Find a St. Patrick’s celebration to bring Irish good cheer into your heart:
This is a full weekend of beer tasting, live music, and friendly camaraderie under heated tents. Music by Kier Byrnes & Friends, Colum Cille Pipes & Drums, Joshua Tree, 7 Day Weekend, The Pourmen, Dicey Riley with Zoe Darrow Celtic Rock Band, Howl at the Moon Dueling Pianos, Pop Disaster, and Rick Express. $25. Friday, 6:30-11 p.m.; Saturday, 1-7 p.m. 306 Northern Avenue, Boston
The parade route is about 2 miles long. Start time is 11 a.m. Long Pond Drive and Route 28, South Yarmouth
St. Patrick’s Parade in Worcester — March 10
People seem to gather from all over central Massachusetts for this old-city tradition. Noon. Mill Street and Park Avenue to Highland Street, Worcester
Ceili On! In Nantucket — March 10
This is an afternoon of live Irish music and dance. Join Sean and Bernadette for dance instructions. Step Dance World Championship competitor Megan Corcoran will perform with some of her students. 3-6 p.m. The Muse, 44 Surfside Road, Nantucket
Dropkick Murphys St. Patrick’s Day Blowout — March 14-16
The day will feature two shows: a matinee by Dropkick Murphys with guests The Devil Makes Three, and an after-show party featuring professional boxing and a Dropkick Murphys special electric set. Music performances at noon and 7 p.m. House of Blues, Boston
Blarney Bash with Joshua Tree — March 16
What better way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day week than by listening to a band that captures the look, feel and sound of one of the world’s most popular rock bands — U2. The Joshua Tree prides itself at it ability to reproduce the distinct sound of one of the world’s most popular rock bands. 8 p.m. Blue Ocean Music Hall, 4 Oceanfront North, Salisbury
A St. Patrick’s Day Celtic Sojourn concerts present musicians and dancers of the Celtic tradition. This year’s cast includes the Friel Sisters, Glasgow natives playing fiddle, flute and uilleann pipes and singing in unison; Yann Falquet and Pascal Gemme, masterful fiddler and guitarist; Keith Murphy, of the Boston fiddle masters Childsplay; and Katie McNally and Neil Pearlman, “the new face of Scottish fiddling.” Sanders Theatre, Cambridge, and Cabot Theatre, Beverly
St. Patrick’s Parade in Holyoke — March 17
This is a big parade; it takes two hours to pass. It moves from Northampton Street to High Street. 11:30 a.m. Parade starts at Kmart Plaza, 2203 North Hampton Street, Holyoke.
St. Patrick’s Parade in Scituate — March 17
The parade kicks off at the Gates Intermediate School and heads down First Parish Road. Park at Scituate High School and take a shuttle bus to the parade route start. 1 p.m.
This is a really, really big and grand parade in the heart of America’s most legendary Irish-American community. Expect all the bells and whistles and plenty of enthusiasm. The parade begins on West Broadway (easterly) and ends at Dorchester Avenue. 1 p.m. Parade starts at Broadway MBTA Stop, South Boston
St. Patrick’s Parade in Lawrence — March 23
The parade passes over the Casey Bridge, down Parker Street, left on Salem Street, across Loring Street, down Salem Street to Shawsheen Road and back to Market Street, ending at Market and Loring streets. 1 p.m.
The Parade starts at Union Street and ends with a festival at Stella Park until 3 p.m. Parade at 11 a.m.
Traditionally this event brings together many different communities from the Greater Hartford area to celebrate the Celtic culture. 11 a.m. Capitol Avenue to Bushnell Park, Hartford
Essex Go Bragh Parade in Essex — March 9
A great day for a horse drawn wagon ride, face painting, music and more at the annual Essex Go Bragh Irish Parade. The parade begins at the Essex Town Hall. Decorate your car, bike or tractor and come march. 10:30 a.m. Main Street, Essex.
This beloved parade is the largest single-day spectator event of the year in Connecticut. The parade route is 1.5 miles. 1:30 p.m. Downtown New Haven
For just $10, guests age 21 and older can enjoy a fun-filled pub crawl of beverage specials and discounts on food at locations throughout Foxwoods Resort Casino. All pub crawl guests will have a chance to win prizes, including Foxwoods show tickets. 1-5 p.m. Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket, CT
Join in the celebration by wearing green. 1 p.m. Main Street, New London
Irish Parade in Mystic — March 24
Come enjoy this uplifting parade, a favorite in the community, to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Downtown parking is at the Mystic Arts Center Parking lot, 9 Water Street, where the parade ends. Smaller parking lots can be found along the parade route or on the many side streets along the route. 1-3 p.m. Greenmanville Avenue and Main Street to Water Street, Mystic
This well-loved parade brings out all the Irish good cheer, music, and dance, in any weather. Noon. Smith and Rosebank Streets to Rhode Island State House, Providence.
Lion’s Club St. Patrick’s Day Dinner in Block Island — March 16
Raise a glass and welcome spring at the annual Lion’s Club corned beef dinner. Doors open at noon, dinner served at 1 p.m. Yellow Kittens, 214 Corn Neck Road, Block Island.
Find your best green attire, watch for leprechauns, and join in the revelry to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Newport! Get your Green on and experience the fun and excitement of the longest running Saint Patrick’s Day parade in New England. 11 a.m. Broadway, Newport.
St. Patrick’s Parade in Manchester — March 31
Pipes and drums, police in uniform, fire trucks, Irish music on the march all combine at this traditional parade. 11 a.m. Parade starts at north end of Elm Street, Manchester.
The Irish American Club of Maine presents the 2019 St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Noon. Commercial Street, Portland, ME