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Events this weekend (March 8–10)

By LEISURE EDITOR | March 7, 2024

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ARUSA MALIK / DESIGN AND LAYOUT EDITOR

Celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day with a fun run and a lively parade in downtown Baltimore!

Watch the city come alive with Saint Patrick’s Day celebrations this weekend! Just don’t forget to wear green and set your clock forward an hour for daylight savings!

Friday

Baltimore Festival of Laughs, 8 p.m. 

The Lyric Baltimore is hosting a star-studded lineup of comedians, including Lavell Crawford, Tony Roberts, Don Curry and more! They all carry a unique approach to comedy, and you are sure to find your favorite. Tickets start at $59. 

The Purple Madness, 8 p.m.

If live music is more your scene, check out The Prince Tribute Band as they perform some of the legendary rockstar’s signature hits. The band stars Bobby Miller as the lead singer. The event is 21+, and tickets start at $20. 

Saturday 

Mini Maker’s Market, 12–6 p.m.

R. House is hosting another maker’s market this weekend! There will be many vendors and small businesses for you to choose from, including ceramics, candles and paints! When you get tired of browsing, there are plenty of eateries around. 

Sunday

St. Patrick's Day Shamrock 5k, 1 p.m.

The annual Shamrock 5k is back on Sunday! Run down the historic Maryland streets and enjoy the fast and fun course. Make sure that you wear the official shirt to merge into the sea of green! Even if you don’t like running, go for the incredibly photogenic finisher’s medal!

62nd Annual Saint Patrick’s Day Parade, 2 p.m.

Don’t leave as soon as the race ends because the Saint Patrick’s Day Parade starts straight afterward at 2 p.m.! It is a great showcase of Irish culture, and you will certainly feel livened by the music and dance! 


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