If you are one of the few who is not making the annual trek to beautiful Butte America this St. Patrick’s Day, you will be glad to know that Missoula offers a nice array of things to do for this most green of days.

Run for the Luck of It – There are 5k and 7-mile races, along with a 400-meter Kids Dash that start around 9 a.m. You can register for one of these races here.

St. Patrick’s Day Parade – The parade begins at noon and starts at Circle Square on North Higgins and ends at South Higgins and Beckwith near Grizzly Grocery.

Missoula Winter Market – You can enjoy Missoula’s Farmer’s Market winter style. The market features numerous vendors, live entertainment and hot beverages. The market runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 2036 Mullan Street.

Local Bars – Many of the local bars will be featuring DJs or live music. These bars include The Sunrise Saloon, Dark Horse, The Top Hat and The Badlander. For more information, and to see when and where bands and DJs are performing, visit their websites.

Draught Works St. Patrick’s Day Festival – The festivities begin at 10 a.m. and last all day. For more information, and to see when the bands are playing, visit http://www.draughtworksbrewery.com/.