Don’t miss the fun of the 2017 St. Patrick’s Day events and celebrations in the Roanoke Valley in Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains.

Last year, the region was recognized by Bustle as one of the 10 Best St. Patrick’s Day Cities in the United States.

We’ll be continuing our rich tradition of celebrating Irish heritage and culture with many events over the next few weeks in Virginia’s Blue Ridge, including festivals, block parties, concerts, and the iconic St. Patrick’s Day parade in Downtown Roanoke.

Here’s a schedule of 2017 St. Patrick’s Day and other Irish-themed events you’ll find on the calendar this month. Click the event name for additional details.

McDonald’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Shamrock Festival
Location: Downtown Roanoke
Date: March 11

Corned Beef & Company Celtic Celebration
Location: Corned Beef & Co.
Date: March 11
Note: The restaurant will also be featuring Irish food from March 11th through March 17th.

Shamrock Hill 5K
Location: Roanoke Catholic School
Date: March 11

St. Pat’s Block Party at Martin’s
Location: Martin’s Downtown Bar & Grill
Date: March 11

Irish & Americana Music with Jim Sharkey
Location: Roanoke College | Soaring Ridge Brewery | Floyd Country Store
Date: March 16-18

Lunasa
Location: Jefferson Center
Date: March 16

St. Patrick’s Day Vino Verde
Location: Beliveau Estate Winery
Date: March 17

St. Patrick’s Day at Chaos Mountain
Location: Chaos Mountain Brewing
Date: March 17

St. Patrick’s Day at Corned Beef & Company
Location: Corned Beef & Co.
Date: March 17

3rd Annual St. Patrick’s Day Party
Location: Chaos Mountain Brewing
Date: March 18

Celtic Woman - Voices of Angels Tour
Location: Berglund Center
Date: March 25

Visit our Calendar of Events to find out more about what’s happening in Virginia’s Blue Ridge. You can also subscribe to our e-newsletter for more ideas to plan your trip and don’t forget to request your free copy of our Visitor Guide!