Spending St. Patrick's Day on campus? Boston and Cambridge are ideal places to seek out the luck of the Irish. Your friends will be green with envy when you tell them about how you spent St. Patty's Day.
St. Patrick's Day Parade: Watch the floats and marching bands snake through South Boston. The parade starts at 1 p.m. at the Broadway T station.
Free Entertainment: Enjoy performances ranging from Irish dancers to a Celtic rock band between 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. at Faneuil Hall Marketplace.
Irish Heritage Trail: Bored of the Freedom Trail? Take a stroll down this three-mile path to learn about Boston's most important Irish personalities and events.
For much, much more, check out The Boston Globe's listings of local events for the holiday.