What to Do on St. Patrick’s Day in Salt Lake City

St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner, and Salt Lake City is gearing up for a festive celebration filled with food, drinks, and fun events. So whether you’re looking to attend a parade, grab some authentic Irish food, or cook up a feast at home, there are plenty of options for everyone to enjoy.


One of the most exciting events of the St. Patrick’s Day celebration in Salt Lake City is the St Patrick’s Day Parade & Siamsa. The parade takes place on March 16th, starting at 11 am, at The Gateway. The free family-friendly event is a great way to kick off the holiday and get into the festive spirit. Taking place at the Olympic Plaza and inside at 16 N Rio Grande, guests can enjoy live entertainment, vendors and traditional Irish food and drink specials. in This year’s theme is ‘Celebrating Irish Hospitality’ celebrating diversity in the Irish community. 

Lucky 13

Come for a big ol’ burger, stay for a St. Patrick’s Day celebration. Lucky 13 is hosting an entire week of festive specials for the holiday, like their Lucky Irishman Burger and Guinness pairing. The event runs from March. 13 through the 17th so there’s plenty of time for you to get your Irish on. 

135 W 1300 S 

Ivy & Varley

The downtown brunch fave is hosting a weekend-long St. Patty’s celebration featuring food and drink specials. The restaurant/bar hasn’t released all the details yet, so stay tuned!

55 W 100 S, (801) 895-2846

Piper Down Pub

Piper Down is a popular Irish pub in Salt Lake City, known for its lively atmosphere and delicious food. Their three-day St. Patrick’s Day celebration includes live music and entertainment and a special menu featuring Irish favorites like bangers and mash, and corned beef and cabbage.

1492 South State St, (801) 468-1492

Bewilder Brewing Co

Bewilder Brewery typically offers Irish-inspired beers on tap for St. Patty’s day, although they haven’t announced this year’s specials. Of course, all your favorite classic Irish food items. 

445 South 400 West, (385) 528-3840

La Caille

La Caille is hosting a traditional Celtic celebration in their Grand Atrium on March 15. Guests can enjoy the melodies of Irish band Callanish alongside food and drink provided by La Caille. Free entry, food and drink available for purchase.

9565 Wasatch Boulevard, (801) 942-1751

Flanagan’s on Main 

Park City’s most famous Irish pub, Flanagan’s, offers a selection of traditional pub fare—including shepherd’s pie, corned beef & cabbage, and bangers n’ mash—that will fill you up. Wash it down with an Irish coffee or Guinness Draught. Their St. Patty’s day fun includes live music, giveaways, raffles and fun. Flanagan’s is first-come-first-serve so prepare to face a crowd. 

438 Main St, Park City, (435) 649-8600

Feldman’s Deli

Callanish is back at Feldman’s Deli. Head on over after the parade and grab a sandwich and some Irish tunes!

2005 East 2700 South, 801-906-0369

Leprechaun Inn

Tucked in the corner of the Ivy Place Shopping Village is your classic Irish pub with great food and drink options for your St Patrick’s Day celebration. 

4700 South 900 East, (801) 268-3294


Flanker is hosting a St. Patrick’s Day brunch this year complete with Irish food and drink specials. The Gateway locale is the perfect spot to settle in before or after the parade and listen to some lively tunes from Finch and the Magpies.

6 North Rio Grande St, (801) 683-7070

Bar Hops

St. Patrick’s day is a prime opportunity for bar hopping with your pals, and if you want to take the guess work out of planning a route, there are plenty of experts to turn to. Organized by various party-planners, St. Patty’s Day bar hops typically include all your favorite dives and sports bars downtown that will be hosting live entertainment, raffles and more. To join, simply purchase a ticket (which typically includes drink tickets, and waives the inevitable cover fees) don your best green attire, and belly up to the bar with other the throngs of green-beer imbibers! The routes are self-guided, so you can come and go at your leisure, but you’ll probably end up making friends with the other bar hoppers and all travel as one big glob of green and orange revelers.

The routes are released the week of St. Patrick’s Day, learn more info here!


Beltex Meats

Beltex Meats is located in the Liberty Wells neighborhood and is known for its commitment to sourcing high-quality, sustainable meats. They offer a variety of cuts of beef, pork, and lamb, as well as sausages and cured meats. For St. Patrick’s Day, Beltex Meats offers corned beef brisket, perfect for making corned beef and cabbage or a classic Reuben sandwich.

511 East 900 South, 801-532-2641

Mrs. Backers Pastry Shop

Mrs. Backers has you covered for your Irish Soda Bread to accompany your homemade corned beef & cabbage or Shepard’s pie.

 434 East South Temple, (801) 532-2022

Greg Brinkman
Greg Brinkman
Greg Brinkman is a freelance food, travel, and culture writer. He has written for Salt Lake Magazine and Suitcase Foodist. He is a professional dabbler and is obsessed with all things food, travel, style and fitness.

Similar Articles