St. Patrick’s Day
- Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale
- Bronzeville, Near South Side
- Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham
- Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore
- Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park
- Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted
- Lincoln Park, Old Town
- Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park
- Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale
- Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop
- Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
- Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
Emmit’s Irish Pub Closing After 26 Years In River West
Emmit's last day is June 25, ending a long history of hosting epic St. Patrick's Day parties, welcoming movie crews and giving celebrities a down-to-earth place to enjoy a beer.
Chicago River Dyed Green For St. Patrick’s Day 2022
Thousands of people turned out Saturday morning to see the Chicago River get dyed green for St. Patrick's Day weekend.
With Mandates Gone, St. Patrick’s Day Weekend Is An ‘Everything Goes’ Party That Bars Hope Will Carry Them
Bars owners hope raucous crowds on Clark Street return this weekend after the pandemic has hurt their business: "Everyone banks on these monster days."
Chicago River To Be Dyed Green Again, And Parades Are Back For St. Patrick’s Day Weekend
The Downtown, South Side and Northwest Side St. Patrick's Day parades will return for the first time since the start of the pandemic.
Just 1 Bar Cited For Coronavirus Safety Violations Over St. Patrick’s Day Weekend
There was a "very high level of compliance" among bars and restaurants during the celebrations, according to the city.
Surprise! Chicago’s River Dyed Green For St. Patrick’s Day After All
The announcement was made last minute, likely to prevent crowds from gathering on the riverfront with coronavirus restrictions still in place.
Limit St. Patrick’s Day Crowds Or We’ll Shut You Down, City Warns Chicago Bars
Dancing and congregating won't be allowed, and patrons must remain seated in bars, the city's liquor commissioner said.
Old St. Pat’s Church, Irish Restaurants Raising Money To Feed People Who Are Homeless
The organizers aim to provide warm meals to people experiencing homelessness on St. Patrick’s Day.
Don’t Have Big St. Patrick’s Day Parties During Coronavirus Pandemic, City’s Top Doc Pleads
Chicago's biggest celebrations — the parades Downtown and on the Far South Side — have already been canceled due to the pandemic.
Chicago’s St. Patrick’s Day Parades Canceled Again Due To Coronavirus
Last year, the parades were canceled just as panic grew in Chicago — and internationally — over the spread of COVID-19. Their cancellations marked an unofficial start of the pandemic here.
Lightfoot Cuts Bar And Restaurant Capacity To 100-Person Max Over Coronavirus Concerns
Mayor Lori Lightfoot said she hasn't ruled out shutting down bars and restaurants entirely as St. Patrick's Day revelers continue to pack bars.
St. Patrick’s Day Bar Crawls Are Still On In Chicago — Against Doctor’s Orders
Large bar crawls scheduled for Wrigleyville, Wicker Park and River North are all still on, organizers say.
Chicago’s St. Patrick’s Day Parades, River Dyeing Canceled Due To Coronavirus Concerns
The events draw more than one million people to Chicago to celebrate together — which is exactly what health officials don't want as coronavirus spreads.
Chicago’s St. Patrick’s Day Parades Are On — But They’re Canceled In Dublin And Boston Over Coronavirus Fears
The city still plans to dye the river green and host all three St. Patrick's Day parades this weekend.
No Such Thing As St. Patty’s Day, Not This Year, Not Ever
"Paddy is derived from the Irish, Pádraig: the source of those mysterious, emerald double-Ds," one source said.