Tomorrow is St. Patrick’s Day and for many people that means beer, beer, friends, and more beer. And this year, the holiday lands on a Friday, meaning more will be out to celebrate the holiday! Here are some options for you and your friends to hit up tomorrow.
Casey’s Irish Pub, an underground downtown LA pub, will be throwing their annual St. Patrick’s Day Street Parade. Casey’s Irish Pub will be opening at 6 AM on Friday morning and the festival will begin at 11:30 AM and offers free admission before 3:30 PM. The festivities include musical entertainment from DJs throughout the day, pizza from Pellicola Pizzeria, and 400 kegs of beer! Casey’s Irish Pub is located at 613 S Grand Ave. Los Angeles, Ca 90017.
Two well known and well attended pub crawls will also be going on Friday night. One in Hollywood and the other in Santa Monica. For the pub crawl in Hollywood, the check in is at the Cabo Cantina in Hollywood from 12 – 4 PM to pick up a wristband and a map of all the bars to walk to. The wristband gives you access to the different bars and some killer drink specials. The other pub crawl, the Kiss Me I’m Irish Santa Monica Pub Crawl, has registration beginning at West End Nightclub in Santa Monica. Tickets similarly gives you access to the different venues and more drink specials.
For those of you on the westside and wanting to stay in one place, Venice Whaler might be the place for you. This Venice favorite is offering some amazing drink deals on Friday night including Tullamore Dew Irish Whiskey shots for $5, Guinness Pints for $7 and a Guinness and Irish Whiskey special for $10. The bar is open until 2 am.
Another option is to take a class at the Greenbar Distillery in downtown LA. Every Friday in March they are offering cocktail classes and St. Patrick’s Day that lands on a Friday is no different. On that night they will be giving a class on Green Cocktails, in the spirit of the holiday. The classes teach you how to use a variety of ingredients to make yummy, yummy cocktails. Each class runs from 7:30 PM to 9:30 Pm and the cost is $40 per person.
If you want to have a view of the Long Beach skyline, while enjoying tunes and drinks, the Shamrock St. Patrick’s Weekend Party Cruise is the place for you. The cruise is a three hour long, Irish themed excursion and tickets are reasonably priced at $14.50. Tickets here: https://www.goldstar.com/events/long-beach-ca/pier-pressure-shamrock-cruise-tickets?test_signup=&utm_campaign=affiliate_program&utm_content=3736&utm_medium=affiliates&utm_source=has_offers)
No matter how you decide to spend St. Patrick’s Day remember to wear green, stay safe, and drink responsibly. Cheers!