Next Monday 3/17 is St. Patrick’s Day so this weekend there will be celebrations around the city in honor of St. Patrick (who happens to be patron saint of Ireland, who died on March 17th). Seattle Met has put together a fabulous list of events around the city to enjoy and we have added in a few others of our own.
- Cupcake Royale: a kid-friendly DIY sprinkle party at the Queen Anne location on Sunday 3/16; all of their locations are also serving the Irish Cake Bomb cupcake through Monday 3/17
- The Corson Building: serving a special meal of corned beef and cabbage on Thursday 3/13
- Lloyd Martin St Patrick’s Weekend: enjoy modern renditions of traditional Irish cuisine and Irish-inspired cocktails on Friday 3/14 and Saturday 3/15
- Alderbrook’s St. Patrick’s Day Beer Maker’s Dinner: their annual Mac and Jack’s Beer Maker Dinner will be on Saturday March 15th and will pair 5 courses with 5 Mac and Jack brews
- Volunteer Park Cafe: a delicious Irish dinner of soda bread, cabbage salad, shepherd’s pie, corned beef and a Guinness float will be offered on Sunday the 16th
- Mulleady’s: on Monday 3/17 from 9am-3pm try one of their Irish breakfast dishes or pop in for dinner starting at 5pm to nosh on some Irish classics
- Pike Brewing Company: listen to the Celtic band The Fire Inside while you enjoy Irish Food and a Kilt Lifter beer on Saturday starting at 4pm or swing in on Monday to hear the Elliot Bay Pipe and Drum Band starting at 5:30pm
- Fado: join a rowdier crowd on Monday starting at 8am for Kegs and Eggs set to live music
- Kells Irish Festival: the 31st Annual Kells Irish Festival has already begun and goes through Monday; it features live music from multiple bands every day as well as breakfast options on Sunday and Monday for those watching the parade or running the dash
- T.S. McHugh’s: enjoy live music on Saturday 3/15, their early opening for breakfast on Sunday 3/16 (to accommodate dash participants and others!), and Irish food and music all day on Monday 3/17
- St. Patrick’s Day Dash: the dash take place on Sunday and winds through the Seattle Center, over the Aurora Bridge and into SLU; you can run, walk, jog or crawl and dressing festively is encouraged (we will be dashing this year!)
- Irish Festival at Seattle Center: Saturday and Sunday will be filled with live performances of music and dance, hands on activities, food, games, genealogy workshops, cultural exhibits, Irish films, and visual art all to help people explore and experience the Irish culture
- Other Irish Bars at which to enjoy a pint: Owl’n Thistle in Downtown, Molly Maguire’s in Ballard, Conor Byrne in Ballard, and The Ould Triangle in Greenwood
Happy St. Patrick’s Day to all!
Source: Seattle Met