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Kid-Friendly St. Patrick’s Day Events in Metro Detroit

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Put on some green and get ready to party! Bring the family to Detroit’s oldest neighborhood, Corktown, to watch the 61st St. Patrick’s Day Parade or find an event a little closer to home.


St. Patrick’s Day Parade – Corktown, Detroit
Sunday, March 10 @ 1pm

Find your seat on the original brick road of Michigan Avenue (between 6th and 14th street) to watch the color guard units, floats, novelty groups and marching bands for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Stop off begins at 1pm and the parade lasts for approximately 2 hours.


The parade is free, but you can purchase advanced tickets for the Family Fun Zone. Tickets cost $12 per person or $60 for a family of 6 for access to grand stand seating, parking, inflatables, special performances and appearances by Tigers and Lions mascots, Paws and Roary. The family zone is open from 11:30am to 3:30pm.

The Lost Leprechaun Escape Room – Milford Public Library
Wednesday, March 13 @ 6:30pm

A lost leprechaun was loose last night in the library and left a huge mess. Find the scattered clues to open the locks to see if we caught the leprechaun. Open all the locks and maybe the leprechaun will share his pot of gold. For families with 2nd-5th graders.

Celebrate the Colors of The Rainbow – Goldfish Swim School Family Night Out
Friday, March 15 @ 6:30pm

Put on your swimsuit and enjoy the 90 degree temperatures at Goldfish’s Family Swim. It’s only $5 per person or $15 for the whole family!

  • Clarkston: 6340 Waldon Center Dr., Clarkston, MI 48346
  • Macomb: 18377 Hall Rd, Macomb, MI 48044
  • Rochester: 550 South St., Rochester, MI 48307

St. Patrick’s Day Parade – Downtown Royal Oak
Saturday, March 16 @ 10am

Come join the fun as the Royal Oak St. Patrick’s Day Parade rolls down Washington Avenue at 10AM on Saturday March 16, 2019!

Leprechaun Lunch with Princess Poppy! – Heritage Park Petting Farm, Taylor
Saturday, March 16 @ 11am

Build a Leprechaun trap, meet Poppy the Troll, cookie decorating, enjoy a pizza lunch, and dessert table. Children will also be stuffing their own rainbow bear and taking it home.

St. Patrick’s Day Family Fun Party – Beacon Park, Detroit
Saturday, March 16 @ 1pm

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with some good ol’ fashioned family fun at Beacon Park Detroit! Grab your little leprechauns and head over to their heated tent for a FREE afternoon of Irish dancing, crafts and more.

St. Patrick’s Day Tea Paryt with Princess Merida – Townsend Hotel, Birmingham
Sunday, March 17 @ 12pm

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Princess Merida of Dunbroch at the Townsend Hotel’s monthly tea party.

St. Patrick’s Day Celebration – Kensington Metropark, Milford
Sunday, March 17 @ 12pm

Come celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at the Kensington Metropark Nature Center with a variety of green-themed crafts and activities that can be enjoyed by the whole family! Make crafts that will be green in more ways than one by using natural materials. Then embark on a self-guided Leprechaun Scavenger Hunt on the nature trails where you’ll be seein’ green. Hopefully the luck of the Irish is on your side—if you find all of the Leprechauns, return to the Nature Center for a prize!

St. Patrick’s Day Fun – Livonia Civic Center Library
Sunday, March 17 @ 2pm

Find some books and make some crafts at the library’s family-friendly Irish-themed event.





About Carrie Budzinski

Carrie Budzinski is the Vice President of LittleGuide Detroit. She grew up in Livonia and Detroit and continues to live life in both cities. Carrie loves exploring the city and finding hidden gems in the suburbs..

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