Like a sneaky leprechaun, St. Patrick’s Day is quickly approaching, and for residents of Terrain, adding a green-themed event to the calendar is as simple as checking out these exciting events in Castle Rock and the surrounding areas.
St. Patrick’s Day Parade – Denver – Saturday, March 11, 9:30 a.m.
The countdown is on for the 55th annual Emerald Celebration honoring all things Irish. Catch a wave from the Grand Marshal, Queen Colleen, and the Little Shamrocks as they lead the charge of bagpipers, step dancers, and more. Be sure to bring a sack for some serious candy and green-bead necklace collecting!
Blarney Castle Hats and Gat – Sedalia – Friday, March 17, 6 p.m. to9 p.m.
Enjoy live music and a traditional Irish feast at this beloved venue in the Colorado foothills. Sample four select Irish Whiskeys and take in a mini-tour of the Castle at Cherokee Ranch, which morphs into Ireland’s Blarney Castle every March. Photo opps available—one complimentary for those who wear a green hat!
Outlets at Castle Rock Sidewalk Sale– Castle Rock – March 13–17, all day
Save some green all weekend long at this epic sidewalk sale featuring can’t-miss deals from your favorite shops.
St. Paddy’s Day Steak & Spirits – Denver – Friday, March 17, 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Love traditional Irish dishes? Why not learn to cook them yourself? In this interactive cooking class from Cook Street School of Culinary Arts, you’ll discover the secret to preparing the perfect steak while sipping Irish Whiskey and celebrating the best Irish culture has to offer.
Runnin’ of the Green – Denver – Sunday, March 12, 10:15 a.m.
Usher in your luck with this 29th annual 7k celebrating all things green. Lace up your tennies and join in the fun at this shamrock-themed race, or simply come as a spectator of this family friendly event raising support for Volunteers of America.
The Irish Snug – Denver – Friday, March 10–March 17
Celebrate all week long at the Capitol Hill Hooley. Beginning on Friday, March 10, a buildup of Celtic bagpiping, step dancing, and Irish fare leads to a legendary St. Patrick’s Day event at this local pub. Don’t miss a magic show and balloon twisting for the kids on Saturday, March 11.
There’s always something to do around Castle Rock, but every year, March 17 promises a little extra. With its prime location, Terrain residents are sure to enjoy a memorable St. Patrick’s Day!