Put on your favorite green attire and get ready to party on St. Patrick’s Day in Sarasota! From block parties to quirky competitions, here are eight places to do St. Paddy’s Day right in the Sarasota area.
For ten years, the Shamrock Pub has been at the center of St. Patrick’s Day festivities in Sarasota. Come downtown Saturday for the pub’s huge block party, featuring green beer and other libations, food trucks, and live music. Some of the groups taking the stage beginning at 4 p.m. are Ship of Fools, Andy Thomas, and Blue Skye Pipes & Drums. Feel free to bring your pet and a chair! Try your luck at writing a limerick and compete in the Top O’ the Limerick Contest for a $500 cash prize and award!
The Gator Club
The Gator Club’s famous St. Patrick’s Day block party on Lemon Avenue and Main Street is an event you don’t want to miss! The party features live music, Irish jig dancing, food trucks, green beverages, and Irish drink specials, all in the heart of downtown Sarasota. Music will be performed by Johnny Diamond and Triggerfish, and later on, DJ Ryan will spin tunes in the lounge.
Join the St. Paddy’s Day Throwdown at Mr. Beery’s in Gulf Gate! For St. Patrick’s Day, the bar will serve craft beer specials alongside corned beef and cabbage from Piccolo Italian Market & Deli. Enjoy the ambiance and great Irish music while you drink and dine.
Also down in Gulf Gate, Molly Malone’s throws down for St. Paddy’s, with deals on Guinness, Jameson, and Irish car bombs. Plus you won’t want to miss out on giveaways and live pipes-and-drums music. P.S. there will be free whiskey samples from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.!
Beach Club Siesta Key
Beach Club Siesta Key is hosting a fun St. Patrick’s Day party from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. with drink specials including $2.00 Green Draft Beers and $3.00 Guinness Drafts. Sing along with live music by Billy Lyon in the afternoon, and get down in the evening to dance music. If you end up having the luck of the Irish on your side, you might win a free bar tab!
McCabe’s Irish Pub
McCabe’s Irish Pub in Bradenton celebrates St. Patrick’s Day starting with an early opening at 10 a.m. Savor traditional Irish cuisine along with live music performed by Clovers Revenge starting at 12 p.m. Bagpipers and Irish step dancers will perform later in the day as well.
Historic Old Main Street in Bradenton
Hit Historic Old Main Street in Bradenton for a lively St. Patrick’s Day street party from 5 p.m. to 12 a.m. The event features live music, food and beverage vendors, and many more activities.There is no charge or age limit to attend, but you must be at least 21 to get into the bars.
It’s Clancy’s 17th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Bash in Bradenton! Get your fill of traditional Irish style food like corned beef, cabbage, and shepherd’s pie, plus beer, drinks, bagpipes, and live music from multiple bands all day and night. The celebration begins at noon.
Have a fun time this St. Patrick’s Day in Sarasota, however you choose to celebrate it! And if you’re in the market for a new home, we hope you’ll drop by for a tour of our brand new luxury apartment homes in downtown Sarasota. You can also take a virtual tour of our community online. Give us a call at (941) 217-1315 to schedule a tour!
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