What’s Happening in Northern Michigan: St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations

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St. Patrick’s Day in Northern West Michigan

Celebrate the luck of the Irish at Shanty Creek Resorts in Bellaire during the Irish Weekend and Blarney Stone Rail Jam on Saturday, March 17th. Gather atop Schuss Mountain’s Monster Park for an afternoon of hits, grabs, and big air while competing for prizes. The Irish weekend continues with a host of additional activities and fun, including games, the NCAA Tournament on the big screen, beef brisket, and green beer.

Portage Point Inn in Onekama is hosting their St. Patrick’s Day Party on March 17th and 18th. Grab a proper pint, and celebrate St. Paddy’s Day on the waterfront. The party includes a traditional Irish menu, cash bar, Irish jig dance-off, Leprechaun Limbo, and more. Reservations are required by Saturday, March 10th for this event!

You won’t need the luck of the Irish to run for the gold at the National Cherry Festival’s 8th Annual Fifth Third Bank Leapin’ Leprechaun St. Patty’s Day 5K foot race! Take to the streets of Traverse City on Saturday, March 17th and put on your best green outfit as you make your way across the finish line. After your run, stay for the Post Race Party and St. Patrick’s Day Parade!