Boise Area St. Patrick’s Day Festivities

March 13, 2013

 These Treasure Valley events will help you celebrate Irish style this weekend. 

St. Baldric's Fundraiser - Be a volunteer or brave a shave at the 2013 St. Baldric's Fundraiser, this year being held at BSU Housing, on March 15th at 3pm to help research cures for childhood cancer and help give survivors long, healthy lives. Want to help, but can't bare to part with your hair? There is an option to donate too!

Boise Highlanders - Check out Boise's own bagpipes group, the Boise Highlanders, they will spend the day playing all over Boise. To find out where they will be see their itinerary here: Highlanders schedule. And for the truly Irish at heart, check out their site for more information on bagpipe lessons.

Killarney Dancers - Head over to the Capitol Saturday, March 16th, and check out the Killarney Dancers! It's a great way to get you in the Irish spirit! They will be performing at noon. If you really want to get in the spirit - they also give classes at the Killarney Dance School.

St Patrick's Day Runs - Strap on your green running shoes because there are 3 races happening this St Patty's! Shamrock Shuffle at St Chappelle's winery, St Patty's Day Fun Run at Julia Davis, and the Kilted 5K at Fort Boise (as part of the Fort Boise Highland Games), all going down March 16th.

Fort Boise Highland Games - To really immerse yourself in the Irish spirit, check out the 3rd Annual Highland Games at Fort Boise on March 16th!