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Halfway to St Patrick’s Day

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“Halfway to St Patrick’s Day” at Put-in-Bay: A Celebration of Irish Spirit

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day spirit again at Put-in-Bay on September 14, 2024, with the “Halfway to St Patrick’s Day” event. This festive occasion features a parade with marching bands and bagpipes, traditional Irish food and drinks, and plenty of green attire. Hosted by Hooligan’s Irish Pub, the event is a perfect opportunity to don your green and orange and enjoy a day filled with lively entertainment and Irish charm. Additionally, attendees are invited to decorate their golf carts and join in the parade, adding a unique and personalized touch to the festivities.

Join the Parade with Your Decorated Golf Cart

Get creative and decorate your golf cart in Irish-themed colors and decorations to participate in the parade. This adds a fun, community-driven element to the event, allowing everyone to show off their festive spirit.

The Parade: A March of Green and Joy

The highlight of the event is the parade, featuring marching bands and bagpipes, creating a vibrant and festive atmosphere. The streets of Put-in-Bay will come alive with music, dance, and the spirit of Ireland.

Irish Fare and Merriment at Hooligan’s

Hooligan’s Irish Pub, the event’s sponsor and hub, will offer delicious Irish food and drinks. Indulge in corned beef, sip on whiskey, and enjoy the authentic Irish pub experience.

Island-wide Festivities

Other bars and restaurants on the island will also join in the festivities, offering special menus and entertainment. The entire island embraces the Irish spirit, making for a widespread celebration.

Explore Put-in-Bay’s Attractions

After enjoying the “Halfway to St Patrick’s Day” activities, take the Tour Train to explore Put-in-Bay’s attractions. The tour includes stops at Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial, Perry’s Cave Family Fun Center, Heineman’s Winery, and the Lake Erie Island Nature and Wildlife Center​​.

A Day of Fun for Everyone

This event is perfect for families, groups of friends, and anyone who loves St. Patrick’s Day. There’s something for everyone, from live music and food to exploring the island’s attractions.

Planning Your Visit

As this is a popular event, plan your visit in advance. Check out accommodation options on the island to make the most of your weekend.

An Unforgettable Irish Experience

“Halfway to St Patrick’s Day” at Put-in-Bay is more than just a celebration; it’s an immersive experience that brings the heart of Ireland to Ohio. Join the community in this unique celebration and make lasting memories.

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Halfway to St. Patrick's Day Put-in-Bay

Halfway to St. Patrick's Day Put-in-Bay

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Hooligan's Irish Pub

Hooligans Irish Pub, County Road 215, Put-in-Bay, OH, USA