Kiss Me, I’m Irish (Or Some Kind of -ish!)


Welcome to the ultimate guide for Saint Patrick's Day festivities in the DMV. Vibrant celebrations, events, and delish offerings are available across the region. Dive into a curated list of the best happenings, parades, and cultural experiences. From traditional Irish music to lively pub crawls, to slabs of corned beef, this list is your go-to resource for embracing the Irish spirit and making the most of St. Patrick's Day. Sláinte!

Bluejacket: Get ready to paint the town green this Saint Patrick’s Day weekend at Bluejacket. From Friday, March 15th - Sunday, March 17th, enjoy the festive spirit with their exclusive specials crafted just for the occasion. Indulge in the authentic taste of Ireland with $5 pints of their renowned North Strand Road on cask. Raise a toast with their impressive Irish Whiskey Specials featuring Jameson for $12, Redbreast for $14, and Green Dot for $16. Guests can also sip on their Clarified Green Tea Cocktail for $14. Some food specials include Lamb Stew and  Corned Beef & Cabbage; 202.524.4862. 300 Tingey Street SE. For more information, click here.

ChurchKey: Celebrate Saint Patrick's Day in authentic Irish style at ChurchKey. On Saturday, March 16th, immerse yourself in the spirit of the Emerald Isle with their special feature: Brehon Brewhouse, straight from the heart of County Monaghan, Ireland. Experience the rich flavors and traditions of true Irish craft beer as they pour seven drafts from Brehon Brewhouse all day long; 202.567.2576. 1337 14th Street NW. For more information, click here.

Evening Star Cafe: Join  Evening Star Cafe for a Saint Patrick's Day celebration like no other. From Friday, March 15th - Sunday, March 17th, immerse yourself in the festive spirit with their exclusive offerings. Indulge in the unique flavor of Tripping Animals El Green Crippy, a special green-hued pilsner brewed just for the occasion. On Saturday, March 16th, be part of the Shamrock Smash Bar Crawl, where The Majestic is one of the stops; 703.549.5051. 2000 Mount Vernon Avenue NW. For more information, click here.

Rustico: Join Rustico from Friday, March 15th - Sunday, March 17th for a celebration like no other, featuring exclusive beer features. Indulge in the festive spirit with their special brews such as the Tripping Animals El Green Crippy and the Charles Towne Mudlark: Nitro; Multiple Locations. For more information, click here.

Shelter: Join Shelter from Friday, March 15th - Saturday, March 17th for a festive celebration featuring an exclusive lineup of beer specials crafted just for the occasion. Sip options such as the Fantôme Vertignasse, El Green Crippy; 202.661.0142.1401 Pennsylvania Avenue SE. For more information, click here.

The Sovereign: Join The Sovereign as they celebrate the luck of the Irish with a selection of featured beers from Friday, March 15th - Sunday, March 17th. Indulge in the flavors of Fantôme Vertignasse. For those seeking a classic taste of Ireland, guests can enjoy their De La Senne Stouterik; 202.774.5875.1206 Wisconsin Avenue NW. For more information, click here.

1800 Tequila: Hit the jackpot this Saint Patrick’s Day and celebrate with 1800 Tequila. With their signature cocktails, you’ll be the luckiest person in the room. Explore their easy-to-replicate recipes online; For more information, click here.

Boundary Stone: Celebrate Saint Patrick's Day at Boundary Stone. The festivities kick off at 10:00 a.m. with brunch, accompanied by live music and an enticing selection of specials crafted by Executive Chef David Bacot. These festive dishes will be available from Friday, March 15th - Friday, March 22; 202.621.6635. 116 Rhode Island Avenue NW. For more information, click here.

Fairmont: Celebrate Saint Patrick's Day at Fairmont Washington, DC, where Senior Sous Chef Delonte Avery will be serving Emerald Isle favorites in the Lobby Lounge and Loggia on Sunday, March 17th, from 2:00 - 10:00 p.m; 202.429.2400. 2401 M Street NW. For more information, click here.

Guinness Open Gate Brewery: Guinness Open Gate Brewery is hosting a month-long Saint Patrick’s Day celebration. The brewery invites guests to enjoy the immersive Irish Village, special beer releases, live music, a secret menu, exclusive beer dinners, and more. The festivities will take place over 16 days in March every Thursday - Sunday, and the brewery will also have special operating hours on Saint Patrick’s Day from 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.; 443.575.6893. 5001 Washington Boulevard, Halethorpe, MD. For more information, click here.

Hi-Lawn: Hi-Lawn is hosting its annual Saint Patrick's Day Rooftop Céilí on Sunday, March 17th from 12:00 - 7:00 p.m. The free to attend celebration will feature live music, story-telling, Irish-inspired eats and cocktails, Guinness pours, and more; 1309 5th Street NE. For more information, click here.

Last Call Bar: Get to Last Call Bar for Saint Patrick's Day. Mixologist Gina Chersevani is starting the celebrations at midnight with a festive Balloon Drop to kick-off their all-day and all-night party. Dance the night away and stay for drink specials, Buffalo & Bergen Irish Breakfast, karaoke, and more; 202.543.2051. 1300-A 4th Street NW. For more information, click here.

Pizzeria Paradiso: Join Pizzeria Paradiso on Saint Patrick’s Day in Hyattsville for a “Family Sunday Funday” featuring: Denizens Brewing Co., Kids Eat Free, Art-play space, Denizens’ Pint Glass Giveaway; 240.467.3210. 4800 Rhode Island Avenue, Hyattsville, MD. For more information, click here.

Punch Bowl Social: Join Punch Bowl Social for a green-themed celebration of Saint Patrick's Day. All Punch Bowl Social locations are hosting the Saint Patty’s Palooza on Saturday, March 16th, featuring a Tullamore Toast at 2:00 p.m. Enjoy signature punch, green beer, and shots, plus a treasure hunt for 'Pots O’ Gold' with exciting prizes (free with RSVP). The festivities continue with cocktail specials available from Friday, March 15th - Sunday, March 17th; Multiple Locations. For more information, click here.

The Station at Riverdale Park: Join The Station at Riverdale Park for its inaugural Sir Rulean's Saint Patty's Day 5K Race, presented by Cushman & Wakefield in honor of the beloved blue bear statue, Sir Rulean. A portion of the proceeds will support the Christian Life Center's community food bank. The professionally chip-timed 5K will start at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 16th, at The Station at Riverdale Park. Tickets are priced at $25 per person and include a race T-shirt. Prices go up to $30 after Monday, March 11th; 6621 Baltimore Avenue, Riverdale Park, MD. To register, click here.

Titan Hospitality: Titan Hospitality’s restaurant portfolio is having a weekend-long celebration for Saint Patrick’s Day for those looking for a less traditional experience. Each location has open reservations to switch up the Saint Patrick’s Day atmosphere while still enjoying the holiday’s favorites. Some specials include Guinness Stout ($7), Corned Beef and Cabbage ($27), Shepherd's Pie ($28), and much more. Participating locations include: Blackwall Barn & Lodge (Gambrills & Columbia), The Lodge, and Blackwall Hitch (Alexandria & Annapolis); Multiple Locations. For more information, click here.

The Wharf: Experience this year's “Ireland at The Wharf Festival" on Saturday, March 16th from 12:00 - 6:00 p.m. Celebrate the luck of the Irish with festivities such as live music from the 19th Street Band, Poehemia and Ben-David Warner Band, Guinness Beer Gardens on District and Transit Piers, authentic Irish dance performances from the Boyle School of Irish Dance and McGrath Morgan Academy of Irish Dance, Ireland vs. Scotland Six Nations Rugby match on the Transit Pier jumbo screen, and more. The event is free to attend; 101 District Square SW. For more information, click here.