Embrace the luck of the Irish in Rochester, MN this St. Patrick’s Day! Get your green wardrobe ready and prepare to celebrate all things Irish on March 17. Here are FIVE ideas of things to do this St. Patrick’s Day in Rochester, MN.

  • A great way to spend St. Patty’s Day is by grabbing a meal at Rochester’s own traditional Irish Pub, Olde Brick House. With a menu full of hearty Irish fare and drinks, and décor straight from Dublin, Ireland, this restaurant in the heart of downtown Rochester will put you in the St. Patrick’s Day spirit!

Olde Brick House

Olde Brick House | credit Rochester Magazine

  • Brothers Bar & Grill is hosting The Turlach Ur Pipe Band on March 17 with shows at 3pm, 6pm, and 9pm. In addition to traditional pipe band music, this Iowa band combines the pipes with guitar, fiddle and drum kit to create a Celtic pub music sound.
  • Celebrate the holiday at Little Thistle Brewing, starting with live music by Ravensfire at 1pm, the Compradres food truck from 1-5pm, and the release of a new green apple seltzer.

Little Thistle Brewing Co

  • Rochester band Fool’s Getaway will be playing live music at Forager Brewery starting at 7pm on March 17. Get in the Irish spirit with live music and great food and drinks.
  • And of course, St. Patrick’s Day in Rochester wouldn’t be complete without seeing the Rochester Caledonian Pipe Band during their parade of pubs. An annual tradition, the band will make stops at twelve restaurants and pubs throughout the city of Rochester starting at 11:30 a.m. on St. Patrick’s Day. Check out the full schedule here.  

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