Ready to celebrate like the Irish? At Put-In-Bay, we celebrate St. Patty’s day twice! Join Put-in-Bay for the celebration of the halfway mark to St. Patrick’s Day. The parade begins at 1:45 pm, sponsored by Hooligans Irish Pub. Of course, the parade features a drum and bagpipe marching band. Children and adults alike enjoy dressing up in green to join in the fun. Or, come dressed to impress in your traditional Irish garb. No matter what heritage you celebrate, you’re invited to be Irish for a day on Put-in-Bay!

Celebrate food, beverages, and activities downtown at Hooligans. Other Put-in-Bay establishments may be a bit green!

Halfway to St. Patty’s Day Fun

After celebrating St. Patrick’s Day day downtown, take a tour of the island! Hop aboard the Put-in-Bay Tour Train and rest off that Irish meal. The one hour tour is a great way to see the island. Get your tickets at the Downtown Bus terminal. You’ll find it at the corner of Delaware and Toledo. Then, climb aboard the bright yellow open-air trolley. Pulled behind a Jeep, the Tour Train will entertain passengers with stories and facts about Put-in-Bay. Plan your next adventure as tour guides point out many highlights and attractions along the way. The Tour Train stops at the following attractions:

  • Perry’s Monument
  • Perry’s Cave and Family Fun Center
  • Heineman’s Winery
  • Lake Erie Island Nature and Wildlife Area


Find Your Place
The Tour Train will inspire you with a whole list of things to do and see in Put-in-Bay. So, get a head start and book your vacation on Put-in-Bay! There are many great options for South Bass Island rentals and lodging during Halfway to St. Patty’s day or anytime during the season. Start your search now at our lodging guide. Then, book your getaway and get to packing! Don’t forget to wear green!