St. Patrick’s Day Weekend is always a can’t-miss adventure in the home of the Fighting Irish. The weekend is filled with laughter, music, and parties for everyone… Start planning your trip to The Bend now and don’t forget to wear green!
DOWNTOWN SOUTH BEND TENT PARTY & PUB TOUR
MARCH 16 | 5:00PM – 12:30AM | DOWNTOWN SOUTH BEND
The St. Paddy’s Day Tent Party is the largest St. Patrick’s Day party in the region with live music, a photo booth, light shows, and plenty of refreshments. Continue the party on the Pub Tour with some cold brews at pubs in the heart of downtown South Bend.
ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE
MARCH 17 | 11:00AM | STEPS OFF E. JEFFERSON BLVD. & FRANCES ST.
Celebrate the Irish culture throughout the community at the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in downtown South Bend and keep your eye out for a leprechaun and his pot of gold.
GREENING OF THE EAST RACE
MARCH 17 | FOLLOWING THE PARADE | SEITZ PARK
After the parade concludes, head to Seitz Park along the St. Joseph River to watch the East Race Waterway turn emerald green before your very eyes.
SOUTH BEND SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA – ST. PATRICK’S DAY CELEBRATION
MARCH 17 | 7:30PM | MORRIS PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
The South Bend Symphony Orchestra will take audience members on a musical journey to the Emerald Isle, featuring Irish step dancers, Celtic vocalists, and bagpipe serenades to bring the luck of the Irish to all.
SUGAR CAMP DAYS
MARCH 17 – 18 | 8:30AM – 3:00PM | BENDIX WOODS COUNTY PARK
Celebrate the end of winter with Sugar Camp Days at Bendix Woods County Park. Watch sap cook into syrup, tour the sugar bush, and enjoy live music and delicious food.
For more fun adventure happening in The Bend this St. Patrick’s Day and throughout the year, check out the full South Bend Mishawaka calendar of events. You can figure out where you want to go to eat over St. Patrick’s Day Weekend by following the South Bend Foodie Trail. And, be sure to request a 2018 Guide to South Bend Mishawaka to plan your next trip—we can’t wait to see you around The Bend.