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17 Ways to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Denver

The best places to go green in Denver for the upcoming Irish holiday.

Fado Irish Pub

  • The Cherry Cricket. Live Irish music will  be featured on Saturday, March 14 starting at 1 p.m. with local bagpipe players and Celtic step dancers on the set list. Irish fare like corned beef and cabbage and Irish mushroom soup will also be available that Saturday. Festivities continue on Tuesday, March 17 with performances starting at 4 p.m. The holiday menu will again feature corned beef and cabbage along with Irish beef stew made with Guinness. For more information call 303.322.7666.
  • Session Bar & Kitchen. Today through Tuesday, March 17,  the restaurant will offer a twist to a classic Irish dish of corned beef and cabbage buns, similar to the venue's popular brisket buns.
  • Punch Bowl Social is looking to share a little Irish luck with both food and drinks on Tuesday, March 17. Try a Guinness, Car Bomb, or Jameson for $5 along with chef Grimm's Dublin Coddle, a stew with rashers (Irish bacon) and root vegetables. As for dessert, a special Irish porridge with brown sugar and apple and peach cobbler can't be missed during the festivities.
  • Stout Street Social. The recently opened spot is celebrating the holiday with Irish Point oysters. A deal can be found for six oysters and the Irish classic of a pint of Guinness for just $20 on Tuesday, March 17.
  • Argyll Whiskey Beer. Festivities include specialty whisky flights during the whole month. On the 14 and 17 of March, a corned beef and cabbage special will be available to customers who want to try the rustic housemade mustard and Irish soda bread.
  • Humboldt Farm, Fish & Wine. Chef DJ Nagle is shifting perspective on Tuesday, March 17 with his upside down shepherd's pie dish, served during both lunch and dinner on the Irish day of celebration. If the weather is cold, customers can warm up with an Irish coffee, featuring Irish Jameson, Lavazza Coffee topped with a froth of Irish Cream or a specialty Pot O' Gold cocktail served in a martini glass.
  • The Thirsty Lion. The gastropub offers menu specials now through Tuesday, March 17. On the drink menu, a number of St. Patrick's Day Beer Flights, a Colorado Black & Tan Beer, and an Irish Mule are offered. Bacon cheddar potato cakes, corned beef mac & cheese, Irish lamb burgers, and a Jameson Bing cherry bread pudding complement the drinks.
  • Cook Street School of Culinary Arts. The cooking school is putting an Irish spin on its Bites N' Brews class on Tuesday, March 17 by educating customers how to make dishes like country-style lamb and Guinness ice-cream with toasted Barmbrack and Irish whiskey caramel. The cost is $89 per person and includes a selection of beers offered throughout the class, which takes place from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Reservations can be made online.
  • Fado Irish Pub. The largest St. Patrick's Day party will take place at starting on Saturday, March 14 and continuing through Tuesday, March 17 at this LoDo bar. Outdoor festivities will commence at 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. and feature a full line-up of live music, Irish dancers, bagpipers, and activities designed just for the little ones. Adults can celebrates with food trucks, beer gardens, specialty cocktails and more. Advance tickets are now on sale, and door prices will be going for $20 for the March 14 outdoor block party and $10 for the March 17 holiday celebration.
  • Racines. The three decade old restaurant will offer a number of specials on Saturday, March 14 and Tuesday, March 17 to get customers in the spirit of St. Patrick. Morning options on these days include corned beef Benedict and car bomb buttermilk pancakes with the dinner menu offering a steak and Guinness pie or corned beef and cabbage. Drink specials vary from a classic Irish coffee to Irish eyes, which includes a shot of the restaurant's house made banana infused Jameson Irish whiskey served with a glass of Guinness.
  • Lil Devil's Lounge. There are drink specials now through the holiday on March 17. Customers can enjoy $3 Killian's Bottles and $4 Guinness 14 oz. cans, Irish car bombs, Tullamore Dew Irish whiskey and more. Corned beef and cabbage will be available starting at 6 p.m. on March 17 to accompany the variety of green-themed drink specials.
  • Lucky Strike. The spot's latest burger of the month taps into its Irish roots: Irish Burger paired with none other than a Guinness. For $12.95, the 1/3 lb. ground beef patty is adorned with Bangers, shredded iceberg lettuce, Tillamook white cheddar, grilled onions, and Guinness barbecue sauce all housed in a fresh brioche bun. The special will be served all through the month of March.
  • The Curtis. The second annual ShamRocks party will be held at the downtown hotel on Saturday, March 14. Attendees can enjoy all-you-can-drink Coors Light and all-you-can-eat chicken fingers and french fries from 1 to 6 p.m. in the Curtis Four Square Ballroom. General admission tickets for the 21+ only event are $35, with VIP tickets for $50 that include two drink tickets and some commemorative St. Patrick's Day swag. Tickets can be purchased online.
  • ViewHouse. Festivities will span over four days at both locations for the holiday of Irish homage. At the Ballpark location, live bands, DJs, bagpipes, Irish dancers and giveaways can all be expected throughout the weekend and rumor has it a real live Leprechaun will be at the Centennial venue with his pot o' gold. Both spots will be offering fresh takes on traditional Irish cuisine from Thursday, March 12 to Tuesday, March 17, with a menu of soup of Guinness Irish cheddar potato and bacon and an entree of corned beef and cabbage accompanied by root vegetables and Irish soda bread.
  • EDGE Bar at the Four Seasons Hotel will offer three specialty St. Patrick's Day cocktails. Customers looking for something to throw back can try the "Baby Guinness," a belly-warming mixture of Bailey's floating on Kahlua in a shot glass. Also offered is the "Pot O Gold" made with Chartreuse, Grand Mariner, a splash of Fever Tree tonic water garnished with edible gold flakes and the "Irish Buck," a toast-worthy combination of Jameson, Angosturra Bitters, mint leaves, simple syrup topped with ginger beer.
  • Jill's Restaurant & Bistro. On Sunday, the restaurant is hosting St. Patrick's Day brunch with seatings at 10 a.m. and 12 p.m. with a gourmet buffet of traditional Irish cuisine. The 21+ crowd can indulge in bottomless green beer, sparkling wine, Bloody Marys and mimosas. The cost is $41.95 per adult and $19.95 for the young lads and lassies. To make a reservation call 720.406.7399.
  • The Inverness. Several Irish-themed dish and drink specials will be offered on March 17. Corned beef and cabbage will be served all day in the restaurant with holiday themed cocktails like the Yellow Leprechaun and the Lucky Charm available in the hotel's Spotted Dog Pub and Fireside Lounge. The venue's new coffee spot, Elevate Coffee Bar, will also serve an Irish Emerald Latte, flavored with white chocolate and mint.