St. Patrick's Day is fast approaching. Celebrate the Irish way with a huge block party, parade,or gigantic festival. Take a 10 K run or enjoy an Irish symphony. Relax at an Irish pub while drinking green beer or Irish whiskey.
St. Patrick's Day Parade - March 12th
Parade and other festivities will take place on Saturday, March 12th. The Parade proceeds up Fifth Avenue from Laurel to Upas Street and then returns down Sixth Avenue to Laurel. Enjoy crafts, entertainment, food, Celtic Village, Beer Garden, and rides at the Irish Festival following the parade in Balboa Park. A popular San Diego event! MORE INFORMATION
St. Patrick's Day Run - March 12
Runners and walkers are invited to join the 30th Annual 10 K Run as well as a 2 mile and 4 mile walk/run at Mission Bay Park. This event benefits Rady Children's Hospital. Participants receive a t-shirt. There will be an award for the best "Irish Theme" running costume. Plenty of pizza, beer, and a free drawing for prizes. MORE INFORMATION
Gallagher's Annual Paddy's Festival - Mar. 16, 17
Gallagher's Irish Pub in Ocean Beach provides 3 days of Irish celebration this year. Enjoy live entertainment, green beer, corned beef, games, and prizes. Browse their collection of Irish memorabilia creating the perfect Irish atmosphere for the holiday. MORE INFORMATION
Hooleyfest - March 17
Enjoy a day of live entertainment and Irish fun at both the La Mesa and and Rancho San Diego locations of Hooley's Irish Pub & Grill. Cost is $10 in advance and $15 on the day of the event. March 17
shamROCK 2011 - March 17
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day at this popular block party in San Diego's Gaslamp Quarter. Party like the Irish with green beer, whiskey, food, and 3 stages of live entertainment and exciting DJ's. The fun begins at 4 PM and ends at midnight. Participants must be 21 or over. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 the day of the event. Purchase advance tickets at The Field at 544 5th Avenue, San Diego. MORE INFORMATION
Whiskey Tasting Gondola Ride - March 17
Italian and Irish cultures meet on St. Patrick's day this year at The Gondola Company. Enjoy an enchanting group gondola cruise through the canals and waterways of the Coronado Cays while tasting three Irish whiskeys paired with traditional Irish soda bread, Dubliner cheese and Irish sausage. The cost is $35 per person. Space is limited to 12 passengers. Reservations are required by calling 619.429.6317. MORE INFORMATION
Callahan's Pub & Brewery
Address: 8111 Mira Mesa Blvd., San Diego, CA 92126
Telephone: (858) 578-7892
A great place to enjoy food and beer.
Dublin Square Irish Pub
Address: 554 Fourth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101
Telephone: (619) 239-5818
Open daily 9 AM - Midnight
Dublin Square Irish Pub is an authentic Irish pub where you can experience Irish hospitality and fun. This establishment serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner and features live entertainment in the evenings.
The Field Irish Pub
Address: 544 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101
Telephone: (619) 232-9840
The Field Irish Pub serves authentic Irish food and drinks. Enjoy live Irish music and dancing in the evenings. Lunch and dinner is served on weekdays. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are all served on weekends. They offer a large selection of imported draft beers as well as single malt and blended whiskey, Irish, Scotch, Bourbon and Rye.
Address: 1521 30th St., San Diego, CA 92102
Telephone: (619) 238-5460
Tasty food and a great selection of beer including micro brews. This popular tavern will be featuring $3.50 Guinness all day/night on St. Patty's Day as well as a special Corned Beef sandwich served on Irish soda bread with sides of Bailey's mashed potatoes, colcannon and Irish cheese!
Address: 708 4th Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101
Telephone: (619) 239-9994
Hennessey's Pub serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily. Relax and unwind with the live bands playing Wednesday through Saturday evenings.
Address: 614 5th Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101
Telephone: (619) 238-2389
A place to dine and enjoy a variety of live entertainment that includes music, karaoke on Sunday nights, as well as resident DJs. Experience great happy hours at Henry's Pub.
Address: 3373 Adams Ave., San Diego, CA 92116
Telephone: (619) 284-6594
Experience the Irish hospitality of the authentic Irish pub located in the Normal Heights neighborhood. Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with the friendly people at Ould Sod. Live music and drinks.
Address: 3402 Adams Ave., San Diego, CA 92116
Telephone: (619) 284-7666
Enjoy the friendly atmosphere with a full service bar, live music, seven flat screen TV's, 24 beers on tap + 60 more in the bottle.
Stout Public House
Address: 1125 6th Ave., San Diego, CA 92101
Telephone: (619) 702-7933
Stout offers a large selection of fresh starters, soups, salads, and entrées. Stylish décor, great food, excellent service and a wide selection of beers, wines, and spirits. One of San Diego's newer Irish pubs.