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Where to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in San Diego

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People are going green all over San Diego on Saturday, March 16, 2019! Spend the day or weekend enjoying traditional Irish festivities, music and culture. Here are few best ways to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in San Diego.


St. Patrick’s Day 10k Run

Where: Mission Bay Park

When: March 16 @7:45am

Kick off the weekend with a run in Mission Bay. Medals, pizza and beer will be waiting for you at the finish line. Make sure to deck out in all green and register before March 15th.


Speed Boat Adventures

Where: 1450 Harbor Island Drive, San Diego, CA 92101

When: March 17th | 9AM, 11AM, 1PM & 3PM

San Diego’s most exciting Speed Boat Adventure Tour! Experience the thrill of driving your own F13 speed boat during this 2-hour tour of the San Diego Bay. See the city from a unique vantage point as your guide shares facts and stories about San Diego. To celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, Speed Boat Adventures is giving away a special prize for anyone wearing green on their tour. Make sure to reserve your boat today,



Where: Gaslamp Quarter

When: March 16, 2019 / 2pm

Celebrate at San Diego’s 25th Shamrock Block Party. Grab your tickets now for lots of music, Irish dancers, whiskey, beer and more!


St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Irish Festival

Where: 5th Ave & Laurel

When: March 16, 2019 | 10:30AM

This year the parade has over 120 entries. Head downtown to see floats, marching bands, antique cars, San Diego Police and Fire Department units, dancers and more! After the parade there will be live entertainment at Balboa Park. You can find more information on the event here:


Irish 4 A Day Party Hop

Where: Downtown San Diego

When: March 15-17, 2019

If you’re looking to celebrate for the ENTIRE weekend, this is for you! Ticket includes access to 20+ clubs, restaurants & bars, happy hour specials, welcome shots & more. Party starts at McFadden’s and ends at Omnia Nightclub & Parq! Book your tickets here: