17 Thursday

St. Patrick’s Day


St. Patrick’s Day, 10am – 4pm, The Children’s Museum in Easton, 9 Sullivan Ave., North Easton. Celebrate the holiday with Celtic crafts and a little leprechaun magic. Free with admission. 508-230-3789; childrensmuseumineaston.org.


St. Patty’s Party, 10am, Drumlin Farm, 208 South Great Road, Lincoln. Plant some shamrocks, greet a snake and enjoy traditional Irish potato treats. Perhaps dance a jig or two. Registration required. $16. 781-259-2206; massaudubon.org.

20 Sunday

St. Patrick’s Day, 10am – 5pm, Boston Children’s Museum, 308 Congress St., Boston. Celebrate the holiday with stories, crafts and Irish step dance performances. Free with admission. 617-426-6500; bostonkids.org.

St. Patrick’s Day Parade, 1pm, South Boston. One of the country’s largest St. Pat’s parades, complete with military, marching bands, floats and plenty of bagpipes, it follows Broadway through South Boston. FREE. 844-478-7287; southbostonparade.org.


St. Patrick’s Day Parade, 1pm, Scituate. The parade begins at the Gates Middle School, and ends at Hatherly Road by the Satuit Tavern. FREE. 781-545-6671; weloveaparade.com.

Break out your lucky green shirt and head to one of these St. Patrick’s parades throughout the region.

Cape Cod, March 5, 11am. Starts at the corner of Long Pond Drive and Route 28 in South Yarmouth. 508-240-7347; capecodstpatsparade.com.

Worcester, March 13, noon. Runs down Park Ave. from Mill St. to Highland St. 508-753-7197; stpatsparade.com.

Boston, March 20, 1pm. Starts at the Broadway T station, runs through South Boston and ends at Andrew Square. 844-478-7287; southbostonparade.org.

Scituate, March 20, 1pm. Starts at Gates Middle School on First Parish Road. 781-545-6671; weloveaparade.com.

Abington, March 20, 1pm. Starts at the corner of Orange St. and Washington St. 781-878-1570; eddiebaileysgarage.com.

We hope your family has a great time at one of these St. Patrick’s Day events and parades.

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