17 Ways to Celebrate St. Paddy’s

You’re in luck—this year’s festivities include parades, pub parties, bar crawls, Celtic concerts and more. Sláinte!


Photo By Patrick Fore On Unsplash

Photo by Patrick Fore on Unsplash

Luck of the Irish St. Paddy’s Pub Crawl

When: March 14, noon-8 p.m.

Where: Registration at Arlington Rooftop Bar & Grill, 2424 Wilson Blvd., Arlington (Courthouse)

Calling all Guinness lovers: Don all the green you’ve got and, if you’re up for it, hop from bar to bar, slinging it back until your Irish eyes are smiling. Check the website for a full list of participating venues and deals. Tickets $11.

Mitchelstown Irish Band

Local band Mitchelstown. Photo by Gary Mester (Facebook).

Celtic Music Concert at Cherry Hill Farmhouse

Editor’s Note: Due to coronavirus concerns, this event has been cancelled.

When: March 14, 8-10 p.m.

Where: Cherry Hill Farmhouse, 312 Park Ave., Falls Church City

Music lovers 18 and older can celebrate the season with a house concert of traditional acoustic Irish music in the intimate atmosphere of the historic farmhouse parlor. Tickets $15 in advance; $20 at the door.  Register online.

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St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Washington, D.C.

Editor’s Note: Due to coronavirus concerns, this event has been postponed.

When: March 15, noon-3 p.m.

Where: Constitution Avenue from Seventh-17th streets, Washington, D.C.

If you couldn’t make Ballyshaners’ St. Patrick’s Day parade in Alexandria—or that one only left you wanting more—consider getting your Irish up and venturing into the city for its annual spectacle of traditional Irish musicians, performers and culture.  Wear green and bring the kids. Admission is free.

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