Where To Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day In Philadelphia

These are just random thoughts of where to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Any Philly bar is good, but ones with Irish names are best like The Irish Bar, McGillan’s, Fado, Moriarty’s, McFadden’s and and the honorary Irish cause everyone is on St. Patrick’s Day: like The Field House, Kokopelli, The Corner or even Del Frisco’s. Here’s a few other suggestions:

Kicking off the St. Patrick’s Day Celebration
March 12th – Pub Crawls Erin Express, Craft Beer Express, and Running of the Micks.***************On Sunday is the traditional Philadelphia parade. The St. Patrick’s Day Parade is the city’s largest parade, with 20,000 participants representing more than 150 groups including marching bands, dance groups, youth groups, Irish associations and floats. Philadelphia St. Patrick’s Day Parade
When: Sunday, March 13, beginning at 11 a.m.
Where: Begins at 16th and JFK Boulevard
Cost: FREE
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Coming this St. Patrick’s Day to a 3D theatre near you, Michael Flatley returns as LORD OF THE DANCE! Filmed over five nights in glorious 3D, the film includes interviews with Flatley along with behind the scenes footage. This unprecedented access to Flatley’s performance will give you an unparalleled sense of the scale of the show. FOR ONE WEEK ONLY (That’s odd where is it going then?) Check out their FB for details.

McGillin’s Olde Ale House: For the holiday (and in the days leading up to it) McGillin’s is serving authentic O’Hara’s Stout, direct from Ireland, O’Reilly’s Stout from Sly Fox in Phoenixville, as well as Chocolate Leprechauns. Plus, the historic tavern has added hearty Irish fare to the menu, including Bangers & Mashed (Irish sausage and mashed potatoes), Shepherd’s Pie, Irish Lamb Stew and Corned Beef with Cabbage. Plus, you’re covered in the event of crummy weather: get free soup with any lunch order!

All I can say at this point is St. Pattys day the most super tits “drink” in philly will be at the bar @… Trust me says Matt Levin

Don’t pub crawl with the masses this St. Patrick’s Day. Instead, beer lovers can quench their thirst at City Food Tours’ ( one-day-only St. Patty’s Beer and Cheese Tasting. This second annual event will take place from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 19, 2011 in the comfort of a private dining area at Triumph Brewing Company in Old City Philadelphia. Advanced reservations are required and can be made online by visiting or by calling 800-979-3370. Tickets are $49 per person. Participants must be 21 or older.UWISHUNU has a good summary of a few other fun bars to get your Irish on!!