St. Patrick's Day Events in Orlando
A list of shenanigans to keep you busy (and buzzed) this St. Patrick's Day
Published: March 12, 2013
Break out the green plastic top hats and "Kiss Me, I'm Irish" shirts. It's time to drink green beer and dance drunken jigs all around town. Here's a list of places where you can party like it's St. Patrick's Day.
Thursday, March 14
Alive After 5: It's a Green Thing St. Patty's Day street party with food vendors, shopping opportunities, live music and cocktails. 5-8 p.m. Thursday; downtown Sanford, East First Street and South Park Avenue, Sanford; $7 includes food and beverage sampling; sanfordwelcomecenter.com.
Irish Pint NightGet in the St. Patty's Day mood with Harpoon Celtic on draft. 7 p.m. Thursday; World of Beer, 7800 Dr. Phillips Blvd.; various menu prices; 407-355-3315; drphillips.wobusa.com.
Thursday, March 14-Sunday, March 17
St. Patrick's Mighty Festival Celebrate with live Irish music, step dancing and traditional Irish fare. 6 p.m. Thursday-Friday, noon Saturday-Sunday; Raglan Road Irish Pub, 1640 E. Buena Vista Drive, Lake Buena Vista; $5-$10; 407-938-0300; raglanroadirishpub.com.
Friday, March 15
Lucky MasqueradeGuys With Ties hosts a St. Patrick's Day charity fundraiser for UcanSki2. 8 p.m. Friday; Ember, 42 W. Central Blvd.; $20-$30; 407-849-5200; guyswithties.org/orlando.
St. Baldricks Head Shaving Fundraiser Watch as Orlando firefighters shave their heads in support of the childhood cancer organization. 5-8 p.m. Friday; Scruffy Murphy’s, 2625 Edgewater Drive; donations accepted; stbaldricks.org.
St. Patrick's Day Street Festival CSI The Experience hosts food vendors, live music, raffle prizes and more. 4-7 p.m. Friday; CSI The Experience, 7220 International Drive; free; gmfevents.com.
St. Practice Day Pub CrawlIrish-themed drinking adventure with stops at Lizzy McCormack's, Lodge, FinnHenry's, Hooch, Vain, Chillers and Big Belly. 8 p.m. Friday; The Lodge, 49 N. Orange Ave.; $12-$15; 407-650-8786; orlandopubcrawl.com.
Saturday, March 16
Ain't Patty's Day LuauCelebrate St. Patrick's Day island-style with live music by Achy Bones & the Sweaters. 9 p.m. Saturday; Little Fish Huge Pond, 401 S. Sanford Ave., Sanford; free; 407-221-1499; littlefish-hugepond.com.
Paddy Murphy's St. Paddy's Day Block Party Get your fill of beer, breakfast food and live music. 5 p.m. Saturday; Baldwin Park, New Broad and Jake streets; free.
ShamRock featuring Melodic Dissent, Hindu Cowboys, Whiskey Conspiracy, Wild Zero, Heart Break Junkies St. Patrick's Day concert with an art market, food trucks and bar games. 1 p.m. Saturday; Belle Isle Yacht Pub, 7521 S. Orange Ave.; free; 407-850-3491; facebook.com/pages/belle-isle-yacht-pub.
Sham Rock N' Run 5KTo benefit HOPE Helps, Inc. 7:30 a.m. Saturday; University of Central Florida, 4000 Central Florida Blvd.; $25; hopehelps.org.
St. Paddy's Day Eve Bash Enjoy $5 UV Mean Green bombs, car bombs and shamrock teas, plus $3 green Miller Lite 16-ounce pints. 6 p.m. Saturday; Howl at the Moon Saloon, 8815 International Drive; free; 407-354-5999; howlatthemoon.com.
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