It’s the party of parties, when the whole city turns green – but don’t make it with envy!
There’s loads of events going on in Liverpool to celebrate St Patrick’s Day, before and on Tuesday, March 17 so, while you work out which ones you want to join in, might it be wise to consider booking a day off work now…?!
Here’s our pick for Paddy’s Day…
Well if you get the luck of the Irish you could win a trip to Dublin at Punch Tarmey’s to commemorate St Patrick’s Day.
But at the very least you know you’ll be in for a great time – and Liverpool’s ‘biggest Irish pub’ is celebrating with a St Patrick’s Party on Saturday, March 14, opening its doors from 11am.
And the countdown is on! There’ll be live music by Caputo and James Riley, Irish pub grub all day, dancers and loads more.
It’s starting early at MOJO and this Paddy’s Day it’s teaming up with Jameson for some ‘seriously decent booze’ and classic MOJO tunes.
With celebrations starting from Saturday, March 14, MOJO have created two Paddy’s Day specials: Irish Coffee – Jameson Caskmates Stout Edition, which features dark sugar syrup, fresh coffee with whipped cream and chocolate curls (£7) and Gaelic Penicillin – Jameson Whiskey, shaken with Honey Ginger syrup and lemon juice. and topped with Peated Irish Malt (£9).
You can win a round of Jameson cocktails – check out the Instagram pages for details!
The Baltic Market is promising all the above for its St Patrick’s Day Weekender from March 12-14.
Bringing a little bit of Dublin to The Baltic Triangle to be sure, Guinness is taking over the bar and bringing buckets of the black stuff as well as Hop House 13 Lager. It’ll also be hosting a pop-up Irish whiskey bar full of great drinks and sourcing Irish gins.
There’ll be food from wood fired pizzas to halloumi fries as well as music to jig with local live bands. All Six Nations rugby will also be shown on March 14!
Opening hours: Thursday: 5pm-11pm (free entry); Friday: 12pm-midnight (£3 entry on door after 5pm); Saturday: 11am-midnight (£5 entry on door), and Sunday: 11am-9pm (free entry).
Join The Shipping Forecast in Slater Street for an acoustic evening of quality music to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. ‘Leave your Guinness hats at the door’ and enjoy a pint in front of some of Liverpool’s favourite musical talents including Kaya, Emilio Pinchi, Jazamin, Evie Moran and more.
Doors open between 5pm and 9pm on March 14, and entry is free.
On March 15, join the Liverpool Nobody Knows Tour for a one-off walk to celebrate Liverpool’s Irish heritage, noting what Ireland has given to the city and how it’s shaped its identity.
Be prepared for REAL walking visiting streets, sites and buildings that tell the story of the Irish presence in Liverpool. The walk finishes in the city centre.
The fifth annual Liverpool St Patricks Day Parade will take place on the big day itself, Tuesday 17 March, assembling at 2pm at the Old Irish Centre, Mount Pleasant.
Organisers have thanked everyone for their support over the last few years and are appealing to all to keep the momentum going this year: “Let’s keep alive this parade!”
Birdies Bar & BBQ is celebrating St Patrick’s Day with revelry and all things Irish! There’ll be a live Irish band, The Whole Shebang, Irish cocktails, Guinness, street food and lots of dancing.
Entry is £5.
Join Liverpool Irish Centre for real St Patrick’s Day fun, starting in the afternoon – 12 noon till 6pm – with a ceili. Susie Howlin and Mikey Kenney of the Liverpool Ceili Band will be entertaining, there’ll be Irish bingo, Irish stew and lots more! As always, its afternoon instalment of day is totally free. And everyone’s welcome!
And from 6pm onwards Michael Coyne will be delivering all your favourite Irish ballads, jigs, reels, waltzes and everything in between!
Folk singer Jo Pue and her band will be helping the Philharmonic dining rooms celebrate St Patrick’s Day with Irish music between 7 and 9.30pm on the Big Day itself.
Join Lu Ban in Cain’s Brewery Village on Sunday March 15, for a bottomless brunch.
For £29.50, you get 90 minutes of unlimited authentic Chinese food served to you, with selected inclusive drinks, including the cocktail of the day: a very special Bushmills Irish whiskey cocktail.
On St Patrick’s Day BrewDog Liverpool is showcasing some ‘awesome’ Irish craft beers, including Whiplash, Rascals, DOT Brewing, Wicklow Wolf and something exclusive from White Hag!
Fun starts from 12 noon.
There’s not an awful lot more to say really – other than that Camp and Furnace is serving up massive music, big beer, and paddy’s party goodness between 4pm and 11pm!
Tickets are £5.50 which include a free pint. Can you say fairer than that…?
The Black Rabbit Shot Company in Ropewalks will be turning green on March 17 and offering baby Guinness (x2 for £5); shots from £1 and booth packages from £100.
Nancie Henry in West Kirby is heading back in time for its St Patrick’s Day Soiree with the best in 80s Pop and House (with a hint of Irish Folk and Country music for the Irish among us). “We might even through in a few Irish Anthems for you!”
It’s free admission all night with special deals on cocktails and Prosecco…and, just maybe, Guinness and Whiskey! Happy Hour is 5pm till 7pm (so there’s actually two!).
As always, Mathew Street will be guaranteed standing room only all weekend for St Patrick’s Day so why not head to The Grapes for a great seat, drinks offers, live music and good craic all round.
The Paddy’s Day Weekender starts on Friday, March 13 with Peter Carrigan, and the fun continues on Saturday, Sunday and Tuesday.
Jovial is home at Brick Street for a Paddy’s Day party like no other.
Music is Acid House, Acid and Techno and it’ll going from 6pm to 3am ‘babyy’.
Advance tickets for £3 via RA & Skiddle or £5 on the door.
Really? Well if you say so… Level reckons it’s holding the city’s biggest Paddy’s Day Party on Tuesday, March 17 from 10.30pm until 4am.
Entertainment, acts and more can be guaranteed across three floors at the city super club. Level 3 is the floor to go to for pop & Irish Anthems!!!
Crazy Pedro’s on Parr Street have got Guinness on draught for the occasion, Jameson & Ginger Pong and green Frozen Margaritas! There will be bands playing on the night and then DJs playing right through until 4am.
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