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St. Pat's Events Canceled

Due to public health concerns related to the coronavirus (COVID-19), all university-sponsored St. Pat's events are officially cancelled. For updates regarding Missouri S&T and COVID-19, please visit coronavirus.mst.edu.

Here's to the 112th best ever

In 1908, a tradition was born – the annual St. Pat’s celebration at Missouri S&T. Each year, the celebration becomes larger than life.


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2020 St Pat's Schedule

Date Event Time Location
Week 1
Monday, March 2 Snake Invasion 9 am - 4 pm On campus
Tuesday, March 3 Snake Invasion 9 am - 4 pm On campus
Wednesday March 4 Snake Invasion 9 am - 4 pm On campus
Thursday, March 5 Snake Head Count Noon - 4 pm Havener Atrium
Investiture & Grand Procession 9 pm – 10 pm Havener Atrium
Week 2
Monday, March 9 Follies Noon - 1 pm The Puck
Tuesday, March 10 Follies Noon - 1 pm The Puck
Wednesday, March 11 Follies & Court Arrival Noon - 1 pm Bandshell
Ugly Man Judging 7 pm - 11 pm St Pat’s Ball Room
Thursday, March 12 Gonzo & Games Noon - 6 pm Schuman Park
Gonzo Gives Back 9:00 AM Meet in Havener
Friday, March 13 Gonzo & Games Noon - 6 pm Schuman Park
Cudgel Judging 2:00 PM Havener Lawn
Coronation Ceremony 9:00 PM Leach Theater
Greenest House Judging 11:00 PM
Saturday, March 14 St. Pat's 5K & Beer Run 08:00 AM Pine Street
Parade 11:00 AM Pine Street
Grateful Board Festival 1:00 PM Bandshell
St. Pat’s Concert 3:00 PM City Hall
Award Ceremony 6:00 PM City Hall

RSS Best Ever Blog

  • Canceled: All university-sponsored events associated with the annual St. Pat’s Celebration.
    The cancellation, due to concerns related to the potential spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), includes the St. Pat’s Parade and outdoor concert on Saturday, March 14, as well as other events, beginning with today’s court arrival. “Canceling events associated with one of our university’s most celebrated traditions was a very difficult decision,” says Dr. Mo Dehghani, […]
  • Meet the 2020 Honorary Knights
    The Honorary St. Patricks and Honorary Knights have been selected for the 2020 Best Ever! The honorees are below, but see their full bios and details on the S&T News website. Honorary St. Pats: Kevin Brady, senior finance and accounting manager in student affairs at S&T, and Meg Brady, retired senior director of global learning […]
  • See the 112th Best Ever events
    The listing of events has been posted and it looks like 2020 will be the Best Ever St. Pat's celebration. Highlights of the year include the beginning of Snake Invasion on Monday, March 2, Follies starting Monday, March 9, St. Pat himself arriving in downtown Rolla on Wednesday, March 11, and the parade on Saturday, […]
  • Greet your Knights
    Learn who is who on the Honorary Knights list for 2019. Also check out the Student Knights and Queen of Love and Beauty candidates. Four more daze, folks!
  • Plan out your calendar
    The official 2019 schedule of events is out there, so make sure to mark your calendars so you don’t miss any Follies or parades!