You don’t need luck to score a great deal on St. Patrick’s Day. Just take a look at these freebies and deals from area restaurants and retailers! And don’t miss the free parade in Downtown Raleigh this Saturday!
We’ll continue to update this list as new offers are announced. Last year, many deals were not announced until March 16. Please share any other offers you find in the Comments section.
St. Patrick’s Day Grocery Deals
Most grocery stores are offering deals on corned beef and cabbage this week. For links to all the grocery store lists with the good deals on corned beef and cabbage, click HERE.
Green cabbage, is only.19/lb, limit 5 lbs at Harris Teeter through 3/19 and Cattleman’s Ranch flat cut corned beef brisket is only $2.99/lb, limit 2, through March 17 at Aldi.
Barnes & Noble
Participating locations are offering a Leprechauns & Limericks event on Saturday, 3/16 at 2 PM. You’ll be able to rrite limericks, get an official leprechaun name, get a free cookie from the #BNCafe, & bring home giveaways, while supplies last. Sign up on their website. If you are signed up to get e-mails from B&N through their rewards program, check your e-mail on March 17 for a coupon for 17% off your purchase in stores or online.
Score a coupon for $2 off a Big Bagel Bundle valid March 15 through March 17. They will even have green bagels at many locations. The bundle includes a baker’s dozen bagels and 2 tubs of cream cheese. To get this offer, sign up for the Bruegger’s Bagels Inner Circle Rewards program and they will load it to your account. If you are already signed up, the offer should already be loaded to your account according to the e-mail they sent out to members. To redeem, present the barcode from the email they send, use your Bruegger’s Bagels mobile app, or provide your phone# to the Cashier (click the “Account” link in the email to add your phone # to your account). One offer per person, per visit. See the details on their website.
Chili’s Bar & Grill
For the month of March, they are offering The Lucky Jameson margarita for $5. It’s their Irish spin on a margarita. See the details on their Facebook page.
Buy 1 Blizard ar regular price and get the second Blizzard for $0.99 through March 17, 2019. The Mint Oreo Blizzard is the Blizzard of the Month. See the details on their website.
Krispy Kreme is offering their O’riginal green glazed donuts in shops from March 15 through March 17. Participating shops (including many in NC) will be giving away Golden Dozen Passes good for a dozen FREE Original Glazed ® doughnuts per month through St. Patrick’s Day 2020. See the details and list of participating shops on their website.
The Shamrock Shake has returned to local McDonald’s restaurants! The best part? When you’re indulging in the minty green favorite, you’re also supporting families staying at local Ronald McDonald Houses. McDonald’s will donate a portion of every Shamrock Shake purchased from Wednesday, February 13 to Sunday, March 24!
Get 15% off your online order on 3/17 or 3/18/19. To get this offer, you need to be signed up for their rewards program on their website or on their app.
To redeem in the restaurant: Give your e-mail address, phone number or rewards ID number to your server.
To redeem online: Log in to your account on their website (or click View Rewards on their mobile app), then add the entrees to your order, then add the free meal to your order, then click APPLY next to the offer located on the lower right, then go to checkout to complete the order.
If you are already signed up for their rewards program, you should have received an e-mail with the offer details.
St. Patrick’s Day party decor
Check out your local Dollar Tree for a number of $1 St. Patrick’s Day themed items.
St. Patrick’s Day Recipes
If you are serving some traditional fare for St. Patrick’s Day, check out the many recipes from allrecipes.com.
St Patrick’s Day Festivals and Events at Area Bars & Restaurants
For a number of St. Patrick’s Day events at area restaurants and bars head to this list from WRAL Out & About.
St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival in Raleigh
The annual parade takes place on Saturday, March 16 and starts at 10 am in Downtown Raleigh. The festival takes place at City Plaza. There will be dancing, food, beverages and more. See the details on their website.