THE IRISH FAIR OF MINNESOTA
The Minneapolis St. Patrick’s Day Association welcomes your friends and family
to join us in celebrating at the Irish Fair of Minnesota 2023!
The Annual Irish Fair of Minnesota takes place at Harriet Island Park in St. Paul from Friday, August 11th to Sunday, August 13th.
The MSPDA will be located at booth S5 on the Suffolk St side of the park near the river!
For more information about the Irish Fair of Minnesota, check out their official website:
2ND ANNUAL WOMEN'S CHRISTMAS
Come join us in celebrating a longstanding Irish tradition, Women's Christmas, at
O'Donovan's Irish Pub,
700 N 1st Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403,
This celebration will have Irish dancers, a raffle, and live music!
Entry for this event is free!
2024 MS. BLARNEY CONTEST
Come see the Irish-American royalty of Minneapolis share their interests
and talk about their goals of helping the diabetic community.
The winner will be crowned as Ms. Blarney while the rest become princesses.
Current and previous Ms. Blarney and princess winners are invited to participate in the parade!
Qualifications include:-You identify as female-You are 21 years of age or older-You can attend the contest at O'Shaughnessy Distillery in Minneapolis on Sunday, March 12th at 3pm.-Don't mind speaking and performing in front of a crowdWhat doesn't matter:-If you are married or single-If you have Irish heritage or are "Irish by choice"-If you have run before
There is a $25 application fee for those not sponsored, payable by PayPal, cash, or check before or at the Ms. Blarney event
THE 56th ANNUAL ST. PATRICK'S DAY PARADE
The Minneapolis St. Patrick’s Day Association welcomes your family
in safely celebrating St. Patrick’s Day 2024 at our 56th annual parade, held in Columbia Heights, MN! This parade is co-sponsored by the Columbia Heights Lions Club and Columbia Heights VFW #230!
The parade will be held on:
Saturday, March 16th, 2024, 6:00pm
Line-up for the parade will start at 5:00pm at the intersection of 40th Ave NE and Van Buren St NE. The parade will continue down 40th Ave NE then turn onto 5th St NE and end at Mill St NE at Murzyn Hall.
If you would like to participate in the parade, entry is $25*, payable online to our PayPal (firstname.lastname@example.org) or via cash or check, which either can be addressed to the Minneapolis St. Patrick's Day Association, 509 Mill Street NE, Minneapolis, MN 55421 or brought day of the parade.
Following the parade is the Blarney Blast which will be held at Murzyn Hall ($10 entry.)
If you would like to participate in the parade,
click the "Parade Entry Form" button below.
(NOTE: you must pay ahead of time or day of to participate)
*If you are a for-profit or politician participant, entry is $100
Questions about this parade? Email us at
BLARNEY BLAST AFTER-PARTY
Come join us after the parade for the Blarney Blast, held at
530 Mill St NE, Columbia Heights, MN 55421
Blarney Blast will have Irish dancers, live music, Irish food, and hotdogs for kids! There will also be a cash bar sponsored by the Columbia Heights Lions Club!
- Gus the Bardic Troubadour
- Joe Macko on Accordion
Entry for this event is:
- $10 for ages 12 and up.
- $5 for ages 6-11
- free for 5 and under
We are looking for all of our former event contestants, Grand Marshals,
Peace Officers, Firefighters, Businesswomen, Veterans, and anyone else who loves celebrating Irish heritage to join us for the 54th Annual St. Patrick's Day celebration!
2023 MS. BLARNEY CONTEST
Where: O'Shaughnessy Distillery in the Potato Bar, Minneapolis, MN 55414
When: Sunday, March 12th at 3pm.
THE 54th ANNUAL ST. PATRICK'S DAY PARADE
in safely celebrating St. Patrick’s Day 2022 at our 54th annual parade, held in Columbia Heights, MN! This parade is sponsored by the Columbia Heights Lions Club! The parade will be held on
Thursday, March 16th, 2022, 6:30pm
Line-up for the parade will start at 5:45pm at the intersection of 43rd Avenue & Central Avenue in the parking lot. The parade will go from this starting point to 40th Ave, then turn onto Mill St NE, ending at Murzyn Hall.
If you would like to participate in the parade, entry is $25*, payable online to our Paypal (email@example.com) or via cash or check, which either can be addressed to the Minneapolis St. Patrick's Day Association, 509 Mill Street NE, Minneapolis, MN 55421 or brought day of.
Following the parade is the Blarney Blast which will be held at Murzyn Hall. Entry to this event is $10 for ages 10 and up.
MS. BLARNEY CONTEST
Entry for the Ms. Blarney contest is now closed!
Event details are below:WHEN: Sunday, March 1st, 2020 at 6pmWHERE: Kieran's Pub in downtown MinneapolisCome enjoy the show!