Collage with Celtic cross next to harp player and pints for St. Patrick's Day

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St. Patrick’s Day 2018 Celebrations near Salinas CA

This time of year is one of our favorites for many reasons; with spring comes a new opportunity to get outside and enjoy the amazing weather that California provides, and this month is also home to one of the best-loved holidays out there – St. Patrick’s Day! There’s so much going on, and we invite you to put on your best green clothes, channel your inner Irish heritage, and join our Salinas Toyota team at the awesome St. Patrick’s Day 2018 Celebrations near Salinas CA!

St. Patrick’s Day 5Ks and Fun Runs near Santa Cruz CA

St. Patrick’s 5K and Bella’s Kids Dash

The Pacifica Runners will be hosting a 5K right on the coast, starting at 9 am on St. Patrick’s Day. Come up with your best green outfits and enjoy the breathtaking views; it’s always more fun when you’re racing with friends!

Two girls wearing green bows on St. Patrick's Day

Run for My Gold Virtual 5K

Unlike more conventional 5K races, the Run for My Gold Virtual Run Challenge allows you to set your own route and pace. All you have to do is register (before March 25), head out for the open trails, and a portion of your proceeds will go towards the National MS Society! Just be sure to wear green; it’s more fun that way.

St. Patrick’s Day Parties and Events near San Jose CA

The Black Donnelly’s (March 9)

A true hallmark of any great St. Patrick’s Day celebration is treating yourself to authentic Irish music. Folktale Winery will play host to the Black Donnelly’s, a band that hails right from Dublin itself! Not only that, but you’ll also get some awesome Irish food as part of the deal. What could be better?

Bollywood St. Patrick’s Day

Back Bar in San Jose will be home to one of the most unique St. Patty’s Day experiences we’ve heard of – a Bollywood theme! Dress up in green and gold and head out for green beer, shots and margaritas; the first 100 people get free hats and party favors!

Yoga + Beer St. Patty’s Day Party

Fitness and indulgence don’t always go hand in hand, but Hermitage Brewery’s Yoga + Beer event on St. Patrick’s Day is certainly something to keep an eye on. All levels of yoga are practiced, and you can enjoy some quality Irish brews throughout the whole event. It’s certainly something you shouldn’t pass up!

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