Chicago in March: Things to Do
Celebrate drinking holidays and find festivals and events in Chicago this March.
National Caffeine Awareness Month
Beer Day (In Iceland) - March 1
Check out Irish films, attend a bar talk, meet the director, have a pint.
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National Mulled Wine Day – March 3
National Absinthe Day – March 5
- Saturday March 5th: The Chiditarod
It's like the Alaskan Iditerod, except it's a shopping cart race/costume party/race/bar crawl to support the Greater Chicago Food Depository.
- Sunday, March 6th: The Polar Plunge
An annual swim to benefit Special Olympics Chicago. Castaway's Bar will be there to warm you up after the swim.
- Friday, March 11th Evening in Bloom
Charity event at Navy Pier with cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and musical entertainment to benefit (and preview) at the Chicago Flower & Garden Show
- Fri/Sat March 11 & 12 Wine Riot
Massive wine tasting event, over 250 wines from all over the world.
St. Patrick’s Day – March 17
- Thursday, March 17th Indian Boundary St. Pat's Golf specials
$25 Riding fees Include 18 Holes and Cart, Longest Drive and Closest to the Pin Contests
Drink & Lunch Specials:
$5 Hot Dog Lunches
$4 16 oz Domestic/Import Beers
$4 Hot Irish Coffee
- Friday, March 18th Whiskey Fest
Seminars led by distillers, tastings of over 350 whiskies
Bock Beer Day - March 20 Bock Beer Day
- Sunday, March 20th Mac & Cheese Smackdown
Wash down delicious mac with 2 complimentary beers
World Water Day – March 22
National Cocktail Day Mar 24
- Saturday, March 26th Chicago Beer Festival
Peruse the exhibits at the Field Museum while listening to live music and sampling beers from over 70 breweries