It's almost that time of year when we all become Irish for a day on St. Patrick's Day. Actually you don't have to be Irish to enjoy St Patrick's day in Las Vegas but If you are true Irish, embrace your Irish heritage the Vegas way this 2017 St. Patrick's Day.
Las Vegas is a fun place to be on St Patrick's day as green beer and Irish whiskey flow at most Las Vegas bars and pubs while you sit back and enjoy live entertainment and authentic Irish food the Vegas way.
Let's face it, Las Vegas is known for doing everything big. St Patrick's Day is no exception. You are not required to be a beer drinker to enjoy St Patrick's Day in Las Vegas.
There are lots of other green things in Las Vegas on this day besides green beer. Don't miss out on the green cocktails or green popcorn and green cotton candy. The Vegas strip will also be full of St. Paddy's Day festivities as leprechauns of all shapes and sizes joyously stroll up and down the Vegas Strip. Just play it safe and wear green to avoid getting pinched by strangers.
Below is a list of some of the major St. Patrick's day festivities in Vegas.
Things you should know about St Patrick's in Las Vegas
Remember you must be 21 yrs and over to consume alcohol in Las Vegas. It is the law
Don't be afraid to sip your favorite drink as you go - alcohol is allowed to be consumed on the Vegas strip on St Patrick's Day.
If money is not an issue here is a list of highly recommended restaurants you might consider calling ahead of time to make a reservation.
Watch for pickpockets at the Bellagio Fountains and other busy areas on the strip. They usually operate in groups.
There are laws, don't assume that just because it is Vegas it means you can do whatever you want.
If you drink, don't drive. If you drive, don't drink. The penalty for drunk driving is very severe and will require a court appearance.
Don't even think about jaywalking on the Vegas Strip, it is better to lose a little time than your life besides you will get cited if caught.
With that said, if Las Vegas is beckoning you this coming St Paddy's day, here are a few things you might want to put on your to-do list. You'll also find lots of resources and some money saving tips on this site while planning your St Patrick's day in Las Vegas.
Celebrate the luck of the Irish at the annual Celtic Feis celebration at New York-New York Hotel & Casino. You are invited to be a part of this spirited St. Patrick's Day Festival from March 17 - 18. There will be endless entertainment with authentic Irish flair.
The 2-day festival will feature Irish bites from Nine Fine Irishmen, celebratory cocktails and live entertainment. The parade is complimentary and open to guests of all ages. Starting at noon, admission will start at $10 and guests must be at least 21 years of age.
Date: Friday, March 17 through Saturday, March 18,
New York-New York Hotel will be dying the famous fountain green in honor of St Patrick's Day
Schedule of activities:
The weekend kicks off on Friday, March 17 with the Las Vegas Pipe Band starting on the Mezzanine and ending on the Brooklyn Bridge and open to all ages! Free
Don't miss the 51st annual Southern Nevada Sons & Daughters of Erin St. Patrick's Day Parade & Festival.
This year's parade theme will be Shamrocks & Shenanigans. The festival will be accompanied by four days of electrifying holiday celebrations including a carnival, festival, car show and great live entertainment.
Location: Henderson Events Plaza, 200 Water Street
Phone Number: (702) 267-2171
March 10, 2017 - March 12, 2017
Show Time: Thur - Fri 5pm - 10pm; Sat 10am - 10pm; Sun 12noon - 9pm
The parade will kick off at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 11, 2017
Age Restriction: None, Cost: Free
some activities may require the purchase of tickets.
Visit website for the full schedule of activities
Get into the spirit of St Patrick's day as you watch the dancing fountains in front of the Bellagio. One of Las Vegas' most popular attractions, the Fountains of Bellagio features more than 1,200 dancing streams choreographed to music and lights. The free fountain water show is just a beautiful sight. (click here for show times). Free
If you plan to spend 2017 St Patrick's Day in Las Vegas, the O'Sheas St. Patrick's Day block party should be a must on your list of things to do and places to hang out.
Come out and have some fun. On March 17th, the festivities will kick-off at 12 noon with a leprechaun parade along The LINQ Promenade to O'Sheas, followed by a St. Patrick's Day toast to get the party started.
The rest of the day will be a day packed with live music, bag pipers, stilt walkers, leprechauns, and the famous beer pong. The BLOQ Party will continue along The LINQ Promenade until 10 p.m. Inside O'Sheas Casino, partygoers will be treated to drink specials ($6 pints of Guinness, Coors Light, Miller Lite, Heineken and green beer, and $8 shots of Jameson) and live music from The Blackjacks, Silversage, Darbi O'Gill and more till 3 a.m. The High Roller observation wheel, Vortex at The LINQ Hotel & Casino and The LINQ fountains will also turn green for the occasion.
Just remember to wear green or be prepared to get pinched by total strangers. Free
Just off The Strip, between the Flamingo and The LINQ Hotel & Casino, Next to Chayo
Date/Time: Friday, March 17th, 2017 at Noon
Fremont Street Experience is the epicenter of St. Patrick's Day celebrations in downtown Las Vegas. The venue has become a major tourist attraction for downtown Las Vegas and this years St Paddy's celebration will be the venue for 4 days of FREE Live Music, March 16-19, 2017.
Festivities will include authentic Irish entertainment, live tribute bands and lots of bars offering drink specials on St Patrick's Day. Don't miss the Firefighters Parade and challenge
Date: March 17
Time: 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location: Fremont Street Experience (Downtown) Admission: Free
Free St. Patrick's Day Live entertainment at Fremont Street Experience March 17
St Paddy's week at Rí Rá
Have a true Irish pub experience at Rí Rá, on the Las Vegas Strip. Opening early on St Patrick's Day with a full Irish Breakfast, followed by Live Entertainment starting at Noon and going until late featuring The Crooked Jacks, The Black Donnellys, and Craic Haus.
Joining in the fun will be Irish dancers and pipers who will be making appearances throughout the day!
Rí Rá Las Vegas is located inside The Shoppes at Mandalay Place
3930 Las Vegas Blvd. South;
Plaza Hotel St. Patrick's Day Party
Celebrate this years St. Patrick's Day Party at the Plaza Hotel Casino in downtown. Party will begin at 7pm under the dome with live music, live DJ, drink specials and leprechauns. At 10pm, catch a uniquely green fireworks show!
St. Patrick's Day Party Under The Dome
Location: Plaza Hotel Casino (Downtown)
Date: Friday, March 17, 2017
Time: 7:00pm - 11:00pm
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day Party at the Bailiwick with celebratory cocktails and live entertainment. There will be lots of food and drink specials: $4 Irish Coffee, $5 Guinness® Pints, $6 Jameson® or Tullamore D.E.W. Shots, $7 Car Bombs, $12 Shepherd's Pie, and $14 Corned Beef and Cabbage
Live Entertainment from 3:00pm - 1:00am featuring Martin Feick and Shaun Flannery, STOKED! and Rattle and Strum. Admission is FREE.Location: The Orleans Hotel Casino
If you like College Basketball, Las Vegas is usually very festive during March Madness. Up your game day experience the Vegas way. This year the weekend before St. Patrick's Day is Big League Weekend and NCAA basketball conference tournaments falls on that weekend. The 2017 Pac-12 Men's Basketball Tournament will take place March 8-11 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. There are tons of venues for watching the games with dozens of high-definition TVs, private tables, and tailgate favorites. This is one weekend you are guaranteed to have a blast.
St. Patrick's Day Weekend at The Auld Dubliner
Come celebrate St. Patrick's Day weekend at The Auld Dubliner Irish Pub. Friday, March 17 - March 19 at 11:00am - 12:00am
Enjoy live music from the Las Vegas Pipe Band Bag Pipers from 5:30pm - 7:30pm and IDK Rock Band from 6:00pm - 12am
Las Vegas' #1 U2 Tribute, Band Arms of America will be playing on Saturday, 3/18 from 7:00pm - 10:00pm out in The Village courtyard!
40 Via Bel Canto
Henderson, NV 89011
Phone: (702) 567-8002
Ri Ra Las Vegas at Mandalay Bay
One of the newest Irish pub on the Las Vegas Strip, Rí Rá Las Vegas is as authentic as they come as far as Irish Pubs are concerned.
Rí Rá Las Vegas is the destination for warm conversations, a dose of Irish culture and spirited entertainment with an impressive line-up of live music seven nights a week in a music room constructed with artifacts dating back to 1890 from the Olympia Theater in Dublin, Ireland.
Redefining pub food, Rí Rá Las Vegas serves dishes such as a 12 day in-house brined Corned Beef Brisket, Shepherd's Pie made with minced lamb and Beef and Guinness Stew, to name a few. For more information about St. Patrick's Day events at Mandalay Bay, call (877) 632-7000.
While you are here, don't forget to visit the GUINNESS Store featuring the largest collection of memorabilia and gifts outside of Ireland!
Located inside The Shoppes at Mandalay Place
Nine Fine Irishmen at New York-New York
Nine Fine Irishmen is an authentic Irish pub of epic proportions featuring a grand Victorian-style bar, ornate cottage areas, shop-style snugs, and two levels of outdoor patio dining with a spectacular Las Vegas Strip view.
Enjoy tempting signature dishes made of only the freshest, natural Irish ingredients. The finest stouts, ales, lagers, spirits, music, entertainment by special guest artists. 11 a.m. – 3 a.m. For more information about St. Patrick's Day events at New York-New York, call (800) 693-6763. / (702) 740-6463
Located at New York-New York
Visit the St Patrick's hottest spot, O'Shea's on the fabulous Las Vegas Strip. Located between the Flamingo and The LINQ Hotel & Casino, O'Sheas Casino is the place to enjoy cheap drinks, music and some gambling. Also this is the venue for the Las Vegas St Patrick's Day block party. (see details above)
3555 Las Vegas Blvd S
Las Vegas, Nevada 89109
Located at The LINQ Hotel
Located inside the "World's Largest Pint Glass" in the heart of Downtown Las Vegas, Hennessey's Tavern is the place to be on St. Patrick's Day.
This authentic Irish pub is open all day and throughout the night offering gaming, live entertainment and great food.
425 Fremont St STE 110, ( Downtown Las Vegas)
Las Vegas, NV, 89101
Patio Party at Due & Proper at The District
Every St Patrick's Day, Due & Proper at The District at Green Valley Ranch will host a patio BBQ party complete with a Live DJ, Irish festivities, whiskey, beer and cocktails from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Specials will include Guinness drafts for $5, beer and shot combos with Guinness and Hennessy for $8.
2225 Village Walk Drive, Suite 171,
Henderson, NV 89052
St. Patrick's Day at McFaddens Las Vegas
New York City's famed Irish pub now has a Vegas address: 6593 Las Vegas Blvd South at the Town Square. Serving irish fare all day long, head here for a cold beer, traditional shepherd's pie, happy hour, a vibrant nightlife and more. Doors open at 11am on March 17, 2017
$4 Green Beers, $5 Shots of Jameson, $6 Guinness Pints, $7 Irish Car Bombs
Ladies enter our Build Your Own Green Bikini Contest for a chance to win $500 in cash & prizes!
6593 Las Vegas Blvd South Suite 222,
Las Vegas, NV 89119
McMullan's Irish Pub
McMullan's Irish Pub, located off-the-Strip on Tropicana Ave, and open 24/7 is considered one of the locals favorites. Enjoy St. Patrick's at McMullans, with six bands on St. Patrick's Day. Entertainment will be on two stages.
4650 W Tropicana Ave #110,
Las Vegas, NV, 89103
Mon - Sun: 8:00 am - 8:00 am Web - www.mcmullansirishpub.com
Jack's Irish Pub at Palace Station Hotel and Casino
Jack's doubles as one of the great Irish pubs in Las Vegas as well as a sports bar. Enjoy an authentic slice of Irish culture at Jack's this St Patrick's Day
Hours: Sunday – Thursday: 9am – midnight
Friday & Saturday: 9am – 2am
Located at Palace Station
Other Las Vegas irish Restaurant and Pubs
|The Auld Dubliner
40 Via Bel Canto
|Kavanaugh's Irish Pub & Grill
3290 West Ann Road
North Las Vegas, NV
|Crown and Anchor British Pub
1350 East Tropicana Avenue
Las Vegas, NV
|Molly Malone's Irish Pub
11930 Southern Highlands Parkway
Las Vegas, NV
|Fado Irish Pub & Restaurant
9470 Eastern Ave
Henderson, NV 89052
|Chicago Brewing Company and Cigar Lounge
202 Fremont St,
Las Vegas, NV, 89101
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