Corned beef, green beverages and Irish music — they’re just some of the features that make up dealerships’ St. Patrick’s Day events. Dealers are getting a jump-start on Monday’s holiday by celebrating this weekend with sales, parties and more.
Here are just 10 of the many events that are going on this weekend:
St. Patrick’s Day Open House at Suburban Motors Harley-Davidson in Thiensville, Wis.
9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday
Prime Minister Family Restaurant will be serving corned beef and cabbage, while visitors are treated to Irish music. Each customer will get a coupon worth $5 off one clearance item. Pick a lucky coin to receive extra savings on parts, accessories and MotorClothes.
St. Patrick’s Day Ride at Harley-Davidson of Cool Springs in Franklin, Tenn.
10 a.m. Sunday
Registration begins at 10 a.m. with kickstands up at 11 a.m. The ride stops at the Belt Buckle Café, where riders can get a free Moon Pie, and at Daniel’s Hardware and General Store, where they can receive a free shot glass with a $10 purchase. The ride ends around 3:30 p.m. at Dan McGuinness Pub, where there will be live music, specials and no cover charge for riders. Donations go to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.
St. Patrick’s Day Sale at Hitching Post Motorsports in Hopkins and South St. Paul, Minn.
10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday
Get into the holiday spirit with green snacks and drinks. Receive $100 off any green motorcycle and 10 percent off all green/yellow hi-vis riding gear (apparel, helmets and accessories). Wear a leprechaun outfit and earn an extra $100 of a selected unit or 10 percent off accessories.
St. Patrick’s Day Party at Harley-Davidson of Scottsdale, Scottsdale, Ariz.
11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday
The dealership will have green beer and grub while it lasts, along with demo rides, door prizes and more. All lads and lasses wearing green will receive an entry to win a custom 2014 Softail Breakout during Arizona Bike Week 2014.
Sham-Rock’n the House at High Country Motorsports of Cheyenne in Cheyenne, Wyo.
Green beer and green chili will be served. Live music from The Symbols from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wear something green to be entered to win a $100 gift card.
Saint Patrick’s Celebration at Oklahoma Honda-Suzuki in Oklahoma City, Okla.
9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday
Potato soup will be served while supplies last, with live Irish music from noon to 3 p.m. Find deals to save some green.
St. Patty’s Green with Envy Event at Cole Harley-Davidson in Bluefield, W.V.
Noon to 4 p.m. Saturday
The dealership will offer food and beer, music by Andy Crawford and Lucky Leprechaun’s “Pot of Gold” contest, along with 50-75 percent off licensed product.
Get Lucky at High Desert Harley-Davidson
Grab cabbage, corned beef and potatoes and green beverages for $4 per plate with proceeds donated to the Wyakin Warriors.
St. Pattie’s Day Part at California Harley-Davidson in Los Angeles, Calif.
Noon to 5 p.m. Saturday
California Harley-Davidson will be firing up the grill and serving “Irish” burgers and green beer. Frankly Speaking will perform live music.
St. Patty’s Day Party at Lake Erie Harley-Davidson in Avon, Ohio
10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday
“Ice cold Irish cheer” and corned beef and cabbage will be served. Live music by Marys Lane noon to 3:30 p.m.
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