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Mar 04

St. Patrick's Day in MHK

Posted on March 4, 2020 at 10:34 AM by Tarra Rotstein

I-rish You Were Here for all the St. Patrick’s Day Fun 

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Pop on your green attire and celebrate with a Belfast Bomber at O’Malley’s, a pint o’ Guinness at Kite’s or a bit of Bailey’s at Rock-a-Belly. Or grab a Pepsi and help line the parade route with smiles and waves. Join the Saint Patrick’s celebration this year in Manhattan … to the 'Ville!

Join the fun in Aggieville as we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. The 42nd Annual celebration is set to take place a few days earlier, March 14 on Moro Street, races starting in the morning at 10 a.m. and the parade at 1 p.m.  

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Runners enthusiast enjoy the 10-kilometer race, one of Manhattan’s oldest running events, first introduced in 1979. This race attracts several thousand runners, many who are gearing up for the Bill Snyder Half Marathon, May 23. Marvin Hachmiester 10K race benefits the Special Olympics and the Marvin Hachmeister Scholarship Fund. This event celebrates the positive spirit and dedication of Marvin Hachmeister. He is our local hero, who has competed in the race for 39 years and last year celebrated his 88 birthday during the race.
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Not up for the 10k? Join in on the fun and enjoy the Shamrock 2-mile fun run/walk, register online for this race. Both races include the opportunity to purchase a green shamrock top hat or green mustache to run the race in.
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The Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade organized by Aggieville merchants takes place in the afternoon starting at 1 p.m. and goes down Moro Street. This parade is for the young and old, a true family event! 
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Later that night find the Grand Celtic Music Tour at the Columbian Theater in Wamego at 6:30 p.m. Come celebrate the love of Celtic culture at in the Swogger Gallery including the popular whisky tasting and continue with an evening full of traditional Celtic music, dance, and storytelling. Hosted by area favorite, Patrick Werick, and his collection of talented performers, this event is sure to entertain all ages.

Find all this information and more online at visitmanhattanks.org


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