St. Patrick's Day is almost here, how are you celebrating?
St. Paddy's Day is coming up on March 17th! This popular Irish holiday celebrating the life of St. Patrick, patron saint of Ireland, has evolved into a global celebration of Irish culture, food, music, and of course... beer! Whether you're Irish or not, there are a ton of St. Patrick's Day events and activities that can be enjoyed solo, with friends, or with the whole family. Check our list of things to do on St. Patrick's Day so you can celebrate appropriately!
Stop by The Village Parlor in Hamilton for their limited edition St. Patrick's Day Shake! Blended mint chocolate chip ice cream, whipped cream, drizzled chocolate syrup and topped with Andes Mints for a refreshing and festive St. Paddy's Day dessert.
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Celebrate a few days early with West Chester's annual Shamrock Shuffle Race and Block Party! Head over to The Square at Union Centre on Saturday, March 14th for an incredible St. Patrick's Day celebration and fundraiser. There are 5k and 10k races available, a Leprechaun Lap Fun Run for kids up to 10 years old, and even a Sleep In Special if you just want to join in for the block party.
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Fairfield's popular local coffee shop has a ton of festive drink specials in honor of St. Patrick! Coffee specials are all named appropriately from the Pot of Gold, to the Minty Shamrock, or even the Nutty Irishman. What better way to celebrate than with a festive drink and a shamrock cookie? If you stop in on St. Patrick's Day (March 17) wearing green, you'll get a FREE shamrock iced cookie with any purchase.
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Join Topgolf in West Chester for St. Patrick's Day Trivia Night on Thursday, March 19th. Bring your friends or family to create teams of up to six people to win prizes! All the trivia questions will be themed around St. Patrick's Day and it's free to play. Enjoy their full bar and delicious menu throughout the night as well.
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Downtown Middletown is going green on March 14th for an all out St. Paddy's Day celebration! Kick off the morning with Irish themed breakfasts, Shake Your Shamrock Fun Run 5k, live music, and as Irish luck would have it — plenty of St. Paddy's day cocktails and spirits starting at 8AM! Many businesses will be opening early to join in on the fun and will be serving special promotions and festive menu items too.
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What better way to spend St. Patrick's Day than with beer? Grainworks Brewing in West Chester will be holding a St. Patrick's Day party on March 17th and they are prepared to go all day long! Starting off with kegs and eggs at 7AM, live music beginning at 1PM and Irish beer served all day until midnight. Not to mention they will have limited run of glassware available for purchase as well as their special Beerin Go Bragh t-shirts for sale (in case you forget to wear green!)
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The Swire Inn in Middletown is sticking to their classic pub roots and will be hosting their second St. Paddy's Day Party Saturday, March 14th. Their bar and restaurant will be open all day, both inside and on their outdoor patio. Enjoy live music, drink specials, a special festive menu, and Connections Day Spa will be offering magical leprechaun make overs!
Photo Credit : The Swire Inn
8. Ireland in Jungle Jim's
Take a trip to Ireland... seriously! Jungle Jim's International Market in Fairfield is known for their abundance of international products and wacky decor. The Irish offerings at Jungle Jim's will take you overseas with traditional Irish items like Soda Bread, Kerrygold goods, Guinness beer and more.
Photo Credit : Jungle Jim's International Market
Celebrate with special cocktails and fun games Saturday March 14th at The Roosevelt Room in the Liberty Center! Doors open up at 4PM and they’re featuring $5 Guinness and $5 Jameson all night long— what better way to spend the holiday with friends? If Irish beer and whiskey aren't your favorite, don't worry... The Roosevelt Room is known for their large variety of speciality made cocktails.
Photo Credit : The Roosevelt Room
Lots of green beer and lots of fun! Join Rolling Mill Brewing in Middletown the Saturday before St. Patrick's Day and get lucky with themed prizes, food trucks, beer specials and to top it off... Irish Cream! What more could you ask for?
Photo Credit : Rolling Mill Brewing Co.