St. Patrick's Day in Los Angeles

St. Patrick's Day Events Around Los Angeles

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Everyone is Irish on St. Patrick's Day, and sometimes for the whole month of March. Here are a few ways you can get your Irish on in Los Angles this year, from top Irish bars and pub parties to family-friendly fairs and festivals, to Irish concerts.

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    The annual St. Patrick's Day parade in Hermosa Beach.

    When: Saturday, March 17, 2018, 11:00 a.m.

    Where: The parade begins at the staging area near City Hall on Valley Drive, makes a left onto Pier Avenue and ends at the corner of Hermosa Avenue and 10th Street.

    Cost: Free

    Parking: Metered street parking. Obey posted signs.

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    Rock & Reilly's annual St. Paddy's Block Party is back to benefit MVP: Merging Vets & Players. DJ's, food trucks, and 100 kegs of Green Beer highlight this party in the back lot behind Rock & Reilly's in West Hollywood. Entrance is not guaranteed after 3:00 p.m. as it is subject to capacity. 21+

    When: Saturday, March 17th, 2018, 1:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. 
    Where: Rock & Reilly's Back Lot, 8911 W Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, California 90069
    Cost: $28.25

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    The traditional Irish ensemble, Danú, from County Waterford, will perform a concert at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center at California State University, Long Beach.

    When: Thursday, March 15, 2018, 8:00 p.m.
    Where: Carpenter Center, 6200 Atherton Street, Long Beach, CA 90815

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    The historic Tam O'Shanter in Atwater Village is Scottish the rest of the year, but on St. Patrick's Day, it's all about the green. A tented area in the parking lot (blocking the Los Feliz driveway) hosts live bands. For 2018, the Highland Park Ramblers, Plough Boys, and Whiskey Sunday are scheduled. Of course, there will be green beer along with their usual collection of beers on tap and extensive scotch selection.

    When: Saturday, March 18, 2018, noon to midnight
    Where: Tam O'Shanter, 2980 Los Feliz Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90039
    Cost: Free
    Parking: $3.50 Valet enter off Boyce Ave. or street parking

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    St. Patrick's Day is an all-day celebration at the LA Farmers Market. Magee's Kitchen serves up their famous nitrate-free corned beef. Cabbage, potatoes, green beer, and imported Irish beers will be flowing. A Bagpiper and Irish folk bands will be strolling the Market during the afternoon.

    When: March 17, 2018 all day
    Where: LA Farmers Market, 6333 W. 3rd Street, Los Angeles, CA 90036
    Cost: Free
    Parking: 90 minutes free with validation

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    A DJ party at the historic Pig 'n Whistle with steep drink discounts all night on drinks ($2 Bud Light pints, 2 for $6 well drinks, $4 shots of Jameson, $4 Guinness pints), with live music from Irish bands and DJs.

    When: Saturday, March 17, 2018, 2:00 p.m. to 10:00 a.m.
    Where: 6714 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028
    Cost: Varies based on package
    Parking: $2 for 1st 2 hours, max $15 at Hollywood & Highland, metered street parking

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    A DJ party at the Outpost, a huge country bar in Hollywood, with steep drink discounts all night including $2 beers, $3 well drinks and $4 shots.

    When: Saturday, March 17, 2018, 2:00 p.m. to 10:00 a.m
    Where: 1624 N Cahuenga Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028
    Cost: Varies based on package
    Parking: $2 for 1st 2 hours, max $13 at Hollywood & Highland, metered street parking
    Metro: Red Line to Hollywood & Highland

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    Bar-hopping at 10 bars in Downtown Los Angeles on St. Patrick's Day. Enjoy free entries to the venues, drink discounts at all bars, and a welcome shot at check-in.

    When: Saturday, March 17, 2018, 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. (Check in by 9:00 p.m.)
    Where: Check in at Los Angeles Biergarten, 750 S Broadway Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90014
    Cost: $18

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    Two days and nights of bar-hopping on Main Street in Santa Monica. All bars are within walking distance.

    When: Friday, March 16, 2018 and Saturday, March 17, 2018
    Where: Check in at Circle Bar (2926 Main St, Santa Monica, CA 90405) or Barney's Beanery (1351 3rd St, Santa Monica, CA 90401) from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. on Friday or 1:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. on Saturday
    Cost: $5-12

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    Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with Flogging Molly on their Life Is Good Spring Tour.

    When: Saturday, March 17, 2018
    Where: 6215 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028
    Cost: Varies

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    Bar-hopping on St. Patrick's Day in Newport Beach.

    When: Saturday, March 17, 2018, 11:00 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    Where: Check in at Baja Sharkeez, 114 McFadden Pl, Newport Beach,CA 92663
    Cost: $11.77 + fees

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    This event is already sold out for 2018

    Celtic folk group The Fenians perform at the Coach House, as is tradition.

    When: Saturday, March 17, 2018
    Where: The Coach House in San Juan Capistrano
    Cost: $25 GA,  +2 drink minimum or dinner reservation

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    Awaiting details for 2018

    The Knights of Columbus, Angels Gate Council 1740, in conjunction with the Holy Trinity Parish typically plan a "Good Old Fashioned Irish Hooley." There will be dinner, music and other entertainment. Dinner includes traditional Irish Corned Beef and Cabbage, a salad and dessert bar, along with traditional Irish libations. Atlantic Crossing provides an exciting mix of instrumental and vocal traditional music from Ireland with traditional dancing by the Lyons Academy Irish Dance Troupe. There are also raffles and auctions. 18 and up.

    When: TBD for 2018
    Where: Holy Trinity Parish Center, 209 N. Hanford St, San Pedro, 90731
    Cost: TBD for 2018 
    Parking: General parking is free

    For ticketing or information call 310-547-1346, or email to jimbigarch@pacbell.net

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    Awaiting 2018 details

    The iconic Tom Bergin’s throws an indoor and outdoor bash, rolling its festivities out to the parking lot from 11:00 a.m. to midnight, where guests can enjoy a Guinness tap truck, plenty of beer and Irish-inspired cocktails from four satellite bars, a DJ spinning popular tunes from a stage and 2 beer-pong tables. Instead of green beer, beer cups turn green on contact. There will also be cocktails such as Tom Bergin’s iconic Irish Coffee, Old Fashioneds, Irish Car Bombs, and whiskeys. A special St. Patrick’s Day “Shamrock Hour” is typically offered from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Early morning revelers can sidle up to the Horseshoe Bar to enjoy a traditional Irish Breakfast from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 am. Festive Irish pub fare is available from 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. (or until supplies run out).

    When: Awaiting date for 2018, presumably March 17
    Where: Tom Bergin’s, 840 South Fairfax Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90036

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    Awaiting 2018 details

    Casey's Irish Pub hosts their annual street festival in front of the bar on Grand Avenue in Downtown LA. There are food drinks, games and DJs. Admission is free before 3:30 pm.

    When: Awaiting date for 2018, presumably March 17
    Where: In front of Casey's 613 South Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA, entrance at Wilshire and Hope
    Cost: Free before 3:30, $10 after
    Parking: nearby pay lots, metered street parking on nearby streets.
    Info: http://213hospitality.com/project/caseys/​

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    Awaiting 2018 details

    There's an Irish Pub recreated at the Reagan Library, so it's no surprise they celebrate St. Patrick's Day under the wings of Air Force Once with Irish music and an Irish pub menu.Tickets include a tour of the museum and Air Force One.

    When: Awaiting date for 2018, presumably March 17
    Where: Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, 40 Presidential Drive, Simi Valley, CA 93065
    Cost: Awaiting details for 2018
    Parking: Free

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    Clover Power St. Patrick's Day Party at Venice Ale House & The Rose Room

    Awaiting 2018 details

    In previous years, you were required to wear green to this DJ dance party across two venues near the Venice Beach Boardwalk. Drink and food specials all night.

    When: Awaiting date for 2018, presumably March 17
    Where: 2 Rose Ave, Venice, CA 90291
    Cost: Awaiting details for 2018
    Parking: nearby pay lots, limited street parking

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    On the one night you would expect to hear Irish music in Irish bars, many of the Southland's best Irish bands take off to play St. Patrick's Day gigs in other parts of the country leaving many of the LA Irish pubs that usually have Irish music with extra space to pack in more of the drinking public. However you can still find some venues with live music or other St. Paddy's day activities in the Guide to Irish Bars and Pubs in LAIrish Bars in Long Beach and Top Irish Bars in Orange County