St. Patrick's Day weekend in Madison is one you won't want to miss. From shuffling down State Street, to sipping on local libations and enjoying a bit of live music, or celebrating the luckiest holiday with kids and the family, we've got a lot of memories to make this year. Here’s how you can make this St. Patty's Day ... shamrockin'. 

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Saturday, March 16

Shamrock Shuffle

600 Block of State Street
Kick off St. Patty's Day weekend running in your favorite green outfit. The Shamrock Shuffle is a Madison favorite and offers various race lengths and timing options. Proceeds benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Dane County.

7th Annual Lucky's St. Patrick's Day Crawl

Red Rock Saloon
The crawl for all looking to enjoy local libations this St. Patty's Day. Put on your green and gold and shamrock n' roll at Red Rock Saloon and nearby locations. 

Sunday, March 17

The 24th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade

Capitol Square
One of Madison's longest St Patrick's Day traditions that you don't want to miss. Get your Irish gear on and grab your spot around the Capitol Square early for a perfect view of all the parade fun.

St. Patty's Day Drag Bingo

Hop Haus Brewing Co. Fitchburg
Admission includes ten rounds of bingo with prizes, a free drink and drag show. Food and drink menu available including St. Patty's Day specials.

Meat & Cheese Raffle at Wisconsin Brewing Company

Wisconsin Brewing Company
Limericks. Shenanigans. Beer. Meat. Cheese. Grab a beer and buy a paddle to take part in the raffle. May the luck of the Irish be with you.