St. Patrick’s Day Resources

March 17th, 2007

St. Paul Parade –

The 41st annual Saint Patrick’s Day Parade is at noon on Saturday, March 17th. This is a family-oriented parade. Expect such participators as the St. Paul Police band, the Moynian Singers, the Brian Boru Irish Pipe Band, Miss Shamrock 2007 and the Shamrock Princesses, plus many more entertainers, community representatives and local Irish businesses. Click here for a map of the route, or the full parade line-up, provided by Saint Patrick’s Association.

Minneapolis Parade –

Sat. March 17th at 6:30pm on the Nicollet Mall from 12th to 5th. Gather on Nicollet to watch floats, pageant winners, listen to music and enjoy the festivities. Brought to you by the Minneapolis Saint Patrick’s Day Association.

Green Beer Recipe

It’s simple. All you need is:
1 pint glass
16 ounces golden Irish lager beer
3-6 drops green food coloring
*Serve the kids – or anyone avoiding alcohol – clear juice with the same coloring.

Irish terminology


(Pronounced ‘slawn-cha’ – this is a traditional Irish toast that is our equivalent to cheers, but means ‘good health’ in Gaelic.)
Good Craic! (Pronounced ‘crack,’ – this means fun.)

Local Irish Pubs

Minneapolis and St. Paul are packed with Irish establishments. Here are a handful:

Dubliner Pub
– 2162 University Ave. West, Saint Paul

Jake O’Connor’s Public House– 200 Water Street, Excelsior, MN,

Keegan’s Pub – 16 University Ave NE, Minneapolis

Kieran’s Pub & Restaurant – 330 2nd. Ave. S, Minneapolis

Kip’s Irish Pub and Restaurant – 9970 Wayzata Boulevard, Minneapolis/St. Louis Park

The Liffey – 175 W. 7th Street, Saint Paul,

The Local – 10th Street and Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis

O’Donavans Irish Pub – 700 1st Ave. N, Minneapolis

O’Gara’s – 164 Snelling Avenue North, St. Paul, MN

Irish Stores

Irish Indeed

– Mall of America, 201 East Broadway, Bloomington, MN or 482 Snelling Ave. S, St. Paul, MN

Irish on Grand – 1124 Grand Ave., St. Paul, Minnesota 55105

Some sites with good ol’ Irish recipes: