Where to celebrate St. Patrick's Day
Get out your green, Knights! It's St. Patrick's Day. We're not in Ireland, but there are plenty of places to grab some green beer and celebrate St. Patty's in Orlando.
The Knights Pub St. Patty’s Block Party
Head to the pub for an indoor/outdoor music party with a live music and a stage out front. Doors open at 4 p.m., and cover is free until 6 p.m. Drink specials include $1 Bud Light, two for $6 Car Bombs, and $6 32oz Pot of Gold Cocktails.
Located at 3910 N. Alafaya Trail, Orlando.
Wall St. Plaza’s St. Patrick’s Day Block Party
Head downtown to celebrate at the biggest block party in Orlando, with seven venues and two green city streets. Enjoy live music, Irish food and drink specials and even a leprechaun. Gates open at 3 p.m., 21+ only. Drink specials include $5 Guinness Pints, $5 Irish Car Bombs, $5 Jameson Whiskey and $3 Jell-O Shots.
Located at Wall Street, Orlando.
Knight Library’s St. Patrick’s Day Block Party Pregame
Come out to the #1 college bar in the nation for a preview of Saturday night’s annual block party. Free cover all day and night, with $2 green beer and $5 green pitchers. Door open at 2 p.m.
Located at 11448 University Blvd., Orlando.
Mighty Festival St. Patrick’s Week at Raglan Road
Head to Downtown Disney for the mightiest of mighty Irish festivals. Enjoy music, a troupe of Irish Dancers, and some great Irish food and beer. The musical performances for St. Patrick’s day include The High Road, Cooney & Ryan and JigJam.
Located at 1640 E. Buena Vista Drive, Lake Buena Vista.
Everyone’s Irish on St. Pat’s Day at Pat O’Brien’s Universal City Walk
Make your way to Universal’s City Walk for New Orleans St. Patty’s day party. The party goes from 2 p.m. to 2 a.m. with live music featuring Off Kilter, authentic Irish food and drinks, dueling pianos and DJs. General Admission is $10 per person, free admission until 7 p.m. 21+ after 7 p.m. Free parking after 6 p.m. for Florida residents.
Located at 6000 Universal Blvd., Orlando.
Saddle Up St. Paddy’s Party
Head to the All American Bar for live music by DJ Vegas, and “All Ya’ll” from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Drink specials include $5 Car Bombs, $3 Guinness and $1 Irish Bushmills.
Located at 100 N. Orange Ave., Orlando
Saint Patrick’s Day Block Party at Stagger Inn
Prepared to get Irish? St. Patty’s celebrations beginning at 3 p.m. Drink specials include $4 Car Bombs, $2 green beer, $5 Jameson and $3 Murphy’s Tall Boys. Live Music from Kontraband Muzik Late Night. $3 cover until 5 p.m.
Located at 12190 Collegiate Way, Ste. 140, Orlando.
Bar Louie St. Pat’s Shamrock ‘N Roll 2016
Get lucky and enjoy some live music, the NCAA tourney, $4 green beer and $5 Jameson. The Shamrock ‘N Roll goes through Friday night, so there’s plenty of opportunity to wear your green.
Located at 4100 N. Alafaya Trail, Orlando.
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