What's Happening in Hollywood: St. Patrick's Day 2020 in South Florida
The luck of the Irish arrives in Downtown Hollywood full-force each March when festive St. Patrick's Day celebrations take over the city. Curious about what's happening and what there is to do in Hollywood Beach for St. Patrick's Day 2020? We've got the guide for having fun in and around Hollywood.
St. Patrick's Day Parade & Festival:
Taking place on the Sunday just before St. Patrick's Day, March 15, 2020, this annual parade features traditional floats, marching bands, bagpipe players, with the New York Police Department Emerald Society Pipe & Drum Corps featured as well. The fun starts at 1:00 p.m. on Harrison Street, is free to attend, and open to all ages. Following the parade, the fun continues with live musical performances and dining and drink specials across Downtown Hollywood's restaurants and bars. Indulge in green-colored drinks, Irish specialties like Shephard's pie and corned beef, and dance the day away with hundreds of others.
Fort Lauderdale St. Patrick's Parade & Festival:
Head to the happening Las Olas Boulevard in Downtown Fort Lauderdale on Saturday, March 14, 2020, for the city's annual St. Patrick's Parade & Festival. The day starts with the highly anticipated Shamrock Run 4-Miler and Little Lucky Leprechaun Dash runs for kids through age ten across Las Olas Boulevard. Afterwards, enjoy a traditional parade featuring local marching bands and the Police Pipe & Drum Corps of Florida, along with live contemporary and traditional Irish music, plus green beer and drink specials.
Pub Crawls & Bar Specials:
With so many bars, restaurants, and nightlife hotspots throughout Downtown Hollywood and Fort Lauderdale, there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy Irish-themed drinks, dining, and entertainment. Don your best green outfit and hit up one of the many pub crawls, happy hours, and all-day dining and drink events on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 and throughout the week. Get the latest on St. Patrick's Day bar and restaurant specials here and plan your memorable March getaway to Hollywood.