Happy St. Patrick's Day weekend! Grab your green getups and make your way to Dogtown for its annual Irish Festival, or hit up Tower Grove Park for the last winter market session of the season.
"The St. Patrick’s Day celebration in Dogtown is held annually on March 17. In addition to the Ancient Order of Hibernians Parade, Dogtown United coordinates an Irish Festival to highlight the unique spirit and vibrant history of the Dogtown neighborhood." Free admission. Festival starts at 9 a.m., parade begins at 11 a.m. and festival officially ends at 6 p.m.
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"Join us as we indulge in the art of Balkan dining! Our executive chef Senada Grbic and our wine and spirits team have curated together a delectable 4-course dinner pairing. It features classic Balkan dishes with an elevated contemporary twist. Each course has been carefully paired with our finest selection of imported Balkan wine or rakija." Tickets $100. Event starts at 6 p.m. at Grbic Events.
"The Tower Grove Farmers’ Winter Market is Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The market has experienced tremendous growth since the beginning of 2006 and has become a popular gathering place for thousands of St. Louisans every week during the season." Free admission. From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
"We're grabbing our bagpipes and partying to all that is Irish! Join us while we do shots of Jameson, drink Guinness, dance with leprechauns and crawl on!" Tickets start at $10. From noon to 6 p.m.
"Help us celebrate the 8th anniversary of the Old Bakery Beer Company at the Buzz'd Beer Festival! Tickets get you samples of over 50 different beers (and ciders and seltzers) from over a dozen different local breweries, a commemorative glass, live music and an overall good time! Tickets are $35 in advance and $40 at the door." From 1 to 5 p.m.
"Enjoy Mimosas, indulge in a food truck for the best brunch and grab a coffee from our friends at That's Sip! Fete Booth and TKO DJs will be with us to keep this block party bumpin' all day while capturing the fun! Sample cake and desserts with your gang, enjoy the flower bar from the lovely Rouge Floral Design and shop adorable wedding merch! This event is RSVP only and tickets are limited!" Free reservations. From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.