Brainerd St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Downtown Brainerd is proud to host the annual St Patrick's Day Parade.

"The Day of the Festival of Patrick" is a cultural and religious holiday typically celebrated on March 17th. It is named after Saint Patrick  the most commonly recognised of the patron saints of Ireland. The traditional day commemorates Saint Patrick and the arrival of Christianity in Ireland, as well as celebrates the heritage and culture of the Irish in general.

Medallion Hunt 

Medallion Clues will be released in the Brainerd Dispatch March 12-16. If the luck of the Irish hits you and you find the medallion return it to Shep's on 6th.

St Patrick's Day

11:30 am - noon at the Brainerd VFW - Kids Costume Contest!

  • The first 30 participants receive a goodie bag!
  • 1st place for boy and girl recieve a bicycle!
  • 2nd & 3rd place for boy and girl receive special prize packages

1 pm – Parade through Downtown Brainerd


Enjoy the festivites, stop in a tavern for green beer, visit the unique shops, or stop for ice cream or fine chocolates. Downtown Brainerd offers plenty of things to do for all ages.

 Event Date: Saturday, March 17, 2018

For more info contact Brainerd Community Action at (218) 829-5278


Downtown Brainerd St. Patrick's Day Specials:

American Legion Post 255


Corned Beef and Cabbage - $8.50
Rueben - $7

612 Station


Bangers & Mash with Fresh Bread - $8.50

Green Beer

Brainerd VFW


Corned Beef & Cabbage with Dessert - $8.00

Last Turn Saloon


Corned Beef & Cabbage - $9.00

Green beer - $3.00

Shep’s on 6th


Serving World Famous Tony Jaros "Greenies" 12-?

O’Neary’s Irish Pub


Green beer & Irish drink specials

Brainerd Aeries Eagles #287


Green beer

Meat Raffle @ 2:00pm
Bar Bingo @ 6:00pm

Brainerd in Pictures