Editor's note: Unfortunately, due to concerns about the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the St. Patrick's Day Parade listed below is canceled for 2020.
St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated all over the world by the Irish population and those who are “Irish for the day.” Whether you prefer to spend the holiday with family, eating, drinking or staying active, we’ve found plenty of festive activities for your St. Paddy’s weekend.
February 29, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
All Pet Supplies North
Book your spot now for a fun spring backdrop to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with all members of your family! Enjoy the holiday with picture-perfect cards of your fur babies to get in the spirit of spring.
March 12–March 15, 7 p.m.–1:15 a.m.
Guitars Rock N Country Bar, Joplin
Head down to Guitars Rock N Country Bar for great drink specials like $3 Jameson shots or $5 Irish Car Bombs. Celebrate the holiday early the weekend before and don’t forget your green!
Andy’s Mint Cookie Concrete
Treat yourself to this yummy blend of mint cookies and your choice of vanilla or chocolate frozen custard. Our readers have voted Andy’s Frozen Custard into the Best of 417, so you know it’s good. Hurry to the closest Andy’s location because it’s only available for a limited time!
March 14 & March 15, 11 a.m.–7 p.m.
Country Roads Family Fun Farm, Stotts City
Join Country Roads Family Fun Farm in opening their doors for the season during this special holiday. Enjoy a heated barn, food and drinks, outdoor play areas, scavenger hunt, petting zoo and plenty of other activities at this family-friendly event!
March 17, 6 p.m.–9 p.m.
4 by 4 Brewing Company
Come out and enjoy great beer and music at 4 By 4 Brewing Company on St. Patty’s Day. Listen to Irish themed music by duo Dallas Jones and Molly Healey while grabbing a pint of locally-crafted beer.