Things to do in Denver for St. Patrick’s Day 2023

January 1, 2023

Wondering what there is to do in Denver for St. Patrick’s Day in 2023? While you may not typically think of Denver as a huge city for this holiday, Denver has plenty of activities for St. Patrick’s Day. From annual pub crawls to 5ks to performances, there’s something for everyone. At Champion Charter Bus, we have the down low on the best things to do in Denver this year for St. Patrick’s Day.

And if you are looking for group transportation for St. Patrick’s Day, we can help you out with that! We have a network of charter bus rentals in Denver and all throughout the West that can make your traveling a thousand times easier. The bus models available for rentals vary from 18-passenger minibuses to full-size charter bus rentals that can seat up to 56 passengers. When you call our 24/7 reservation specialists, they will work with you to find the perfect Denver charter bus rental for your St. Patrick’s Day adventures!

St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl & Block Party

When: Friday, March 17 at 3:00 PM

Where: The Ginn Mill 2041 Larimer St Denver, CO 80205

Denver has an annual pub crawl for those looking to indulge in some festive libations this St. Patrick’s Day. Tickets range from $14 to $24, and include more than 10 participating bars with St. Patrick’s Day specials on signature drinks. Patrons of this event are encouraged to wear green to get in the holiday spirit, and your ticket also gets you a free St. Patrick’s Day necklace at check-in. Afterwards, get access to exclusive after- parties with your ticket. Your bus driver will make sure your group is dropped off and picked up wherever the party goes! 

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Gobs O’Phun Musical Performance

When: Friday, March 17 at 7:00 PM 

Where: Swallow Hill Music – Quinlan Cafe 71 East Yale Ave Denver, CO 80210

Looking for some musical merriment this St. Patrick’s Day? Enjoy the musical styling of Gobs O’Phun, a traditional Irish and Scottish acoustic folk band. Their shows are more than music, often offering comedy, storytelling, and friendly banter with the audience. Every show is different, so you’ll never know what to expect. The Quinlan Cafe, where Gobs O’Phun will be performing, also has a full bar, coffee station, and snacks to enjoy during the show. 

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Denver St. Patrick’s Day Parade

When: Saturday, March 11 at 9:30 AM

Where: Parade starts on Wynkoop at 19th Street 

Since 1962, the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Denver has drawn in spectators seeking the Irish spirit. It is normally held the Saturday on the weekend before St. Patrick’s Day, and this year’s parade is expected to draw half a million people. The parade will feature floats, dancing, live bands, charities, and even local celebrities, and the route goes through plenty of bars and restaurants. Be sure to get a good spot in advance; we recommend arriving around 6:00 AM to find a prime spot. And if you are traveling with a group, your charter bus driver can pick you and your group up directly from your hotel or Airbnb and take you to the parade.

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Runnin’ of the Green Run and Irish Festival

When: Sunday, March 12 from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Where: 1700 E Louisiana Avenue Denver, CO 80210

Those looking for a fun and family-friendly St. Patrick’s Day celebration in Denver should visit the Runnin’ of the Green in Washington Park. You can choose from a 7k run or a two- mile walk, making it accessible for most fitness levels. Proceeds from the 5k go towards the Fetal Health Foundation. And after your walk or run, enjoy the festivities at the Irish Festival! There will be live music, Irish dancers, bagpipe performers, a beer garden, photo opportunities, and more. The Runnin’ of the Green has been a tradition in Denver for 35 years, and offers something for everyone.

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St. Patrick’s Day Charter Bus Rentals in Denver

If you’re going to be in the Denver area around St. Patrick’s Day, be sure to check out some of the festivities! And when you’re looking for group transportation, you can count on us at Champion Charter Bus. We are a trusted charter bus company in Denver, and can connect you to the right charter bus rental for your group. Our reservation specialists are available 24/7 to answer any questions you may have, and to provide you with a free, no-obligation quote on your rental! Call us at 303-482-2792 to get started.