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St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations

March 14 @ 06:00 PM - March 17 @ 06:00 PM

Get ready to paint the town green.
The Murphysboro Chamber of Commerce invites you to the 2024 Murphysboro St. Patrick’s Celebration,
March 14th-17th!
Here’s a current schedule of events.
Stay tuned for updates as details are finalized and more information becomes available.
** If your group/business has an event planned for St. Pat’s weekend, and you would like to be added to the schedule, please let us know!
☘️ 𝐈𝐫𝐢𝐬𝐡 𝐖𝐡𝐢𝐬𝐤𝐞𝐲 𝐓𝐚𝐬𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠
𝑴𝒐𝒍𝒍𝒚’𝒔 𝑷𝒊𝒏𝒕 𝑩𝒓𝒆𝒘𝒑𝒖𝒃 🇮🇪 𝟔𝐩𝐦
— Kick off St. Patrick’s weekend early, as Molly’s Pint Brewpub welcomes the Southern Illinois Irish Festival for a special tasting of Irish Whiskeys, and specially selected appetizers and pairing bites, as well as dessert!
— Tickets $45/person (early bird deal; $55 regular)
— Only 45 seats available; must be 21+ to attend
— See more info at
☘️ 𝐓𝐫𝐢𝐯𝐢𝐚 𝐓𝐡𝐮𝐫𝐬𝐝𝐚𝐲
𝑩𝒓𝒆𝒘𝒔 𝑩𝒓𝒐𝒕𝒉𝒆𝒓𝒔 𝑻𝒂𝒑𝒓𝒐𝒐𝒎 🇮🇪 𝟖𝐩𝐦
— It’s the weekly trivia night at Brews Brothers Taproom, turned Irish. Free to play!
— Get a sneak peek of the St. Patrick’s Day cocktails, and try to win a some St. Patrick’s gear to wear on Saturday.
☘️ 𝐀𝐧 𝐈𝐫𝐢𝐬𝐡 𝐌𝐞𝐚𝐥
𝑷𝒂𝒕’𝒔 𝑩𝑩𝑸 🇮🇪 𝟏𝟎𝐚𝐦-𝟔𝐩𝐦
— Pat’s will be selling Corned Beef & Cabbage, as well as Bangers & Mash!
☘️ 𝐌𝐞𝐚𝐥𝐬 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐈𝐫𝐢𝐬𝐡 𝐂𝐚𝐭𝐡𝐨𝐥𝐢𝐜𝐬
(𝐨𝐫 𝐚𝐧𝐲𝐨𝐧𝐞 𝐞𝐥𝐬𝐞 𝐭𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐥𝐢𝐤𝐞𝐬 𝐬𝐞𝐚𝐟𝐨𝐨𝐝)
𝟏𝟕𝒕𝒉 𝑺𝒕𝒓𝒆𝒆𝒕 𝑩𝒂𝒓𝒃𝒆𝒄𝒖𝒆 🇮🇪 𝟏𝟏𝐚𝐦-𝟏𝟎𝐩𝐦
— Friday’s fish special is a Fried Shrimp Po’Boy; available for lunch or dinner
— & —
𝑴𝒖𝒓𝒑𝒉𝒚𝒔𝒃𝒐𝒓𝒐 𝑲𝒏𝒊𝒈𝒉𝒕𝒔 𝒐𝒇 𝑪𝒐𝒍𝒖𝒎𝒃𝒖𝒔 #988 🇮🇪 𝟒-𝟕𝐩𝐦
— The weekly Friday evening Lenten Fish Fry features fried and baked fish, fried shrimp, cheese pizza, and a variety of sides.
— $16/adult, $8/children (6-16yrs old), 5 & under free;
all tips to Murphysboro Knights of Columbus #988 always go to charity
☘️ 𝐊𝐞𝐞𝐩 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐏𝐢𝐧𝐭 𝐍𝐢𝐠𝐡𝐭
𝑩𝒓𝒆𝒘𝒔 𝑩𝒓𝒐𝒕𝒉𝒆𝒓𝒔 𝑻𝒂𝒑𝒓𝒐𝒐𝒎 🇮🇪 𝟒𝐩𝐦-𝟏𝟎𝐩𝐦
— Stop by for a Guinness, and take home a new Toucan glass!
— Glasses may also be purchased separately; supplies limited
☘️ 𝐓𝐨𝐩 𝐨’ 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐌𝐨𝐫𝐧𝐢𝐧𝐠!
𝑭𝒂𝒚𝒆 🇮🇪 𝟕:𝟑𝟎𝐚𝐦-𝟑𝐩𝐦
Faye will have a full St. Patrick’s Breakfast and Brunch! Come try the Pastrami Hash, Cabbage & Farro Soup, Shamrock Pop-tarts & Pastries. Don’t forget to grab their Irish Coffee, feat. whiskey and Kahlua.
*** 𝑩𝒓𝒆𝒘𝒔 𝑩𝒓𝒐𝒕𝒉𝒆𝒓𝒔 𝒐𝒑𝒆𝒏𝒔 𝟖𝒂𝒎 ***
Stop by 8am-10pm for Bloody Marys, Green Stag Beer, Killians on tap, Irish Mules, Pot of Gold Sangria, and more!
☘️ 𝐒𝐭. 𝐏𝐚𝐭𝐫𝐢𝐜𝐤’𝐬 𝟓𝐊 𝐑𝐮𝐧/𝐖𝐚𝐥𝐤
𝑩𝒓𝒆𝒘𝒔 𝑩𝒓𝒐𝒕𝒉𝒆𝒓𝒔 𝑻𝒂𝒑𝒓𝒐𝒐𝒎 🇮🇪 𝟗𝐚𝐦
— Registration 7:30am-8:30am
☘️ 𝐈𝐫𝐢𝐬𝐡 𝐒𝐭𝐞𝐰 𝐂𝐨𝐨𝐤-𝐨𝐟𝐟
𝑩𝒓𝒆𝒘𝒔 𝑩𝒓𝒐𝒕𝒉𝒆𝒓𝒔 𝑻𝒂𝒑𝒓𝒐𝒐𝒎 🇮🇪 𝟗𝐚𝐦
— Start working on that Stew recipe… it’s almost time to show it off.
The Championship Belt is back up for grabs!!
— Cash prizes of $400 for first, $250 for second, and $150 for third
— $25 entry fee, lamb meat and bones will be provided
— Sponsored by Dan Nolan, Financial Advisor with Edward Jones
— Sign up at
☘️𝐂𝐨𝐥𝐝-𝐁𝐥𝐨𝐨𝐝𝐞𝐝 𝐈𝐫𝐢𝐬𝐡 𝐂𝐨𝐟𝐟𝐞𝐞
𝑪𝒐𝒍𝒅-𝑩𝒍𝒐𝒐𝒅𝒆𝒅 𝑻𝑬𝑵𝑻 🇮🇪 𝟏𝟎𝐚𝐦 – 𝟒𝐩𝐦
(set up near Smyzor Plaza)
— A match made in Ireland: Get a cold blooded coffee with Jameson Irish Whiskey. TODAY ONLY, and ONLY available at tent.
(Coffee shop will be open for regular business)
☘️ 𝐂𝐨𝐫𝐧𝐞𝐝 𝐁𝐞𝐞𝐟 & 𝐂𝐚𝐛𝐛𝐚𝐠𝐞
(near the festival)
Cold Blooded Coffee Co. 🇮🇪 𝟏𝟎𝐚𝐦 – 𝟒𝐩𝐦
(set up near Smyzor Plaza)
Pat’s BBQ and Catering 🇮🇪 𝐍𝐨𝐨𝐧-𝐬𝐨𝐥𝐝 𝐨𝐮𝐭 &
Tater Headz Fry Co. 🇮🇪 𝐍𝐨𝐨𝐧-𝐬𝐨𝐥𝐝 𝐨𝐮𝐭
(both set up near Molly’s Pint)
☘️ 𝐀𝐧 𝐈𝐫𝐢𝐬𝐡 𝐌𝐞𝐚𝐥
(throughout Murphysboro)
𝟏𝟕𝒕𝒉 𝑺𝒕𝒓𝒆𝒆𝒕 𝑩𝒂𝒓𝒃𝒆𝒄𝒖𝒆 🇮🇪 𝟏𝟏𝐚𝐦-𝟏𝟎𝐩𝐦
— 17th St is the only place to get house-brined and smoked Corned Beef & Cabbage. Be sure to plan a stop this weekend.
They’ll also be featuring craft cocktails and green beer.
— & —
𝑷𝒂𝒕’𝒔 𝑩𝑩𝑸 🇮🇪 𝟏𝟎𝐚𝐦-𝟔𝐩𝐦
— On top of being set up downtown, Pat’s will also be open at their regular location, serving Corned Beef & Cabbage as well as Bangers & Mash.
☘️ 𝐃𝐨𝐰𝐧𝐭𝐨𝐰𝐧 𝐒𝐡𝐨𝐩𝐬 𝐎𝐩𝐞𝐧
𝑾𝒂𝒍𝒏𝒖𝒕 𝑺𝒕𝒓𝒆𝒆𝒕 & 𝒃𝒆𝒚𝒐𝒏𝒅! 🇮🇪 𝟏𝟎𝐚𝐦
— You want menswear? Houseplants? Antiques? A Bridal Gown??We have all that and MORE. Explore Murphysboro and discover what it has to offer.
☘️ 𝐒𝐭. 𝐏𝐚𝐭𝐫𝐢𝐜𝐤’𝐬 𝐏𝐚𝐫𝐚𝐝𝐞
𝑾𝒂𝒍𝒏𝒖𝒕 𝑺𝒕𝒓𝒆𝒆𝒕 🇮🇪 𝟏𝟏𝐚𝐦
— Parade runs “backwards” from Apple Festival (east to west) from 6th Street to 18th Street
— Contact the Murphysboro Chamber of Commerce if your organization would like to participate.
☘️ 𝐊𝐢𝐝𝐬 𝐈𝐫𝐢𝐬𝐡 𝐇𝐞𝐫𝐢𝐭𝐚𝐠𝐞 𝐅𝐫𝐞𝐞 𝐅𝐞𝐬𝐭
𝑴𝒖𝒓𝒑𝒉𝒚𝒔𝒃𝒐𝒓𝒐 𝒀𝒐𝒖𝒕𝒉 & 𝑹𝒆𝒄𝒓𝒆𝒂𝒕𝒊𝒐𝒏 𝑪𝒆𝒏𝒕𝒆𝒓 🇮🇪 𝟏𝟏:𝟑𝟎𝐚𝐦 – 𝟏:𝟑𝟎𝐩𝐦
— Head down to Murphysboro Youth & Recreation Center (1818 Walnut St) immediately after the parade for free crafts, games, and refreshments.
— Many thanks to Kiwanis International, Jackson County Illinois 4-H, and the Murphysboro Park District for making this event happen.
*** 𝑴𝒐𝒍𝒍𝒚’𝒔 𝑷𝒊𝒏𝒕 𝒐𝒑𝒆𝒏𝒔 𝒂𝒕 𝟭𝟮 𝑵𝒐𝒐𝒏 ***
Stop by Noon-10pm for their famous Irish Red, as well as all the regular Molly’s favorites!
☘️ 𝐋𝐢𝐯𝐞 𝐌𝐮𝐬𝐢𝐜
𝑴𝒐𝒍𝒍𝒚’𝒔 𝑷𝒊𝒏𝒕 𝑩𝒓𝒆𝒘𝒑𝒖𝒃 🇮🇪 𝐍𝐨𝐨𝐧-𝟑:𝟏𝟓𝐩𝐦
— Enjoy music from Bruce Blew
☘️ 𝐋𝐢𝐯𝐞 𝐌𝐮𝐬𝐢𝐜
𝑩𝒓𝒆𝒘𝒔 𝑩𝒓𝒐𝒕𝒉𝒆𝒓𝒔 𝑻𝒂𝒑𝒓𝒐𝒐𝒎 🇮🇪 𝐍𝐨𝐨𝐧 – 𝟑:𝟑𝟎
— Enjoy music from Mark Stoffel & The Usual Suspects
☘️ 𝐒𝐡𝐚𝐦𝐫𝐨𝐜𝐤 𝐁𝐞𝐞𝐫 & 𝐒𝐩𝐢𝐫𝐢𝐭𝐬 𝐓𝐚𝐬𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠
𝑺𝒎𝒚𝒛𝒐𝒓 𝑷𝒍𝒂𝒛𝒂 🇮🇪 𝐍𝐨𝐨𝐧 – 𝟒𝐩𝐦
— Enjoy tastings from local and regional breweries, as well as a selection of whiskeys and select spirits
— Ticket includes coupon for food from Cold Blooded Coffee Co.
— Entry $35 early bird; $40 at gate
— Link for tickets coming soon, or pick up at Brews Brothers
☘️ 𝐋𝐮𝐜𝐤𝐲 𝐓𝐨𝐬𝐬 𝐁𝐚𝐠𝐬 𝐓𝐨𝐮𝐫𝐧𝐚𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭
𝑫𝒂𝒖𝒎 𝑨𝒅𝒎𝒊𝒏𝒊𝒔𝒕𝒓𝒂𝒕𝒊𝒐𝒏 𝑷𝒂𝒓𝒌𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝑳𝒐𝒕 🇮🇪 𝟐𝐩𝐦
(where you pay your water bill)
— Grab a friend and play some corn hole, in a double-elimination tournament
— Cash prize to the winner
— Entry fee $20/team
☘️ 𝐋𝐢𝐯𝐞 𝐌𝐮𝐬𝐢𝐜
𝑴𝒐𝒍𝒍𝒚’𝒔 𝑷𝒊𝒏𝒕 𝑩𝒓𝒆𝒘𝒑𝒖𝒃 🇮🇪 𝟑:𝟑𝟎-𝟓𝐩𝐦
— Enjoy a fun performance from the always delightful
☘️ 𝐈𝐫𝐢𝐬𝐡 𝐒𝐭𝐞𝐰 𝐂𝐨𝐨𝐤-𝐨𝐟𝐟 𝐀𝐰𝐚𝐫𝐝𝐬 𝐀𝐧𝐧𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐜𝐞𝐝
𝑩𝒓𝒆𝒘𝒔 𝑩𝒓𝒐𝒕𝒉𝒆𝒓𝒔 𝑻𝒂𝒑𝒓𝒐𝒐𝒎 @ 𝟒𝐩𝐦
☘️ 𝐋𝐢𝐦𝐞𝐫𝐢𝐜𝐤 𝐂𝐨𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐬𝐭
𝑴𝒐𝒍𝒍𝒚’𝒔 𝑷𝒊𝒏𝒕 𝑩𝒓𝒆𝒘𝒑𝒖𝒃 🇮🇪 𝟓𝐩𝐦
— Start writing that limerick poem, and bring it down to Molly’s!
— Hosted by the Fine & Bawdy Wenches
☘️ 𝐋𝐢𝐯𝐞 𝐌𝐮𝐬𝐢𝐜
𝑴𝒐𝒍𝒍𝒚’𝒔 𝑷𝒊𝒏𝒕 𝑩𝒓𝒆𝒘𝒑𝒖𝒃 🇮🇪 𝟓:𝟏𝟓-𝟕:𝟑𝟎𝐩𝐦
— Enjoy music from Holt & Crain
☘️ 𝐋𝐢𝐯𝐞 𝐌𝐮𝐬𝐢𝐜
𝑴𝒐𝒍𝒍𝒚’𝒔 𝑷𝒊𝒏𝒕 𝑩𝒓𝒆𝒘𝒑𝒖𝒃 🇮🇪 𝟕:𝟒𝟓-𝟏𝟎𝐩𝐦
— Enjoy some Irish tunes by Nine88
☘️𝐓𝐨𝐩 𝐨’ 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐌𝐨𝐫𝐧𝐢𝐧𝐠! (again!)
𝑭𝒂𝒚𝒆 🇮🇪 𝟕:𝟑𝟎𝐚𝐦-𝟐𝐩𝐦
— Faye will once again have a St. Patrick’s breakfast and brunch!
Come down before the bocce tournament for Pastrami Hash, Cabbage & Farro Soup, Shamrock Pop-tarts & Pastries. They’ll also still be serving Irish Coffee with whiskey and Kahlua.
☘️ 𝐋𝐞𝐩𝐫𝐞𝐜𝐡𝐚𝐮𝐧 𝐂𝐥𝐚𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐜 𝐁𝐨𝐜𝐜𝐞 𝐓𝐨𝐮𝐫𝐧𝐚𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭
𝑴𝒖𝒓𝒑𝒉𝒚𝒔𝒃𝒐𝒓𝒐 𝑹𝒊𝒗𝒆𝒓𝒔𝒊𝒅𝒆 𝑷𝒂𝒓𝒌: 𝑱𝒂𝒎𝒆𝒔 𝑹. 𝑯𝒂𝒍𝒍 𝑲𝒊𝒘𝒂𝒏𝒊𝒔 𝑭𝒂𝒎𝒊𝒍𝒚 𝑩𝒐𝒄𝒄𝒆 𝑷𝒂𝒓𝒌 🇮🇪 𝟏𝟐 𝐍𝐨𝐨𝐧
— Refreshments provided
— $60 Entry fee per 4 person team, LIMITED space available;
Contact [email protected] for application
☘️ 𝐀𝐧 𝐈𝐫𝐢𝐬𝐡 𝐌𝐞𝐚𝐥
𝟏𝟕𝒕𝒉 𝑺𝒕𝒓𝒆𝒆𝒕 𝑩𝒂𝒓𝒃𝒆𝒄𝒖𝒆 🇮🇪 𝟏𝟏𝐚𝐦-𝟏𝟎𝐩𝐦
— It’s your last chance to try 17th St’s original house-brined and smoked Corned Beef & Cabbage. End your weekend on a high note with a craft cocktail or a green beer.
—- & —-
𝑴𝒊𝒅𝒍𝒂𝒏𝒅 𝑰𝒏𝒏 🇮🇪 𝟏𝟏𝐚𝐦-𝟖𝐩𝐦
Midland Inn will also have Corned Beef & Cabbage, as well as Reuben Sandwiches! Don’t forget the green beer. Sunday ONLY!
*** If you have any questions, or would like to participate as a vendor, please message us! We will continue to add information to the schedule as it becomes available to us.


March 14 @ 06:00 PM
March 17 @ 06:00 PM


The Murphysboro Chamber of Commerce
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