In celebration of Ireland’s patron saint, Irish pub doors will open between nine and 10 in the morning for a daylong celebration featuring hearty Irish food and flavourful beer and whisky. Here are a few places to get your jig on.
James Joyce Irish Pub on Stephen Avenue Walk is the epicentre of St. Patrick’s Day celebrations in Calgary. Musical guest Fraid Knot will perform Celtic rock while Guinness and whisky flow. For $30 VIP tickets, call 403-262-0708 or pay $10 cover at the door. 114 – 8 Ave SW
The Joyce on 4th Irish Pub is set to get St. Patrick’s Day festivities rolling early with its St. Patrick’s Day Eve party on March 16. Happy hour from 4 – 6 pm and Guinness specials 6 – 8 pm are followed with a performance by Celtic band, Glasgow Kiss at 8 pm. Call 403-541-9168 for reservations. 506 – 24th Ave SW (more…)