Whether you’re Irish or not, St. Patrick’s Day is a fun holiday to party with friends, drink green beer and eat Irish food. Check out these great places in the Phoenix area to celebrate St. Patty’s Day this year!
Old Town Scottsdale
The 10th Annual St. Patty’s Day Scottsdale’s Ultimate Block Party will take place Saturday, March 16, 2013 at Craftsman Court Entertainment District in Old Town Scottsdale, including a collaboration of three restaurant and bar venues, Dos Gringos, RockBar Inc. and Blitz Sports Grill. The event will feature Lit and James Durban for musical entertainment. Gates open at 3:00 p.m. and tickets start at $15.00. Event is open to ages 21 and older.
For more information visit scottsdalesultimateblockparty.com.
Centerpoint on Mill
Robbie Fox’s Public House, Handlebar, Fat Tuesday and Canteen Modern Tequila Bar will all be hosting St. Patrick’s Day parties on Mill Avenue on Sunday, March 17, 2013. Robbie Fox’s Public House will start the party at 6 a.m. on Sunday, March 17, throwing a traditional Irish party from sun up to sun down. Robbie Fox’s 4th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration will take over the entirety of 6th Street with live music, Irish dancers, bag pipes, leprechauns, lamb stew, and fish ‘n chips served all day. Robbie’s will also be serving green beer, and have six beer trucks on site to keep the beer flowing throughout the day and evening. Handlebar, Fat Tuesday and Canteen Modern Tequila Bar will rock seven bars and three DJ’s at one gigantic block party on Sunday, March 17. The party is on from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m., with a $5 cover starting at 8 p.m.
Market Street at DC Ranch
West Addison at Market Street at DC Ranch in North Scottsdale rolls out its 3rd Annual St. Patrick’s Day Block Party on Saturday, March 16. Families can ‘embrace their inner Irishness’ with kid-friendly outdoor activities on Market Street’s Plaza. Face painting, balloon artists, snow cones, cotton candy, and games will be offered from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Two live bands will entertain revelers at noon and 5 p.m. An outdoor grill master will serve up burgers, hot dogs, corned beef hash and chips, which party-goers can pair with their choice of soft drinks, green beer, Guinness or authentic Irish libations. Inside West Addison, hoops fans can catch their favorite March Madness teams on large screen TV’s, and a DJ spinning tunes for the late night crowd until 2 a.m. Admission is $10 for adults, free for children.
For more information visit westaddisonaz.com.
Tempe Town Lake
Tempe Beach Park’s 2013 St. Patrick’s Day Bash featuring Irish band Flogging Molly will begin at 1:00 p.m. on March 17. Other bands performing Sunday include Pepper, Anti-Flag, The Donots and The Wiley One & Jared And The Mill. Tickets are $35 if purchased in advanced.
For more information and tickets visit luckymanonline.com.
Westgate Entertainment District
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at some of the hottest bars and restaurants in the West Valley at Westgate Entertainment District. Get in the Irish spirit with drink specials, including green beer, Irish Car Bombs and Jameson shots. There will be a number of food specials and one lucky guest can feel the luck of the Irish with a $1,000 cash giveaway. Partygoers can even take the elevator home at the end of the night and receive a special discounted rate exclusively for Westgate patrons at Renaissance Hotel & Spa. Participating bars and restaurants include The Yard House, The SHOUT! House, Hell’s Half Acre, Calico Jack’s Cantina and McFadden’s.
For more information visit westgatecitycenter.com.
Kelly’s At SouthBridge
Kelly’s At SouthBridge is your one-stop-destination for St. Patrick’s Day fun. Located in Old Town Scottsdale, the 8,000 square foot swanky pub is the perfect laid back atmosphere to celebrate the Irish holiday. On Saturday, March 16 and Sunday, March 17, enjoy food and drink specials all day with live music and St. Patrick’s décor. In addition, Kelly’s At SouthBridge in Scottsdale is only one of four restaurants/venues in the United States live streaming a sold out concert by The Script this Sunday, March 17. From 1pm to 2:30pm, watch one of the current hottest rock bands perform live in Manchester, United Kingdom.