Baltimore is sure to satisfy the rush of Irish pride that comes with the month of March. Celebrate the luck of the Irish with this mix of traditional and contemporary Irish-themed events, which prove Irish culture is more than just suds and spuds (though that part is fun, too). Check websites for prices and registration requirements.
Lord of the Dance will thrill audiences as they witness the fleet-footedness of this award-winning international dance phenomenon. March 5, 8 p.m. lyricoperahouse.com.
58th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade celebrates Irish culture, music, and dance as thousands march through downtown Baltimore. March 10, 2 p.m. irishparade.net.
The 2nd Annual Shamrock Shindig at Pierce’s Park precedes the parade and will feature live music, food trucks, children’s activities, and more. March 10, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. waterfrontpartnership.org.
Celtic Woman performs traditional Irish tunes, famous pop anthems, and inspirational songs at the Hippodrome. March 24, 3 p.m. ticketmaster.com.
SHAMROCK 5K is the most exciting 5K race in Baltimore, as up to 5,000 entrants—many kitted out in festive green costumes—are cheered on by celebrating spectators. Don’t miss the post-race party/awards ceremony at Power Plant Live for more fun. March 10, 1:15 p.m. irishparade.net/shamrock-run.