St. Patrick’s Day is the time of year when we celebrate Irish culture, but everyone is welcome to join in on the fun. And Oklahoma sure knows how to throw a party. Get your green on and come out to one of these great locations for Irish food, whiskey and beer. Here are 10 great places to celebrate.
This annual event is a celebration of Oklahoma Irish heritage and the western influence and culture of Stockyards City. The parade kicks off at 10 a.m. where you'll be treated to longhorns leading the parade, marching bands, bagpipes, Irish dancers, unique cars, complimentary popcorn, ballon art, face painting, movies, and more.
On St. Patrick’s Day, the Myriad Botanical Gardens get festive with Celtic music and celebration. Wear green, look for a leprechaun in the garden and have some great activities while enjoying Irish food.
Hang out in a fun pub where they’re sure to have an Irish party on St. Patrick’s Day, complete with green beer.
Arnie's Bar is known for their St. Patrick's Day celebration. There will be plenty of places in the Blue Dome District to get green beer, but Arnie's is an Irish landmark.
Kilkenny’s is another great place to get traditional Irish food in Tulsa. The Sevensisters Steak and Guinness Pie and King’s River Fish and Chips are two of the best meals you’ll find in the Tulsa area.
The city of Enid always hosts a St. Patrick’s Day parade, but the place to get your green beer is Callahan’s. Although the pub features some Far East inspirations, you’ll find traditional shepherd’s pie and Scotch eggs on the menu.
Downtown Claremore hosts a block party on the Main Street Tavern Parking Lot. Downtown stores remain open for shopping. Corn beef and cabbage will be available for sale and there'll be plenty of Celtic entertainment.
If you can’t get to Ireland, take a road trip to this ghost town that once was a rowdy oil town with saloons, gambling halls and brothels as part of your St. Patrick’s Day celebration. Maybe you will find a leprechaun.
This event calls itself “a wee tiny festival in the heart of the ‘Ville.” Run the 5K, dress up and enjoy yourself all while benefiting a local non-profit.
With three locations, you are sure to find a table on St. Patrick's Day to get your green on. McNellie's site boasts that they feature an impressive collection of Irish and Scottish whiskey. Definitely worth checking out this St. Paddy's Day.