Where to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Los Angeles

Where to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Los Angeles
Green beer specials abound across the city in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day.

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Los Angeles with pub crawls, patio parties and lots of green beer.

Baldoria | Downtown
Mar. 16-17. Celebrate St. Patty’s Day with an Italian twist at this Little Tokyo pizzeria. Specials for the weekend include an $8 corned beef hash pizza and $3 Bushmills Irish Whiskey. Baldoria, 243 S. San Pedro St., downtown. baldoriadtla.com


Birds & Bees | Downtown
Mar. 17. Upgrade your Irish celebrations with an inventive Celtic Knot cocktail featuring Jameson, Oloroso sherry, honey syrup, lemon juice and menth. 5 p.m.-2 a.m. $13. Birds & Bees, 207 S. Broadway, downtown. birdsandbeesla.com


Brack Shop Tavern | Downtown
Mar. 17. Head to downtown L.A. for special bar bites such as corned beef and fish ‘n chips, alongside drink specials like $7 pints of Guinness, $5 green Budweiser’s, $10 Irish car bombs and $8 Jameson shots. A live bagpipe performance is set for 3-6 p.m. Doors open at 1 p.m. Brack Shop Tavern, 525 W. 7th St., downtown. brackshoptavern.com


The Bungalow | Santa Monica
Mar. 17. This local, beachy Santa Monica hotspot celebrates the day with kiwi margaritas, green sangria and pours of Guinness. On deck for food is Irish tacos (think shredded corn beef, corn chicanitas and more) and a special reuben sandwich. Noon-2 a.m. 101 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica. thebungalow.com


Brennan’s | Marina del Rey
Mar. 17. Home to the famed Los Angeles turtle races, Brennan’s continues its annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration with green beer, food specials and live music from The Dueling Piano guys, Git ‘er Done, Black Hips and more. 21+. 6 a.m.-2 a.m. No cover until noon. 4089 Lincoln Blvd., Marina del Rey. brennansla.com


Casey’s St. Patrick’s Day Street Festival 
Casey’s St. Patrick’s Day Street Festival returns with an even bigger lineup and longer hours for 2018.

Casey’s St. Patrick’s Day Street Festival | Downtown
Mar. 17. This annual all-day street festival enlivens downtown L.A. with Irish food, drink specials (green beer, anyone?) and sets by live DJs. Headquartered at Casey’s Irish Pub, the street festival—now bigger and open later than ever before—takes place in front of the pub; enter at Wilshire Boulevard and Hope Street. 6 a.m.-2 a.m.; festival starts at 11 a.m. Free entry to festival before 1 p.m. 21+. 613 S. Grand Ave., downtown, 213.629.2353. caseysirishpub.com


Downtown L.A. St. Patrick’s Day Bar Crawl | Downtown
Mar. 17. Grab some pals and traverse through DTLA for a festive St. Patty’s Day celebration. Expect Guinness, Jameson, Irish car bombs, Irish mules and corned beef specials available at each location. Participating venues include 6th Street Tavern, Library Bar, Beelman’s and Spring Street. Event


LA Best Things to Do in March

The Hollywood Crawl of Fame II | Hollywood
Mar. 17. Drink your way through some of L.A.’s most popular mixology hotspots. Each venue on the The St. Patrick’s Day Crawl, hosted by MiniBar Hollywood, will feature a signature whiskey cocktail created especially for the occasion. Live Irish music and a blow out bash await participants at the end of the crawl. Participating venues include Ever Bar, Sassafras, Sunset & Vinyl and more. 3:30 p.m. $25. 6141 Franklin Ave., L.A., 323.798.4939. minibarhollywood.com


Horse Thief BBQ | Downtown
Mar. 17. The Texas-inspired barbeque joint at Grand Central Market serves up a special corned beef sandwich courtesy of executive chef/partner Anthony Chin. 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Horse Thief BBQ, 324 S. Hill St., downtown, 213.625.0341. horsethiefbbq.com


Jigs, Rainbows, Bagpipes and Drums | Pasadena
Mar. 17. Kick up your ghillies at this family-friendly St. Patrick’s Day celebration. Learn the jig yourself, craft the day away with little ones and enjoy a bagpipes and drum performance by the Pasadena Scots. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. One Colorado, 41 Hugus Alley, Pasadena. onecolorado.com


Prank pairing
Prank offers revelers a special $9 Guinness and Irish meets Canadian Whiskey pairing.

Prank | Downtown
Mar. 17. Known for its organic bar fare and cocktails, DTLA’s only walk-up bar offers guests a few lucky specials: bangers and mash or corned beef hash for $12, plus a $9 Guinness and Irish meets Canadian Whiskey pairing. 1100 S. Hope St., downtown. prankbar.com


Sea Level Restaurant & Lounge | Redondo Beach
Mar. 17. Keep the Irish celebrations going all day long with specials like house brined corned beef, Irish coffee, key lime martinis and ivy gimlets. A live DJ brings the heat at 8 p.m. and guests will receive 50 percent off drinks starting at 10 p.m. 655 N. Harbor Dr., Redondo Beach, 310.921.8940. rb.shadehotel.com


St. Patrick’s Day 5K | Redondo Beach
Mar. 17. Before indulging in green beers and Irish fare, lace up your running shoes for a community run and walk. All participants will receive a St. Patrick’s Day-themed shirt. See website for registration and race start time. villagerunner.com


The Tam O’Shanter | Atwater Village
Mar. 17. Show your Irish pride at this epic shindig featuring open buffet sessions, green beer, live music and raffles throughout the day. Bands taking the stage include Highland Park Ramblers, The Ploughboys and Whiskey Sunday. 11 a.m.-close. 2980 Los Feliz Blvd., L.A.  lawrysonline.com


Tavern | Brentwood
Mar. 17. This beloved Brentwood outpost offers a smattering of Irish-inspired dishes including corned beef and cabbage, beer-battered fish ‘n chips and green velvet cake complete with cream cheese frosting and Guinness ice cream. For drink pairings, consider an Irish Kiss with Jameson Irish Whiskey, Murphy’s stout and rosemary, or a Whiskey flight of Jameson, Powers and Bushmills. Lunch service 11 a.m., dinner service 5 p.m. Tavern, 11648 San Vicente Blvd., L.A., 310.806.646. tavernla.com


Whiskey Reds | Marina del Rey
Mar. 17. Come dressed in green to the largest waterfront patio in Marina del Rey. The 5th annual party keeps the celebrations going on all day long with Djs, dancing, party favors and small bites. Drink specials include $4 green beer, $5 Jameson shots, $7 Guinness and $8 Irish car bombs. 21+. 5-10 p.m. $20. 13813 Fiji Way, Marina del Rey, 310.823.4522. whiskeyreds.com

Salt & Straw
For a sweet treat, try Salt & Straw’s Pots of Gold & Rainbows ice cream flavor.

Salt & Straw’s Pots of Gold & Rainbows | Various Los Angeles Locations
All Month. Throughout the month of March, the small-batch ice cream purveyor will be scooping flavors from its “Vote Back Your Favorites” series, including the Pots of Gold & Rainbows—a sweet treat perfect for St. Patrick’s Day. Available at all Los Angeles locations. saltandstraw.com


The Federal Long Beach | Long Beach
Through Mar. 31. All month long, indulge on traditional Irish offerings with a modern twist. The lunch prix-fixe menu includes an Irish soup of the day, corned beef brisket and boysenberry sandwich, and blackberry and apple cobbler with ice cream. For dinner, opt for either the smoked duck breast confit or herb roasted sirloin steak. Cap off your dining experience with a selection of three Irish whiskeys. $25 lunch; $35 dinner; $18 whiskey. The Federal Long Beach, 102 Pine Ave., Long Beach. thefederallb.com

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