March 2023 Events in Greater St. Cloud

Can you believe it’s March already?! The end of winter is right around the corner (hopefully) and Greater St. Cloud is ready to celebrate! From St. Patrick’s Day fun, to a drag dinner, to tree tapping for maple syrup, and a bloody mary crawl – we’ve packed the month of March with festivities! For the full events calendar, CLICK HERE. 

Euphoric Ink & Art Show by Leighton Events

March 3 & 4

We want everyone to experience the intense excitement and happiness that surrounds cultural art! This two day show will feature art in all forms, comedy, live music, beer sampling, and of course permanent body art. Whether you’re all inked up, or don’t have any tattoos at all, the Euphoric Ink and Art show is for you. Friday March 3rd from 12p – midnight and Saturday March 4th from 10a – midnight at the Park Event Center in Waite Park.

White text on a pink background reads "Women's Brew Release Party" at Back Shed brewing. A glass of beer is surrounded by flowers.

Women’s Brew Release Party

March 7

The Ladies of Back Shed have been hard at work brewing a special Fruited Wheat Ale for Women’s History Month! Join us for the release on March 7 from 4p -10p at Back Shed Brewing. $1 per pint will be donated to the Central MN Women’s Fund. While you enjoy our new release, you can shop from Thirty Four Oaks from 4-8pm. 

Hops & History: Unsolved Mysteries & Miracles of Stearns County

March 9

Let’s dive deep into the folklore of Stearns County. Curators Caitlin and Eric will be exploring some of the area’s unexplained phenomena while you sip on some local brews from Beaver Island Brewing. From miracles at Grasshopper Chapel to unsolved bank robberies and other true crimes, you don’t want to miss this. March 9th at 5:30p at Beaver Island Brewing Company. $10 per person, free for Museum members. Call us to register or go online to We hope to see you there!

Bock Poking at Back Shed Brewing on Saturday March 11th from 12-5pm.

March 11
Come experience the magic of Bock Poking with us! Bock Poking is the act of sticking a hot iron into a cold beer, traditionally a bock, which dates back more than 400 years. When this is done the heat caramelizes the malt sugars in the beer giving it a toasted marshmallow feel! Join the fun Saturday March 11 from 12p – 5p at Back Shed Brewing

Drag Dinner at Arroy Thai and Filipino Restaurant

March 12

We are so excited to introduce our first of many drag dinners featuring outstanding entertainment brought to you by MN local drag performers. Doors open at 5pm and show starts at 6pm on March 12 at Arroy – this is an 18+ event. Please join us early to dine and order off of our selective food menu. Each Presale ticket will get a free cocktail or mocktail from our specialty menu created just for this event.

SCTCC Drag Show

March 16

St. Cloud Technical and Community College is hosting a FREE drag show with the SCSU Drag Troupe on March 16 at 6 PM. This event is 16+. 

Saint Patrick’s Day at Back Shed Brewing

March 17

Join us for some Saint Patrick’s Day shenanigans at Back Shed Brewing! We will have food, music, and two beer releases! We will be offering Saint Patrick’s Day Party Packs as part of the fun! For $20 you receive: 1 T- Shirt (NEW design this year!), 1 Pint Glass, and 1 Wooden Nickel worth a free beer! You can purchase them here! Be sure to wear your T-Shirt to the Brewery On St. Pat’s and receive $1 off each beer on that day!

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Sleeping Beauty

March 24 & 25

Presented by Metropolitan Ballet. Tchaikovsky’s Sleeping Beauty has captured the imagination of millions of people for generations with the brilliance of the music and balletic storytelling! Experience the glory and wonder of this original classical ballet as acclaimed Metropolitan Ballet performs live at the Paramount Theater!

Downtown Bloody Mary Crawl & Contest

March 26

Join us for the downtown Bloody Mary Crawl & Contest on Sunday March 26! You’ll be able to vote for your favorite Bloody Mary HERE during the contest! Voting is open Sunday March 26th 11am-3pm. 

Person dancing on wooden walking bridge. The word Footloose is written in pink letters.

Footloose the Musical

March 30, 31 & April 1

Presented by St. John’s Prep Theatre. The explosive movie musical bursts onto the live stage! With dynamic new songs augmenting the powerhouse hits from its bestselling Oscar-nominated score, Footloose celebrates the exhilaration of youth, the wisdom of listening to one another, and the power of forgiveness. Shows are March 30, 31, and April 1 at the Paramount Theater