Celebrate St. Patrick's Day Locally!

March is here and that means St. Patrick's Day is just around the corner!  Do you have your plans yet?  If not, here are some suggestions for some great local events.  Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in true Irish fashion, while supporting your favorite local businesses! Don't forget to wear green...

St. Patrick's Day at O'Connor's Pub
Saturday, March 17, 2012
O'Connor's Pub, 2601 W. Dunlap Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85021
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in an authentic Irish pub with a great crowd and drink specials! More info here.

Local Lily St. Patrick's Street Fair
Saturday, March 17, 11:00am-2:00pm
Whole Foods Market, 2955 W. Ray Road, Chandler, AZ 85224

Local Lily celebrates St. Patrick's Day with local vendors, including the Short Leash Hot Dogs and Sweet Republic food trucks, as well as a coloring play area for kids, a St. Patrick's Day photo booth!  More info here or email [email protected].

St. Patrick's Day at Four Peaks Brewing Company
Saturday, March 17, 2012
Four Peaks Brewing Company, 1340 E. 8th Street #104, Tempe, AZ 85281
Drink specials, corned beef and cabbage, bagpipers and a t-shirt giveaway highlight this annual "alcoholiday"!  More info here.

St. Patrick's Day-themed fundraiser at The Duce benefiting Arizona Women's Education and Employment (AWEE)
Friday, March 16, 6:00pm
The Duce, 525 South Central Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85004

The event features organic vintage cocktails, an eclectic catered dinner, dancing, a "dream job" live auction, mystery boxes, a pot o' gold and no long speeches. Guests dine family-style at 7 p.m. and then enjoy darts, desserts and DJ music.  $200 per person.  More info here.

St. Patrick's Swim Party
Saturday, March 17, 2pm-4pm
Hubbard Family Swim School (Peoria Location), 8402 W Thunderbird Rd, Suite B103, Peoria, AZ 85381
There will be music, St. Patty's Day duckies, pool toys, and fun water games! Mini swim lessons will be taught and St. Patrick's Day cookies will be served. Advanced reservations not required. $5 per family. More info here.

St. Patrick's Day Fest at Downtown Chandler
Saturday, March 17, 12pm-2am
Historic Downtown Chandler

Enjoy live music, dancers, bagpipers, and entertainment!  Local First Arizona will be there, stop by our table and say hello! $8 presale, $10 at the door.  More info here.

St. Patrick's Day at Padre's Modern Mexican Cuisine
Saturday, March 17, 11am-close
Padres Modern Mexican Cuisine, 1044 E. Camelback Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85014

All day corned beef and cabbage! Plus $5 car bombs and $1 jello shots.  More info here.

St. Patrick's Day with An Old Town Get-Away
Saturday, March 17, 9am-3pm
Old Town Get-Away Wedding & Event Center, 8250 W Monroe St. Peoria, 85345

Join us for some AMAZING spring savings!  Over 35 vendors, raffles every half hour, tours of the facilities and gardens, and a chance to win a FREE wedding or celebration at our facility (a $1500 value)!  More info here.

Irish Soda Bread and other goodies available at Wildflower Bread Company
March 13-17
Multiple Locations

A top o’ the morning treat too tasty to resist! Made with rich buttermilk in Original and Currant Caraway. Order online now for St. Patrick's Day. Also enjoy our St. Patrick’s Cupcake and Honey Vanilla Shamrock Cookie in stores now.

St. Patrick's Day celebration at SanTan Brewing Company
Saturday, March 17, all day
SanTan Brewing Company, 8 S San Marcos Pl., Chandler, AZ 85225

Enjoy delicious Irish fare: corned beef and cabbage, bangers and mash, and spring lamb stew in a bread bowl!  Also, Irish music all day and drink specials!  More info here.

Planning on just hanging out with some friends?  Don't forget to pick up your favorite local brew to enjoy, or show your friends the best local bar, pub, or club!  Be safe and have fun this St. Patrick's day, locally!