March 15: St. Patrick's Day Baking Class
Fairy Cakes Cupcakery and Bakeshop
289 Parkside Avenue, Buffalo
From 6-8 p.m., learn to make traditional Irish soda bread and Irish Car Bomb pie (featuring the trifecta: Jameson, Guinness and Baileys) — plus snack on tea and soda bread while you bake. $50; reserve your ticket here.
March 15: St. Patrick's Day Cupcake Class
The Iron Kettle Restaurant
1009 Olean Rd, East Aurora
Master your piping skills with the help of experts from 6-7:30 p.m. and walk away with six festive cupcakes to share (or not). $35; first come; reserve your spot here.
March 16 – 18: St. Patrick’s Weekend Under the Tent
The Irishman Pub & Eatery
5601 Main St, Williamsville
Kicking off Friday at 3:30, live music and Irish dancing fill the tent for a weekend of celebration. Check online for the full lineup.
March 17: Luck of the Irish Story Time and Play Time
Audubon Branch, Buffalo & Erie County Public Library
350 John J. Audubon Pkwy, Amherst
Stop by the library from 10:30-11:30 a.m. to hear a festive tale and Irish music play time. Register at the library or call 716-689-4922.
March 17: St. Patrick's Day Yoga Shenanigans
Soul Space Salon & Yoga Studio
3461 N Benzing Rd, Orchard Park
Throw on all your green workout attire and partake in a special yoga class set to Irish tunes. $5, first come.
March 17: O'Riordan St Paddy's Day Parade 2018
Hinman Street to Falkner Park, south on Main Street ending at the Mug & Musket
The 7th annual parade, from noon to 1 p.m., takes over the business district, complete with shopping cart floats (that you can decorate!), live entertainment, food and more.
March 17: St. Patrick's Day Party & Dry Irish Stout Release
12 Gates Brewing Company
80 Earhart Dr, Williamsville
Toast with a special brew just for St. Patty's day while taking in live music from 4-11 p.m. No cover; event details.
March 17: St. Patrick’s Day Dinner Buffet
3480 Millersport Hwy, Getzville
Dig into a meal full of traditional fare, from corned beef and cabbage to beef stew, plus live music from 6:30-10:30 p.m. and a performance by Irish dancers at 7:30 p.m. $30 adults, $16 children 4-10; call 716-636-1709 to reserve your spot.
March 17: St. Patrick's Day Rumpus & Hooley
40 S Grove Street, East Aurora
Get your fix of Irish food and beverage, not to mention prizes and auction, for a good cause — the evening's festivities benefit Buffalo Niagara Honor Flight. Starts at 7 p.m.; free admission.