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St. Patrick's Day in downtown Rochester

Last updated: March 17, 2020

"While we understand today is St. Patrick’s Day and many of you had celebrations planned at your businesses, the health and safety of our community should be everyone’s first priority. The City of Rochester strongly encourages businesses to honor the spirit of this executive order early and to minimize large gatherings prior to 5 p.m. today. We understand that small businesses are being hit hard by COVID-19 responses, but we hope you will consider the broader community when operating your business today." -Steve Rymer, City or Rochester Administrator

 

Blarney Stone Massage

  • Get a touch of the Blarney Stone at Healing Touch Spa on St. Patrick's Day. Mention this blog and Healing Touch Spa will add complimentary hot "blarney" stones to any therapeutic massage booked for March 16 through March 19.
  • Dates: March 16 through March 19
  • Where: Healing Touch Spa
  • COVID-19 Note: If you are ill or have had respiratory distress in the past 72 hours, please call 507-287-6162 and cancel the appointment. Healing Touch Spa is doing above and beyond normal cleaning between clients and are wiping down high-touch areas. With at most three massage therapists on at any given time, Healing Touch is keeping people separated as much as possible.

St. Patrick's Day Flowers

  • 10% off any local order. Must mention at time of order, not valid with other coupons or offers.
  • Dates: March 16-21
  • Where: Renning's Flowers
  • COVID-19 Note: Mention this discount in the special instructions section when ordering online or over the phone when placing a delivery. Renning's Flowers is taking extra precautions in cleaning and sanitizing its store for anyone who stops in.

St. Patrick's Day at Benedict's

  • We will be running a special St. Patrick's day eggs benedict. Incredible homemade corned beef, poached eggs with hollandaise and served with your choice of potato for $16.
  • Dates: March 17
  • Where: Benedict's
  • COVID-19 Note: To-go ordering is available for those wanting this special. Call 507-361-1208 and Benedict's will box it up for you.

St. Patrick's Day at Chester's

  • We will be celebrating St. Patrick's Day with some great features. From the kitchen we will have Corn Beef and Cabbage & Irish Stew. From the bar we will have Guinness on draft, Smithwicks bottles and also a Thin Mint Martini.
  • Dates: March 17
  • Where: Chester's Kitchen & Bar
  • COVID-19 Note: To-go ordering is available for those wanting this special.

Green for some green

  • Order a salad or taco on St. Patrick's Day and your name goes in a drawing for a $50 gift card good at any Championship Dining restaurant. Also, double punch your loyalty card if you are Irish!
  • Dates: March 17
  • Where: Hot Chip Vegan Burger BarLettuce Unite and Guerita's Window, or Porch
  • More information here.
  • COVID-19 Note: To-go ordering is available for those wanting this special.

Dine with the Irish

  • In conjunction with IrishFest Minnesota, come celebrate St .Patrick's Day 2020 with Rochester's only Irish chef. At 5:30 p.m., enjoy social hour with music and a wee bit of craic. At 6:30 p.m., there's Irish Stew, Soda Bread & Micro Green Salad with our very own Whiskey Dressing and Guinness & Irish Cream Cake to follow! Tickets are $30.
  • Dates: March 17
  • Where: Le Petit Café
  • More information here.
  • COVID-19 Note: To-go ordering is available for those wanting this special; call 507-258-4561 to place an order.

Going Green for St. Patrick's Day

  • We'll be celebrating St. Patrick's Day with $3 medium Grasshopper White Mochas and Irish-themed pastries by Top Tier Delights!
  • Dates: March 17
  • Where: MOKA in Peace Plaza
  • COVID-19 Note: Stop in MOKA for this special and they will put it into single-use to-go cups and containers. MOKA staff are also doing enhanced cleaning of high-touch areas, are not doing refills, and have switched to single-use to-go containers, cups, etc.

St. Patrick's Day at Salute Wine Bar & More

  • Specials featuring Irish Stew, Shepherd's Pie and our bartender's carefully crafted cocktail: Honey, It's Me Jameson!
  • Dates: March 17
  • Where: Salute Wine Bar & More
  • More information here.
  • COVID-19 Note: This special is available as a to-go order. Simply call the Marriott at 507-280-6000 and ask to be transferred to Salute Wine Bar.

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