Rock City’s High Falls turns green for the annual Shamrock City event. (Photo: Contributed)

St. Patrick’s Day is upon us, and Chattanooga’s many bars and venues are offering a variety of ways to get in the Irish spirit.

Nooga.com has rounded up a selection of events associated with the holiday this weekend. Be safe!

St. Patrick’s Day Proper
The Honest Pint will host live music throughout the day, starting with a lunchtime show from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. At 5 p.m., more music will begin from The Red Rogues, The Secret Commonwealth, The Wolfhounds and Molly Maguires. There will be a free shuttle taking guests to Hair of the Dog, Beast + Barrel and The Terminal Brewhouse.

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When: Friday, March 18, 11:30 a.m.
Where: 35 Patten Parkway
How much: $5

St. Patrick’s Day Party Bike Night
Nothing says St. Patrick’s Day like a Harley-Davidson motorcycleshow. Guests can enter to win cash in the Best Dressed in Green contest. Faith Jackson will perform. All ages are welcome.

When: Friday, March 17, 7 p.m.
Where: 7720 Lee Highway
How much: Free

The Shamrock Show
The Music Boxinvites guests to a St. Patrick’s Day show featuring The Murder of Jane Crow, Jack Endelouz, Sparky the Band and the Silver Tongued Devilz.

When: Friday, March 17, 9 p.m.
Where: 607 Cherokee Blvd.
How much: Free

Clyde’s on Main
The Power Players will return to Clyde’s on Main for a St. Patrick’s Day bash. Expect several drink specials, including Jell-O shots, shamrock juice, car bombs, pickle backs and green beer.

When: Friday, March 17, 5 p.m.
Where: 122 W. Main St.
How much: $10

St. Patrick’s Day Ball
The first annual St. Patrick’s Day Ball will raise money for Crown CARES, an organization dedicated to preventing bullying in schools. Snacks and drinks will be provided, and there will be a silent auction. Tickets are available in advance by emailing [email protected].

When: Friday, March 17, 7 p.m.
Where: 150 River St.
How much: $15 in advance or $25 at the door

St. Chatty’s Day Parade
The fourth annual St. Chatty’s Day Parade will feature several local high school marching bands, Highlanders Bagpipe and Drum Band, the Alhambra Shrine parade unit and more. The parade will begin at Fourth and Cherry streets and will make its way across Market Street to Coolidge Park.

When: Saturday, March 18, 12 p.m.
Where: 400 Market St.
How much: Free

St. Paddy’s Party on the Parkway
The Honest Pint will present the fourth annual St. Paddy’s on the Parkway. There will be food and beer vendors, an outdoors stage with live music all day and a kids zone. All proceeds will benefit SoundCorps and Kids on the Block.

When: Saturday, March 18, 2 p.m.
Where: 35 Patten Parkway
How much: $15

Shamrock City
Rock City’s Shamrock City is a family-friendly event happening all weekend. Visitors can expect live Irish music, Irish jig lessons, Irish food, specialty beer, costumes and live dance performances. The waterfall will also flow with green water. Click here to purchase tickets.

When: Saturday-Sunday, March 18-19, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: 1400 Patten Road
How much: $22.95 for adults and $12.95 for children

Ashley Day is a contributing writer forNooga.com. She is also a student at UTC, where she serves as opinion editor for The University Echo.

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