Fishers St. Patrick’s Day Weekend Guide 2024

An image of the greening of the canal in Indianapolis Indiana on Ohio Street

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Fishers and Indianapolis with a blend of family-friendly activities and vibrant festivities for the adult crowd. Whether you have “wee folk” in tow or you’re here to drink like the Irish, there’s something for everyone this St. Patrick’s Day.

Family-Friendly St. Patrick’s Day Events in Indianapolis

These events are perfect for everyone

The Greening of the Canal

Details: Thursday, March 14th | 5 pm | Ohio Street Canal Basin. On Ohio Street between West Street and Senate. Just east of Fire Station 13 and across the street from the Historical Society.

The fountain will turn green as firetrucks shoot an environment-safe green color into the Canal. There will also be honorary pours of green into the river by Mayor Hogsett, the 2024 Irish Man of the Year, and Sarah Taylor. The green color will then slowly spread throughout the canal turning everything green 🍀

The Indianapolis 500 Gordon Pipers will perform live music, and food trucks will be on Ohio Street between Senate and West Street.

If you can’t attend the event, you can live stream it on the Indy St Pats website. Plenty of paid parking is available at Senate Street, Ohio Street, New York Street, and Indiana Avenue.

The Shamrock Drop in Westfield

Details: Saturday, March 16 | 12 – 2 pm | Westfield Grand Junction Plaza

Westfield event website.

Ride the Shamrock Express

Details: Saturday, March 16 | 1 pm and 3 pm | 825 Forest Park Drive, Noblesville, IN 46060, US

Tickets can be purchased here.

St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Details: Friday, March 15 | 11:30 am | North Street (see below for parade route).

The Indy St. Patrick’s Day parade is the centerpiece of the weekend. It’s a legendary event now in its 42 years. When was the last time you saw a police officer doing a bike stand during a parade? Because that happens during these parades. There are also Irish-themed floats, school marching bands, pipe and drum bands, and much more.

The parade steps off from North Street by the tents at 11:30 am and follows this route:

  • North Street 🔽 clockwise around Pennsylvania Street ⬅️ to Ohio Street 🔼 North on N Meridian Street 🔼 Breaks off at north and west on E Michigan Street
  • The march is 1.5 hours
An image of the official route for the 2024 Indy St. Patricks Day Parade
Image provided by Indy St. Pats. Ignore the 2023, it’s accurate for 2024.

Tent Party in Fishers

If you’re looking to drink like an Irish, these are the places to do it

Murphy’s Pubhouse Sham-rockin’ celebration

Details: Friday, March 15 – Sunday, March 17 | All Day | Murphy’s Pubhouse

Murphy’s is our Irish pick for a good time. They rock the shamrock 24/7 365 days a year and it’s all for this moment. Show your support at this 3 day event, and make sure to check out Saturday when the Indy 500 Gordon Pipers come!

Details on their Facebook here.

Salt at Geist’s Ticketed Tent Party

Details: Friday, March 15 – Sunday, March 17 | Salt at Geist

Tickets for Sunday are sold out, but Friday and Saturday have a few left. Tickets here.

King Jugg’s Weekend Tent Party

Details: Friday, March 15 – Sunday, March 17 | King Jugg | Cover charged at the door

Daniel’s Vineyard Tent Party

Details: Saturday, March 16 | Daniel’s Vineyard

Edit: This one is sold out now.

Indy St. Patrick’s Day official tent party

Details: Friday, March 15 | 9:30 am | North Street Tent (see parade image above)

If you’re in for the official tent part in downtown Indianapolis, it starts at 9:30 am and goes all day. This is the biggest and baddest tent party in the city. Coupled with the parade, you’re sure to have a rockin’ time.

Be safe

St. Patrick’s Day weekend is an awesome time in Indy and Fishers. But please be safe. Don’t drink and drive.

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