I am a little late on doing a post on this one, but hey – better late then never! St. Patrick’s day is Sunday, March 17th – most of the Sioux Falls bars/business’s will be celebrating it on Saturday the 16th. This is one of the craziest weekends in Sioux Falls – being a part time DJ – I have personally seen the crazy!! 🙂 I will put together a list of events for both Saturday and Sunday below. I will post some of the bar stuff for you to check out before my list comes out on Facebook Saturday – I will also put some events you won’t see in my list!

Starting at 2 pm, the 40th annual Sioux Falls St. Patrick’s Day Parade will begin! It is the city’s longest running parade. To view the map of the parade, click here!

St. Patrick’s Weekend at Shenanigans will be loaded with events! Green EVERYTHING! (Beer, Eggs, Shots). The party starts FRIDAY NIGHT with The Fishheads!

Saturday’s Line-up:
–Fishheads (7 am – 10 am)
–Lunatics Anonymous (10:30 am – 2:30 pm)
–Bad Neighbor (2:30 pm – 5:30 pm)
–DJ Chris Hintz from Pinnacle Productions (5:30 pm – 9:30 pm)
–Sugar Daddy (9 pm – 1 am)

Sunday’s party starts @ 8 am with the CARTWRIGHT BROTHERS! Pinnacle Production’s DJ Louder takes the show afterwards!


PAve’s Make America Green Again Party starts at 10 am on Saturday. The Cartwright Brothers will go on from 1 pm – 4 pm. A Lucky Charms Eating Contest 1 pm (Sign up by 11am). They will have $3 Green Bombers 9pm-Close. DJ Absolute then closes out the night starting at 10 pm – Close. On Sunday, they will be open from 11am-2am. $3 Green Bombers Open-Close. $4 Guinness (Tap or Can) Open-Close. $5 Irish Car Bombs (Open-Close)

The Blarney Stone Pub will be celebrating starting @ 8 am. They will feature Traditional Irish food. Free pint of beer with a breakfast entree from 8am – 2pm. Festive green beer. Pipes & Drums. Charms & Trinkets!

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day Parade Day at McNally’s! Parade Day at McNally’s! It may as well be actual St. Patrick’s Day! Breakfast starts at 8am. Ceili Band 9-11 am. Special St. Paddy’s Day menu from 11am-midnight. Dakota District Pipes and Drums at Noon. Jameson Parade Bus leaves at 1pm (tickets must be purchased ahead of time. They go on sale March 1st and sell out quickly! Khartum Temple Pipes and Drums at 6:15! Celebrate with us, drink green beer and sip on one of our over 30 Irish Whiskies!!

The biggest party of the year for the Downtown Holiday Inn with Goodroad Band, Celtic Steps, Khartum Pipes & Drums, Food and Drink Specials, Green Beer, and Great Parade Access! The party starts at 9 am!

JJ’s Wine, Spirits & Cigars will be celebrating St. Patty’s Weekend Music with Green & Snow starting at 7 pm! This classic duo plays a range of favorites including Simon & Garfunkel, Seals & Crofts, CSN, James Taylor, Cat Stevens, The Beatles and more!

If you don’t want to go out to drink, listen to live music, etc – TH Grey will be having their 2nd annual 50% off sale! We will be doing our 2nd Annual 50% Off Halfway to Black Friday St. Patty’s Day Sale on March 16th during the Downtown Sioux Falls parade + festivities! Come down and join in on the fun! This will be a GREAT time to get a head start on your new spring wardrobe at a DISCOUNT!!! We will also be opening EARLY that day at 8 AM for those who want to shop before celebrating the holiday! We will be having this sale online with discount code PATTYSDAY and will have FREE in-store pick-up so you can shop from the convenience of your home and pickup later!

The SDHSAA State “A” Boys & Girls Basketball Tournament will be going on this weekend at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center. For more information, click here!

The 3rd Annual Mash Madness will be happening in Downtown Sioux Falls from 2 pm – 10 pm both Saturday and Sunday. Come downtown to taste and rate select craft brews beginning on March First Friday and continuing through March 17. It’s easy! Pick up a punch card at any of the four participating breweries, and after tasting all four featured brews, vote for your favorite and turn in the punchcard for a chance to win brewery gift cards. The winning brewery will receive bragging rights for a full year, and a traveling trophy. Post your brew photos to social media with #MashMadness19 and tag the brewery for a chance to win gift cards the four participating breweries.

Participating breweries include:

Fernson Brewing Company: Seed Series #035 Pomegranate & Hibiscus Sour
Monk’s House Of Ale Repute: Jim Goes to Circus School
Remedy Brewing Company: Stratacopter 2.0
WoodGrain Brewing Co.: Duct Tape Piñata
Visit dtsf.com/3rd-annual-mash-madness/ for full brew descriptions!

Wiley’s Tavern will be having 2 DJ’s from Pinnacle Productions! DJ Kor goes on at 4 pm – goes until 9 pm and DJ Noyes closes the night from 9 pm till close!

Dakota District Pipes & Drums will be performing at the Sandbar & Grill at 3 pm on Saturday. Listen to some great Irish music while enjoy plenty of Irish specials!!

WoodGrain Brewing Co. will have a big day planned for all to enjoy! They’ll start the day with beermosas and FREE pancakes with sausage from Frontier Bank, followed by Celtic Steps Irish Dance! Papa Woody’s Wood Fired Pizza will arrive just in time to serve for lunch (weather permitting) music from Moxton Road before and after the parade and stick around for hits from Elisabeth Hunstad Live!

The First Annual Hartford St. Patty’s Pub Crawl starts at 9 am on Saturday and it goes through Sunday! We are gearing up with the locals to bring you the biggest and best St. Patty’s celebration ever! We will start the day off at 9am with a Free Lucky Charms breakfast and end the day with the band On Point from Canistota, SD. Bars included: Blue 42, The South Bar, Buffalo Ridge Brewing and The Goat Bar & Grill.

*Leprechaun Costume Contest
*St. Patty’s shot and drink specials
*Irish Car Bomb specials
*Scavenger hunt
*Prizes and gift cards….
*On Point Band from Canistota

Lunatics Anonymous will perform at The Alpine Inn on Saturday! Come hear your favorite party rock from the 80’s and 90’s with the Lunatics on St. Patrick’s Eve! No Cover – starts at 8:30 pm!

Flannel – 90’s Party will be held at the Icon Event Hall + Lounge on Saturday! We’re going to toss you into the 1990’s! It’s a 90’s Party! Bring your jncos and Flannel! Don’t forget your slap bracelets! Nothing but 90’s! All Night Long! On tour from Rapid City jamming all the best 90’s songs. From Hootie and the Blowfish to Backstreet Boys to Britney to Weezer! Don’t be scared to come sing along! This will get weird! Starts at 8 pm!

St. Paddy’s Bash w/ Steevie Geebies at the Red Rock Bar & Grill in Rowena. Kegs and Eggs, Corned Beef and Cabbage! Green Beers! Irish Car bombs! Jamison Specials!

Remedy Brewing Company will be celebrating with Denham And Tuff Roots! Music starts at 7pm! Free show!

Bigs Bar will be having their STAY LUCKY FEST on Saturday starting at 5 pm. Collective Efforts Union Presents: The 2nd Annual Stay Lucky Fest featuring Music from – Clay Pitz I Ken Richter | Tony Depaolo | Basement Sound (Formerly Lucas with a K) I Remains Nameless I No Sir Not Me I Stay Lucky. Comedy from Blackbeard the B_stard | Zach Dresch. Raffles & Games

Stogeez & Bin 201 will be having drink specials on Saturday starting at noon. $3 Jameson Shots. $4 16oz. Ice cold beer. $5 St. Patrick’s Jungle Juice

The Black Water Band will be performing out at Double Ds Saloon in Brandon.

The Icon Event Hall + Lounge will have Seckond Chaynce St Patty’s Sunday Funday Live this Sunday. It will be an All ages event. General Admission ticket only takes care of the concert. If you get a meet and greet you will also need to purchase the general admission ticket. Meet and Greet will be held from 8-9 PM

The 16th Annual St. Patty’s Day Bash for the El Riad Shrine will feature the Eclipse Band and the Khartum Pipes & Drum! Doors open at 11 am with FREE Admission! There will be a beer pong tourney starting at 12:30 pm. Eclipse will take the stage at 7 pm until close! The Khartum Pipes & Drum will go on at 8 pm.

The Rush will be having a St Patrick’s Day Bash on Saturday starting at 9 pm. Jokers to the right will be performing at 9pm – green beer – Reuben sandwiches & Irish car bombs! Join us for great food and fun!

St Patty’s at Tinner’s starts on Friday and goes through Sunday. Eat, drink and be Irish…for the weekend! Food and drink specials throughout the weekend. Friday kicks off with a corned beef and cabbage dinner special and continues through Sunday. Remember your mama telling you to eat your greens? Go ahead eat those greens! Green eggs and ham (served on St Patty’s only) and pair it with a tall green beer of your choice. Maybe you’re feeling the luck of the Irish, throw a roll and a dollar into our shake a day for a chance to win the pot! The party kicks off Friday March 15th and continues until closing March 17th. Don’t miss these delish dishes!

Shamrock Sunday at Great Bear! Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at Great Bear! Wear a shamrock and receive $5 off a ski lift ticket or tubing ticket. Season pass holders wearing a shamrock will be entered to win a $25 gift card.

St Patty’s Day Battle of the Bags will be going on at Blue 42 Sports Grill Sunday from 2 pm – 5 pm. Join us on Sunday March 17th for a Little St. Patty’s Day Bean Bag Tournament. 2:00 pm Sign Ups – 3:00 pm Bags Fly. $20 / Team with 200% Payback!

2 for 1 Green Beer
$3 Tall Boys
$3 Fireballs
$5 Irish Car Bombs

The Johnny Holm Band will be playing at Grand Falls Casino & Golf Resort Saturday starting at 8:30 pm! The show is dedicated to the fans, and moves with the speed of lightning! There’s never a dull moment with Johnny and his band on stage! Ask anyone who knows Johnny, they’ll tell you all about the mayhem that masquerades as a rock and roll band. The Johnny Holm band will be in the show lounge. Admission is free! 21+ only.

Downtown Sioux Falls has a nice top 10 list for St. Patrick’s Day. Check out their list here!

That should help you plan your weekend in Sioux Falls (or the surrounding towns)! I didn’t list everything in this blog – just a decent sample size! I will be posting more events in my daily lists! If you don’t want to wait until Saturday or Sunday to see the list on Facebook, you can always check out the Music and Entertainment pages on my site! Thanks for reading this blog – stay safe this weekend! If you are going to be drinking – get a cab or a Lyft!