St. Patrick’s Day


Zip over to San Diego for some of the best St. Patrick’s Day celebrations in California. One of the biggest parties is The Shamrock in the Gaslamp District. You can already buy tickets online for this massive festival featuring Celtic and Irish live performances on a variety of stages. You’ll find green beer flowing, plenty of bagpipers, and Irish cuisine at this annual festival where there’s no such thing as too much green.

The St. Patrick’s Day Block Party and Pub Crawl is also in the Gaslamp District and is just $18 per person. On March 17th, you’ll be crawling from pub to pub between 4 – 9 p.m. at one of the busiest parties of the year. It starts at Tin Roof with a pint of green beer, a photo booth, and live Irish music. Your wristband gives you a welcome shot and free entry into over 10 local sites.

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The Hard Rock Hotel Bash is another popular pick. The cover is just $20 and the party rages from 8 p.m. – 2 a.m. Top DJs from around the area keep the party going and the drink specials can’t be beat. Get $4 draft beers and $5 vodka cocktail specials. Food is also available along with party favors and a few surprises.

Don’t want to leave your furry friend in your pet-friendly room? The annual St. Pawtrick’s Yappy Hour happens at 1132 Prospect Street in La Jolla. With free admission, you can bring your paw-fect pal to celebrate Irish-style. Drink and food specials, live music, and plenty of doggy treats are available. You might even win a prize for best pet costume!