We love to enjoy St. Patrick’s Day in Tampa Bay! There are always so much fun and festivities going on around the bay, it’ll be super easy to make plans. Grab this list of the best spots to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Tampa Bay and share with some friends so you can decide on what you’re going to do this holiday!
Kick off St. Patrick’s Day weekend with a bar crawl around Downtown and South Tampa! Grab a pint of Guinness, Pickle Back, Green Tea, or a good old fashion Car Bomb. 15+ bars will be participating so grab your friend group, best green outfit, and have fun exploring Tampa’s best bars!
What better way to enjoy St. Patrick’s Day than a bar crawl in the beautiful Downtown St. Pete!? Support local bars while sporting your luckiest green outfit. Get your party crew together and get yourself some green beer to celebrate this festive holiday. No Vacancy, Park & Rec, and Whiskey Exchange are just a few of the bars participating. Don’t miss out on an amazing St. Patrick’s Day celebration!
Do something new for this St. Patrick’s Day! Join the festivities at Shuffle, a local St. Pete shuffleboard court and bar. They’re hosting Shuffle’s Feast of Saint Patrick, a blind draw Shuffleboard tournament. There are going to be tons of prixes, Irish eats to snack on, and plenty of pints to go around. The tournament starts at 7pm, so it’s a great spot to visit after going to one of the St. Patrick’s Day festivals!
Dress up in your most festive green garb and make your way to the Yacht Starship! They’re doing an amazing St. Patrick’s Day Buffet on the water. If you’ve never been on the Starship for a cruise, this is a great opportunity! This is a fun lunch buffet of your favorite Irish dishes and live DJ entertainment for you to dance to. It’s a two hour cruise, so there’s plenty of time to eat, drink, and be merry!
For a good old fashioned St. Patrick’s Day celebration, you need to make plans to visit O’Keefe’s! They’ll be expanding their restaurant to the outdoors to create a large patio to make sure everyone gets in to the party. You’ll get to enjoy Irish bands, Irish dancers, bagpipe players, and even drummers! This is one of our favorite Irish pubs in Tampa Bay, so you can be sure that O’Keefe’s will up the festivities for St. Patrick’s Day!
Don’t want to leave your pup at home for St. Patrick’s Day? What better place to spend the day than Dog Bar in St. Pete! They’ll be joined by SOL Burger to create a yummy custom menu for the holidays. Bring your pup so they can run around and play with other dogs, while you enjoy GREEN beer, drink specials, Jell-O shots, and their Irish themed festivities all day!
Downtown Crawlers are really going all out this St. Patrick’s Day! There’s another fun crawl happening in Downtown Tampa that will feature 7 bars. A ticket will get you 5 free drinks, exclusive food and drink specials in every bar, bar games, $10 off Bike or HOPR, and tons of fun. Gather your friends and get some green tea shots, CBD infused cocktails, or tequila!
We love a great St. Patrick’s Day festival! Join the fun at Albert Whitted Park in St. Pete! They’ll be hosting over 20 different food trucks, with a focus on french fry dishes – so move your diet cheat day to March 12th! While snacking on different delicious dishes, enjoy different live music acts, craft beer and wine booths!
It’s free to enter, so it’s a great option if you’re looking to save some money. The event encourages picnic chairs, pets, and blankets to create your perfect St. Patrick’s Day Picnic!
Let’s get straight to the drink deals! Visit World of Beer to get your drink on and enjoy their live music! If you’re looking to stay out late, this is the spot for you – World of Beer’s St. Patrick’s Day party will go on until 3am! You can save a buck and grab a drink with these amazing deals: $4 Seltzers, $5 Tullamore Dew shots, $5 Irish Drafts & Mixed Drafts.
Ms. Hyde Bar in Clearwater is a fun pub featuring pool tables and ice cold craft beer! For their St. Patrick’s Day celebration, they’ll be hosting “Off The Dome” a freestyle hip hop open mic show! They’ve put together an amazing showcase of Tampa Bay’s best emcees. After the show, you can even jump in and participate for their open mic! So grab some liquid courage and get on stage!
Irish Pubs to Celebrate at:
Maloney's Local Irish Pub
Spend St. Patrick’s Day at our favorite Irish pub in Downtown Tampa! Maloney’s serves up our favorite mix of Irish eats and American bar food. Whether you want to drop by for the amazing food or to watch a game, Maloney’s is always a great option. Check out their Fish N’ Chips and Shepherd’s Pie!
Four Green Fields
Four Green Fields is a fun local Irish Pub in Downtown Tampa. This hole in the wall pub is a crowd favorite as it’s a bit hidden but right next to Curtis Hixon Park and the Tampa Riverwalk! Open since 1992, they’ve absolutely perfected the Irish pub experience for Tampa locals.
They’ve got tons of different Irish eats that you cant find anywhere else. Check out their Reuben Rolls, Celtic Eggs, and Shepherd Skins – potato skins served Shepherd’s Pie style!
Mary Margaret's Olde Irish Pub
For a blast from the past, spend your St. Patrick’s day at Mary Margaret’s Old Irish Pub! This St. Pete destination is an authentic Irish Tavern, perfect for the festivities. We love them most for their delicious meals. How about Stout Pub Poutine – fries, cheese curds, and a Guinness based gravy? Or what about traditional eats like an Irish Breakfast plate of bangers and mash? We’re getting hungry already!
Flanagan's Irish Pub
If you don’t want to have a full party, chill out at Flanagan’s Irish Pub. This is a cool and calm pub in Dunedin that offers up Irish American bar food and live music on the weekends! Their Celtic themed atmosphere is great for St. Patrick’s Day! Grab a pint here and enjoy their pub eats. From Reuben sandwiches and burgers to traditional eats like Corned Beef & Cabbage, there’s plenty to choose from at Flanagan’s!
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Tampa Bay the Right Way
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