From green beer to shamrockin’ music, here’s where to celebrate the luck of the Irish in the Valley this St. Patty’s Day.
Blue Clover Distillery is celebrating St. Patrick’s Day Mar. 15-17 with festive green drinks and live music. Beginning on Mar. 15, brunch enthusiasts can look forward to tomatillo green Bloody Marys, drink specials, live music and Blue Clover’s full menu of brunch favorites. The celebrations will continue with drink specials and a specialty St. Patrick’s cocktail, the Laying Boots, crafted with Blue Clover vodka, fresh pineapple, orange liqueur, house made agave liqueur and house made ginger liqueur. The events will culminate on St. Patrick’s Day with a celebration featuring a live DJ.
CRUjiente Tacos is offering its Irish Whisky Margarita, made from scratch with Banknote Irish Whisky and house made agave syrup, plus from fresh lime juice and basil leaves.
Wine-loving leprechauns are in luck because the five wineries along the Scottsdale Wine Trail in Old Town are hosting a fun and interactive Shamrocks & Shenanigans Wine Scavenger Hunt in honor of St. Patrick’s Day. Beginning and ending at the LDV Winery Tasting Room, guests are invited to team up or work alone to receive clues, solve riddles, and collect “shamrocks” at each participating winery along the Trail as they sip, snack and enjoy some shenanigans throughout the event. Prizes will be awarded to the fastest and most accurate teams!
Boost your luck this St. Patrick’s Day with Sandbar Mexican Grill’s St. Paturday celebration a few days early on Saturday, March 14. Enjoy all-day festive food and drink specials like green beer, Shamrock-aritas, Irish Car Bombs and corned beef and cabbage tacos to keep you shamrockin’. Plus, live bands and top 40 DJs all day long, and a midnight Green Beer tapping party on Friday, March 13.
Kelly’s at SouthBridge will host its 8th Annual Saint Patrick’s Day Celebration on both Saturday, March 14 and Tuesday, March 17 from 10 a.m. to 2 a.m. complete with live music, classic Irish menu items, and plenty of green beer to go around. There will also be live music from Steve Ayotte Music, Taylor Ouellette, DJ RoleModel and more. (pictured)
Travelers looking to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day without making the trip to Ireland can join The Wigwam for a festive celebration with a Southwestern twist. The storied resort will host a St. Patrick’s Day Shamrock Shindy on March 14 from 5 to 8 p.m. Those who join will enjoy Irish-inspired dishes, green beer and Irish Slammers, live Irish music and lawn games. Proceeds from ticket sales will benefit Arizona Assistance in Healthcare, which offers financial assistance to cancer patients being treated in the Phoenix-metro area. Event admission is $20 per person. Food and drinks are available for purchase at the event. 21 and over only. Tickets can be purchased here.
The annual St. Patrick’s Day Block Party & Pub Crawl in Old Town Scottsdale is taking place on March 14 with drink specials at more than 10 different venues. Participants will receive a St. Patrick’s Day bar crawl kit with drink coupons and a map to free welcome shots at select bars.
This St. Patrick’s Day on March 17, Bevvy Uptown will be celebrating with food and drinks specials all evening long from 3 to 10 p.m. Guests can enjoy $3 Shamrock Shooters, $4 Green Beer, $5 Guinness Pints, $7 Guinness Mugs, $7.77 Shepherd’s Pie Special, and $8 Irish Car Bombs.