9 ways to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Central Florida

ORLANDO, Fla. — Break out the green, because this weekend, everyone is Irish.



St. Patrick’s Day falls on Friday this weekend, kicking off a weekend of activities across Central Florida. See our guide to St. Patrick’s Day below.

Pub Crawls

The Orlando Pub Crawl is hosting the St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl on St. Patrick’s Day this year. Tickets are $20 and the crawl, which begins with check-in at 4:30 p.m. at Hooch, will cover multiple venues. Click here for tickets and information.

Also happening Friday is the 6th Annual Lucky’s St. Patrick’s Day Crawl. Click here for information and tickets.

Raglan Road

Raglan Road in Disney Springs will host its Mighty St. Patrick’s Day Festival from March 16-19. There will be several life performances throughout the Irish pub each day. Reservations are encouraged. Click here for more information.

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Boxi Park

Boxi Park in Lake Nona will host a St. Patrick’s Day celebration beginning at 11 a.m. There will be food specials, authentic dancers and the Mt. Dora Pipe Band. A $5 cover begins at 5 p.m. Click here for details.


This weekend marks the second weekend of its St. Patrick’s Day celebration with live entertainment, music and food.

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Crooked Can Celtic Festival

The three-day Crooked Can Celtic Festival takes place Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Crooked Can Brewing Company, 426 W. Plant St.

5th Annual St. Paddy’s Day Truck Pull & Street Festival

The 5th Annual St Paddy’s Day Truck Pull & Street Festival returns to Historic Downtown Sanford at 4 p.m. Click here for details.

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Pat O’Brien’s St. Patty’s Day Celebration

After celebrating Mardi Gras in Universal Studios, hop over to Pat O’Brien’s Friday and Saturday from 2 p.m. to 1 a.m. for its St. Patty’s Day Celebration. Click here to make reservations.

St. Patrick’s Day Festival in the Park

Center Lake Park in Oviedo will host its St. Patrick’s Day festival Friday and Saturday from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. There will be Irish step dancers, Irish food, green beer and more. Click here for details.

International Drive

The St. Patrick’s Day 2023 Irish Party on International Drive begins Friday at noon at the Lucky Leprechaun Irish Pub. Click here for details.

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Adam Poulisse joined WFTV in November 2019.