Although parades and large gatherings aren’t happening quite yet, there’s plenty to do to make the day festive and fun for the kids!
Here are some of our favorite things to do with the family around Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky beginning this weekend through St. Patrick’s Day – and don’t forget to wear your best green!
ST. PATRICK’S DAY FUN AT BUCKABEE BROWNIES; 4756 Cornell Road, Blue Ash, Oh; 513-815-6641; buckabeebrownies.com
Saint Patrick’s Day is super sweet at Buckabee Brownies! This year they teamed up with March First Brewery for a delicious BEER brownie, yum! Lucky little ones can participate in the Shamrock Scavenger Hunt; find 10 shamrocks and get a FREE bag of brownie edges with any purchase. Find 10 shamrocks and receive a free bag of brownie edges with any purchase!
SWEET SAINT PATRICK’S DAY COOKIE KITS FROM BONBONERIE; 2030 Madison Road, Cincinnati, Oh; 513-321-3399; bonbonerie.com
Call ahead and order a delicious and delightful St. Patrick’s Day cookie decorating kit for your lucky lads and lassies. Kits come complete with 12 un-iced cookies, three bags of icing and more; $24.95 per cookie decorating kit.
TOT TUESDAYS: PARTY WITH ST. PAT at the BEHRINGER-CRAWFORD MUSEUM; (register + virtual option); 1600 Montague Road, Covington, Ky; 859-491-4003; bcmuseum.org
Tuesday, March 16, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Lucky preschoolers will hear a lively leprechaun story and create a cool craft during this month’s Tot Tuesday. In-person admission: $9 adults, $8 seniors, $5 children, free for members + $1 craft fee for all; virtual admission: $5 non-member households, free for members + $1 craft fee (families pick up supplies at BC Museum OR can opt to supply their own craft supplies at no cost; advanced registration required.
Cookie Decorating Class St. Patricks Day at Memorie Makers Cafe & Cupcakery; 8460 US-42, Florence, Ky; facebook.com/events/130740228817966
Friday, March 12 at 6:30 p.m.
Get ready for an hour-and-a-half instructor-lead class to decorate six custom cookies! $30 per participant and all supplies are included. Great for a date night, ladies night or just a fun night out with the kids! Pay through Facebook, stop in store or call to reserve your spot.
Luck of the Levee at Bridgeview Box Park Newport on the Levee; 1 Levee Way, Newport, Ky; newportonthelevee.com.
Saturday, March 13
Lads and lassies are invited to kick off St. Patrick’s Day with themed food and beverages at the Bridgeview Box Park. From 3 to 7 p.m., guests are encouraged to don their best green attire while doing the Irish jig to live music in the open-air, shipping container park.
Shamrocks & Shenanigans Virtual 4 Mile Run Walk; anywhere; thevirtualrunchallenge.com/virtual-race-event/st-paddys-day-shamrocks-and-shenanigans-virtual-4-miler
Now through March 31
Leprechaun costumes, traditional Irish food, and running, of course – there’s no better way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day than completing the Shamrocks & Shenanigans Virtual 4 miler event. Celebrate your race and the “Luck of the Irish” with runners from all 50 states and around the world. Complete each distance one at a time or if you’re feeling lucky complete all 4 miles. Either way, families are encouraged to wear their finest St. Patrick’s Day attire and mostly, have fun!
St. Patrick’s Day Fun Run; Fifty West Brewing Co., 7668 Wooster Pike, Columbia Township; fiftywestbrew.com/event/st-patricks-fun-run-fleet-feet
Saturday, March 13 at 10:30 a.m.
5K run down the Little Miami Scenic Trail, sponsored by Fleet Feet. Free, but tickets required.