St. Patrick's Day Event Guide for Families

All events are on Monday, March 17 unless otherwise noted.


Sober St. Patrick's Day

Ahern's Banquet Center

726 Avon Belden Road, Avon Lake

$10 per person; click here to buy tickets

Hors d'oeuvres, coffee, tea and soft drinks served; ample parking available


St. Patrick's Snake Learn & Seek

Sunday, March 16 10 a.m. to noon 

West Creek Reservation, Watershed Stewardship Center at West Cree

2277 West Ridgewood Drive, Parma, OH 44134.

Legend says St. Patrick banished all the snakes from Ireland, but we have snakes at West Creek! Join Naturalist Alex Jeffers to learn local snakes and go for a hike to seek some of our legless friends slithering about. 


It’s Not Easy Being Green

6 p.m.,


2401 State Route 598

The Crawford Park District invites you to come and celebrate St.Patrick’s Day with Joy Etter-Link. Have some fun learning about animals that are green. Was Kermit correct? Find out and get busy with a nature craft too. Focus audience is kids through grade 5. Lowe-Volk Park is located 3 miles north of US Route 30. For more information contact the Crawford Park District office at 419-683-9000. Look for information on other programs offered by the Crawford Park District by visiting their web site.


Leprechaun Leap

Sunday, March 16, 3 to 5 p.m.

Hollstein Reservation

Outdoor Playground

Meet in the Birthday Party Room

Cost:    $3.50

Calling all Leprechauns! Try your luck at reaching the pot of gold. Prizes in 3 categories for furthest leap. Contest 3-3:45PM Prizes given at 4PM.


St. Patty's Day Party

5 to 7:30 p.m.

Miller Nature Preserve

Meet at the Orchid cafe

Reserve your spot by March 12

Cost:    $15.00 (pay at the door)

Come join the fun with corned beef, activities, music and more! Register by 3/12. Pay at door members $12; nonmembers $15; kids 10 and under $8


Leprechaun Hunt

10 to 11 a.m.

Vermilion River Reservation

Carriage Barn


Kids follow leprechaun clues to a hidden pot of gold! Also includes a St. Patty's day craft. Easy hike.


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