasure. Crafts and snacks included. Registration required.

St. Patrick’s Day Kids Craft Pack from the Sterling Heights Public Library

March 17, 2021

Register in advance to pick up a St. Patrick’s Day craft to make with your kiddos at home.

St. Patrick’s Day Virtual 5K/10K

March 17, 2021

  • Address: Anywhere
  • Time: By midnight
  • Cost: $35/person

Register and run this virtual race to score a race-themed headband, good luck bracelet, race bib and finisher medal.

Dine & Dash St. Patty’s Day Bash at the Waterford Recreation Center

March 18, 2021

Dress in your favorite green garb and head to this drive-thru event to get breakfast and a bag of green swag. Pre-registration required.

St. Patrick’s Day Road Rally in Utica, Shelby Township and Macomb

March 19, 2021

  • Address: Macomb County area
  • Phone: 586-604-6907
  • Time: 6:30-9 p.m.
  • Cost: $50/car of four

The Women’s Life Chapter 911 Macomb Angels hosts this socially-distant event. Dress in your St. Paddy’s Day best and go on an scavenger hunt in the county.

This post was originally published in 2014 and is updated regularly. 


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