4 Events to Check Out for Richmond’s St. Patrick’s Day
Shamrocks, pots of gold, whiskey, live music and all the other things that make St. Patty’s an event well-celebrated by the community, will be filling the greater Richmond area this year.
With celebrations ranging between pub crawls and street festivals to wine slushies and Lucky Charms, the city has options for everyone to partake in the Irish celebration!
We’ve shared some fun places to attend in RVA, now let’s throw some sham-rocking celebrations into it! We’ve compiled the top four events to consider for all of your St. Patty’s Day party plans.
1. Lickinghole Creek’s Official St. Patrick’s Bar Crawl – 3/14
Bar Crawl Live is known for putting on well-attended events in the enjoyable form of bar crawling!! With a holiday like St. Patty’s day, this event is sure to involve large groups of people, lots of festive wear, Irish luck and more! Grab your green shirts, clover leafs and your drinking buddies for an afternoon filled with partying, prizes, bars, clubs and more! This event starts at 1 PM at Lickinghole Creek Craft Brewery and goes until 9 PM.
2. River City Roll’s St. Patrick’s Day Bash – 3/14
One of the up-and-coming spots of the city, River City Roll will be putting on a FREE show to kick off early celebrations. A lineup of The Trongone Band, Kendall Street Company, CBDB and Vintage Pistol will be rocking out the bowling alley for a full day of musical celebration. If you’re looking for an event that isn’t overly-inundated with St. Patrick’s activities, then River City Roll will be the place for you! And if you’re considering getting two birds with one stone, this bash is the perfect option. The event begins at 3 PM and ends at midnight, leaving you just enough time to check out other bars!
3. Lucky’s St. Patrick’s Day Crawl – 3/14
If you’re looking at something a bit more festive with that shamrock flair, check out Taphouse-sponsored Lucky’s Day Crawl! With a chance to win $500 for best costume, this crawl offers complimentary drinks, exclusive food and drink specials, an afterparty and more. This crawl is sure to get you in the festive spirit and makes the perfect group activity with your closest friends! What better way to celebrate the holiday than bar hopping at a discounted price? Check-in begins at 4 PM with the crawl going until 10 PM. Test your luck to see if you can win the costume contest.
4. James River Cellars Winery – 3/17
Green wine, Lucky Charms, and eye popping decorations are the pinnacle items for this year’s St. Patty’s Day at James River Cellars Winery. Beginning at 11 AM, featured wines will be paired with Lucky Charms in observance of the holiday to give you a laidback and charming celebration of the day! Bring your friends and your favorite green clothes to wine taste in celebratory fashion! This event lasts until 7 PM, leaving you with a full day of green wine and a St. Patty’s decorated atmosphere.
While you’re planning on gathering green clothing to wear for the weekend, don’t forget to tell your friends of all the St.Patrick’s Day events that are happening around Richmond! We wish you the luck of the Irish to find the best celebration!
Don’t forget to take all the precautions necessary to ensure a safe celebration. Have a plan to get back home safely after a day of drinking. Please drink responsibly and enjoy the Irish festivities! Ubers and Lyfts are highly suggested to travel to and from these events.