There are so many events to celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Hampton Roads: parades, marathons, pub crawls, family-friendly events, and so much more.

You don't have to be Irish to enjoy St. Patrick's Day, especially in Hampton Roads. There are so many diverse things to do; here are some of our favorites!

Marathons

Yuenling Shamrock Marathon St. Patrick's Day Marathon 2020 Virginia Beach 48th Annual Virginia Beach Oceanfront

Yuenling Shamrock Marathon—Virginia Beach Oceanfront (Courtesy of Virginia.org)

Norfolk | Naval Station Norfolk MWR St. Patrick's 5K | Tuesday, March 17 | Click here for details.  

Virginia Beach | 48th Annual Shamrock Marathon Weekend at the Oceanfront | Friday, March 20–Sunday, March 22 | Marathon, 1/2 Marathon, 8k, and Children's races | Click here for details.

Parades

St. Patrick's Day Events in Hampton Roads Parades Smithfield Virginia

Smithfield St. Patrick's Day Parade (Courtesy of Genuine Smithfield Virginia)

Norfolk | 53rd Annual Norfolk St. Patrick’s Day Parade | Saturday, March 14 | 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. | Click here for details. 

Smithfield | Downtown Smithfield Street St. Patrick's Day Parade | Saturday, March 14 | 10 a.m. | Click here for details. 

Pub Crawls

Chesapeake | 2nd Annual Branch St Patrick's Day Crawl | Saturday, March 14 | 12–10 p.m. |Cost: $25 | Start the day crawl at Tap It Local | Click here for details.  

Hampton | Phoebus Leprechrawl | Saturday, March 14 | 12 p.m.–5 p.m. | Cost: $18 | The Leprechrawl starts at Sly Clydes Ciderworks | Click here for details.

Norfolk | Lucky's St. Patrick's Day Crawl | Saturday, March 14 | 4 p.m.–11:59 p.m. | Cost: $20 | The day crawl starts at PBR Norfolk | Click here for details. 

Portsmouth | Olde Towne Portsmouth Pub Crawl | Tuesday, March 17 | 6–10 p.m. | Cost: Free |The pub crawl starts at Gosport Tavern | Click here for details. 

Virginia Beach | Lucky's St. Patrick's Day Crawl | Saturday, March 21 | 4 p.m.–11:59 p.m. | Cost: $20 | The pub crawl starts at Smartmouth Pilot House | Click here for details.

Breweries

St. Patrick's Day 2020 Hampton Roads Breweries Virginia

Courtesy of The Garage Brewery's Instagram

Norfolk | 10 Year Anniversary & Saint Paddy’s Day Party | Saturday, March 14 | 12–10 p.m. | Cost: TBA | The event is at O'Connor Brewing Co. | Click here for details.

Virginia Beach | St. Patrick's Day Family Friendly Carnival | Saturday, March 14 | 14 p.m. | Cost: Free | The event is at The New Realm Brewing | Click here for details.

Chesapeake | St. Patrick's Party at The Garage | Sunday, March 15 | 11 a.m.–7 p.m. | Cost: Free | The event is at The Garage Brewery | Click here for details.

Hampton | St. Patrick's Day Party with FIddler's Green | Tuesday, March 17 | 7–10 p.m. |Cost: Free | The event is at The Vanguard Brewpub & Distillery | Click here for details.

Virginia Beach | St. Patrick's Day at the Farmhouse | Tuesday, March 17 | 3–9 p.m. | Cost: Free | The event is at Back Bay's Farmhouse Brewing Co. | Click here for details.

Additional St. Patrick Day Events

Hampton | Pre-Patrick's Day Bowling Party | Saturday, March 14 | 9 p.m.–2 a.m. | Cost: $13 Active Duty; $17 all others | The bowling party is at Langley Lanes Bowling Center | Click here for details.

Virginia Beach | St. Paddy's Day Tourney | Sunday, March 15 | 11 a.m.–4:30 p.m. | Cost: $45–$55 | The golf tourney is at The Honey Bee Golf Club | Click here for details.

Norfolk | St. Paddy's Day Speed Dating Singles Party | Tuesday, March 17 | 7–9 p.m. | Cost: $25 | This event is at The Brick Anchor Brew-House | Click here for details.

Norfolk | St. Patrick's Day Painting with Goats | Tuesday, March 17 | 6–8 p.m. | Cost: $55 | The event, on the back patio of Waterside | Click here for details. 

Hampton | St. Patrick's Day Senior Bingo & Lunch | Tuesday, March 17 | 11 a.m.–2 p.m. |  This event is at The YH Thomas Community Center | Click here for details.

We at OCN wish you the luck of the Irish—a happy, fun, and especially safe St. Patrick's Day!

How do you celebrate St. Patrick's Day? Do you plan on celebrating at one or more of these events? Let us know what you think; we always love to hear from you. Don't forget to tag us in your social media posts #OCN. We love to share in your fun experiences!