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Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Bloomington-Normal: A Shamrockin’ Good Time!

As the greenest holiday of the year approaches, Bloomington-Normal gears up for a festive celebration that would make even the leprechauns envious. From lively pubs to spirited parades, the area offers plenty of ways to honor the Irish spirit and embrace the luck of the Irish.

Sharin’ of the Green St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Saturday, March 16, 2024

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Uptown Normal

Sharin’ of the Green Parade is an opportunity for our community to come together celebrate, “share the green” by donating to Brightpoint’s Central Region Home Visiting.


On St. Patrick’s Day March 17th

Maguires Bar and Grill

Address: 220 N Center St, Bloomington
Phone: (309) 829-0002

Kick off your St. Patrick’s Day festivities at Maguires Bar and Grill, where the Guinness flows. Enjoy corned beef and cabbage, green beer and bag pipes at 5pm, 6pm and 7pm.

Maggie Mileys

Address: 126 E Beaufort St, Normal
Phone: (309) 808-1067

For an authentic Irish experience, head to Maggie Mileys, where the warmth of Irish hospitality awaits. There will be Irish dancers at 2pm, Blarney Stoned 3-6pm and Bagpipers at 7pm.

Crawfords Corner Pub       

Address: 610 West Chestnut, Bloomington
Phone: (309) 808-1623

Join the revelry at Crawfords, where St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated in true Irish fashion. Raise a glass of Irish whiskey to the sounds of live Irish music and enjoy a menu brimming with Irish classics and a party that you won’t want to miss!

Killarney’s Irish Pub 

Address: 523 N Main St, Bloomington
Phone: (309)828-1186

Make your way to Killarys for a St. Patrick’s Day celebration that’s as spirited as the Emerald Isle itself. They open at 11am and will be serving 24oz green drafts, Guiness drafts, corned beef and cabbage for lunch. Irish bag pipes will come through at 6pm,

Luck of the Irish Lounge   

Address:208 E Main St, Heyworth                                                                                      
Phone: (309) 310-9618

No St. Patrick’s Day would be complete without a visit to Luck of the Irish lounge just a few short minutes south of Bloomington in Heyworth where you can find drink specials and corned beef and cabbage.

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