State-wide there are lots of local celebrations of a green persuasion, chose your region below to see what's happening for your St. Patrick's Day on Tuesday March 17 or the surrounding weekends.
Sedona St. Patrick's Parade & Festival Join Sedona Main Street Programs for their 45th Annual Sedona St. Patrick's Parade & Festival on Saturday March 14th starting at 10am. Done your green and see the parade go through Main Street, Sedona and partake in free children’s and family activities, food vendors, and music. This is a free, community event and full information is here.
St Patrick's Day Dinner at Tonto Bar and Grill Enjoy hearty goods served from 4 – 9 pm on March 17th with Corned Beef Brisket and Cabbage and Chocolate Truffle Pistachio Torte. Full menu here.
And don't forget your local breweries:
|Sidewinders Tavern and Grill Pine|
|Historic Brewing Company Flagstaff||Mother Road Brewing Company Flagstaff|
|Verde Brewing Company Camp Verde||Grand Canyon Brewing Williams|
Annual St Patrick's Day Parade and Irish Faire This Year's Theme is "Celebrating 32 Years of Parades and 32 Counties of Ireland"! Hosted by the Irish Cultural Center, the parade is on March 14th at 10 am. Location for the parade down 3rd Street from Sheridan south to McDowell. The faire is also on Match 14th at 10 am at Hance Park at and around the Irish Cultural Center. Complete info is here!
St. Patrick's Day at the Irish Cultural Center On March 17th join the Irish Culural Center in the afternoon and evening for music with Darron Weston in the afternoon, Ceili in the evening live music with DeMairtCeol, Irish Food, cash bar, and readers theatre?. Visit their website at www.azirish.org.
Chompie's St. Patrick’s Day Specials Chompie’s (at all locations) will celebrate St. Paddy's Day with an All-You-Can-Eat Corned Beef Feast. The special meal is served from 11 a.m.–close and is accompanied by Chompie’s famous specially seasoned and slow-roasted corned beef, boiled red potatoes, cabbage and Irish soda bread for just $21.99 per person. Find complete information at www.chompies.com.
Phoenix Readers' Theater: Irish Stories and Poems Visit Changing Hands bookstore in Phoenix on Camelback and Central on Sunday March 15th at 2pm for live readings of Irish Stories and Poems by Don Erickson, Barbara Acker, Paula Glitsos, and Stuart Grant. Information here. After the readings, be sure to stop by Southern Rail next door for comfort food to soothe the soul after the previous night.
Pot of Gold Music Festival Head to downtown Tempe for 4 days of live music at the Pot of Gold Music Festival. They've brought in some top national acts to keep you rockin' throughout the St. Patrick's Day holiday weekend and beyond. This is one of the biggest block parties in Arizona, and you won't want to miss it! Click here for ticketing and more information.
Irish Concerts at the MIM - Zakir Hussain’s Pulse of the World: Celtic Connections Legendary tabla virtuoso Zakir Hussain brings the greatest Indian musicians together with a stellar group of artists from Celtic music in his triumphantly successful melding of two musical languages. March 24, 7:00 and 9:00 p.m. Click here for ticketing and more information.
Irish Concerts at the MIM - Altan Altan is an Irish folk and traditional music group formed in County Donegal in 1987. Led by the world-renowned fiddler and vocalist Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh, Altan is one of Ireland’s premier traditional musical groups. From the most sensitive and touching old Irish songs all the way to hard-hitting reels and jigs, Altan has moved audiences from worldwide. March 29, 7:00 and 9:00 p.m. Click here for ticketing and more information.
Psst... and don't forget your local breweries for going out or picking up:
St. Patrick's Three Day Weekend Buildup Renowned local artist and impresario Joe Pagac hosts a night of Irish themes shenanigans on March 14th to kickoff a huge four day weekend of McMayhem at Hotel Congress featuring music by the Zsa Zsa’s, SATURDAZE DJs, the world’s tallest leprechaun, bagpipes, and more. The next night on March 15th join in for Car-bomb Club Karaoke and A Celtic Feast of Awesome Songs, followed by Guinness and Jameson specials on Monday March 16th.
Tucson’s Official Great Guinness Toast at Hotel Congress St. Patrick's day visit the Hotel Congress plaza to ring in the holiday right! At 10pm Hotel Congress will host the free event: Tucson’s Official Great Guinness Toast accompanied by live music on the plaza, Irish Food specials from Cup Cafe, $4 Pints & More and comedy in the club hosted by The Switch.
Paddy's Irish Pub Menu at Pastiche Pastiche brings back their annual Irish pub menu for Tuesday March 14th with potato soup, wild boar sausage, oatmeal coated trout, Irish cream cheesecake, and Guinness on tap. View full menu here.
Green Eggs & Ham at Ghini's Come and try some wholesome Green Eggs & Ham (fresh basil infused eggs and ham) this St. Patrick's Day for a delicious Breakfast treat at Ghini's in Tucson.
Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner at Jonathan's Cork Join award-winning chef and owner, Jonathan Landeen and his wife, Colette for St. Patrick's Day for 'Jonathan's Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner' for just $20 a person at Jonathan's Cork. Happy Hour served every evening in our bar until 6:30pm.
Tucson St. Patrick's Day Parade Sunday, March 15, downtown Tucson will come alive with Celtic tradition as the 28th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade & Festival brings the Irish spirit to Tucson!? The one hour Parade will begin at 11:00 A.M. at Stone and 17th Street, making its way through Downtown and ending at Armory Park. Click here for more information.