Deer Park Irish Pub hosts St. Patrick’s Day events

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – Deer Park Irish Pub is hosting St. Patrick’s Day events all weekend, including a parade, live music, food and drink specials, and family-friendly games.

Admission to the pub’s “Clover Classic” is free all weekend and tent activities are for all ages.

The 17th annual People’s Parade will be held on Monday at 5:30 p.m. The person who wins the costume contest will be the parade’s grand marshal.

Schedule of Events for the Cover Classic:

Sunday (family day)
11 a.m-3 p.m. – Sunday Brunch with Ragin’ Cajun food truck, Irish dishes with a little Creole pizzazz and Games: Bimini; rings, Irish bowling, Cornhole, Irish sing-a-long
1 p.m. – St. Pet-Trick with the SPCA; pet trick and costume contest and more.
2 p.m. – Dance Tonight Fort Wayne teaches the Irish Jig and Irish couples dance
3-10 p.m. –  Monday work excuses on the hour from Facebook posts/audience
3-5 p.m. – Live Music – Knotwork – Celtic, instrumental music

9 a.m. – Morning Lauds with St Patrick’s writings and Green Irish glazed doughnuts & Irish Lattes
Noon – Corned beef sandwiches, cole slaw, chips & shamrock cookies available, Adoption animals from the SPCA
4:00 p.m. – Men’s keg toss, Women’s keg toss (Registration at Deer Park day of the event)
4:45 p.m. – Costume Contest
5:00 p.m. – Shamrock sprint (contestants run the parade route)
5:30 p.m. – The People’s Parade, 17th annual world’s shortest parade
6:00 p.m. –  Live Music – Scratch N Sniff – Classic Rock

Monday Menu: Food: 5-oz corned beef sandwich served on cracked rye with dill pickle and horseradish $6; with classic chips, fresh coleslaw & shamrock cookie. $8.50. Beverages: Traditional green lager beer along with signature classics including Guinness Stout, Harp, Smithwicks Irish Ale, Killians, Magner’s apple cider. Daily Special: Irish car bombs

Deer Park Irish Pub is located at 1530 Leesburg Road at the intersection of Spring Street across from the University of Saint Francis. provides commenting on many stories to allow for constructive discussion. In order to comment, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms and Conditions. Anyone violating these terms, including the use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinion of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, flag it so our moderators can review.

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