St. Patrick's Day 2024

Spot Lucky the Leprechaun in Downtown and Win!

Thank you for participating in our “Get #DTSJLUCKY” for St. Patrick’s Day event. We hope you enjoyed painting the town green and searching for Lucky in store windows all over downtown. If you managed to snap a selfie with Lucky and share it on social media by tagging the San Jose Downtown Association and using #DTSJLucky, or if you submitted your picture below during the event, you had a chance to snag some lucky gift cards! Stay tuned for future events and more opportunities to win.


Santa Clara Street

San Pedro Square

  • Olla Cocina – 17 N San Pedro St
  • Tiki Pete & Bun Me Up – 23 N Market St
  • O’Flaherty’s Irish Pub – 25 N San Pedro St
  • Firehouse No.1 – 69 N San Pedro St
  • Old Wagon Saloon & Grill – 73 N San Pedro St
  • Sushi Confidential – 26 N San Pedro St
  • Dr. Funk: Rum House and Kitchen – 29 N San Pedro St
  • Plant Slut – 60 N San Pedro St
  • Crepas Fiu Fiu – 87 N San Pedro St
  • Hella Good Burger – 87 N San Pedro St, Suite 123
  • Voyager Craft Coffee – 87 N San Pedro St
  • The Source Zero – 100 N Almaden Ave, Suite 171 

San Carlos Street:

  • K&J Sweets and Bakery – 115 E San Carlos St
  • Pizza My Heart – 117 E San Carlos St
  • Ginger Market at SJSU – 240 E San Carlos St

Market Street:

  • Bishops – 1 S Market St, Suite 30
  • San Jose Museum of Art Store – 110 S Market St
  • Bijan Bakery – 170 S Market St #110
  • Signia by Hilton San Jose – 170 S Market St
  • San Jose Marriott – 301 S Market St

Paseo de San Antonio:

  • Hammer Theatre – 101 Paseo de San Antonio
  • La Lune Sucree – 116 Paseo De San Antonio
  • TOGO’S – 125 Paseo de San Antonio

Post Street:

  • Dream Jewelers – 21 Post St
  • Acapulco Jewelers – 27 Post St
  • Mac’s Club – 39 Post St
  • Splash Video Dance Bar – 65 Post St

First Street 

  • Insomnia Cookies – 42 S 1st St
  • 55 South – 55 S 1st St
  • Breakout Studios – 99 N 1st St, Suite 225
  • Concept Barbershop – 74 S 1st St
  • Rookies Sports Lodge – 99 S First St
  • Groundwerx – 99 N 1st St, Suite 101
  • Hammer & Lewis – 19 S 1st St
  • Subway – 150 S 1st St
  • Nirvana Soul – 315 S 1st St
  • Mama Kin – 374 S 1st St
  • Ashy Aromas – 367 S 1st St
  • Desi Express – 387 S 1st St
  • Habana Cuba Restaurant – 387 S 1st St
  • Natural Do – 613 S 1st St

Second Street:

  • Dream Club Lab – 72 S 2nd St
  • 3Below Theaters – 288 S 2nd St

Third Street:

Almaden Avenue:

  • The Caravan Lounge – 98 S Almaden Ave

Fountain Alley

  • Goodtime Bar – 30 Fountain Alley #160

Devine Street:

  • Devine Cheese and Wine – 27 Devine St

San Fernando Street:

St. John Street:

  • Cinta Aveda Institute – 111 West St John St

Julian Street:

  • Upswing Real Estate – 46 W Julian St

Pierce Avenue:

  • The Pierce Apartments – 2 Pierce Ave

William Street:

  • Bicycle Express – 131 E William St

Woz Way:

  • Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose – 180 Woz Way

How to Participate

When you find Lucky the Leprechaun, take a selfie with him in front of the business, and submit your photo to be entered to win. There are two (2) ways to submit your photo, either on social media or the website using the submission form:

  • Social media: post your photo on your page or story, tag @sj_downtown on Instagram or @sjdowntown on Facebook and include the hashtag #DTSJLucky. For every photo you post and tag on social media, you will receive two (2) entries for the giveaway.
  • Website submission: simply upload the photo and complete the form below. For every photo, you will receive (1) entry.

If you participate in the Shamrock Run on March 16, post or upload a photo of your race bib and receive two (2) entries.

Entries are cumulative and participants are allowed to win up to two (2) times. You can post/upload multiple photos (one at a time) as long as they are taken at different participating businesses.

The more Luckys you find, the more gift cards you can win! Winners will be randomly drawn daily starting on Monday, March 11 and through St. Patrick’s Day. Prizes will include $25, $50 and $100 in gift cards to downtown businesses, and the participant with the most entries will win a #DTSJ Prize Package valued at $250.

Winners will be notified by email and/or DM based on the platform used to enter the promotion.
For additional details, please see our Terms and Conditions.


Thank you for your enthusiastic participation! We appreciate your involvement in our spot Lucky the Leprechaun Hunt. However, the submission period has ended, and the form is now closed. Stay tuned for future opportunities and events. Thank you again for being a part of our community!

Opportunities for Businesses

Sign Up for our Lucky the Leprechaun Hunt!

SJDA will be continuing our Lucky the Leprechaun Hunt this year from March 8-17. Join us for this fun and festive promotion to create excitement downtown and drive people into your business as they look for Lucky the Leprechaun in business storefronts.

Last year 80 businesses signed up. We received more than 200 participant submissions and 10 #DTSJLucky winners won $100 in downtown gift cards. We hope to have even more downtown businesses display Lucky this year!

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