Where to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in the Fort

21Alive St. Patrick's Day
21Alive St. Patrick's Day(Staff)
Published: Mar. 17, 2023 at 11:56 AM EDT
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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA) - The weather won’t stop the St. Patrick’s Day celebration from going on Friday and Saturday. Here’s a list of activities around the area.

Friday, March 17th

Paddy’s Day at JK O’Donnell’s Irish Ale House

JK O’Donnell’s will serve their year-round Irish menu which includes corned beef and cabbage, Shepard’s Pie, Irish Stew and more! They will also have live music.

11 a.m. to midnight, live music beginning at 3 p.m.


Every year O’Sullivan’s is packed with people celebrating St. Patrick’s Day. You can go out and taste from their Irish food and drink menus. They say they specialize in whiskey.

3 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Mad Anthony Brewing Company

Mad Anthony Brewing Company will feature a special Irish food menu and a green beer. They have a special Lenten menu as well.

11 a.m. to 11 p.m., live music beginning at 4 p.m.

Hop River Brewing Company: St. Patrick’s Day Bash

Hop River will have live music, corned beef and cabbage and beer.

4 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Kekionga Craft Company

Kekionga will feature a green cider for St. Patrick’s Day.

3 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Saturday, March 18th

Get Green Fest

The Fort Wayne Professional Firefighters will turn the St. Mary’s River green on Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Carole Lombard Memorial Bridge.

They will have the Get Green Fest Tent up from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.

For a full list of events, visit their website.

Happening Friday and Saturday:

Deer Park Irish Pub: 25th Annual Clover Classic

The Annual Clover classic runs the 16th through the 18th. Friday there will be a full day of events from 9 a.m. to 1 a.m.

The party doesn’t stop there. They’ll continue the festivities on Saturday.

For a full list of events, visit here.