March 17th is just around the corner, plan ahead and grab your luck of the Irish!
St. Patrick’s Day occurs annually on March 17 in observance of the death of St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. What began as a religious feast day in the 17th century has evolved into a variety of festivals across the globe celebrating Irish culture with parades, special foods, music, dancing, and a whole lot of green.
Here in Las Vegas, there are a number of local spots where you can get yourself a serving of Irish culture, foods and beer. Check out these food deals and events below and get ready for your green beers.
*This post is currently being updated for 2023, check back soon for more information.
Big Dog’s St. Patrick’s Day Celebration– The party kicks off Friday, March 17th and continues on till Sunday, March 19th. Corned Beef & Cabbage, Irish Nachos, Irish Whiskey, Craft Beer, Live Music and more! You don’t want to miss this three day celebration.
St. Patrick’s Day at Hofbrauhaus– *Not yet updated for 2023. This St. Patrick’s Day, Thursday, March 17th, they serve tender corned beef brisket, served with steamed cabbage, carrots, and mashed potatoes! Enjoy live music, beer and great food.
Krispy Kreme– Grab some luck on March 16 and 17, as Krispy Kreme will bring back its fan-favorite O’riginal Glazed Doughnut – an Original Glazed doughnut gone green. Plus, customers who visit a participating location wearing green either day (in-shop or drive-thru) will receive a FREE O’riginal Glazed Doughnut. No purchase necessary, one free per day. Check out their Good as Gold Doughnut Dozen in stores now!
Kona Grill -Celebrate the week of St. Patrick’s Day with specials at Kona Grill, available Monday, March 13th through Friday, March 17th. Enjoy Happy Hour Specials like $6 Corned Beef Sliders ($19 on Dinner Menu) and $3 Green Beer, Saké & Seltzer.
Ri Ra Paddyfest 2023– Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at Rí Rá, The Irish Pub Las Vegas . Live bands will be on stage all day long starting at 12noon. The Black Donnelly’s, The Crooked Jack’s and Achill Crossing will be live on stage throughout the day 12noon from 12 midnight. There will be Irish Dancers and Bagpipers throughout the day! Come in and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, where the Guinness will be flowing and the CRAIC will be MIGHTY! Ri Ra Las Vegas is located inside the Shoppes at Mandalay Bay, 3930 Las Vegas Blvd. South.
STK Steakhouse-*Not yet updated for 2023. Get lucky at STK Steakhouse. In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, enjoy lil’ Corned Beef Sliders and Leprechaun Stiletto cocktails during happy hour Monday, March 15 through Sunday, March 21. Corned Beef Sliders and Leprechaun Stilettos will also be available during regular dinner service.
St. Patrick’s Day Events
St. Patrick’s ShamROCK Bash on Fremont– March 16-19, 2023. St. Patrick’s Day is the most celebrated holiday of the year at Fremont Street Experience with an unrivaled 144 hours of free, live entertainment, featuring authentic Irish bands, The Arcana Kings, Whiskey Galore, Finnegan’s Wake, Darby O’Gill and The Little People and more. Additional entertainment will include the Firefighters Parade & Challenge, Celtic dancers and the most epic people watching on the planet. Come early, drink often at one of the biggest parties of the year!
5th Annual Lucky’s St. Patrick’s Day Crawl– Friday, March 17th & Saturday, March 18th, 4pm-12am. Tickets are $15- $20 per person until March 4th. Your Ticket Is Valid Friday, Saturday or Both Days… Pay Only Once! Check out the itinerary and map at the link.
Dropkick Murphy’s St. Patrick’s Day Live Stream– *No update on this year’s show yet. After two years and four live streams with no audience, this year’s Dropkick Murphy’s St. Patrick’s Day show at House of Blues Boston will be STREAMING LIVE to their Facebook and YouTube pages!! Once again, thanks to Boston tech company Pega this stream will be free to watch. The stream will kick off at 6pm Pacific time on Thursday March 17.
St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival 2023– Join the Southern Nevada Sons and Daughters of Erin together with the City of Henderson, at the Henderson Events Plaza for an entire weekend of celebrating. There will be a carnival, festival and entertainment, admission to all is free. Carnival games and rides require the purchase of tickets. Hours are Friday, March 10th from 5pm-10pm, Saturday, the 11th from 10am-10pm, and Sunday the 12th from noon-7pm. The Parade will be Saturday, March 14th from 10am-noon, and the Car Show will be Sunday from 8am-3pm, with awards at 2pm. See the link for the entertainment schedule and road closures. (200 S. Water St, Henderson.)
The Celtic Feis celebration– This celebration at NYNY Las Vegas Hotel & Casino will feature festivities all weekend long beginning with the Parades on Friday, March 17th and Saturday, March 18th at 10am. Starting at Bliss in the Park, winding through the casino and ending on the Brooklyn Bridge. Enjoy live entertainment, and food & drink specials throughout the entire celebration! Admission starts at $10. The parade is complimentary and open to guests of all ages.
We’ll keep updating this post as the holiday draws near, so check back often for more events.
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