So what does drinking insane amounts of green beer have to do with the life of St. Patrick? We’ll get back to you on that, AFTER St. Patrick’s Day! Meanwhile, here are the places we plan to party on March 17.
1. St. Paddy’s Day at the Butcher Shop
Enjoy special St. Patrick’s Day favorites at the Wynwood beer garden, such as Jameson & Pckle Back Shots ($9), Irish Car Bombs ($10), pitchers of green craft beer ($19) and more.
Details: Thursday, March 17 from 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. at The Butcher Shop Beer Garden & Grill, 165 NW 23 Street, Miami.
2. St. Pat’s Wynwood
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at South Florida’s largest St. Paddy’s themed block party, including performances by resident DJ’s, food trucks, arts and crafts, and plenty of green beer at Wynwood’s Mana.
Details: Thursday, March 17 from 5 p.m. – 2 a.m. at Mana, 2250 NW 2 Ave., Miami. The event is free; guests can RSVP at www.stpatswynwood.com to receive a free drink between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m.
3. St. Paddy’s Day Block Party at Mary Brickell Village
Don your green and head to Mary Brickell Village, where you can enjoy over eight hour of live DJ performances and entertainment across multiple stages and outdoor bars. Stop by Irish pub Fado for some good old fashioned Irish breakfast before noon before hitting the party!
Details: Thursday, March 17 all day at Mary Brickell Village, 901 S Miami Ave, Miami; cover charge for the outdoor festival is $10.
4. Coconut Grove Irish Stroll March
Enjoy access to this legendary bar crawl from 6 p.m. – 2 a.m. and enjoy drink specials at some of Coconut Grove’s best and most beloved watering holes. Or, purchase a three-day pass and make an event out of it!
Details: Thursday, March 17; registration located at Duffy’s Sports Grill, 3015 Grand Ave. #250, Miami. General admission tickets ($10) and three-day passes ($15) available at www.cravetickets.com.
5. St. Patrick’s Day at GameTime
Head to GameTime and ‘Play Your Way’ through endless video games for $10 from 7 p.m. – midnight. While you’re at it, you can enjoy a 180oz Tall Tube or get in the Irish spirit with a Guinness milkshake.
Details: Thursday, March 17 at GameTime Miami, 5701 Sunset Drive Suite 330, Miami.
6. The Return of Clarke’s at Sweet Liberty
The legendary Clarke’s crew returns to South Beach on St. Patrick’s day with a special live performance by Brendan O’Hara, plenty of Irish Spring rolls, and of course, Clarke’s wings. Head to Sweet Liberty to bask in the Irish pride.
Details: Thursday, March 17 at Sweet Liberty, 237 20th Street, Miami Beach.
7. Eat, Drink & Be Irish at John Martins
Starting at 11:30 a.m., guests can start partying like Irish at this Coral Gables mainstay. Festivities will include a bagpiper and live music with Paddy Kelleghan at noon and a live DJ perfomance at 9 p.m.
Details: Thursday, March 17 at John Martins Irish Pub & Restaurant, 253 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables.