Going Green for St. Patrick’s Day in Niagara Falls

Looking for something to do to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day? Wear your green gear and cheers the Irish with these festive celebrations in Niagara USA!

Join Western New York's largest St. Patrick's Day Celebration

Enjoy the 34th Annual St. Patrick's Day Celebration at the . This family-friendly event begins at 4:45 p.m. with the "World's Shortest Parade," from the corner of First and Old Falls Streets into the entrance of the Conference Center. Listen to authentic Irish music provided by The Blarney Bunch, with entertainment by the McCarthy School of Irish Dance. Food and beverage concessions including corned beef and cabbage, Irish beer, wine, a full-service bar, and soft drinks will be available for purchase. Tickets are $10 at the door and children 12 and under are free.

Try your luck at the Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino

Feeling lucky? There's something for everyone at  on St. Patrick's Day. Wear your favorite green gear and visit the Player's Club for your chance to win up to $2,000 cash. Grab a bite to eat at Thunder Falls Buffet or Three Sisters Cafe and enjoy Irish favorites including corned beef and braised cabbage, potato and leek chowder or skip right to dessert and with a slice of Bailey's & white chocolate cheesecake. Continue the fun at STIR, with prizes and giveaways for Jameson and Hamburg Brewery and drink specials all weekend, March 17 - 19.

Tourism Ireland's "Global Greening" meets Niagara Falls

In partnership with Tourism Ireland's "Global Greening" campaign, Niagara Falls will be  green for 15-minutes beginning at 10 p.m. on St. Patrick's Day. Niagara Falls joins many other iconic landmarks such as the Egyptian Sphinx and Pyramids, London Eye, Empire State Building and the Leaning Tower of Pisa.

Irish Favorites and Green Beer

Several restaurants and pubs in Niagara USA are offering corned beef and cabbage and other Irish dishes and drink specials including , ,  and several others. If you're in the mood for an American classic, with an Irish twist, sink your teeth into a Guinness & Jameson Burger at . Or, head right to the sweet stuff with an Irish Soda Bread muffin from .

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