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How to Party Like the Irish in Austin this St. Paddy's Day

Happy St. Paddy’s Day Austin! From South Congress, to East Austin the smell of Guinness fills the air and it’s that time of year where we all get to party like the Irish. Whether you want to learn how to make traditional Irish dishes or spend the day with your best mates drinking a pint or two, EventZingo has you covered with everything happening in ATX this St. Patrick’s Day.

St. Patrick’s Day Austin

Queue the Bagpipes, grab your green and head to Pioneer Farms this Saturday for St. Patrick’s Day Austin. At St. Patrick’s Day Austin you won’t find any green beer or leprechauns, just Guinness and the celebration of Irish culture. Local and regional Celtic bands will take the stage during the day and there will be plenty of kid friendly activities for your littles ones. From Irish dancers and drummers, to tasting traditional Irish dishes, you won’t find another party like this in the Capital City.

Cook Like the Irish at Sur La Table

Instead of heading to your usual brunch spot before a day of drinking, stop by the Sur La Table kitchen and learn to cook like the Irish. At Sur La Table you will learn new cooking skills that you can take back to your own kitchen and how to create a meal that you can easily replicate in your own home. On St. Patrick’s Day, Sur La Table is hosting an Irish Bread Making Class where you will learn the ins and outs of kneading and rolling dough and how to make traditional Irish soda bread with homemade sweet butter.

Jack & Ginger’s St. Patrick’s Day Street Festival

If you are looking for a St. Paddy’s Day party with green beer, Irish Whiskey Towers and plenty of Bangers and Mash, then look no further than Jack & Ginger’s. Jack & Ginger’s St. Patrick’s Day Street Festival is back again for a second year and this year you can expect more space, two stages with live music going for 12 hours, and Bagpipe players to get you into the Irish spirit. They are kicking things off at 8am, so make sure to get there early, so you can get a hearty Irish breakfast and prepare for a day of partying.

St. Paddy’s Dazed at St. Elmo Brewing

You can’t celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in the Live Music Capital of the World without some tunes, so this year head to St. Elmo Brewing Co. for St. Paddy’s Dazed. While the sun sets on another St. Patrick’s Day, enjoy a craft beer or two, and watch as Green Dazed, a Green Day tribute bands takes the stage. The cover free event will also have two special guests, A Tiger Lily and Ginny Marie, who will perform earlier in day and if you want to skip the crowded bars, St. Elmo’s will be open normal hours, serving up an Irish favorite, beer.

Final St. Paddy’s Day on 4th Street

What’s a St. Paddy’s Day in Austin without a party at Fadó’s Irish Pub? Well after this year, you’ll have to find out because this will be Fadó’s Final St. Paddy’s Day on 4th Street. After 20 years Fadó’s will be closing their doors, so send them off with a bang and spend one last St. Patrick’s Day partying on 4th Street. Fadó’s will be kicking things off with a hearty Irish breakfast and plenty of Irish brews in the morning and make to get there early because they’ve got a packed live music schedule that you won’t want to miss.

Grab a Pint at Your Favorite Irish Pub

Whether you love Guinness or Jameson, you can’t celebrate St. Paddy’s Day without them. So this year make time to stop by one of your favorite Irish pubs for a pint. At B.D. Riley’s you’ll feel like you are in a traditional Irish pub and that’s because almost everything in the pub is from Ireland. B.D. Riley’s is serving up your favorite Irish dishes, like Irish Stew and Bangers & Mash that you can always wash down with a freshly poured Guinness. If you can’t push past the crowds on St. Patrick’s Day, stop by Crown & Anchor Pub, a local favorite for over 25 years, or check out the St. Paddy’s patio party at Baker Street Pub & Grill.

However you decide to party for St. Paddy’s Day, make sure you are doing it the Irish way. For all things happening in Austin this St. Patrick’s Day, stay in the loop with EventZingo.


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