Erin go bragh! Southern West Virginia’s St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations

Put on your green and get ready to party! St. Patrick’s Day is coming up – here’s how you can celebrate in Southern West Virginia.

Mt. Nebo’s 13th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration
Lace up your sneakers! Mt. Nebo’s 13th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration begins the morning of March 17 with the Shamrock Dash 5k. Runners and walkers of all ages are welcome. The registration fee is $20, and proceeds go to local organizations; pay when you register from 8:15-8:45 a.m. that morning. The race begins at 9 a.m. in front of The Tractor Bar.

After the race, stick around for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade. The parade starts at 1 p.m. – but get there early to enjoy vendors, crafts, and lots of good cheer.

Pub Parties
Celebrate St. Paddy’s on the Gorge! Chetty’s Pub at Adventures on the Gorge in Lansing will feature themed food and drink specials all evening long. Check out their Facebook page for more details.

The Irish Pub on Washington St. in Lewisburg is the perfect place to get your St. Patrick’s Day fix. Start your evening with the Shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade at 5 p.m. and stick around for a meal of corned beef hash, music by Patrick O’Flaherty, and plenty of fun! Grab a pint or try something off their whiskey list.

Weathered Ground Brewery in Cool Ridge is hosting a St. Patrick’s Day celebration at their taproom! Grab a pint (or a flight) and settle in for a cozy evening. Food by A&J Catering will be available for sale, and enjoy music from Long Point String Band and Tim Lancaster all evening long. Plus, 100% of the proceeds of the pilot batch of their beer will be donated to the Raleigh County Humane Society!

Tamarack’s St. Patrick’s Day Dinner
At Tamarack’s St. Patrick’s Day Dinner on March 16, you’ll be treated to the feast of a lifetime! Enjoy a meal with all the Irish staples – potato leek soup, corned beef, rum raisin pudding paired with an Irish stout, and so much more. You’ll also be treated to music by West Virginia’s own Aurora Celtic. Tickets are $44 and can be purchased on Tamarack’s website.

Sláinte! What’s your favorite way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day?