You won’t need the luck of the Irish to find St. Patty’s fun in downtown Phoenix, because we’ve got it all right here! We’ve gathered some of the best – and most delicious – spots to raise a pint this St. Patrick’s Day. Sláinte!
Celebration of Irish Culture
Get in on the fun for one low admission fee of $20 for adults and $10 for kids 6 – 17. Looking for discounted tickets? Come from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. or 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. for $10 adult admission and $5 for kids 6 – 17. Kids 5 and under are free all day. Purchase your tickets for a fun-filled day celebrating Irish culture at the Irish Cultural Center and McClelland Library here. Find more event information at azirish.org.The Irish Cultural Center and McClelland Library will host their annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration on March 17 at the Center and Library from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Activities will be spread throughout the day including craft demonstrations, Family Story Hour, crafts for kids, a genealogy information booth, a kid’s scavenger hunt, live music, traditional food, and the historical exhibit “Remembering the Easter Rising: Historical Context and Cultural Legacy.”
When: Friday, March 17 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: Irish Cultural Center and McClelland Library, 1106 N Central Ave.
Seamus McCaffrey’s 25th Annual St. Paddy’s Day Street Party
Join Seamus McCaffrey’s for their 25th Annual St. Paddy’s Day Street Party on Friday, March 17. Seamus McCaffrey’s has been a Valley favorite for almost three decades and is known for having the largest scotch selection in the state. With a full selection of whiskeys and specialty Irish beers on tap, what better place could there be to spend St. Patricks’s Day?
Bands are schedule to perform throughout the day and night including Seanachie, Saints of Eirinn and Traveler. The event also features a beer garden and standard Seamus McCaffrey’s fare. Order up some corned beef and cabbage, fish and chips, or shepherd’s pie to soak up the excesses of the day in a delicious fashion.
When: Friday, March 17 from 9 a.m. to 2 a.m. (March 18)
Where: Seamus McCaffrey’s, 18 W Monroe St.
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