March is coming! And with it – hopefully – warmer weather! But even if the weather stays chilly, you can warm your heart and soul with these fun St. Patrick’s Day events! Paint with friends, eat some corned beef and see if the luck of the Irish is with you in some fun games! It’s all part of the things to do for St. Patrick’s Day in Olympia and throughout Thurston County.

Lucky St. Patrick’s Day Paint & Sip

March 1: 6 p.m.
Nisqually Pub
10323 Martin Way E, Olympia

Get into the spirit of the month with this fun St. Patrick’s Day Paint & Sip at Nisqually Pub! You’ll be painting a fun pot of gold at the end of the rainbow canvas. Presented by Geaux Painting LLC, all supplies will be provided! Arrive at 5:30 p.m. to order discounted appetizers and drinks. Cost is $40 a person.

Irish Music with Randal Bays and Clint Dye

fiddler Randal Bays and guitarist Clint Dye photo with their instruments
TCMedia presents an evening of Irish music with award-winning fiddler Randal Bays and guitarist Clint Dye on March 4. Photo courtesy: TCMedia

March 4: 7 p.m.
TCMedia Studio A, 440 Yauger Way SW, Suite C, Olympia

TCMedia presents an evening of Irish music! Award-winning fiddler Randal Bays and guitarist Clint Dye will have your toes tapping and your hands clapping! They will be joined by Tom Creggan on the uilleann pipe. Tickets benefit TCMedia, a nonprofit media company in our community. Light refreshments will be served.

St. Patrick’s Day at Hands On Children’s Museum

child holding a handmade Leprechaun trap from the Hands On Children's Museum
The Hands On Children’s Museum celebrates St. Patrick’s Day with Leprechaun themed activities, like this Leprechaun trap! Photo courtesy: Hands On Children’s Museum

March 10-17
Hands On Children’s Museum
414 Jefferson St NE, Olympia

The Hands On Children’s Museum celebrates St. Patrick’s Day with Leprechaun themed activities. March 10-12 kids can make Leprechaun Chia Pets: a lucky Leprechaun-garden friend with clover and chia seed to watch grow! March 10-17 kids can try to outsmart and catch a Leprechaun by making their own Leprechaun trap!

St. Patrick’s Day Sing Along

March 11: 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.
443 73rd Avenue NE, Olympia

The Reverend Uncle Dan – a western guru and sage, poet, and songwriter is hosting a St. Patrick’s Day sing along with Dan Judge on March 11. The Uncle Dan will lead you in fun Irish folksongs throughout the evening. For more information, see their Facebook event page.

St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl

March 17: 3 p.m. – 10 p.m.
El Sarape Cantina
324 W Railroad Avenue, Shelton

Our neighbors are north of Thurston County in Shelton are having a St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl if you fancy a weekend getaway! Hosted by El Sarape Cantina. Details and route are still being determined, contact them at 360.426.4294 for more information or follow El Sarape Cantina’s Facebook page.

St. Patrick’s Day with Morning After

Morning After band group photo, all in blank against black background
Buzz’s Bar and Grill is featuring Morning After for their St. Patrick’s Day event in Olympia on March 17. Photo courtesy: Buzz’s Bar and Grill

March 17: 8 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Buzz’s Bar and Grill
5018 Mud Bay Road NW, Olympia

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with some rockin’ music at Buzz’s Bar and Grill. Morning After will be playing live to get you into the spirit of things.

St. Patrick’s Day Party and Beer Garden

O’Blarney’s Irish Pub
4411 Martin Way E, Olympia

O’Blarney’s Irish Pub always has a fun filled day planned for St. Patrick’s Day in Olympia with an outdoor covered beer garden featuring Irish music and of course the pipes and drums! Green beer, Irish whiskey and more will be available. Check the O’Blarney’s Irish Pub Facebook page for more details as they announce them.

Saint Patrick’s Day Block Party

March 17: 2 p.m.
Wilde Irish Pub
423 West Railroad Avenue, Shelton

If you do head up to Mason County, you may want to check out this 21-and-over Saint Patrick’s Day Block Party! They are the end destination of the Pub Crawl and they will have live music, beer, food and fun for you party the night away.

Countercurrent will be playing live music for St. Patrick’s Day in Olympia at Cryptatropa Bar. Photo courtesy: Countercurrent

St. Patrick’s Day Live Music with Countercurrent

March 17: 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Cryptatropa Bar
421 4th Avenue E, Olympia

Come out to the Cryptatropa Bar in downtown Olympia for a party you won’t soon forget! Nationally regarded folk band Countercurrent along with some special guests will keep the jigs, reels, and singalongs coming all evening with their special blend of Irish traditional music and high-energy psychedelic dance tunes.

Lucky Leprechaun BINGO

March 24, 6 p.m.
6757 Pacific Avenue SE, Lacey

This year’s Lucky Leprechaun BINGO at the Lacey Senior Center will be on March 24! You will find all your favorites as usual, including their full-service bar, 50/50 raffle, special game tickets and daubers too!

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