Embrace the spirit of St. Patrick's Day by venturing to Rowan County, N.C., where Irish charm meets Southern hospitality. From art events to bar crawls, discover the perfect blend of celebration and exploration in our charming North Carolina destination.



Toddler Time: Leprechauns Class at Waterworks Visual Arts Center

March 9, 2024 | 10 A.M. - 11 A.M.

Join Ms. Debbie as she leads toddlers and a special adult in a mixed media Leprechaun art activity for St. Patrick’s Day at Waterworks Visual Arts Center. Little artists will use paint, pencil, crayon, and felt markers to create a super cute, St. Patrick’s Day leprechaun and friends art piece!  


St. Patrick's Day at Gaelic Alley

March 15 - 17, 2024 | 3 P.M. - 10 P.M.

Join Gaelic Alley Irish Pub for the biggest block party of the year! The St. Patrick's Day 2024 celebration will include beer trucks, cocktails, food, live music, entertainment, leprechauns, fresh merch and more! Just show up and enjoy throughout the weekend.


St. Patrick’s Day Train Ride (SOLD OUT)

March 16 & 17, 2024 | 5 P.M. - 8:45 P.M.

Climb aboard the St. Patrick’s Train on the evenings of March 16 & 17 and enjoy an Irish-inspired meal while riding the rails at the N.C. Transportation Museum. Wear your green and bring your Irish cheer! This dinner train will offer guests a happy (half) hour of appetizers, wine, and beer before boarding the train.


Downtown Salisbury's "Shamrock Cheers" Bar Crawl

March 16, 2024 | 3 P.M. - 10 P.M.

Join us for the ‘SHAMROCK CHEERS’ Bar Crawl in Downtown Salisbury! The crawl officially kicks off at 3 P.M. and goes to 11 P.M., Saturday, March 16th. Downtown Salisbury Social District is home to many various unique bars and restaurants, all within a few blocks of walking distance from one another.



Stay safe and book an overnight stay for the holiday! You can check out all our original lodging options on our Places to Stay page.