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Here’s what’s happening around Anchorage for St. Patrick’s Day

  • Author: Anchorage Daily News
  • Updated: March 15
  • Published March 13

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Shamrock Shuffle 5K

Start your St. Patrick's day the right way with the Shamrock Shuffle 5K. For seven years, Alaskans have been dressing in green and getting outdoors in honor of the holiday. Come to participate yourself or to cheer on the runners. $45. 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Bear Tooth Theatrepub, 1230 W. 27th Ave. (

The St. Patty's Comedy Showcase

Spend your St. Patrick's Day laughing with this all-star lineup featuring Jeff Dye of NBC's "Better Late Than Never," MADtv's Arden Myrin, Last Comic Standing finalist Chris Porter and comedy legend Bil Dwyer. $32-$42 plus fees. 8 p.m. Saturday, Wendy Williamson Auditorium, 2533 Providence Drive (

St. Patrick's Day Pub Crawl

The annual St. Patrick's Day Pub Crawl is taking place in downtown Anchorage this year. Enjoy live music, food and drink specials and fun games at the participating bars. Complete the pub crawl map to be entered in a chance to win either two round-trip tickets with Alaska Airlines to anywhere in the United States or two tickets to the Portugal. The Man concert on October 27. 21 and over. 7 p.m. Saturday, downtown Anchorage (

Spenard Food Truck Carnival

Indulge in special St. Patrick's Day menu items at the Spenard Food Truck Carnival. Taste treats from Yeti Dogs, Babycakes Cupcakes, A Slice of Heaven and more. Stay warm at the dedicated dining area at Koot's and wash it all down with exclusive Irish beers. 5 p.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, Spenard Food Truck Carnival, 2435 Spenard Road (

Scared Scriptless

Alaska's longest running improv comedy troupe is back for a special St. Patrick's Day show.  Using audience suggestions, the group will create new jokes, stories and sketches on the spot. 21 and over. $12.50-$14.75. 8 p.m. Saturday, 49th State Brewing Company, 717 W. Third Ave. (

Dub Church Resurrection

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day for a good cause this weekend. Bring some canned food to donate, enjoy exciting animated visual projections and dance the night away to live music by Lazuryte, Kid Simbah, The Shaman and more. $10 general admission, $8 with two cans of food. 8 p.m. Saturday, Church of Love Spenard, 3502 Spenard Road (Search "Dub Church Resurrection" on Facebook)

The Look's St. Patrick's Day Fashion Show 2018

Showcasing lingerie from The Look, Koot's is hosting an adult fashion show in honor of St. Patrick's Day. Grab a drink or a bite to eat and enjoy the show. 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Koot's, 2435 Spenard Road. (

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