Top St. Patrick's Activities not to miss in Naples & Marco Island

By Buzzy Ford

Looking for something fun to do on St. Patrick's Day? Naples and Marco Island have got you covered. From festive parades to traditional Irish dancing, there's plenty of excitement to be had. But if you don't want to miss out on any of the action, make sure you check out these top activities not to be missed. So put on your greenest outfit and join in the fun.

Naples St Patrick's Day Events


Evening on Fifth St Patrick's Day Celebration

March 17th, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
5th Ave South

This March, get your Irish on for St. Patrick's Day and enjoy an array of live musical performances up and down the sidewalks of Fifth Avenue South! There will be plenty more than just music as you shop or dine - there are also tons of restaurants that offer delicious food, so make sure not skip out because this event has it all covered from A-Z…including some fun surprises waiting around every turn.

Naples St. Patrick's Day Parade

Saturday, March 12th, 11:00 am
3rd Street South and 10th Ave.
A Naples tradition for over 40 years is now the largest privately-funded Parade in the state. The Parade starts at the corner of 3rd Street South and 10th Ave. It turns East onto 5th Ave S and then East on 8th Street South to finish in front of the Naples City Hall.

St Patrick's Day at Paradise Coast Sports Complex

Thursday, March 17th, 4:00 pm
3940 City Gate Blvd N
Join the St. Patrick's Day Bash at Paradise Coast Sports Complex! We'll have green beer and fantastic giveaways all night, live entertainment through sunset at The Cove Beer & Wine Bar with Irish food favorites to satisfy everyone's cravings.

Naples establishments known for celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with Irish Fare, Drink Specials, & Live Music

Old Naples Pub
255 13th Ave S
The Village Pub on Venetian Bay
4360 Gulf Shore Blvd N
The Cabana Bayfront
The Pub & Grill

Marco Island St Patrick's Day Events

Annual Shamrock Dinner and Dance

February 26th, 6:30 pm
San Marco Catholic Church
The annual event will be held at the San Marco Catholic Church. Entertainment will be provided by Marco Islanders Moose and Mary Jo O’Regan, who both hail from the Emerald Isle. Tickets are $55, which includes a corned beef and cabbage dinner prepared by a world-famous chef.

Marco Island St. Patrick's Day Parade & Hooley has been canceled for 2022.  

Marco Island establishments known for celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with Irish Fare, Drink Specials, & Live Music

Old Marco Pub & Restaurant
1105 Bald Eagle Dr
2Shea's Salty Dog
Marco Walk Plaza