What do you get when you mix Las Vegas with St. Patrick’s Day? The most outrageous weekend of celebration. “Go big or go home” should be your motto for this wild, Irish holiday and we have the details on how to make it happen. Here are the hottest Las Vegas St. Patrick’s day events and bars to check out in Las Vegas this year on March 17.
Make your way to downtown Fremont Street on March 17th and you’ll find a massive pub crawl that would make the Irish proud. Drink your way through 10+ bars on a self-guided tour that lets you set your own itinerary. Drink specials, food discounts, and no cover charges make this Las Vegas St. Patrick’s Day event one you can’t miss! Tickets are on sale now and range from $8 to $39.
As a relaxing and wholesome start to your day, make sure you check out the annual Celtic Feis Celebration. This annual festival is hosted by New York-New York and consists of an exciting parade, on the 17th. On Tuesday, the parade starts at 10:30am at The Park and ends on the Brooklyn Bridge at New York-New York. Once the parade is over, take a walk into the hotel to see the live entertainment and grab an Irish whiskey drink or green beer.
A Las Vegas St. Patrick’s Day isn’t complete without the Las Vegas Valley Firefighters! Beginning at noon, these brave men and women will take a break from their usual heroic duties to come and celebrate with the people of Vegas. First, they will lead a parade – full of bagpipers and Irish dancers – from Fremont Street to Hogs & Heifers on Third Street. Afterward, the Challenge Games will begin at 1pm and teams will get the chance to test their strength and wit to win that first place trophy.
This 3-day festival has got to be on your list of must-see events for an exciting Las Vegas St. Patrick’s Day. On March 17th, the party kicks off at noon with another parade (yes, there are lots of them to see) and continues on throughout the day with live music, stilt walkers, beer pong, and of course, leprechauns. Once the commotion outside ends at 10 p.m., don’t go back to your hotel just yet. Walk inside O’Sheas Casino and take advantage of drink specials and live music until 4am.
The Plaza is getting into the Shamrock spirit with an Irish party of their own that is going to be explosive. Beginning at 7 p.m. underneath the dome of The Plaza, you can dance the night away with a live DJ and live music. Sip on your delicious beer from the specialty menu and as soon as the clock strikes 10:30 p.m., watch as green fireworks light up the sky.
If you want an authentic St. Patty’s Day experience, Nine Fine Irishmen is the place to be. This pub was literally shipped to New York-New York from Ireland, so it truly is the real deal. As you drink your Irish stout, take a look around and you’ll notice the busts of the nine Irishmen that the bar is named after.
Let’s toast to a Las Vegas St. Patrick’s Day with the world’s largest pint only served here at Hennessey’s Tavern! That’s not an exaggeration. If you’re feeling extra wild, order a ginormous 60 oz. beer and you should be set for quite awhile (unless you attempt chugging down that bad boy). Tack on a shepherd’s pie and you won’t regret it!
Continue your Las Vegas St. Patrick’s Day party by stopping at Ri Ra, an Irish Pub located within The Shoppes at Mandalay Bay. Ri Ra Paddy Fest 2020 is happening March 15, 16, and 17, so if you happen to make it here on any of those days, you’re guaranteed a good ole’ time. Show up on St. Patty’s Day and you can get exclusive deals off of their specialty menu. Eat and drink like an authentic Irishmen with dishes like Salmon Boxty and their special Guinness mixology.
Pub crawls, parades, dancing leprechauns, and endless alcohol in Sin City is about as outrageously fun as it gets. If you want the chance to experience a Shamrock’n good time, you better start planning your Las Vegas St. Patrick’s Day trip now. Relax and recover from the craziness in the heart of downtown Vegas by booking your room or suite at the D Hotel.