St. Patrick’s Day 2018

Saturday, March 17, 2018

Join us in Westport for the largest St. Patrick’s Day Celebration in KC! Come to Kansas City’s oldest entertainment district before, during and after the Kansas City St. Patrick’s Day parade.


Saturday, March 17 | 11 a.m.

The 46th annual Kansas City St. Patrick’s Day Parade will take place on Saturday, March 17 starting at 11 a.m. Learn More

The parade ends in Westport at 43rd Street, but the party doesn’t stop there! Stick around Westport, and enjoy some St. Patty’s Day shenanigans…

What to Expect

Portions of Westport Road and Pennsylvania Avenue will be closed on Saturday, March 17 to make room for outdoor beer gardens & sidewalk caf├ęs, featuring food & drink specials and live entertainment. The parade begins at 11 a.m., but many Westport businesses will be open beforehand to help you get a head start on your celebration.

Road Closures

  • Westport Road will be closed from Mill Street to Broadway.
  • Pennsylvania will be closed from 40th Terrace to 42nd Street.
  • Broadway will also be closed for the parade from Linwood to 43rd Street.

Outdoor Beer Gardens & Sidewalk Cafes

  • Beer Kitchen
  • Buzzard Beach
  • Dempsey’s Burger Pub, Firefly and Gambal’s Social Club
  • Doughnut Lounge
  • Ernie Biggs and Qdoba
  • Foundry
  • HopCat
  • Jerusalem Cafe
  • Kelly’s Westport Inn
  • Port Fonda
  • Snow and Company
  • Throwback
  • Westport Saloon

For a full list of St. Patrick’s Day Shenanigans, including parties on the street and in your favorite business, as well as business closings for the day, check out this blog post.