Embrace your inner Irish and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day holiday with a weekend full of festive events like the Newtown Irish Festival, St. Paddy’s Day Unwined at Shady Brook Farm and plenty of Celtic-themed wine tastings to experience in Bucks County! 

Check out our guide below for details on this weekend’s must-see events around the County. Stay up-to-date on what’s coming up next week with our Upcoming Events calendar.

Friday, March 15

Green Parrot fun Irish costume

Newtown Irish Festival

The Green Parrot’s community-favorite Newtown Irish Festival returns, bringing fantastic live music, family-friendly activities and plenty of festive brews to taste!

When: March 15 – 17

Where: Green Parrot Restaurant

Cost: $10 cover (one day); $25 cover (weekend)

Celtic Crushing St. Patrick’s Concert

Listen to authentic Irish tunes as Larry Kirwan, host of Celtic Crush on SiriusXM, brings his St. Patrick’s Week show to Bucks Live!

When: March 15, 7:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Where: Zlock Performing Arts Center

Cost: $20/general attendance; $30 VIP

Nakashima Looks and the Art of Seating at the James A. Michener Art Museum

Marvel at expertly crafted pieces of furniture design and take advantage of the rare opportunity to immerse yourself in the Nakashima legacy during the Nakashima Looks exhibit. The Art of Seating: Two Hundred Years of American Design exhibition presents a survey of exceptional American chair design from the early 19th century to the present day.

When: March 15 – 17, 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Where: James. A Michener Art Museum

Cost: Free to attend

Manufacturing Victory: The Arsenal of Democracy

Be among the first to follow the industrial journey that took the United States from a nation perilously unprepared for war to a global superpower that led the Allies to victory in World War II in Manufacturing Victory: The Arsenal of Democracy at the Mercer Museum.

When: March 15 – 17

Where: Mercer Museum

Cost: Included with museum admission

“Equality - Pride in our History” Exhibit

“Equality - Pride in Our History” exhibit takes visitors on a journey through the decades of gay pride and will showcase a collection of stories, photos, memorabilia contributed by lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and their allies (LGBTQA).

When: March 15 – 17, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Where: Bucks County Visitor Center

Cost: Free to attend

Friday Night with Mojo & The Helper Monkeys at Naked Brewing

Head to Naked Brewing Company’s taproom to listen to great tunes while you drink your brews thanks to musical guest, Mojo & the Helper Monkeys.

When: March 15, 7 – 11 p.m.

Where: Naked Brewing Co.

Cost: Free to attend

Freaky Friday at Acting Naturally Theatre

Based on the beloved novel and hit Disney films, Freaky Friday’s hilarious body-swapping tale takes to Acting Naturally Theatre’s stage this weekend!

When: March 15 – 16, 7 – 8 p.n.

Where: Acting Naturally Theatre

Cost: $10 - $12

Narrative Expressions by Herbert Mandel

Cairn University invites guests to view it latest art exhibition, Narrative Expressions by Herbert Mandel.

When: March 15 – 17, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Where: Cairn University Connie A. Eastern Gallery

Cost: Free to attend

Into the Mystic: A Tribute to Van Morrison

Enjoy an evening of award-winning wines and awesome live music as Into the Mystic performs an extraordinary tribute to legendary artist Van Morrison. Reservations are required.

When: March 15, 8 – 10 p.m.

Where: New Hope Winery

Cost: $30

The Great Kaplan Vaudevillesque Spectacle

Audiences will be treated to a night of illusion, magic, juggling and deadpan comedy collide in this vaudevillesque spectacle at the Smoke & Mirrors Magic Theater.

When: March 15 – 16, 8 – 9:30 p.m.

Where: Smoke & Mirrors Magic Theater

Cost: $25 - $35

Celebrate Art! Exhibit

Check out the work of the talented students from Bristol High School, Harry S. Truman High School and the Artists of Bristol on the Delaware (AOB) at the annual “Celebrate Art!” exhibit.

When: March 15 – 17, 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Where: Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library

Cost: Free to attend

 “Hex Signs: Sacred & Celestial Symbolism” at Glencairn Museum

Visit the Glencairn Museum for an exhibit that explores themes of sacred and celestial imagery in the traditional arts of the Pennsylvania Dutch, with special emphasis on the decorated barns of Southeastern Pennsylvania.

When: March 15 – 17

Where: Glencairn Museum

Cost: Included with museum admission

18th Annual Juried Exhibition: Sculpture 2019

New Hope Arts hosts its 18th Juried Exhibition, featuring 60 works of beautifully sculpted art by artists from the local region and beyond. Don’t miss the opening reception and awards presentation at 6 p.m.!

When: March 15 – 17, 12 – 5 p.m.

Where: New Hope Arts

Cost: Free to attend

“Best!” Art Exhibit at Centre for the Arts

Attend the opening reception for “Best!”, a multi-media art exhibit celebrating local artists and their works that span oil, acrylic, fine art photography and more.

When: March 15 – 17, 12 – 6 p.m.

Where: Centre for the Arts

Cost: Free to attend

“Diversity” by Jeannette Gonzalez

Jeannette Trigo Gonzalez invites you to attend her art exhibit "Diversity", featuring striking seascapes present a variety of vibrant colors.

When: March 15 – 17, 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Where: Bucks County Visitor Center

Cost: Free to attend

Saturday, March 16

Winter Unwined

St. Paddy’s Day Unwined Weekend at Shady Brook Farm

Visit Shady Brook for a special evening of live Irish dancers, delicious Celtic cuisine and authentic musical performances all night long!

When: March 15 – 17, 6 – 10 p.m.

Where: Shady Brook Farm

Cost: Free to attend

St. Paddy’s Tasting & Terrarium Workshop at Sand Castle Winery

Celebrate St. Paddy’s Day with a wine tasting and terrarium workshop at Sand Castle Winery. Taste 13 of Sand Castle’s award-winning wines and enjoy an Irish lunch buffet as you create your very own terrarium. Reservations are required.

When: March 16, 12 – 3:30 p.m.

Where: Sand Castle Winery

Cost: $65

Sugar and Slice: Donut, Pizza & Wine Pairings

Tired of pairing your wines with cheese and chocolate? Stop by the Chaddsford Winery to discover the best pizza and donut combinations for their award-winning wines! Reservations are required.

When: March 16 – 17, 12 – 5 p.m.

Where: Chaddsford Winery

Cost: $20

3rd Saturday Tour: Exploring Lambertville & New Hope

Lambertville and New Hope are full of history and culture on both sides of the Delaware River. Enjoy a guided walking tour of these two cities while getting to enjoy the views, the shopping and of course, the food! Reservations are required.

When: March 16, 1 – 4 p.m.

Where: Delaware River Towns Chamber of Commerce

Cost: $60

3rd Saturdays Night with Low Totem (And a Food Truck)

The Naked Brewing Company welcomes Low Totem for a live performance while guests enjoy delicious food truck cuisine.

When: March 16, 5 – 10 p.m.

Where: Naked Brewing Company

Cost: Free to attend

Family Astronomy Night at Bucks County Audubon Society

Learn more about the planets, stars and constellations as you gaze at the cosmos through telescopes and enjoy family-friendly crafting at the Bucks County Audubon Society.

When: March 16, 7 – 8:30 p.m.

Where: Bucks County Audubon Society

Cost: $10

Live Music at the (Crossing) Vineyard!

Stop by Crossing Vineyards any weekend this Winter and relax with a “Crossing Cocktail,” a frosty YARDS Beer, or wine by the glass or bottle. “Un-wined” after a busy work week with live music and dancing.

When: March 16, 1 – 5 p.m.

Where: Crossing Vineyards and Winery

Cost: Pay as you go

Slaying at the Speakeasy

Enjoy an evening of mystery and delicious cuisine! Join the Fisher’s Tudor House for a murder mystery dinner in the roaring 20’s!

When: March 16, 7 p.m.

Where: Fisher’s Tudor House

Cost: $56.99

Family Magic Show at Smoke & Mirrors Magic Theater

Geared to audiences of all ages, enjoy an afternoon family magic show featuring a number of talented entertainers from the Smoke & Mirrors Magic Theater.

When: March 16, 2 – 3:15 p.m.

Where: Smoke & Mirrors Magic Theater

Cost: $15 - $20

The Golden Girls Murder Mystery

Your favorite ladies from the ‘80s are throwing a party, and you’re invited! Sophia, Blanche, Rose, and Dorothy have worked long and hard to throw the perfect celebration, but will they still be celebrating when they discover a deadly flaw in their party guest, Arthur? Enjoy dinner as you put your detective skills to the test!

When: March 16, 7 p.m.

Where: Peddler’s Pub

Cost: $69.99

Sunday, March 17

Crossing Vineyards & Winery

St. Patrick’s Day Weekend Celebration at Crossing Vineyards

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at Crossing Vineyards with award winning wines, specialty pairings and live music!

When: March 17, 12 – 6 p.m.

Where: Crossing Vineyards and Winery

Cost: $20

Irish You Were Naked: St. Patrick’s Day

Spend the St Patrick's Day holiday with the Naked Brewing Company! Enjoy delicious brews and a festive Crafternoon.

When: March 17, 12 – 8 p.m.

Where: Naked Brewing Co.

Cost: Free to attend