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St. Patrick's Day Events in Orlando

A list of shenanigans to keep you busy (and buzzed) this St. Patrick's Day

Photo: Nick Gray, via Creative Commons, License: N/A

Nick Gray, via Creative Commons


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 Masquerade
Guys 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 Luau
Celebrate 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.