2022 St. Patrick's Celebration

Keep On Shamrockin'

Below you will find a lineup of this year's festivities. We hope you can make it out to celebrate in the Irish Capital of Nebraska!

March 16th

  • 4:00 pm to Midnight - Handlebend Taproom open featuring their "Green Mule Release"

  • 5:00 pm - Green Beer $2 at the Good Timin' Bar (available all weekend)

  • 5:30 pm – Irish Walk of Fame Induction Ceremony at the corner of 4th and Douglas

  • 6:00 pm - Painting of the World's Largest Shamrock

  • 6:00 pm - Chug Run Registration at Holt County Grill - run to follow with the finish line at the Handlebend Tap Room

  • 6:30 pm – Free Will Donation Pulled Pork Feed at Handlebend Back Room (sponsored by Irish Walk of Fame)

  • 7:00 pm - Ren & Red Show at Handlebend

Friends sings

March 17th

  • 4:00 to 10:00 pm - Handlebend Taproom open

  • 5:00 pm - Neko's Pub will have "Locals Night" with $2 beers

  • 5:30 to 7:00 pm - Reuben sandwiches, chips, and bars being served at Community Center for free will donation, followed by violinist and piano duo Kevin and Heidi Cheng performing traditional Irish songs (sponsored by O'Neill Friends of the Library, cash bar by Knights of Columbus)

  • 8:30 pm to 1:00 am - Karaoke with Lone Wolf at Good Timin' Bar (all whiskey $3, Crown and Specialty Drinks $3.50, Green Beer $2)

March 18th

  • 10:00 am - St. Pat's Chamber of Commerce Friday Coffee at Pinnacle Bank

  • 4:00 to 11:00 pm - Handlebend Taproom open with entertainment in the back room

  • 4:30 pm - Greening of the pond at the Gil Poese Recreation Area in Carney Park (sponsored by the O'Neill Fenians and the O'Neill Firefighters)

  • 5:00 pm - Knights of Columbus Fish Fry at the KC Hall

  • 5:00 to 7:30 pm - Irish Potato Bar at the O'Neill Assembly of God Fellowship Hall at 204 N. 7th St. (free will offering with proceeds going towards the installation of a new front door approach sidewalk from the street to the door, and the youth department)

  • 5:00 to 7:00 pm - Shamrock Fun Run Packet Pick Up at the St. Mary's High School Gym (300 N. 4th St.)

  • 5:30 pm - Dodgeball Tournament at the O'Neill High School Gym (sponsored by the O'Neill Satellite Rotary Club)

  • 6:15 pm - Doors open at O'Neill Community Center for the Zach Mirz Magician Show at 7 pm (sponsored by Faith Community Church)

  • 7:00 pm - Get the Horse Green at 49186 Oliver Road

  • 8:30 pm to 1:00 am - Karaoke with Lone Wolf at Good Timin' Bar (all whiskey $3, Crown and Specialty Drinks $3.50, Green Beer $2)

  • 9:00 pm to 1:00 am - Red and Ren Show at Neko's Pub

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March 19th

  • 8:00 am to 9:30 am  Registration and packet pick up for the Shamrock Fun Run at St. Mary’s High School Gym - 300 North 4th Street (Sponsored by the O’Neill Rotary Club) 

  • 10:00 am – 40th Annual Shamrock Fun Run starting by St. Patrick's Catholic Church

  • 10:00 am to 11:00 pm - Handlebend Taproom open 

  • 10:00 am to 5:00 pm - KIDZ Child  Identification Program, free to parents, at the Christ Connection Center (1938 Building, Sponsored by the Long Pine Masons Lodge #136)

  • 11:00 am -  Wildhay Café at the corner of 3rd and Douglas selling all kinds of festival food

  • 11:00 am – Bank First Popcorn stand at the corner of 4th and Douglas

  • 11:00 am to 3:00 pm -  Holt County Republicans Candidate Meet and Greet at the Nebraska Room, La Costenita Restaurant 5th and Douglas 

  • 11:00 am to 12:30 pm -  Hot Cocoa Bar at Stracke Real Estate Office at 115 North 5th Street – There will be drawings for Shamrock Bucks 

  • 12:00 pm - Studio 15 Dance Academy Irish Dancers Performance joined by Craoi Na Tire Irish Dancers of Omaha on the World’s Largest Shamrock followed by Alumni Irish Dancers 

  • 12:30 pm –  Crowning of the St. Patrick’s Day King and Queen and introduction of the parade Grand Marshall following the Irish Dancers 

  • 1:00 pm – St. Patrick's Day Parade with theme "Keep on Shamrockin" in downtown O'Neill

  • 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm –  C.L.A.S.S. Kid’s Carnival at the Christ Connection Center Gym, 409 E. Adams Street (1938 Building) 

  • 2:30 pm - Registration Opens for the Knights of Columbus St. Patrick’s Day Cornhole Tournament at the O’Neill Community Center Play will begin promptly at 3:00 pm 

  • 2:30 pm - Dave Merkel at Neko’s Pub 

  • 3:15 pm - Doors open for the Impact Pro Wrestling Event at the O’Neill High School Gym 

  • 4:00 pm - Impact Pro Wrestling at the O’Neill High School Gym (Sponsored by the O’Neill Lion’s Club)

  • 4:30 pm - Weston Frank LIVE at Harte’s Pub in Inman – Shuttles will run from 3:30pm to 9:30pm picking up/dropping off at 4th and Douglas by the Blarney Stone 

  • 7:00 pm - Ben Grillet and Cody Henson Hullinger Bands at Neko’s Pub 

  • 8:30 pm to 1:00 am - Karaoke with Lone Wolf at Good Timin' Bar (all whiskey $3, Crown and Specialty Drinks $3.50, Green Beer $2)

March 20th

  • 1:30 to 3:30 pm - Ren and Red Show at the Good Timin’ Bar (all beer $2)

Beer Cheers