Metro Detroit gearing up for St. Patrick's Day festivities

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St. Patrick’s Day is observed on March 17 because that is the feast day of St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. It is believed that he died on March 17 in the year 461 AD. It is also a worldwide celebration of Irish culture and history.

DETROIT - Are you gearing up for St. Patrick's Day and not sure what's going on in your area?

Monday, March 17:

  • Heated tent party with Black Mist and Stone Clover, Detroit, 313-964-0007, 7 a.m., $10.
  • Irish food and tent party, O'Connor's Public House, Rochester, 248-608-2537, 6 a.m., $10.
  • St. Patrick's Day lunch with Chef James Rigato at the Oakland Art Novelty Co., Ferndale, 248-291-5295, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

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