March 17, 1820

The riverboat Shamrock fired a salvo inviting everyone in St. Louis to the very first St. Patrick's Day celebration and parade in St. Louis and possibly the first in Missouri. Now they're wearin' the green in St. Louis, Kansas City, Rolla, Saint Patrick, New Haven, Shamrock, and of course in our Irish Wilderness.

St. Patricks day festival activities in Missouri

Celebrate in Sikeston: Home Brew Competitions and Crawfish Boils Await 

Annual events bring festive celebrations to Southeast Missouri.