Do you feel lucky? Well, do you, punk?
Good! Because St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner!
This year, the holiday falls on Monday, which gives us a great excuse to party all weekend long.
13813 Fiji Way
Marina del Rey, CA 90292
Date: March 15, 2014 at 10am
The second annual Paddy O’ Party features only the finest of traditions — green beer, whisky shots, and an Irish brunch. Tickets cost $10 in advance or $15 at the door.
Casey’s Irish Pub
613 South Grand Avenue
Downtown Los Angeles, CA
Date: March 17-18, 2014; 6am-2am
Casey’s 42nd annual St. Patrick’s Day Street Festival is perhaps Los Angeles’ most famous celebration. Nine downtown LA bars take part in the block party, which includes plenty of drink specials and live DJs.
Free general admission before 11am, or pay $10 if you’re a little late to the party. VIP tickets cost $40.
Rock & Reilly’s
8911 W Sunset Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90069
Date: March 15, 2014; 12noon-10pm
The West Hollywood Irish pub hosts a huge festival that boasts 12 bars, 100+ kegs, live DJs, carnival games, and a free photo booth. If you work up an appetite, fill up on food from Dough Pizzeria, the Grilled Cheese Truck, and Germany’s Famous Bratwurst.
Tickets cost $20 and proceeds support the House of Blues Foundation.
840 S Fairfax
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Date: March 15-17, 2014
The famous Irish hot spot took a bit of a hiatus a few months ago. Luckily, someone saved the struggling pub and now they’re celebrating with a 3-day festival. On Saturday, kick back with 4 outdoor bars, a beer truck, and “fantastic food.”
On Monday, they’re partying from 6am-2am…now THAT’S impressive!
No tickets or cover required.
Sham Rock ‘N’ Roll
The Queen Mary
1126 Queens Highway
Long Beach, CA 90802
Date: March 17, 2014
Spend St. Paddy’s Day on the high seas! Okay, maybe it’s just the Long Beach Harbor, but partying on the Queen Mary sounds pretty baller to us.
The legendary ocean liner is advertising an “amazing line-up of live entertainment, upbeat Celtic rock music, dancing, drinking, dining and more.”
Hermosa Beach St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Hermosa Beach, CA
Date: March 15, 2014 at 11am
Get the party started bright and early on Saturday with the Hermosa Beach parade. 30,000 people are expected to attend this year’s festivities, which include great food and bagpiper performances.
-Sarah Carroll, 97.1 AMP Radio/Los Angeles