St. Patrick's Day Activities

Schedule of Events for 2025


March 9, 2025

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Jr. Miss & Miss Shamrock Pageants
Location: Emmetsburg Community School Auditorium
Please join us Sunday afternoon!
Admission: $5.00  per person


March 13, 2025

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
St. Pat's Headquarters Open House
Location: St. Pat's Headquarters
Irish Coffee and Treats - Public invited


March 14, 2025

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Chamber Coffee
Location: St. Pat's Headquarters
Come join us for coffee and a treat.
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Fish Fry
Location: VFW Hall
Public invited
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
St. Pat's Bean Bag Tournament
Location: St. Pat's Heated Tent at 10th & Broadway.
Sign up to play or come cheer on the teams competing in the Annual Bean Bag Tourney. Download form to sign up. Warm-up 5:30. Tournament begins 6:30 p.m. Sharp!
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Public is invited to play BINGO at the V.F.W.. They will be playing 10 games with a 50/50 payback.
9:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Kayla Daniels
Location: Live Music-St. Pat's Heated Tent


March 15, 2025

8:30 AM
O'round The Loch Scholarship Run
Location: Smith Wellness Center
Sponsored by Iowa Lakes Community College. Contact Wellness Center for details 712-852-5311
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Bloody Mary/Mimosa Bar
Join us for a Bloody Mary/Mimosa Bar at the Shores of Five Island
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
St. Pat's Kids Zone
Stop by the St. Pat's Heated Tent Saturday morning!!! Activities for kids including: Face Painting, Crafts, Photo Booth(Props will be provided, please bring your own camera). Pedal Tractor Pull Sponsored by Farm Credit Services of America. Free Caricatures by Lauren Naig sponsored by Palo Alto Art Council.
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Flower Crowns
Join Willow Tree Garden Center out front of St. Pat's Headquarters. Limited Supplies. $10 per crown.
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Come join Iowa Project Brewery and West  Brewery in the St. Pat's Heated Tent. They will have samples of some Irish Beers.
11:00 AM
Chainsaw Artist- Logs4Heroes
Location: Emmetsburg Fire Department Front Lawn
Logs4Hereos showed off his Irish creations for us last year and they were a hit, and he can be found on the firehouse lawn! Two carvings will be auctioned at the Event Tent (6 p.m.).
1:30 PM
Famous St. Patrick's Day Parade
Location: Broadway
3:00 PM
Social Gathering Of The Clans
Location: Emmetsburg Fire Station
This annual event will take place at the Emmetsburg Fire Department following the parade.  There will be beverages in an atmosphere for all ages.
3:30 PM
Free Movie-
Location: Riviera Theatre
Free admission to the movie.(No more than 100 people allowed.)  Following the parade, get some popcorn and relax to a free animated movie. This year we will be showing to be announced at a later date!!
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Rowan McCartney and Friends
Stop in to the Event Tent after the Gathering of the Clans at the Fire Hall and listen to Irish Music from Rowan McCartney and Friends. Also, stay for the auctioning of the wood carvings and raffle ticket drawing!
8:30 PM - 11:30 PM
New Trick Band
Location: St. Pat's Heated Tent at 10th Street and Broadway
Stop in to the Event Tent after the Gathering of the Clans at the Fire Hall.  The New Trick Band will be entertaining after Rowen McCartney and Friends.  So stop in and enjoy the music and beverage garden from 8:30 to 11:30 p.m.!


March 16, 2025

8:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Rotary Pancake Breakfast
Rotary Pancake Breakfast held at the V.F.W..
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Trap Shoot
Location: Sportsman's Park
Contact Don Bruch  712-852-3240.