St. Patrick's Day is March 17. There are plenty of things to do in Las Vegas to celebrate. Green beers, great food and more! Check out these happenings around Las Vegas!
St. Patrick's Day Parade and Festival
Five decades of Irish tradition descend on the City of Henderson’s Water Street District during the 50th Annual Southern Nevada Sons and Daughters of Erin St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival. The celebration takes place from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday, March 11; 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, March 12; and noon to 9 p.m. on Sunday, March 13. Admission to the festival is complimentary. Some activities may require purchased tickets, which are available at the event.
In addition to a carnival, festival, live entertainment and car show, the event is well known for its annual parade, which gets underway at 10 a.m. on Saturday. One of the largest St. Patrick’s Day parades in the region, it includes more than 100 colorful floats, entries and community participants.
Noon-4 p.m.: Celtic Rockers Duo
4-9 p.m.: Patrick Sieben Single
9 p.m. – 2:30 a.m.: Sin E Ri Ra
The LINQ promenade parade
On March 17, the O’Sheas BLOQ Party celebration kicks off at noon with a parade down The LINQ Promenade, complete with bagpipers, leprechauns, stilt walkers and more. The parade returns to the promenade at 6 p.m. with an even bigger nighttime celebration. The BLOQ Party will take over The LINQ Promenade, featuring giveaways, oversized adult games and various surprise pop-up performers and dancers. Beer trucks and portable bars from will line the green oasis, ensuring guests never run out of foamy brews.
Inside O’Sheas, partygoers will be treated to live music from Roxy Gun, The Hooligans and Darby O’Gill late into the night. Tilted Kilt is also joining the party and will feature live music, along with festive drink and food specials for guests.
Southern Nevada Sons & Daughters of Erin
The Southern Nevada Sons & Daughters of Erin will be hosting their annual St. Patrick’s Day parade as this year marks their 50th anniversary. The 50th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Festival & Parade is scheduled for March 11-13 in downtown Henderson. The parade will kick off at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 12. In addition to the parade, there will be a carnival with rides and games, a car show presented by the Hustlers Car Club, Irish music and dance, live entertainment, food, vendors and more.
Brooklyn Bridge at New York New York
11 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.: Sin E Ri Ra
4 – 7 p.m.: Phoenix
7 p.m. – Midnight: U2 Tribute Band
MonteLago Village in Lake Las Vegas
The Auld Dubliner Irish Pub at the MonteLago Village in Lake Las Vegas will be celebrating its 10th anniversary in conjunction with St. Patrick’s Day. Festivities will begin on March 12 and will feature traditional Irish fare, such as corned beef and cabbage, Guinness beef stew, bangers and champ, and fish and chips.
Fremont Street Experience
The Fremont Street Experience will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with free, live entertainment, authentic Irish music, street performances and drink specials for all tastes.
1st Street Stage
· 12 p.m. – 3 p.m. – Celtic Rockers
· 3 p.m. – 7 p.m. – Tempest
· 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. – Yellow Brick Road
· 10 p.m. – 1 a.m. – The Johnny McCuaig Band
3rd Street Stage
· 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. – The Bogtrotter’s Union
· 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. – Hardwood Hotties
· 8 p.m. – 11 p.m. – The Angry Brians
· 11 p.m. – 2 a.m. – Zowie Bowie
Main Street Stage
· 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. – Finnegan’s Wake
· 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. – Celtic Rockers
· 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. – LA Vation (U2 Tribute Band)
· 10 p.m. – 2 a.m. – Luck of the Spandex (Nation)
Visit Grand Bazaar Shops Las Vegas for a fun-filled day of celebratory activities for all ages, holiday party favors, souvenirs and drink specials. Activities will take place from noon to 11 p.m. on March 17.
From noon to 5 p.m.: A leprechaun will wander the center distributing all the appropriate gear for visitors to start their party including beads, hats and gold chocolate coins. From a caricature artist to a face painter and games such as high striker and corn hole, there will be enjoyment on every corner of the shops. Guests will also be offered complimentary digital photos to commemorate the special day.
From noon to 11 p.m.: Beer enthusiasts will receive a Grand Bazaar Shops souvenir green beer mug and discount on their first beverage at the center’s Fuel Bar featuring flair bartenders or just-opened Island Time Floats, with any minimum purchase of $25 at any Grand Bazaar Shops store.
Eat, drink and get lucky at Beer Park with a festive St. Patrick’s Day bash hosted by iconic rocker and current “Celebrity Apprentice” contestant, Vince Neil. The Strip’s first rooftop bar and grill will celebrate the holiday in true Beer Park-style with a selection of green beer and Irish food favorites including fish and chips, priced at $18.95; and a corned beef and hash burrito, priced at $9.95. Live music will keep the party rolling, starting at 8 p.m. until midnight. As always, Beer Park features a selection of oversized games that are sure to liven up any drunken night.
Guests that buy the electronic special and participate in the 7 a.m., 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. bingo sessions can redeem a voucher for a free rainbow $6 bingo voucher during the next bingo sessions at 9 a.m., 1 p.m. and 9 p.m. Limit of one bingo voucher per person per session.All players will receive a free bingo dauber while supplies last. Visit the Bingo Room for additional details. Arizona Charlie's.
Mosh Ben Ari is a pioneer in bringing the world music scene to the mainstream in Israel. Born in Israel coming from a Yemenite and Iraqi background, Mosh Ben Ari first discovered music through the traditional Jewish ethnical chants that were part of his everyday life. March 17, 9 p.m.; Doors at 7:30 p.m.Tickets are $40.
St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl
On Thursday, March 17, paint downtown Las Vegas green during the 8th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl. This free event will feature 12 hours of Shamrockin’ entertainment and golden drink specials from participating downtown properties. Guests must be 21+ years of age. ID will be required upon arrival.
Parking is available at the Fremont Street Experience garage at (located on the NE corner of Carson & 4th Street). Guests can check in to pick up wristbands at the base of SlotZilla located near the Fremont Street Experience garage elevators between 2-8 p.m. The first 400 people to check in at the event will receive a free Pub Crawl t-shirt.
St. Patrick’s Day Festival, March 16-19.
Rí Rá invites guests to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day the Irish way during its three-day festival inside The Shoppes at Mandalay Place. The St. Patrick’s Day festivities will feature live music, giveaways, Irish dancers, an Irish bagpiper and authentic Irish cuisine. The celebration will kick off with live music at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, March 16. Guests will enjoy live Irish music from several bands during each day of the festival, including The Crooked Jacks, The Black Donnellys and Craic Haus.
The end of the rainbow will be found at CRUSH inside MGM on March 17, with an over-the-top St. Patrick’s Day bash. John O’Donnell, resident “funologist,” Irishman and close friend of UFC star Conor McGregor, will host a booze-fueled celebration, serving a spread of Corned Beef, Cabbage, Soda Bread and a draft beer, priced at $20.16; and a Brown Ale Irish Lamb Stew served with fingerling potatoes and baby carrots, accompanied by a Red Hydrant brown ale, priced at $20.16. No party is complete without music, which is why authentic Irish bagpipers will play to set the festive tone.
Celebrate the luck of the Irish at Minus5 Ice Bar this St. Patrick's Day! In honor of this special shamrock-inspired holiday, guests are invited to go green at the "coolest" bar in Las Vegas, New York, and Orlando. With purchase of entry, all guests 21 years of age or older wearing green on St. Paddy's Day will receive a complimentary house shot to commemorate the occasion.
See green with the “Luck of the Leprechaun” Cash Drawings at Gold Coast! Players can earn their entries for the big drawings anytime from Feb. 28 at 2:01 a.m. through March 25 at 5:45 p.m. Six nightly drawings will be held every Saturday from 3 – 8 p.m. at Gold Coast. Each drawing will feature 10 lucky winners!
Luck of the Irish Luncheon (ages 50+)
Thursday, March 17, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Doolittle Senior Center, 1930 N. J. St., 702-229-6125.
Celebrate your inner Celt with corned beef, cabbage, cornbread, cake and green punch. Register by March 15. Call 702-229-6125 for registration and information.
St. Patrick’s Day Luncheon (ages 50+)
March 17, 11:30 a.m. Registration open until full.
Derfelt Senior Center, 3343 W. Washington Ave. in Lorenzi Park, 702-229-6601.
Come celebrate the luck o’ the Irish with a traditional St. Patrick’s Day meal. Call 702-229-6601 for registration and information.
St. Patrick's Day Lunch (ages 50+)
Thursday, March 17, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Register by March 14.
Las Vegas Senior Center, 451 E. Bonanza Road, 702-229-6454.
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with corned beef and cabbage and touch of the Irish! Call 702-229-6454 to register and for more information.
St. Patrick’s Luncheon (ages 50+)
Friday, March 18, 11:30 a.m. Advance registration required by March 7.
Lieburn Senior Center; 6230 Garwood Ave., 702-229-1600.
Enjoy a traditional dinner with corned beef, cabbage, potatoes, salad, soda bread and dessert.
Following his acclaimed Broadway debut, Irish legend Michael Flatley’s highly-anticipated U.S. tour of his Lord of the Dance, will make its final stop at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace on St. Patrick’s Day, March 17. The production, subtitled Dangerous Games, which has already performed to sold-out audiences at the Playhouse Theatre in London and the Lyric Theatre in New York, ends with one last performance at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace.
FOOD AND DRINK SPECIALS
Holsteins Shakes and Buns
The Luck of the Irish Burger is a take on the Irish-American classic corned beef and cabbage, made with a beef patty topped with shaved corned beef, Swiss cheese, braised ‘green’ cabbage and Russian dressing and served on Marble Rye Bun. To complement the hearty burger, try Holsteins’ Frozen Grasshopper Bam-Boozled (alcoholic shake), a green treat whipped up with peppermint, chocolate, Crème de Menthe, and Pinnacle Chocolate Vodka. No need to follow a leprechaun, these specials are as good as a pot ‘o gold. The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.
Inspired by the signature flavors of everyone’s favorite Irish holiday, Flour & Barley Brick Oven Pizza is offering a St. Patrick's Day special to give everyone a little bit o’ luck. Created using traditional Irish ingredients, the Luck of the Irish dish features corned beef, cabbage, sausage potatoes and topped with a delicious pesto cream sauce. It’s available March 14-17 for $17.50. The LINQ.
Public House at the Venetian Las Vegas will offer a variety of specials on March 17 only including:
-Traditional corned beef and cabbage, beer-braised with baby carrots, pee wee potatoes and an IPA-Grain mustard sauce. $26.
-Irish Coffee Cheesecake, Jameson caramel Chantilly, hazelnut crumble. $9.
-An entire menu of special cocktails (attached) as well as $4, 12 ounce Guinness, $4, Irish car bombs, and $3, 12 ounce draft green beer.
Create your own luck on St. Patrick's Day with Haute Doggery's Luck O' The Irish Dog, a char-grilled frank topped with corned beef, sauerkraut, Swiss cheese and mustard ($6.99), available only on March 17. Pair it with an ice cold brew and a side of poutine fries with cheese curds and brown gravy. Haute Doggery at the Ling is open until midnight on weekdays and 2 a.m. weekends for your late night fix.
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with the Irish Chocolate Cupcake. This Belgian dark chocolate cake topped with Bailey's Irish cream cheese frosting and a sweet shamrock is available March 7-20 or catch the limited-time only Green Velvet Cupcake, topped with a signature modern green dot. Available March 17 only.
STK in the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas has created a special beer cocktail, also available only on March 17, called Liquid Luck.
Prime Corned Beed & Cabbage with red bliss potatoes, horseradish and whole grain mustard; $19.
Country Style Potato & Leek Soup with crème fraiche, beer sausage and watercress; $12. Prime Corned Beed & Cabbage with red bliss potatoes, horseradish and whole grain mustard; $23.
To celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, all Aliante bars will offer special $4 Jameson Irish Whiskey cocktails exclusively on March 17. FARM 24-7 will serve up a special holiday helping of corned beef, cabbage, and potatoes throughout the month in honor of the holiday for $9.99. In addition, Medley Buffet will celebrate with a specialty station featuring traditional Irish fare on St. Patrick’s Day only.
El Cortez Las Vegas
Celebrate the luck of the Irish at Siegel’s 1941 with a traditional St. Patrick’s Day meal. On March 17 from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., Siegel’s 1941 will offer a Corned Beef with Cabbage, Potatoes and Carrots special for $11. The offer continues every Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Cabo Wabo Cantina
Cabo Wabo Cantina will transform into the ultimate St. Patrick’s Day celebration featuring live music and drink specials. Green beer, shot specials and beer tubs filled with select import and domestic brews will be available on the Strip-side patio as well as Cabo’s signature margarita ($10) served with an Irish green twist.
Guests are invited to get lucky this St. Patrick’s Day at Double Barrel Roadhouse with $5 festive green beer, $10 Jameson and Not Your Father’s Ginger Ale and $2 jello shots.
The pot of gold at the end of the rainbow comes in the form of delicious specialty menus at the restaurants at MGM Resorts International properties. Expert chefs will offer festive selections to celebrate like the Irish. Wearing green is not required but a hearty appetite is mandatory.
Triple George Grill celebrates St. Patrick’s Day with a special green themed menu. The Irish inspired menu will be served on Thursday, March 17, 2016 from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. Drink specials for the night include $3 green beer, ½ off Jameson Irish Whiskey drinks and the Kiss Me ‘Im Irish’ made with Midori, Vodka, Lemonade and Sparkling wine priced at $12.
Honey Salt celebrates St. Patrick’s Day with its highly successful Farm Table dinner, giving guests a four-course feast on Tuesday, March 15 at 6:30 p.m. Guests can relish in a celebratory meal conceived by Honey Salt’s Robert Camacho and raise their glasses to a themed beverage pairing with the holiday-inspired menu. Tickets are $45 per person.
Hard Rock Cafe
Everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day, and Hard Rock Cafe will celebrate the holiday with its new GUINNESS Irish Stout and Jameson Irish whiskey infused-burger and beer duet. The GUINNESS & Jameson®Bacon Cheeseburger, paired with a GUINNESS stout, will be available at the Hard Rock Cafe Las Vegas Strip and Hard Rock Cafe Las Vegas at Hard Rock Hotel beginning today through April 10, just in time to help guests’ taste buds get lucky for St. Patrick’s Day.
Tacos & Tequila
Tacos & Tequila (T&T), located at Luxor Hotel and Casino, will be serving the Mean Green Quesadilla in honor of St. Patrick’s Day on March 17. The green 12-inch Quesadilla is made with spinach tortillas and loaded with the choice of protein including chicken, carne asada or shrimp. Each Quesadilla will be served “alambre-style,” with bacon, Oaxaca cheese, chile poblano and onion, and topped with cilantro, avocado cream sauce and green pico de gallo, priced at $14.
Remedy’s, Elixir and Distill
Remedy’s, Elixir and Distill are the perfect options to celebrate St. Paddy’s Day without leaving the comfort of your neighborhood. All five locations will have a costume contest with $100 prize and food and drink specials including corned beef & cabbage for $11.99, 16 oz. Guinness drafts for $4, Jameson shots for $4 and Irish Car Bombs for $5.
Trevi Italian Restaurant
Forget about the typical green beer and commemorate the patron saint of Ireland with a festively green dinner featuring fettucine al pesto con gamberi with sautéed shrimp, sun-dried tomatoes, pine nuts and basil in a festive green pesto sauce, followed by a scoop of pistachio gelato and complemented by the ‘Kiss Me, I’m Italian’ sour green apple cocktail.
Brendan's Irish Pub
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day (Thursday, March 17) with music by Killian’s Angels inside Brendan’s Irish Pub from 9 p.m. -1 a.m. Quench your thirst with $3 Budweisers, a bucket of six beers for $15, $3 Jameson shots and a selection of $4 mixed drinks.
$3 Guinness Pints, $4 Jameson Shots, $5 Jameson Mules, $6 Irish Car Bombs. Sausage & Stout Pizza.
PBR Rock Bar and Grill
Celebrate the luck of the Irish at PBR Rock Bar on St. Patrick’s Day with lucky seven drink specials including $7 Jameson, $7 Guinness pints, $7 drop shots of Jameson and Guinness and the $7 Pot of Gold shot with Angry Orchard and Goldschlager.
On March 17, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., the wearing of the green will get guests one short stack of IHOP restaurant’s buttermilk pancakes for just $1 at participating restaurants nationwide.This marks the first year that IHOP restaurants are celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with a nationwide promotion.
South Point Las Vegas
Coronado Café will serve festive dishes to celebrate Easter for $9.95. The specials include Roast Leg of Lamb with lamb jus and mint sauce and Honey Glazed Ham with raisin sauce. Each special is served with Yukon gold roasted or mashed potatoes and green beans.
St. Paddy's Day Backyard Bash
$3 Green PBR drafts, $5 Jameson shots. Corned beef plat specials. 4-9 p.m.
Experience the luck of the Irish on Thursday, March 17 at Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill at Caesars Palace with a variety of drink and food specials in honor of St. Patrick’s Day. The English pub is going Irish for the holiday with Guinness Bombs for $15 or Jameson shots for $7. In addition, the restaurant will be serving traditional corned beef and cabbage all day for $30, perfect for the occasion.
Tilted Kilt at The Linq will open at 9 a.m. and will have a DJ at 9 p.m. to kick off their free St. Patrick's Day party. They will be serving their special drink the Lucky Kiss, which includes Malibu, Midori and Jameson.
The popular Bachi Burger will have $3 Green Draft Beers and $5 St. Paddy’s Shakes, Viva Mercado’s Mexican Bar & Grill will give 10% off for guests who wear “Kelly green”, Rocket Fizz is offering 20% off taffy and Color Me Mine is providing 50% off the studio fee for guests who wear green on St Patrick's Day. Please check in at the Village Square raffle booth the day of the event for additional day specials.
Third Thursdays will take place from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 9400 W. Sahara Avenue and Ft. Apache Road. In addition to special business discounts throughout Village Square business, Third Thursdays will host its classic car and hot rod car show as well as several unique local arts and crafts vendors such as Nerdtastic Craftations, ReThreads: foxy style, Mad Girl with a Box, Usborne Books, Sassy Pants Creations, Lucy Lyn Designs, Artsy Creations, Purses By Linda, Walsh’s Woodworks, Mystic Herb Shop, Jelle Soaps, KF Artistry, Tea or Tisane, Kidz Accezzoriez and Syllie Rocks.
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