St. Patrick's Day is widely celebrated in Las Vegas, from green drinks to shamrocks and leprechauns, travelers can reconnect with their Irish heritage or just be an Irishman for a day. For those looking for something to do on St. Patrick’s Day in Vegas, here are Travel Agent’s top picks for parties, events, pubs and restaurants:
Party at O’Sheas – Located on the Strip between the Imperial Palace and Flamingo hotels, O’Sheas casino is open 24 hours for Happy Hour (average drink price is $8), beer pong competitions, and regularly booked bands and DJs. The casino is celebrating the return of St. Paddy’s Day Block Party at The Linq. The party will take place all weekend long, from March 15-17.
Sons & Daughters of Erin St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival – The city of Henderson hosts the 48th annual Southern Nevada Sons & Daughters of Erin St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival from March 13-16, at the Henderson Events Plaza, 200 Water St. The festivity will include a parade, car show, carnival, live entertainment, traditional Irish cuisine and more. Admission is complimentary, but some activities may require paid admission. The parade is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. March 15. Proceeds from the parade and festival go to the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, a charity committed to funding childhood cancer research.
Celtic Feis Festival at New York-New York – Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at the annual Celtic Feis festivity. New York-New York invites guests to take part in the lively St. Patrick’s Day Festival, located on the The Brooklyn Bridge. There will be live entertainment with Irish style. Admission is $25, including one free pint of Guinness or a shot of Jameson.
PBR Rock Bar & Grill – Located at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino inside Miracle Mile Shops, PBR is inviting partygoers to get lucky with special drinks, such as Irish Car Bomb shots priced at $5. Guests can also enjoy the restaurant’s $5 green beer special.
Rockhouse – Located at The Grand Canal Shoppe at The Venetian, the bar will offer St. Patrick’s Day drink specials on March 17, including draft beers for $5, 64-ounce super beers for $27, 100-ounce super yards for $38, and 80-ounce beer guitars for $38. Rockhouse will also serve Irish Car Bombs all night long for $5 each.
Other St. Patrick’s Day events and pubs include the free St. Paddy’s Day Pub Crawl at Fremont Street Experience. Downtown Las Vegas has become a major tourist attraction during St. Patrick’s Day, with various bars offering drink specials. Rí Rá Las Vegas is an authentic Irish pub located in The Shoppes at Mandalay Place, celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with a two-day festival, which includes live entertainment, giveaways, Irish dancers, traditional Irish menu items and a parade through Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino. Hennessey’s Tavern on Fremont Street offers plenty of beer and live music during St. Patrick’s Day, with traditional Irish fare.