St. Patrick’s Day is often celebrated by drinking and partying – which makes Miami the perfect city for honoring the holiday that's observed by everyone, Irish or otherwise, who likes to have a good time. From bar hops to festivals to restaurant specials, here’s where to get lucky this St. Paddy's Day.
8. Kitchen 305 Celebrates St. Patrick’s Day
The Newport Beachside Hotel & Resort’s Kitchen 305 will trade in American fare for a traditional Irish dinner this Thursday, March 17. Enjoy classic corned beef and cabbage alongside drink specials and Irish-themed cocktails. Plus, it’s the one day a year when drinking green beer is acceptable, so take advantage of it with one of Kitchen 305’s tinted brews for $6. An Irish cream shot ($5) or steaming, sweet Irish coffee ($9) are festive ways to finish the meal.
7. Clarke's St Patrick's pop-up at Sweet Liberty
Beloved Miami Beach restaurant Clarke's will return for a one-time pop-up at Sweet Liberty this St. Patrick’s Day. Enjoy live music by Brendan O’Hara, the eatery's signature wings, and special Irish spring rolls, in addition to the regular Sweet Liberty menu and bar items. Doors open at 2 p.m., and tables are available for booking at mysweetliberty.com.
6. The Local Craft Food & Drink Hosts St. Patty’s Day Back-Alley Barbecue
This St. Patrick’s Day, the Local is putting the spotlight on the real star of the holiday: Guinness. Spare ribs braised in Guinness, Guinness bread
5. St. Pat’s Wynwood
Wynwood is a hot spot for any celebration, and St. Patrick’s Day is no exception. Beginning at 5 p.m. Thursday, Mana will host a festive block party that’s free and open to the public. In true art-district style, food trucks and arts 'n' crafts will be available, so grab a green beer and party to the sounds of Wynwood DJs until 2 a.m.
4. St. Paddy’s Crawl Miami
On a holiday that’s all about drinking, why settle for just one bar? Start your night at 6 p.m. at Shots Miami and hit two routes of bars before heading to the afterparty around 8 p.m. Regular tickets cost $30 and include ten-ounce sponsored beer, a sponsored shot at two locations, and beads; a $50 VIP ticket scores you a one-liter sponsored beer and a sponsored shot when you check in, a 16-ounce sponsored beer at one location, and two sponsored shots at two other locations, as well as a souvenir beer boot, hat, and beads. Purchase tickets at keepcrawling.com.
3. St. Paddy’s Day Block Party at Fado Irish Pub in Mary Brickell Village
Join thousands of fellow partiers at Mary Brickell Village for this epic annual two-day outdoor St. Patrick’s Day celebration, hosted by Fado Irish Pub. Only $10 gets you access to drink specials
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2. Coconut Grove Irish Stroll March
Though it’s an ideal weekend brunch spot, Coconut Grove is also known for the bustling bars that line its streets at night. Play beer pong at Tavern,
1. John Martin's Irish Pub & Restaurant's St. Patrick's Day Celebration
Party all day and night at the most authentic Irish pub in town. Live traditional Irish music, Irish beer, and Irish food will have you feeling lucky, especially because the party starts at 11:30 in the morning and goes until midnight, with a live DJ taking over at 9 p.m. Head to Miracle Mile March 17 and see why John Martin's St. Patrick's Day parties have been a community favorite for two decades.