Downtown Irish Club Parade. Burgundy and Piety streets — The parade begins in Bywater and rolls through the French Quarter. 6 p.m. Saturday.
Irish Channel St. Patrick's Day Parade. Magazine Street — The Irish Channel St. Patrick's Day Club's parade rolls in Uptown. 1:30 p.m. Saturday.
Irish Channel St. Patrick's Day Block Party. Annunciation Square, Annunciation and Race streets — There's Irish music, dancing, food and drinks at this block party benefiting St. Michael Special School. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday.
Louisiana Irish-Italian Parade. Veterans Memorial Boulevard — The Louisiana Irish-Italian Association's parade rolls in Metairie. Noon Sunday.
Molly's at the Market & Jim Monaghan's Irish Parade. Decatur Street — The parade rolls in the French Quarter. 6 p.m. Friday.
Parasol's Block Party Celebration. Parasol's Restaurant & Bar, 2533 Constance St., (504) 302-1543; www.parasolsbarandrestaurant.com — The annual block party offers green beer and Irish music. 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday.
St. Patrick's Day Block Party. Finn McCool's Irish Pub, 3701 Banks St., (504) 486-9080; www.finnmccools.com — A block party includes the "Irish Olympics" with a tug-of-war, live music and karaoke. 1 p.m. Saturday.
St. Patrick's Day and NCAA Madness Watch Party. American Sports Saloon, 1200 Decatur St., (504) 300-1782; www.theamericansportssaloon.com — College basketball games are screened during a St. Patrick's Day party. Reserved seats are $20. Noon Saturday.
St. Patrick's Day Parade & Celebration. Downtown Covington — Covington Celtic Club presents the parade, and businesses in the area host parties. A block party is at the end of the parade route in front of Jewel's Cigar & Briar Shop (201 N. New Hampshire St., Covington). Noon Saturday.
St. Patrick's Day Parade Viewing Balcony Party. Bourbon Cowboy, 241 Bourbon St., (504) 231-8519; www.bourbonscowboy.com — An open-bar party includes a viewing of the downtown St. Patrick's Day parade. Tickets $100. 7 p.m. Saturday.
St. Patrick's Day Party. Kerry Irish Pub, 331 Decatur St., (504) 527-5954; www.kerryirishpub.com — Live bands perform at a St. Patrick's Day party, and there are appearances by the Jameson Girls. 11 a.m. Saturday.
St. Patrick's Day Party. Pat O'Brien's, 718 St. Peter St., (504) 525-4823; www.patobriens.com — A DJ performs and Irish food is served at a St. Patrick's Day party. 10 a.m. Saturday.
Tracey's St. Paddy's Day Party. Tracey's Original Irish Channel Bar & Restaurant, 2604 Magazine St., (504) 897-5413; www.traceysnola.com — There's green beer, corned beef and cabbage at this annual block party. 11 a.m. Saturday.