Orange County St. Patrick’s Day Events 2016

Orange County St. Patrick's Day

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Orange County with the reuben sandwich at Gallagher’s Irish Pub & Grill.

Orange County St. Patrick’s Day events span from green beer and Irish feasts to themed parties and live music. Check out our list of places to celebrate.

Gallagher’s Irish Pub & Grill
March 17. Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at the only true Irish bar in downtown Huntington Beach. The party features authentic Irish grub and live bands. Start the day off with an Irish coffee or order some of the traditional Irish dishes like bangers and mash or corned beef and cabbage. 300 Pacific Coast Hwy., Suite 113, Huntington Beach, 714.536.2422. gallaghershb.com

The Crow Bar & Kitchen
March 17. Let the shenanigans begin with $6 Jameson shots and $8 Irish car bombs. Enjoy a corned beef special featuring house-cured corn beef with braised cabbage, red potato, natural jus and horseradish cream. Music and a live DJ will begin at 9 p.m. 2325 E. Coast Hwy., Corona del Mar, 949.675.0070. thecrowbarcdm.com

Silky Sullivan’s
March 17. Arrive early and avoid the lines because for over 30 years Silky Sullivan’s is the place to be on St. Patrick’s Day. There will be a party tent outside complete with green beer, live music and bagpipes. Performers include Rick Bagby and Echo Love Chamber. 10201 Slater Ave., Fountain Valley, 714.963.2718. silkysullivans.com

Party on the Patty’O
March 17. Come get your Irish on at Pizza Lounge with Irish music, Irish food and Irish attire. The patio opens at 11 a.m. 301 Main St., Suite 107, Huntington Beach, 714.374.0200; 29971 Alicia Parkway, Laguna Niguel, 949.495.1453. pizzalounges.com

Killarney Pub & Grill
March 17. Join recently closed and newly remodeled Killarney Pub & Grill for its grand re-opening event on St. Patrick’s Day. Doors will be open at 8 a.m. and green beer will be flowing. 209 Main St., Huntington Beach, 714.536.7887. killarneypubandgrill.com

St. Patrick’s Day at Rooftop Lounge
March 17. Sip green cocktails alongside ocean views this St. Patrick’s Day. Enjoy themed cocktails like The Kitty O’Shea made with vodka, peach tree schnapps, lemon juice, agave nectar and mint; and The Shamrock Island made with coconut rum, midori, pineapple juice and garnished with fresh pineapple. 1289 S. Coast Hwy., Laguna Beach, 855.990.0282. rooftoplagunabeach.com

O’Matador
March 17. Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Matador Cantina’s corned beef tacos, quesadillas and tortas, plus green beer specials served in pint glasses and milk jugs. Don’t forget Matador Cantina’s award-winning craft margaritas. $7-$10 food specials. 111 N. Harbor Blvd., Fullerton, 714.871.8226. thematador.com

Tilted Kilt
Through March 31. Enjoy seasonal specials in honor of St. Patrick’s Day, available all month long. Specials include the Hooley Dip, chilled corn beef and creamy horseradish dip served with pub-made potato chips; and Scotch eggs—soft-boiled eggs wrapped in sweet & spicy sausage, covered in parmesan breading and golden fried, served with horseradish cream sauce. 1625 W. Katella Ave., Orange, 714.633.5458. tiltedkilt.com

Kismet: Aqua Lounge
March 18. Get into the St. Patrick’s Day spirit with Aqua Lounge. Guests should come decked out in green and enjoy a night of music and celebration—complete with a complimentary Kismet cocktail. 9 p.m. $25 entry includes complimentary beverage. Island Hotel Newport Beach, Aqua Lounge, 690 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach, 949.759.0808. aqualoungenb.com

The Resort at Pelican Hill
March 17. At Pelican Grill, sample a selection of Irish beer in featured tasting flights, plus, enjoy a special lounge menu showcasing the cuisine of Ireland. At the Coliseum Pool & Grill, enjoy special dishes like corned beef hash for breakfast, potato and leek soup for lunch, Guinness pie for dinner and desserts featuring the flavors of Bailey’s Irish Cream coffee. 22701 Pelican Hill Road South, Newport Coast, 855.467.6800. pelicanhill.com

Yard House Tap O’ The Morning to You
March 14-20. Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at Yard House with a week long Irish-inspired menu. Featured cocktails like the Dublin mule (Jameson Irish Whiskey, house-made ginger citrus agave, ginger ale and Guinness Irish Stout), plenty of green beer and specialties like corned beef brisket and shepherd’s pie are sure to bring out your inner-Irishman. See website for all Orange County locations. The Triangle, 1875 Newport Blvd., Costa Mesa, 949.642.0090. yardhouse.com

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Holsteins Shakes & Buns
March 17. Sink your teeth into the Luck O’ The Irish Burger, a reinvention of the classic corned beef and cabbage. The burger is made with an eight-ounce beef patty topped with Swiss cheese, shaved corned beef, beer-braised green cabbage and a hint of Russian dressing on a marble rye bun ($15). Complement the burger with Holsteins’ Frozen Grasshopper Bam-Boozled shake  made with whipped peppermint, chocolate, Crème de Menthe and Pinnacle Chocolate Vodka ($13). Don’t forget dessert—the Irish coffee cheesecake is made with Jameson caramel, Jameson whipped cream and hazelnut rumble ($8). Holsteins Shakes & Buns, South Coast Plaza, 3333 Bristol St., Costa Mesa, 714.429.7640. holsteinsburgers.com

Music Mixology
March 17. See what happens when a classical music group hijacks your local neighborhood bar’s trivia night. The musical drinking game’s winner will pick the music performed from a menu of choices ranging from classical, rock, pop soundtracks, folk and more. This special St. Patrick’s Day edition will feature Irish-themed fun. Don’t forget to wear green! 7:30-9 p.m. Free. Anahiem Packing House, The Mezzanie Stage, 440 S. Anaheim Blvd., Anaheim, 714.533.7225. musicmixology.com

St. Patrick’s Day Family Dinners To-Go
March 17. Savor the flavors of St. Patrick’s Day without slaving in the kitchen. Zov’s is offering for the first time ever a family dinner for four. The feast includes slow cooked Irish corned beef, creamed horseradish sauce, thyme-scented carrots and red potatoes, braised cabbage and brussels sprouts and artisan soda bread. $49.95. Zov’s Bistro, 17440 E. 17th St., Tustin, 714.838.8855 x 22. zovs.com

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