The Cape Cod Saint Patrick’s Day parade is on Saturday March 7th with the Saint Patrick’s Day holiday is on Tuesday March 17th this year, and Cape Cod is the place to be to celebrate your Irish spirit! Everyone is a little Irish on Saint Patrick’s Day on Cape Cod and we know just where to celebrate! The day of the Saint Patrick’s Day parade (commonly known as “parade day”) is just as celebrated in Dennis and Yarmouth as Saint Patrick’s Day itself with plenty to do to keep the party going long after the parade has ended.
Whether you are looking to take in the one and only Cape Cod Saint Patrick’s Day parade or looking for a pub to enjoy some Celtic fiddle playing on the day, we have your guide for what to do on parade weekend (March 5th – March 7th) and on Saint Patrick’s Day (March 17th), we have your guide to Cape Cod Saint Patrick’s Day fun!
Saint Patrick’s Day on Cape Cod Parade
The 15th Annual Cape Cod St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Location: South Yarmouth along Route 28
Date / Time: Saturday, March 7th 11:00 am
Details: From Skull Island at Bass River Sports World (934 Route 28) down to Red Face Jack’s, you can pick a spot along Route 28 to enjoy the 15th annual Cape Cod Saint Patrick’s Day parade. Make sure you get there early with your chairs and blankets to claim your spot because the roadway fills up fast with enthusiastic spectators! The theme of this year’s Cape Cod Saint Patrick’s Day parade is “A Day of Magic” and will be led by World War II Veterans as the Grand Marshalls of the parade!
Cape Cod Saint Patrick’s Day Restaurants and Pubs
Cape Cod Irish Village
Location: 822 Main Street (Route 28), South Yarmouth
Date / Time: Saturday, March 7th – Tuesday, March 17th (check website for details)
Details: The Cape Cod Irish Village has a weekend of festive Saint Patrick’s Day fun the weekend of the Cape Cod Saint Patrick’s Day parade (Saturday, March 7th), a week and a half before Saint Patrick’s Day. Known as “a little bit of Ireland on Cape Cod,” you can find live entertainment throughout the weekend and Irish dancers to celebrate parade weekend! Due to high demand, their special Saint Patrick’s Day weekend package is sold out this year, which includes lodging, meals and entertainment for the weekend but make sure you check it out for next year!
O’Shea’s Olde Inn
Location: 348 Main Street (Route 28), West Dennis
Date / Time: Saturday, March 7th 11:00 – close
Details: With live entertainment every night of the week, O’Shea’s Olde Inn is a favorite spot for celebrating Saint Patrick’s Day parade weekend and Saint Patrick’s Day on March 17th. On the day of the Cape Cod Saint Patrick’s Day parade, O’Shea’s Olde Inn opens at a special time, 11:00 am with live music all day to celebrate! Check out their entertainment calendar or Facebook page (which is updated regularly) for the nightly lineup so you do not miss out on the fun.
Red Face Jack’s
Location: 585 Main Street (Route 28), West Yarmouth
Date / Time: Saturday, March 7th 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
Details: On the day of the Cape Cod Saint Patrick’s Day parade, you will find an enthusiastic crowd in front of Red Face Jack’s cheering on the parade. Cape Cod Beer will host a tasting during the parade outside of Red Face Jack’s from 10:30 am – 1:30 pm. The beers being sampled include Shillelagh, Cape Cod Blonde and Cape Cod Red. The special Saint Patrick’s Day holiday menu in the restaurant features staples such as corned beef and cabbage plates as well as corned beef sandwiches if you’re looking for a lighter fare to go with your Guinness.
Liam Maguire’s Irish Pub & Restaurant
Location: 273 Main Street, Falmouth
Date / Time: Tuesday, March 17th
Details: Saint Patrick’s Day is a big deal for the staff of Liam Maguire’s Irish Pub and Restaurant located on Main Street in Falmouth. The clock at the bar counts down to Saint Patrick’s Day on March 17th, which is celebrated with live entertainment, boiled dinner and pints of Guinness. Make sure you grab a seat early, as the place tends to fill up fast.
The Chatham Squire
Location: Main Street, Chatham
Date / Time: Tuesday, March 17th 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Details: Celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day downtown Chatham at the Chatham Squire where you will find beer battered fish and chips on the menu, a pint of your choice and enjoy Rose Clancy and Friends performing her Celtic music from 6pm to 9pm.
Saint Patty’s Supper at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod
Location: 307 Old Main Street, South Yarmouth
Date / Time: Tuesday, March 17th 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Details: A buffet style authentic Irish meal will be served on Tuesday, March 17th from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod. Tickets are $50 per person, and the event is BYOB so attendees are welcome to bring their own wine or beer to the dinner.
Saint Patrick’s Day at Clancy’s Restaurant with Cape Cod Beer
Location: 8 Upper County Road, Dennis Port
Date / Time: Tuesday, March 17th 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Details: Win a prize when you buy a pint of Cape Cod Beer at Clancy’s! When you buy a pint, roll the dice and try your luck at winning a variety of prizes represented by the dice. This event will be hosted by Cape Cod Beer, which will be serving samples of their popular beer!
Saint Patrick’s Day on Cape Cod
Gear up for Saint Patrick’s Day on Cape Cod by checking out our list of “Cape Cod Coffee Shops Open in the Off Season” the morning of the parade. If you’re expecting guests at your place afterwards, our blog featuring “Best Cape Cod Bakeries” will keep them happy as you continue to celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day on Cape Cod! The morning after Saint Patrick’s Day, stop at one of our picks for “Best Cape Cod Breakfast Sandwiches” for a quick and easy bite to eat you know you’ll enjoy.