Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade: Old Sacramento often hosts a lively St. Patrick's Day Parade with a variety of performers, including Irish dancers, historical reenactors, and marching bands.
Pub Crawls: Various groups and organizations often host St. Patrick's Day pub crawls in areas with high concentrations of bars, like Midtown Sacramento or Downtown Davis.
St. Patrick's Day Run: Events like the Shamrock'n half marathon, 5k, and 10k often take place on or around St. Patrick's Day, featuring festive attire and post-race celebrations.
Irish Food and Drink Specials: Many local restaurants and pubs, such as de Vere's Irish Pub and O'Mally's Irish Pub, often serve special Irish-themed food and drink specials for St. Patrick's Day.
St. Baldrick's Day Fundraiser: A local tradition, people often shave their heads in solidarity with kids fighting cancer and to raise money for research.
Irish Dance Performances: Local Irish dance schools and troupes often hold performances in honor of St. Patrick's Day at various venues throughout the area.
St. Patrick's Day Parties at Local Breweries: Many breweries, such as Track 7 Brewing and Ruhstaller Brewery, often host St. Patrick's Day events featuring music, food, and of course, beer.
Family-friendly Events: Venues like the Sacramento Children's Museum and Fairytale Town often host family-friendly St. Patrick's Day events with crafts, games, and other activities.