5 Fun Family-Friendly St. Patrick’s Day Activities in Cedar Rapids

Many kids are on spring break during St. Patrick’s Day (and it’s on a Friday – score!). Looking for some fun St. Paddy’s day events and activities going on in Cedar Rapids? Look no further – there’s something for every age! For more fun spring events, check out our events page!

Story Time Nature Walk Leprechaun Hunt

Date: Monday, March 6th, 2023

Time: 10AM CST to 11AM CST

Location: Ushers Ferry Historical Village, 5925 Seminole Valley Trail NE, Cedar Rapids, IA

Cost: $7/per person

Share the love of nature with your little one! Listen to a story, then take a short walk to practice observing and listening. Warm up by the fire in the Ushers Ferry Lodge afterward while enjoying a treat and making a craft. Enjoy two fun stories for St. Patrick’s Day, then go outside to see if you can spot a leprechaun and find their pot of gold! Our monthly stories will be “It’s St. Patrick’s Day!” and “How to Catch a Leprechaun” Registration is required.

St Patrick’s Day Parade

Date: Saturday, March 11th, 2023

Time: 1PM CST

Location: Downtown Cedar Rapids 52404

Cost: Free

SaPaDaPaSo is a 501c nonprofit organization that sponsors the annual St. Patrick’s Day parade and Irish Hooley in downtown Cedar Rapids. T

St Patrick’s Day Cookie Class

Date: Saturday, March 11th, 2023

Time: 10:30AM CST to 12PM CST

Location: Pinspiration –  Lindale Mall 4444 1st Ave NE Suite 0137B Cedar Rapids, IA 52492

Cost: The class is $55 plus tax per registrant (a $40 deposit is due upon reservation, and the remainder will be due the day of the event)

Celebrate the upcoming holiday with cookies! Together we will decorate 6 cookies. All designs will be at the beginner level. All of my classes come with the necessary supplies and step-by-step videos on decorating each cookie.

DIY Shamrock Barrette Class

Date: Thursday, March 9th, 2023

Time: All Day

Location: Hiawatha Public Library – 150 W Willman St, Hiawatha, IA 52233

Cost: Registration is required

For this take & make-you, get to create your own shamrock barrette. Instructions and materials will be included in these to-go kits. I just need your creativity.

St. Paddy’s Day Party

Date: Sunday, March 19th, 2023

Time: 4PM CST to 6:30PM CST

Location: The Play Cafe – 143 Marion Blvd, Marion, IA 52302

Cost: $5/per child (6 and under)

Join Play Cafe for playtime and celebration in a controlled environment! Plus, a family-friendly St Paddy’s Celebration! With games, crafts, dance parties, and more!

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