See live music, 4 p.m.

Byrne's Pub has Irish tunes year-round - bringing in hot acts on tour and showcasing the city's strong local scene - and really steps up its game on St. Patty's Day. If you've never been there during an Irish holiday, be prepared for a warm Old World welcome, some rowdy singalongs and a plenty of pints. The Drowsy Lads, a traditional Irish outfit from Columbus, holds down the bar's daylong festivities from 4-7 p.m.