St. Pat’s in Rolla is a festival of music, games, and off-the-wall activities. The streets are painted green, a royal court is crowned, and university students flaunt the creations of homemade wooden shillelaghs; it’s a celebration like no other. Here are a few events happening around Rolla to make the most of your St. Patrick’s Day celebrations.
- March 11 – St. Patrick’s Day Party and Green Giveaway, 11:00 AM
Join Country Financial for a green giveaway! Green shirts, necklaces, desserts, and green beer. Meet Chloe the unicorn and get your photo taken at the photo booth.
- March 11 – St. Pat’s Paint & Sip, 3:00 PM
Prairie Barn Winery is hosting a St. Pat’s themed paint and sip! Cost is $30, with all supplies included.
- March 11 – St. Pat’s Ball, 6:00 PM
Coterie of Missouri S&T invites you to the 115th St. Pat’s Ball. Tickets are $65 per person and include appetizers, drinks and dancing with live band Syner-Gee, and entertainment by our local Irish Dancers.
- March 15 – Court Arrival, The Puck, 12:00 PM
The St. Pat’s Court will arrive at 6th & Pine street with the historic rail cart at 11:30 AM, march starting at noon. The official welcome from the Mayor and Chancellor will follow at The Puck on campus.
- March 17 & 18 – Shenanigans: St. Patrick’s Day Fun, 11:00 AM
St. Patrick’s Day fun at Prairie Barn Winery will include green wine slushies, hayrides, food, and trivia nights! These activities will be happening both Friday and Saturday, reservations are recommended.
- March 18 – Best Ever St. Pat’s 5K & Beer Run, 8:00 AM
Join the Rolla Chamber and Blue Fish Screen Printing & Design for the St. Pat’s 5K, then stick around shortly after for the Beer Run, brought to you by Public House Brewing Company. Why just run when you can drink beer and run!
- March 18 – 115th Annual Best Ever St. Patrick’s Day Parade, 11:00 AM
After the 5K and Beer Run, join in the Parade brought to you by the S&T St. Pat’s Board. The theme this year is St. Pat’s on the Prairie.
- March 18 – Gaelic Gala, 6:00 PM
The Rolla Choral Arts Society invites you to their benefit dinner, featuring William Owen, RCAS Community Choir, Men of Song, Children’s Choir, and the Shamrock Irish Dancers. Make your reservations today!
- March 18 – Grateful Board St. Pat’s Concert, 1:00 PM
The St. Pat’s Board invites you to continue your festivities at the Bandshell in Downtown Rolla for a free concert from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM.
- March 18 – St. Pat’s Street Party at Tater Patch, 12:00 PM
Tater Patch is hosting another epic street party on March 18! Live Music starts at 12 PM and will go all the way until closing time. Nick West, Ali Marie, Nevermind the Scarecrow, Kricket Alley, and DJ Dance Party!
More information regarding these events can be found here.