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St. Patrick’s Day in the Tri-Valley

Every year, thousands of people flock to the Tri-Valley to celebrate its rich Irish heritage by way of massive festivals, boozy brew crawls & colorful parades. Enjoy authentic corned beef and cabbage, drink green beer, and don every shade of green in your closet because luckily for you, the Tri-Valley has several upcoming St. Patrick’s day events to participate in! Check out our line-up below. 

Thursday, March 14th
a group of people stand in a yoga pose in the McGrail Vineyards barrel room
St. Patrick's Day Yoga with Pam Fischer

Head to McGrail Vineyards for evening yoga in the glow of their Barrel Room – St. Patrick’s Day style! This class will be led by yoga instructor, Pam Fischer. Yoga will begin at 6:30PM. Tickets include yoga class, light bites, and a taste of three McGrail wines. Wine will be available for purchase by the glass and or bottle as well. 

Feel free to bring your own mat, but mats will be provided along with yoga blankets, straps, and blocks. Please bring water and comfortable clothing for yoga. Warm layers are recommended. St. Patrick’s Day clothing and makeup are welcome! All levels are welcome! More Info →

Friday, March 15th
Firehouse Arts Center in Pleasanton, CA

Enjoy the tunes of CaliCeltic, a band that infuses its tunes with its Californian and Irish roots. Get all the fun of a rural Irish pub without having to buy a plane ticket. With their lively blend of original and traditional Irish songs, CaliCeltic guarantees you’ll be at the best St. Patrick’s Day show you’ve ever seen. More Info →

Green Road in Concert

Enjoy a blend of traditional Irish ballads and the soulful tunes of American bluegrass, as Green Road returns to the Village Theatre! The Town of Danville presents this St. Patrick’s Day celebration in association with New Ross, Ireland and the Eugene O’Neill Foundation Tao House. More Info →

Saturday, March 16th
40th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade
40th Annual St. Patrick's Day Festival

Experience the Emerald Isle without a passport at the 38th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration! You’ll find three stages of Irish music and dance; over 250 vendors, including an Irish marketplace; an Irish Tea Cottage featuring musical accompaniment; carnival rides; plenty of delicious Irish food and drink, plus other festival favorites; and a leprechaun and roaming bagpiper! More Info →

St. Patrick's Day Brew Crawl

Join downtown merchants, breweries, and other participants for a fun and memorable night of beer tasting. Event guests will sample craft beers and ciders from over 25 downtown locations while enjoying tasty bites along the way. To add to the festive spirit of this event, guests are encouraged to wear green and other fun St. Patrick’s Day gear. More Info →


Experience the rich and vibrant sounds of Ireland with Danú: Traditional Music of Ireland live at The Bankhead. From lively jigs and reels to soulful ballads, this talented group of musicians will transport you to the heart of Ireland with their captivating performances. Be there for this beautiful insight into the rich culture of some of our friends from across the Atlantic! More Info →

Sunday, March 17th
Shamrock 5K Fun Run & Walk

Join over 2,000 participants in this 3.1 mile fun run and walk. Enjoy a post-race celebration with refreshments, entertainment, and prize drawings, and more. Pre-registered participants will receive a free commemorative t-shirt. More Info →