A lot of you celebrated St. Patrick’s Day this weekend. However, the official party is on Wednesday so start resting your liver today to be ready.
Lastly, don’t drink & drive: Riding TriMet on St. Patrick’s Day
Here are some 2010 Portland St. Patty’s picks from PDX Pipeline:
SE Portland Pick: East Burn – 1800 East Burnside Street
Raise a glass on St. Pat’s!!
We will have 16 amazing beers on draft with plenty of Guiness.Ãƒâ€š All Whisky, Scotch & Bourbon is $2off. SugarCane String Band @ 10pm
Mike’s Famous Corned Beef & Colcannon.
Killingsworth’s St. Patty’s Crawl + SW, NW & North after the break…
North Portland Pick: Killingsworth’s St. Patty’s Crawl
4pm-close: Celebrate the luck of the Irish and hit up Killingsworth’s finest!Ãƒâ€š A token buys you green beer, wine or housemade yummy soup at Saraveza.Ãƒâ€š You can also turn your tokens in at the Red Fox (Irish Stew, St. Patty’s Drink Special), Ducketts Public House (Well Cocktail, Draft Beer, Appetizer), Eddie’s Flat Iron Pizza (Draft Beer, Slice of Pizza, House Salad), Hop & Vine (Paddy’s Girl Shot, Guinness, Irish Sausage Roll), Beaterville Bar (Green Salad, Mashed Potatoes & Gravy, Draft Beer), Sagittarius (Chips & Salsa, Draft Beer, Well Cocktail) or Yorgo’s (Hummus Plate, Draft Beer, Well Cocktail).
NW Portland Pick: North 45
Our famous neighborhood party will carry on once again this year. North 45 St. Patrick’s Day is the party for all the neighborhood locals. This year we’ve extended our tent hours to midnight and the pub until 2am. We’ll also have live music by the Robbie Laws Trio starting around 6pm. As usual, we’ll have lot’s of great Irish food & drink specials and the occasional bagpiper. Party starts at 4pm. $5 cover. Portion of the proceeds benefits the OSU Foundation.
SW Portland: Kell’s Irish Pub
People travel far and wide to attend Kells St. Patrick’s Irish Festival, now a favorite Portland tradition, thanks to jam-packed days of music, entertainment, food and frivolity. Traditional foods will be served all day throughout the festival, in the restaurant, festival ten and upstairs banquet rooms with fantastic live Irish music every day! It’s always the must-see event of the season and there’s something for everyone! On Saturday & Sunday, kids and family events are free all day! (Fact Sheet)
SW Portland #2: Paddy’s Pub
Join Paddy’s on Wednesday, March 17th for our St. Patrick’s Day Festival. We close down the street and cover the entire parking lot with our event tents. Irish food & drink specials throughout the day. The main stage features 5 live bands, Irish Dancers, & Bagpipers (see entertainment schedule below). The tent and pub open for lunch at 11am. Come early to buy your raffle ticket to win a trip for two to Ireland. Prize includes airfare, transportation, 5 nights lodging in Dublin, & tours of the Guinness Brewery. $10 cover at the door.Ãƒâ€š Portion of the net proceeds benefit the Children’s Cancer Association. (More info & schedule)
NE Portland: Migration Brewing (New NE Bar)
Saint Patrick’s Day Celebration!
$3 pints of Irish Stout
Join us for live music and tasty irish stout!Ãƒâ€š The party starts at 3pm this wednesday and will feature $3 pints of stout all night.Ãƒâ€š Music will be provided by the world famous Ray Ottoboni Trio starting at 7pm.Ãƒâ€š No cover, no b.s. just great beer and good times!
For The Kids: Oregon Zoo:
THE LUCK OF THE IRISH – Animal Enrichment
Wednesday, March 17
10:30 a.m. Shamrocks, pots of gold and rainbows will be scattered throughout the zoo’s new Predators of the Serengeti exhibit, as St. Patrick’s Day themed enrichment is provided for lions, wild dogs and cheetahs. Bring your camera!
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