St. Patrick's Day Indianapolis Top 3 Ways to Celebrate in 2017

Recognizing my chance to learn about deep-rooted authentic Irish traditions, I asked my taxi driver in Dublin, Ireland what St. Patrick's Day was like in his city. I'll never forget his hilarious response:

"Everyone who's 18 and older is drunk by lunch ...and everyone who's 18 and younger is trying to hide the fact that they're drunk by lunch."

Considering that many Indianapolis residents share my same Irish heritage, I have no doubt that Indy will live up to those same traditions. HA! (...sans the illegal drinking part of course!)

TOP 3 WAYS TO CELEBRATE ST. PATRICK'S DAY IN INDY

By AMY BEERS - CHEERS!

1. GREENING OF THE CANAL

WHEN: Thursday, March 16. (Festivities start @ 5:00pm)

WHERE: Ohio & West Street

This is a free family-friendly event. The dying of the canal will start at approximately 5:45pm with live music by Eunan McIntyre.

For 21 straight years, the tradition of turning downtown Indy's canal green remains a fun-filled, must-see event!

2. ST. PATRICK'S DAY PARADE

WHEN: Friday, March 17th at 11:30am

WHERE: Downtown Indy

(The Parade Block Party on Vermont Street starts at 10:00am with live entertainment, food trucks, and merchandise.)

Live Music by Highland Reign, (12:00pm – 2:30pm)

3. PARTY AT THE GOLDEN ACE

WHEN: Friday, March 17th from 12:00pm - 6:00pm-ish ( ...go after the parade!)

WHERE: McGinley Golden Ace Inn

2533 E Washington St

Indianapolis, IN 46201

The USA TODAY named the Golden Ace as one of the TOP 10 places in the Nation to "Party like you're Irish on St. Patrick's Day". ...so you better not miss this EPIC TRADITION!

21+ ONLY

(BRING CASH!!!)

*please drink responsibly*

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