St. Patrick’s Day Nightlife in Washtenaw County

With St. Patrick’s Day on the horizon, the Washtenaw area has never been luckier. With green attire, green businesses and green events prepared to flood the Ypsilanti and Ann Arbor streets, there will be several programs, events and restaurants for you to enjoy. 

For those who like to explore nightlife, Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti has many options planned for St. Patrick’s Day.

Find the event right for you to attend during this festive season. From tried-and-true traditions such as the yearly party at Necto Nightclub or singing live karaoke at Keystone Bar and Arcade, there’s no shortage of fun in the area. See our list of events below!


Aubree’s Pizza: Depot Town St. Patrick’s Party

Enjoy a festive meal at Aubree’s in Ypsilanti, as the bar and grill restaurant will bring its St. Patrick’s Day spirit with food and drink specials. Expect delicious meal classics like fish and chips and corn beef egg rolls. Aubree’s will also offer Green Brew Beer, Guinness and live music on Saturday.

39 East Cross St, Depot Town, Ypsilanti.

11 a.m. March 15-17.

Keystone Bar and Arcade: St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

This event by Keystone Bar & Arcade will feature a host of drink specials, live karaoke and games such as darts and pinball for you and friends.

200 W Michigan Ave, Ypsilanti.

March 16. 6 p.m.

Boylesque’s Drag Brunch at Sidetrack

Ypsilanti’s Sidetracks will host a drag brunch & live performances from Boylesque and host drag queen Jadein Black as she celebrates her birthday weekend with you and your friends. Special guests for this event include Hershae Chocolatae, Maxi Chanel, Miss Faguette and more! 

56 East Cross Street, Ypsilanti.

March 17. 12 p.m. $12.

Ann Arbor

Blue LLama Jazz Club: Cyrille Aimée and Nick Collins Sextet

Celebrate St. Patty’s Day in style at the Blue LLama Jazz Club for dinner and a show with the eclectic artist Cyrille Aimée as she performs a host of new music. Are you looking to enjoy a later show? Stop at the jazz club to hear original arrangements from the Nick Collins Sextet, who take the stage at 10:30 p.m. 

314 S Main St, Ann Arbor.

March 16. 8:30 p.m. $10.

North Star Lounge: Mike Green 

North Star Lounge will host its holiday-themed concert with music by name-appropriate singer/songwriter Mike Green. The guitarist will take the stage and entertain you with his unique storytelling and fun (oftentimes funny) songs.

301 N 5th Ave, Ann Arbor. 

March 16. 8:30 p.m. $15.

LIVE Nightclub: St. Patty’s Day Celebration

Ann Arbor’s LIVE Nightclub brings you a lucky celebration with its St. Patty’s Day party. This all-night party will feature green party swag and drink specials. For those looking to hit the dance floor, expect to hear music from DJ Kevin Michael. This is an 18+ event.

102 S First St, Ann Arbor.

March 16. 9 p.m. $30.

Necto Nightclub: New Year’s Eve 2023 

At Necto Nightclub, bring your best green gear and celebrate with Necto as they look to celebrate St. Patty’s Day in style. Known for its bolstered range of DJs, this night will also feature an impressive roster of performers, including DJ Slim, DJ Sins, DJ SkoobE, and MC 3Steez. This is an 18+ event.

516 E Liberty St, Ann Arbor.

March 16. 9 p.m. Ages 21+ – $10; Ages 18-20 – $30.

Bar Bene: Spirit Free Saint Patrick’s Celebration

Bar Bene will host its anticipated alcohol-free celebration for those looking to enjoy a delicious, healthy cocktail. This event will feature more than drinks, as the party will have special guests, jazz guitar duo Chris Bober & Alex Anest. While you wear your favorite lucky-green attire, enjoy healthy appetizers, table games and a selfie station!

310 S. Ashley, Ann Arbor.

March 16. 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. $20.

The Blind Pig: Dopapod with Stormy Chromer

On St. Patrick’s Day, the Blind Pig puts forth a spectacular night of music, with performances by rock bands Dopapod and Stormy Chromer. Chromer, an Ann Arbor-based band who routinely tours festivals throughout the country, will bring their improvisational brand of music to the Ann Arbor venue. The headliner, Dopapod, will perform renditions from their latest live EP, Coloradopeapod (Live). 

208 S 1st St, Ann Arbor.

March 16. 7 p.m. $20.

Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase: Ahmed Bharoocha

The Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase welcomes you to enjoy your weekend with actor and comedian Ahmed Bharoocha, who appeared on shows like The Late Show with Stephan Colbert and Adult Swim series Dream Corp LLC. The social commentary comedian will perform throughout the weekend, so you will have plenty of time to see the comedy standout. 

212 S Fourth Ave, Ann Arbor.

March 14,15 and 16. 6:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 9:15 p.m., & 9:45 p.m. $15-$20.

Conor O’ Neils: Saint Patrick’s Day Celebration 

Ann Arbor restaurant and Irish Pub Conor O’Neill’s will host its grandest celebration of the year as the Main Street mainstay has plans to bring forth live music, Irish dancers, bagpipe performers and drink specials for those in attendance. Expect to have an Irish-themed extravaganza of exciting entertainment. 

318 S Main St, Ann Arbor.

March 17. 11:30 a.m.

The Circ Bar: St. Patty’s Bash

The Circ Bar is hosting a St. Patty’s Day Celebration with food and drink deals and infectious live music. With items such as $5 Irish whiskey and fresh Corned Beef Sandwich, you can enjoy a delicious dinner before taking to the dance floor.

210 South First St, Ann Arbor.

March 16. 5 p.m.-2 a.m. Free.

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Antonio Cooper is a freelance journalist from Detroit, Michigan. His coverage of music festivals and interviews with local celebrities appeared in The E-Current Magazine, The Detroit Metro Times, XXL Magazine, RichMagDigital, The Ann Arbor Observer, and Pop Magazine.

Antonio Cooper
Antonio Cooper
Antonio Cooper is a freelance journalist from Detroit, Michigan. His coverage of music festivals and interviews with local celebrities appeared in The E-Current Magazine, The Detroit Metro Times, XXL Magazine, RichMagDigital, The Ann Arbor Observer, and Pop Magazine.

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