St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations Taking Place Across Vancouver (GUIDE)

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If you’re looking to do something fun this St. Patrick’s Day, you’re going to have a blast! Irish luck is in the air and we’ve put together a guide of events happening across Vancouver.

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Here are the top St. Patrick’s Day celebrations taking place across Vancouver this year.

St. Patrick’s Celebrations in Vancouver This Year

Blarney Stone

When: Saturday, March 17
Where: 216 Carrall Street
Time: 9:00 a.m.
Cost: $25-$35
About: Celebrate March 17th at Vancouver’s longest standing Irish pub with the ultimate St Patrick’s Day Festival! They’re opening our doors at 9:00 a.m. for an Irish Brunch Buffet. There will be entertainment both indoors and outdoors.

Doolin’s Irish Pub

When: Saturday, March 17
Where: 654 Nelson Street
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 a.m.
Cost:
About: They’ll be offering breakfast from 10 am till noon, great prizes and giveaways as well as live music & DJs throughout the day and night.

Koerner’s Pub on UBC Campus

When: Saturday, March 17
Where: 6371 Crescent Road
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Cost:
About: You will be immersed in an abundance of St. Patrick’s decor, good eats and great beats, alongside special St. Paddy’s drink deals that will keep your mug full all day long.

Dubh Linn Gate Main Street

When: Saturday, March 17
Where: 1601 Main Street
Time: 9:00 a.m.
Cost: $10
About: Come join Dubh Linn Gate for genuine Irish fun this St. Patrick’s Day! They’re open 9am to late with live music all day, Irish Dancers, and tons of fun!

The Bottleneck

When: Saturday, March 17
Where: 870 Granville Street
Time: 10:00 p.m.
Cost: No cover
About: Join The Bottleneck for a night of fresh house music vibes curated by Jay Single and yours truly, AG. Not to mention, there will be $4 cans of PBR all night

Mpowerment Headquarters

When: Saturday, March 17
Where: 568 Seymour Street
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Cost: Free
About: Mpowerment is hosting a St Patrick’s Day party! Join them for an evening of drinks, food, friends, and lucky charms.

Vancouver Odd Fellows

When: Saturday, March 17
Where: 1443 West 8th Avenue
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Cost: $10
About: Vancouver Odd Fellows (Vancouver 90 & Hemlock 8) are hosting their 3rd annual St Patrick’s Day Party at their hall. There will be a live band, dancing, Irish Beer, and appetizers.

The Pint Vancouver

When: Saturday, March 17
Where: 455 Abbott Street
Time: 9:00 a.m.
Cost:
About: The Pint Invites you to join us for St. Patrick’s Day! It is also their 7 Year Anniversary – so you know it will be a celebration!

Library Square Public House

When: Saturday, March 17
Where: 300 West Georgia Street
Time: 9:00 p.m.
Cost: Free
About: Soulgood now also hosts Saturdays at Library Square bringing you another quality night at this great location. OFF THE BOOKS will focus on what’s good in Hip-Hop, Rap, Trap & R&B all night long with some of Vancouver’s best DJ’s. Expect an always LIT dancefloor!

Manchester Pub

When: Friday, March 16
Where: 1941 West Broadway
Time: 9:00 p.m.
Cost: $5-$15
About: First, fill up yer pot with gold @ TBA kegger- BYOP!!! (Bring yer own POT). Then we’ll head to the Manchester Pub for some groovin’, and of course continue on the drinking bender.

Hollywood St Patrick’s Day PubCrawl

When: Saturday, March 17
Where: Various locations
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Cost: $9-$30
About: It’s time to put those Shamrocks on and head out at the World Famous Pub Crawl for some real shenanigans! The city will be buzzing with energy on St. Patrick’s Day, so meet some new friends while enjoying drink specials and creating great memories.

The Dreadnoughts 11 Year Punkstravaganza

When: Friday, March 16
Where: Rickshaw Theatre (254 East Hastings Street)
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Cost: $20-$30
About: Enjoy two nights of local punk, folk, ska and metal.

WISE Hall

When: Saturday, March 17
Where: 1882 Adanac Street
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Cost: $15-$20
About: Live at the WISE presents the return of a legendary Vancouver St. Patrick’s tradition with the one and only Shane’s Teeth (THE Pogues tribute band).

Annual CelticFest Ceilidh

When: Friday, March 16
Where: Scottish Cultural Centre (8886 Hudson Street)
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Cost: $25
About: The Annual CelticFest Ceilidh is back and will be better than ever in 2018. The Ceilidh will take place at a new location, The Scottish Cultural Centre. There will be a cash bar at the venue for the night with excellent drink selections and prices. Music will be provided by Vancouver’s finest local musicians. This event is not to be missed.

Shamrocks & Shenanigans

When: Saturday, March 17
Where: Improv Centre (1502 Duranleau Street)
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Cost: $19.25-$31
About: This event be presenting three Irish-themed improv shows – classic TheatreSports at 7:30 p.m. and again at 9:30 p.m. plus a crazy Celtic version of OK Tinder at 11:15 p.m. – each requires a separate ticket. You can purchase tickets for only one show or two shows or to make a night of it and purchase tickets to all three. Whatever option is chosen, you’ll be guaranteed an evening of great laughs and convivial Celtic cheer and that’s no blarney.

Vancouver Welsh Men’s Choir Celtic Celebration Concert

When: Saturday, March 17
Where: Christ Church Cathedral (690 Burrard Street)
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Cost: $27-$40
About: See guest piper Tim Fanning perform in Vancouver.

The St. Patrick’s Day 5k

When: Saturday, March 17
Where: Stanley Park Pavilion
Time: 9:30 a.m.
Cost: $33-$38
About: Support a great cause on St. Patrick’s day at the scenic Stanley Park.

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