St. Patrick’s Day is fast approaching and the excitement is growing. From fun events to bar crawls and more, we have you covered!
Hermosa Beach St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Hermosa Avenue and 10th Street
Hermosa Beach, CA
Date: March 17, 2018 at 11am
The Hermosa Beach Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau is presenting their annual Saint Patrick’s Day Parade. Over 100 local businesses, civic organizations and school marching bands will take part in a bit of Irish spirit in the seven block parade down Pier Avenue. The Irish theme of Saint Patrick’s Day is celebrated by the many participants in the festivities including bagpipers from the Emerald Society, floats, horses and four legged friends from the Irish Setters Club of Southern California. The parade starts at the staging area near City Hall on Valley Drive, makes a left onto Pier Avenue and ends at the corner of Hermosa Avenue and 10th Street.READ MORE: 4 People Shot At Willowbrook Metro Station, 3 Of Those Critically Injured
7th Annual Rock & Reilly’s St. Paddy’s Day Block Party
Rock & Reilly’s
8911 Sunset Blvd.
Date: March 17, 2018 from 1pm – 10pm
Rock & Reilly’s Irish Pub is gearing up for St. Patrick’s Day with their 7th Annual St. Paddy’s Block Party. The fun kicks off in the lot behind the Sunset Strip pub, with live music and DJs, photo booths, games, tattoos, face painting and more. The 21+ event will feature over 100 kegs of green beer too!
Casey’s Irish Pub St. Patrick’s Day Street Festival
Downtown LA (613 Grand Avenue)
Date: March 17, 2018 from 6am to 2am
Casey’s Irish Pub will host their Annual St. Patrick’s Day Street Festival this year on Saturday, March 17th in the heart of Downtown Los Angeles, with new extended hours from 6am-2am. The Street Festival, which shuts down 4 blocks in downtown LA, will bring plenty of Irish whiskey and beer, delicious food, and DJ’s all day/night! The event is open to the public, and there will be free entry to Casey’s Irish Pub before 1pm (it opens at 6am!).
St. Patrick’s Day 5K in Redondo Beach
1811 S Catalina Ave
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
Date: March 17, 2018
Strap on your shoes and get ready to participate in this St. Patrick’s Day tradition. Redondo Beach’s annual 5k run/walk is a staple in the community, and will be followed up by a a Leprechaun Dash for the Gold. The 5K Run/Walk begins at 8am. All participants will receive a St. Patrick’s Day Run t-shirt, and there will also be chip timing, age division awards and cash prizes to the top three overall male and female runners in the 5K. There is a costume contest on the Main Stage in front of Coffee Cartel at 7:15am, as well as an Awards Ceremony and after party starting at 9:30am at Rock & Brews Redondo Beach.READ MORE: Thousands Participate In 'More Than Pink' Walk Raising Awareness, Funds In Fight Against Breast Cancer
Saint Patrick’s Day Hollywood Pub Crawl
Various Hollywood Bars
Date: March 17, 2018 from 11am – 11pm
Grab your friends and throw on some green for this exciting Hollywood Bar Crawl! Held on the day before St. Patrick’s Day, you’ll get to enjoy running from bar to bar all day long (11am to 11pm) on Hollywood Blvd and get involved in some epic drink specials from over 10 participating venues, including the EPIC Station 1640’s Cahuenga Block Party! The St Patricks Day Pub Crawl is self-guided. Check in at Cabo Cantina, (where you will receive a free welcome shot) between 11 am – 4 pm, and you’ll be givem a map and a wristband! From there, you decide on where to go! Participating locations will be marked on the map along with all the different drink specials!
Santa Monica St. Paddy’s Day Pub Crawl
Date: March 16 & 17, 2018
Come on down to Santa Monica’s Main Street to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day for 2 days this year. The “Luck of the Irish St Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl Santa Monica” will take over Main Street on Friday March 16th, and on Saturday, March 17th 2018. Participating bars include Circle Bar, Barney’s Beanery and more!
Original Farmers Market St. Patrick’s Day Celebration
Date: March 17, 2018 (all day)
Come celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with authentic Irish food, green beer and live music all day long at the Original Farmers Market at the Grove! Enjoy traditional Irish folk bands on the Market’s East and West Patios and a strolling bagpiper throughout the day. Magee’s Kitchen will be serving up delicious corned beef, cabbage and other traditional dishes. Green beer and imported Irish beers will be on tap from E.B’s and Bar 326.
St. Patrick’s Day Celebration At Angel City Brewery
Date: March 17, 2018
Come on down to the Angel City Brewery’s Public House and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day! Corned beef tacos from Downtown Taco Co, Irish songs led by Opera on Tap Los Angeles, as well as performances by NOVALA, The Sound of Ghosts, Abby and The Myth, Sarah & The Starlights, and DJ Mark Hayes will be on hand, as well as Irish Coffee Stout, and plenty of beer!MORE NEWS: Princess Launches First Cruise Ship Since Start Of Pandemic Out Of LA Port
Tam O’Shanter St. Patrick’s Day Celebration
Date: March 17, 2018
On Saturday, March 17th, 2018, celebrate the luck of the Irish at Atwater Village’s Tam O’Shanter. Starting at 11am, there will be a tented area with plenty of green beer, live music, pub food and more to enjoy!
St. Patrick’s Day Party
Alosta Brewing Co.
If you can’t make it to Dublin for St. Patrick’s Day, San Gabriel is a worthy alternative. Covina’s own Alosta Brewing will be hosting their annual kid-friendly St. Patrick’s Day Party which offers all things Irish including traditional music from Celtish and the Gordon Highlanders Highland Dance Team. While you won’t find any green beer, Alosta will be pouring their award winning Manky Langer Irish Red which will be available on draft, nitro, cask and in bottles to go.
Jordan Schlecter is the editor for CBSLA’s “Best of Los Angeles” & “Best of Orange County”