St. Patrick’s Day is a time to celebrate Irish culture with delicious cuisine and tasty brews. So grab your shamrocks and get your green on for a festive celebration full of authentic Irish food and drink specials at one of these 17 St. Patrick’s Day events.
Village Brauhaus Parade Day Party
Saturday, March 7, 10 a.m.-3 a.m.
Start off the annual Ballyshaners St. Patrick’s Day Parade with Village Brauhaus. The restaurant will feature Irish specials, including brats and mash, and ice cold Guinness to kick the party into high gear. // Village Brauhaus: 710 King St., Alexandria; free entry
St. Paddy’s Cocktail Dinner
Friday, March 13, 6:30 p.m.
Sample delicious Irish cuisine at Wildfire’s St. Paddy’s Cocktail Dinner. The four-course meal includes fish and chips paired with Irish lemonade, traditional corned beef and cabbage and a dark chocolate Guinness cake. // Wildfire: 2001 International Drive, McLean; $95
St. Patrick’s Pregame: Kegs & Eggs
Saturday, March 14, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Wake up bright and early for the kegs and eggs pregame at City Tap. Throughout the day, guests can enjoy delicious Irish food specials, $4 green beer and $5 Guinness. Stop by from 2 to 5 p.m. for a special performance from the Moosejaw Celtic Pop Duo for a true Irish celebration. // City Tap Loudoun: 20376 Exchange St., Ashburn; free entry
St. Patrick’s Day Parade Party
Saturday, March 14, 9 a.m.-11 p.m.
Celebrate the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Manassas at Sinistral Brewing’s party. Pop in before the parade starts and grab a beer to-go, then come back once the parade is over to refill your cup and continue the celebration. // Sinistral Brewing Company: 9419 Main St., Manassas; free entry
Saint Patrick’s Day Weekend at Brew Republic
Saturday, March 14, 9 a.m.-11 p.m.
Head over to Brew Republic Bierwerks for a special St. Patrick’s Day drink deal. Starting at 9 a.m., pints range from $1 to $3 with the price going up by $1 each hour until it reaches the regular price. Also, make sure to fill up on a delicious Irish breakfast and other delicacies throughout the day. // Brew Republic Bierwerks: 15201 Potomac Town Place, Woodbridge; free entry
Third Annual Leprechaun Loop
Saturday, March 14 and Sunday, March 15, 10 a.m.-2 a.m.
Bring the party outside with the third annual Leprechaun Loop. Spend the day in a sea of green as you enjoy the great Irish food and drinks from SideBar, 14 Loudoun and a pop-up bar. While the event is free to attend, a ticket guarantees participants a Leprechaun Loop cup, Irish shot glass necklace and two drink tokens. // SideBar: 24 S. King St., Leesburg; free-$12.50
St. Paddy’s Day Celebrations at Solace Brewing
Saturday, March 14, 11 a.m.-10 p.m.
Ring in the holiday with Solace Brewing’s new green pilsner, Four Leaf IPA, and other green beverages. Continue the festivities throughout the day by filling up with scrumptious grub from Urban Poutine. // Solace Brewing Company: 42615 Trade W. Drive, Suite 100, Dulles; free entry
Arlington “Luck of the Irish” Pub Crawl
Saturday, March 14, noon-7 p.m.
Make your St. Patrick’s Day celebration a full-day affair with the annual “Luck of the Irish” pub crawl. Grab a group of friends and roam the streets of Arlington as you sample the best drinks and food specials from around the city. // Arlington Rooftop Bar & Grill: 2424 Wilson Blvd., Arlington; $12.95
St. Patrick’s Day Party
Saturday, March 14, 1-6 p.m.
Bring your party to Tucked Away Brewing for an afternoon of entertainment. Guests will be able to enjoy a new beer release, performances from the Boyle School of Irish Dance, live music from Jack Waddell and much more. // Tucked Away Brewing: 8420 Kao Circle, Manassas; free entry
St. Patrick’s Day Celebration
Saturday, March 14 and Sunday, March 15, times vary
Make St. Patrick’s Day a two-day celebration at Harry’s. The restaurant will feature live Irish music and food and drink specials throughout the weekend. // Harry’s: 6809 Airlie Road, Warrenton; free entry
Second Annual St. Patrick’s Day Brunch
Sunday, March 15, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Start your Sunday off right with the Lake Anne Brew House’s second annual St. Patrick’s Day Brunch. Enjoy a full Irish Brunch with a menu that includes new twists on classic dishes provided by Wined & Dined Kitchen. Tickets include the buffet brunch, nitro cold-brew coffee, hot coffee, Irish breakfast tea and your first beer. // Lake Anne Brew House: 11404 N. Shore Drive, Reston; $45
St. Patrick’s Day Party
Sunday, March 15, noon-8 p.m.
Deck yourself out in green for Port City’s bash. The day’s festivities include a classic game of trivia, Irish dancers and a guided pairing with Irish cuisine from Hops N Shine. The four-course menu includes wings, grilled cheese and specialty features with an Irish twist. // Port City Brewing Company: 3950 Wheeler Ave., Alexandria; free entry, $7 reservation for trivia, $30 for pairing
Saint Patrick’s Day Specials
Tuesday, March 17, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
Bards Alley Bookshop is the place to be this St. Patrick’s Day. Celebrate the holiday with a special on the cafe’s Irish coffee and pick up a book while you’re at it. // Bards Alley Bookshop: 110 Church St. NW, Vienna; free
Green Beers & Guinnesses for St. Patrick’s Day
Tuesday, March 17, 11 a.m.-11 p.m.
Get in your Irish food and drink fix this St. Patrick’s Day at City Tab. The gastropub will feature limited Irish dishes, $4 green beers and $5 Guinness throughout the day. // City Tap Loudoun: 20376 Exchange St., Ashburn; free entry
St. Patrick’s Beer Tasting
Tuesday, March 17, 6-9 p.m.
End your work day with WineStyle’s monthly beer tasting. Participants will be able to sample six original craft beers from around the county along with some delicious Irish grub to celebrate the holiday. // WineStyles – Montclair: 4394 Kevin Walker Drive, Montclair; $5
St. Patrick’s Day Bash
Tuesday, March 17, 8- 11 p.m.
Find all of your St. Patrick’s Day necessities at Matchbox Pizza. The restaurant will be serving Lost Rhino Dry Irish Stout, Power’s Gold Irish Whiskey, green beer and the ultimate corned beef throughout the day. // Matchbox Pizza: 44720 Thorndike St., Ashburn; free entry
St. Patrick’s Day Party at The Garden!
Saturday, March 21, 1-7 p.m.
Skip the crowds and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day a week later at The Garden’s party. Bring along your friends or your pup for a day of Irish food, green beer and other great deals. // The Garden: 1503 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria; free entry
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