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2021 St. Patrick’s Day Events near Scranton, PA

A List of St. Patrick’s Day Events and Restaurants to Check Out While Social Distancing

Irish heritage is everywhere in the Scranton, PA area. As a community, we love and support our roots and springtime is the perfect time to show it off! While current events may have stifled some of the fun and added extra precautions to our lives, there’s still plenty we can do in our area to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. At Kelly Mazda, we provide some great options in our local area to enjoy the moment in a safe manner.

Is the Scranton St. Patrick’s Parade Going On?

Unfortunately, the annual Scranton St. Patrick’s Day Parade will not go on as scheduled this year. Instead, you can expect to see it on Saturday, September 18th (2021). The parade is the second-largest parade in the country with over 12,000 participants making the event possible.

Luck of the Library Take & Make Kits

If you want some stimulation for your kids this St. Patrick’s Day season, check out the Luck of the Library Take & Make Kits! In celebration of Irish American Heritage Month, these fun kits provide history sheets and activities for kids. The pickup event will happen all week this week, spanning from March 10th-17th at the Library Express Bookstore. RSVP’s can be made via email or through a call.

Take in a Double Feature at the Circle Drive-In

If you and your families want to see some St. Patrick’s Day movies, check out a free double-feature at the Circle Drive-In! The Ancient Order of Hibernians Paul “Hook” O’Malley Division 4 is sponsoring the event at 4:15 PM on March 13th. They will be showing “The Quiet Man” and “Black 4” for free. Financial donations and canned goods are welcome.

Support Local Restaurants and Purchase an Iconic Irish Dinner

Another great way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day is through food options. Being in the Scranton, PA area, we have loads of phenomenal authentic Irish eats in our area. Select spots may also have specials or meal events to utilize takeout or delivery too! Here are a few great local spots you may want to check out:

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