St. Patrick’s Day celebrations take place in downtown Kalamazoo this Saturday, March 13. Visitors are invited to grab some food and drinks to enjoy the outside at the Central Commons Refreshment Area, which will allow for social distancing.
Green Beer will be available at several locations, including Old Burdick’s Bar and Grill, Papa Pete’s, Olde Peninsula Brewpub, Harvey’s on the Mall and Green Top Tavern.
Live musical performances will also take place outside throughout the downtown mall from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m., along with appearances from St. Patrick and Liam the Leprechaun.
A walking pub crawl will begin at Harvey's and tour the local bars of Saugatuck Brewing Co., Final Gravity, Green Top Tavern and LFG Gaming Bar at noon.
Downtown retailers are getting in on the festivities as well with special deals and gifts. Limited time items will be available at Pop City Popcorn, Cherri’s Chocol’Art and Artisan Sandwich Co.
Visitors are asked to be mindful of COVID-19 precautions by wearing a mask and maintaining social distance with other parties.