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Celebrating St. Patrick's Day in Style

Brook Arbor Blog, Cary, NC  St. Patrick's Day is nearly upon us, and that means venturing forth from your apartment for some great activities in the area.

Welcome back to the Brook Arbor Blog! It’s March and that means holidays such as Pi Day, Johnny Appleseed Day, and of course, St. Patrick’s Day, which is what we’re focusing on in this month’s blog post. We’ve rounded up three ways to celebrate everything Irish here in Cary, North Carolina from raising a pint, to catching a leprechaun, to watching a full-on parade. Check it out!


Doherty’s Irish Pub

Head on over to Doherty’s Irish Pub to Celebrate St. Patrick’s day in style. With a nice variety of stouts, porters, and browns on tap, you’ll be sure to find something you fancy. Add a menu featuring Irish (and American) dishes for brunch, lunch, dinner, and late night, plus live music and you’ve got the perfect recipe to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day (or simply have a night out), right here in Cary, and it’s only 5 minutes away.


Recreational Adventures: In Search of Leprechauns — Historic Yates Mill, March 16th

From the website: “The mischievous leprechauns have been playing tricks at Yates Mill. Listen to Irish music, read leprechaun stories, and build your own leprechaun trap to help us catch these clever creatures. Be sure to wear green! For ages 6 & up; fee: $1/person. Registration is required for all family members, and children must have adult accompaniment.” Yates Mill is about 20 minutes away from Brook Arbor.


St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Raleigh

Get your green on and head on over to Raleigh to catch the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival. The parade begins at 10:00 AM beginning at Lane and Salisbury Streets. It takes about thirty minutes to get there from Brook Arbor, so plan for that and allow extra time for traffic and parking. The Courthouse Steps Stage is home to performances by the NC State Pipe Band, Inis Cairde School of Irish Dance, Rince Go Halainn, and others. There will also be an Irish jam session — all musicians welcome. Check out the Festival page for more information on entertainment and vendors.


What is your favorite way to celebrate March in our apartment community and beyond? Let us know in the comments. Thanks for reading today’s post.