Source: Hancock County Convention & Visitors Bureau ~ Top 5 Ways to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Findlay
Sham-Rock all week!
As the only Irish pub in Findlay, there is no better way to start a list about St. Patrick’s Day activities than with Logan’s Irish Pub! Logan’s doesn’t just celebrate St. Patrick’s Day on the 17th, it is a 5 day celebration! Live music will take place every night, beginning Wednesday, March 14, as you devour traditional Irish fare. And the fun really ramps up on St. Patrick’s Day, Logan’s will open at 8 a.m. for a full Irish Breakfast of Scotch Eggs, drink specials, and corn beef and hash – and the festivities only grow from there. With giveaways, green beer, music from The Mighty McGuiggans and The Athen Ry, and plenty of Irish pride you definitely don’t want to miss St. Paddy’s week at Logan’s. LogansIrishPubFindlay.com
Enjoy a Classic Irish Film
If you’re looking for a little more relaxed evening, but still want to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, look no further than the Hancock Historical Museum’s monthly Classic Movie Night. This month’s movie falls on March 17 and in celebration the Museum will be showing “The Quiet Man” starring John Wayne and Maureen O’Hara. “The Quiet Man” is about boxer Sean Thorton who leaves America to return to his ancestral home in Ireland, but finds conflict with the landowner, Will Danaher, especially after falling in love with Will’s sister, Mary Kate. This free event is open to the public, popcorn and refreshmenents are provided, BYOB. Historical information will be take place before and after this special Irish presentation! HancockHistoricalMuseum.org
Indulge in Irish Food and Drinks
So many restaurants and bars in Hancock County are celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in style! Kick off the morning at Fricker’s Kegs and Eggs, from 6 a.m. – 10 a.m. before they switch to their regular menu. Alexandria’s will be opening at 11 a.m. with Tongue N’ Groove taking the stage in Findlay Room at 6:30 p.m. and Cross Eyed Willie in The Upper Deck at 10:30 p.m. The Bourbon Affair will be having green beer and green cocktails in celebration beginning at 5 p.m. The Gathering, Gathering Wine, and the Anvil invites you to Eat, Drink, and Be Irish beginning at 6 p.m. with Jiggs dinner, live entertainment, Irish drink specials (including on whiskey!), while The Jones Mansion invites you to slow down and celebrate St. Paddy’s at Elijah’s Bar, where a laid back evening awaits you with live music and the original whiskey choice of the 19th century – Rye. Head to Mount Blanchard’s Hurricane Pub to hear traditional Irish songs sung during dinner and feast on Beef Barley Soup and Corned Beef. These restaurants are just a few of the many with specials this weekend in celebration! VisitFindlay.com
Take part in a St. Patrick’s Day Skate
A family friendly way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day can be found at The Cube, with their last public skate of the winter. During their St. Patrick’s Day skate, those who wear green receive a free skate rental! Admission is $5 and skate rental is $3 (without your green, of course). Don’t forget, The Cube only accepts cash! VisitFindlay.com
Don your Green
If you don’t wear green on St. Patrick’s Day you’re risking a few pinches, so avoid the danger and don your green! Findlay and Hancock County has many great spots to purchase a new outfit in green, head downtown to check out Trends! on Main, The Dressing Room Boutique, and Downtown’s newest shop, Shimmery Belle Boutique, to find the perfect outfit. Lori Ballinger Morehead will help you find something special at Papillon Boutique or head to Bluffton to see what Boutique 415 has in stock. No matter what you choose, we are sure you will be (sham)rocking your green! VisitFindlay.com
There is even more to do this weekend in Hancock County, visit our event calendar to see all that is taking place this weekend! Happy St. Patrick’s Day!