Get into the mood early with Bull & Bear‘s Paddy Week promos. Unwind with their bargain Guinness and Irish stew combo at just $17++.
For fancier, date-night-worthy grub, try the limited-time-only festive Irish menu at The Penny Black, featuring Guinness-braised beef oxtail and oysters aplenty to go with your booze.
Once the weekend hits, it’ll be hard to beat the three-day St. Patrick’s Day Street Festival along Boat Quay for sheer scale. This fiesta of Irish music, dance, culture, food and drink culminates in a massive parade on street party on the actual day. While you’re there, snap up the group deals for Guinness, Heineken and Magners Irish cider at the participating BQ Bar.
Don’t fancy all that walking? Try the celebrations at CHIJMES for size. Toast to performances ranging from traditional bagpipes to modern tunes by live bands, all in the same spot.
St. Patrick’s Day is more than just gallons of Guinness, and the good people at Molly Roffey’s know it. Supplement your liquid diet with some green beer and Irish Kamikazee shooters, plus try out Irish Carbombs here.
If you’re still standing, ring in St. Patrick’s Day itself with some late-night debauchery at Avalon. Unleash your inner leprechaun as the club transforms into a mini-Ireland just for the night.
For a nice surprise, join The Official St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl. Get whisked around in an open-top party bus to 3 mystery Irish bars, plus a club at the end of the night.
On St. Patrick’s Day itself, head on down to the party at Mulligan’s for a super Sunday of live music, a live F1 screening, and games like beer pong.
If you’re in town, stop by Malones for your Sunday booze hit accompanied by live bands. Aside from the usual suspects Guinness and Kilkenny, you can also choose from Irish Cream cocktails and regular house pours.
Or check into beloved Orchard Hotel establishment Muddy Murphy’s and kick back with a rollicking crowd to tunes from Celtic band Gan Ainm.
Yeats and Wilde more your thing than Guinness and Kilkenny? Wind down with like-minded people, and share and discover Irish authors at the special 14th edition of Books & Beer.
Finally, if you’re still not convinced that St. Patrick’s Day is for you, hurry on down to Pangaea to celebrate St. Panties’ Day instead, where you’ll meet like-minded folks who prefer lingerie to leprechauns(!). It takes all kinds.