It’s The Greenest Time of Year in Downtown Sac!

Frankie Wenson

Keep calm and stay lucky because St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner!

While the St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festivities planned for this Saturday, March 14, have been canceled, many businesses remain OPEN* at the #OldSacramentoWaterfront with plans to celebrate the St. Patrick’s Day holiday with LUCKY specials 🍀

Take advantage of FREE metered parking in the district on Saturday, March 14th from 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. and #SupportLocal businesses at the #OldSacramentoWaterfront
*Individuals are encouraged to continue to adhere to recommendations from public health officials while patronizing these businesses.

The Luckiest of Events

St. Baldrick’s Block Party
March 9th from 5 pm – 9 pm

De Vere’s is hosting their annual St. Baldrick’s block party in order to raise money for childhood cancer research. Come out to the pub to support the cause and watch or participate in shaving your head to conquer childhood cancer. Click on the link to join, donate and help raise money for the organization.

St. Patrick’s Day Alive After Five Cruise
March 14th & 17th from 5 pm – 7 pm

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day aboard the Hornblower’s Alive After Five cruise! Eat, drink and cruise on this hour and a half cruise around the Sacramento River. Their DJ’s will be spinning the latest tunes while you sit back and relax with a drink in hand. Grab your, friends or family and head down to the Old Sacramento Waterfront to board your new favorite happy hour.

The Luckiest of Crawls

St. Patrick’s Day Bar Crawl
March 14th from 2 pm – 10 pm
March 17th from 6 pm – 11 pm

Come out for a bar crawl like no other! Kiss Me, I’m Irish features drink specials at some of the best bars in town. Pre-purchase a wristband and check in at Brannan Manor Restaurant and Spirits to pick up your wristband and receive a map with the participating bars and their locations with all of their drink specials that are valid all night long!

St. Patrick’s Day Bar Hop
March 17th from 7 pm – 1 am

St. Patrick’s Day happens once a year, so why not celebrate at the Old Sacramento Waterfront for the Annual St. Patrick’s Day Bar Hop! Feel like a true Irishman by trying to hop from bar to bar until you make it to all 10 participating bars.

The Luckiest of Eats and Drinks

De Vere’s
Now until March 17th from 10 am – 11 pm

It’s never too early to start celebrating at de Vere’s! They are offering customers corned beef and cabbage every day leading up to March 17th. You can even visit them the weekend before to celebrate for brunch and dinner with the Sacramento Firefighters Pipes and Drums will be playing on March 14th at 6 pm. On St. Patrick’s Day they will be opening early at 10 am to kick off the celebration! Come and enjoy the holiday the authentic Irish way with Corned Beef and Cabbage, cold pints, Irish whiskey and a photo booth!

*lower capacity

Malt and Mash
March 17th from 5 pm – 11 pm

Eat, drink, and be Irish! Head out to Malt and Mash on St. Patrick’s Day.

Sean Finnegan’s Pub
March 17th from 11:30 am – 11:30 pm

If you’re feeling lucky and want to grab a drink or two with friends make sure to stop by the waterfront and head to Sean Finnegan’s Pub on St. Patrick’s Day to experience the ambiance, delicious food and unique drinks that they have to offer!

O’ Mally’s Irish Pub
March 17th from 11:30 am – 2 am

Take a pitcher, it’ll last longer! Head over to the Old Sacramento Waterfront and enjoy a cold one with your friends and family this St. Patrick’s Day. This family owned bar and restaurant has the perfect atmosphere for you to celebrate all things Irish from their drinks, special food selections and the décor!

Who says it’s not easy being green!? You have everything you need to celebrate all things St. Patrick’s Day all week long. Make sure to tag, snap and share your photos with us at @DowntownSac and @OldSac for a chance to be featured on our social media channels!


While adhering to recommendations from public health officials, #DowntownSac businesses are still open and encourage you to support our local businesses and entrepreneurs.

Have a safe and happy St. Patrick’s Day!