Best Family-Friendly St. Patrick's Day Events In SeattleBelieve it or not, there is more to St. Patrick’s Day than drinking green beer. Seattle does St. Patrick’s Day right with fun runs, a grand parade, an Irish heritage festival and lots of children’s activities. And the best part is, you don’t have to be Irish to enjoy them. Here are five of the best events happening this year. Just be sure to wear green. You wouldn’t want to be pinched.