The Gang’s Green: St. Paddy’s Day Roundup
March is here and that means it's time to gear up for another awesome St. Paddy's Day. Thankfully, the Valley is home to many Irish bars and restaurants, making easy to be near o' green beer. We've ganged up on where to go green and embrace your inner Irish this March 17th. Chug down this year's St. Paddy's Day "to go" list below. For more information about each event, click thru to Desert Living Today.
Rula Bula - 401 S. Mill Avenue - Free - St. Practice Day is Friday, March 9 with Guiness pint specials beginning at 10:00 pm.
D'Arcy McGee's – 2000 E. Rio Salado Parkway - Free Open from bars 6:00 am – 2:00 am.
British Open Pub - 1334 N. Scottsdale Road - Free - BOP will be open all day, with a live band performing from 5:00 - 7:00 pm.
Robbie Fox's Public House - 640 S. Mill Avenue - Free - Starting at 8:00 am, Robbie's will be shutting down 6th street to celebrate on the 17th.
Tilted Kilt Pub - 2 E. Jefferson Street - Cover charge - Titled Kilt will be taking over downtown Phoenix this St. Patty's with an all-day block party.
Tim Finnegan's - 9201 N. 29th Ave - Free - Known for being a traditional Irish pub, Finnegan's starts the day right with a traditional Irish breakfast at 8:00 am and live music after.
Turf Irish Pub - 705 N. 1st Street - Free - Grab a traditional and tasty Boxty with your Guiness at the popular downtown Phoenix pub's St. Paddy's Celebration.
Thirsty Lion Pub & Grill - 3000 E. Rio Salado Parkway, Ste. 1041 - Free - Celebrate all weekend March 16 through Sunday March 18.
Cadillac Ranch - 2000 E. Rio Salado Parkway - Free - Cadillac Ranch will be home to Shamrocked 2012, hosted by 98 KUPD starting at noon.
Spanish Fly - 4341 N. 75th Street - DIA de SANTO PATRICIO, Spanish Fly's version of St. Patty's will put a Spanish twist on the Irish holiday.
Raven's 5th Annual St. Patty's Day Bash - 9800 E. Indian Bend Road - $15 - Located at the Talking Stick Resort, party it up from 8:00 pm - 2:00 am.
St. Patrick's Day Celebration in Fountain Hills - Gather at the Fountain Park Amphitheater from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm on St. Paddy’s Day and watch as the World Famous Fountain turns emerald green at noon.
Celtic Culture at the MIM - 4725 E. Mayo Boulevard - Admission Fee - The MIM will celebrate the holiday right with three superstars of Irish music: Karan Casey, John Doyle, and John Williams of Solas.
Turf Paradise - 1501 W. Bell Road - Admission Fee - Just when you thought it couldn't get any better, the first 3500 people to pay the admission get a free hat, in traditional Irish green of course.