What started as a religious commemoration of the arrival of Christianity in Ireland by the efforts of their patron saint Saint Patrick is now a cultural celebration as well. Every year, in the 17th day of March, we honor Irish culture—the dance, the music, the food, everything! This one-of-a-kind holiday needs a one-of-a-kind celebration indeed. So, for the ultimate St. Patty’s Day celebration, spend it here in Vegas! Here is how you can celebrate St. Patrick’s Day Las Vegas style!
Places to stay at this St. Patty’s Day
If you are looking to spend a whole weekend celebrating St. Patrick’s Day, then you need a great place to stay at. Check out these Las Vegas hotels and condominiums that can accommodate you for the holiday.
The Signature at MGM Grand
The Signature at MGM Grand is one of the best hotels located at the heart of the Strip. This sophisticated hotel offers luxurious rooms, gourmet dining, hip nightlife at its finest.
If you are opting for a romantic ambiance, the Bellagio Resort & Casino is the best place for you. With their elegant rooms, world-class amenities, and their famous dancing water fountains, you will definitely enjoy your stay here.
Luxor Hotel & Casino will surely give you a one-of-a-kind stay. The whole establishment is shaped like a pyramid and boasts Egyptian themes and concepts.
New York – New York
New York-New York Hotel & Casino, on the other hand, gives its customers a taste of New York City right here in Las Vegas. It has towers that resemble the New York skyline, sophisticated rooms, and great amenities.
Hard Rock Hotel
Hard Rock Hotel puts an emphasis to nightlife activities. If you want to experience hardcore partying like no other while you celebrate St. Patrick’s Day Las Vegas, this is the best choice for you.
Events and Celebrations this St. Patrick’s Day in Vegas
The fun begins with tons of events and celebrations dedicated to St. Patrick’s Day in Vegas! Some festivities start as early as the 14th, allowing you to celebrate San Patrick Day for days! Here are some of them:
Celtic Feis Celebration
Where: New York-New York Hotel
When: March 15-17, 2019
The Celtic Feis Celebration is an annual St. Patty’s Day Celebration. This year’s festivities will kick off with a parade with the Las Vegas Pipe Band starting at Bliss in The Park, through the casino, and ending on the Brooklyn Bridge. There is also entertainment with Irish flair, Irish-inspired food and drinks, plus tons of live entertainment.
O’Sheas BLOQ Party
Where: The LINQ Hotel & Casino
When: March 17, 2019
The LINQ Hotel is hosting a St. Patrick’s Day Las Vegas block party and it will be great! The weekend festivities will start at the 15th but the official parade will start at 12 noon on the 17th. There will be bagpipers, drummers, celebrity guest, stilt walkers, and of course, Irish dancers!
St. Patrick’s Day Weekend
Where: Fremont Street Experience
When: March 14 – 17, 2019
Fremont Street Experience is known for amazing St. Patrick’s Day Las Vegas celebrations! This is your chance to experience it! Their San Patrick Day celebrations will feature music from live bands, Irish entertainment, plus bars offering drink specials!
More details: https://vegasexperience.com/calendar/event/st-patricks-day-las-vegas-2019/
Rí Rá Paddy Fest
Where: Ri Ra Las Vegas
When: March 15 – 17, 2019
Rí Rá Irish Pub will definitely bring an amazing celebration or Irish food, drink, and culture this St. Patty’s Day. The festivities will include traditional Irish dancers, bagpipers, and live entertainment and Irish music from various Irish bands and TV actors. You will also find specialty menu and drinks in their Paddy Fest on the 17th.
St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival
Where: Henderson Events Plaza, 200 S. Water Street
When: March 15 – 17, 2019
This will be the 53rd St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival by Southern Nevada Sons & Daughters of Erin. With this year’s theme Shake Your Shamrocks, you will surely have fun with their St. Patty’s Day festivities. These festivities include a carnival, a festival, a car show, awesome live entertainment, and of course, Irish step dance performances.
More details: http://www.snsdoe.com/#festival
Irish Pubs to go to
St. Patrick’s Day is not complete without liquor! So if you are of legal age and you want to celebrate the holiday further, check out these great Irish pubs and drink like an Irish!
Rí Rá Irish Pub
Ri Ra is known for being a great authentic Irish local pub. Their menu includes classic comfort food and various Irish dishes. They also have a selection of cocktails and wine, beer, Irish whiskey, and more. They also feature live music and entertainment!
McMullan’s Irish Pub
Owned by the McMullan family, this Irish pub has been called as the “The Best Irish Restaurant in The West” by Vegas Weekly. The McMullan’s Irish Pub serves traditional and seasonal specials, beer specials, plus and awesome Late Night menu. They also have a traditional Sunday Roast Dinner.
Nine Fine Irishmen
Located inside New York-New York, Nine Fine Irishmen was built in Ireland and then shipped to Las Vegas to be reassembled. They offer traditional Irish dishes like the Irish breakfast, Chicken Pot Pie, Shepherd’s Pie, and Lamb Stew. They also have a wide selection of beer, wine, cocktails, and Irish whiskeys.
O’Sheas Pub Las Vegas
O’Sheas is an Irish-inspired casino and bar inside The LINQ Hotel. They feature gaming tables, beer pong tournaments, more than 50 types of beer, drink specials, Irish whiskeys, and live performances and entertainment. Their popular host called Lucky the Leprechaun also join in on the party.
Hennessey’s Tavern is an Irish-style pub with plenty of food, drinks, and live music. They serve The Great Irish Nachos, Irish Bacon Whiskey Burger which is their Burger of the Month, The Shepherd’s Pie, wines, spirits, plus an extensive Irish whiskey collection.
St. Patrick’s Day Las Vegas Specials
A few places will be offering St. Patrick’s Day specials to celebrate the holiday. Here are some of the best:
The Buffet at Bellagio
The Buffet at Bellagio, one of the best buffets in Las Vegas, will host a special St. Patrick’s Day holiday brunch, complete with classic Irish-inspired dishes such as Shepherd’s Pie, Dublin Coddle, and Corned Beef with Cabbage.
Pyramid Café at Luxor
Luxor’s Pyramid Cafe will also offer a St. Patrick’s Day specialty called Shamrock Stacks. They are green pancakes stuffed with mint chocolate, green whipped cream, and sprinkles.
Hofbrauhaus Las Vegas
Traditional Irish and German specials will be served at the Beer Haul in Hofbrauhaus Las Vegas. Be sure to grab a St. Patty’s day dinner here!
Firelight Buffet at Sam’s Town Hotel and Gambling Hall
Enjoy a one-of-a-kind St. Patrick’s Day buffet at the Firelight Buffet. For the holiday, they will feature traditional Irish dishes and treats all day long!
Hard Rock Café at Hard Rock Hotel
Hard Rock Café will be celebrating the holiday by offering their extraordinary St. Paddy’s Burger—a GUINNESS bacon cheeseburger.
This St. Patty’s Day, channel your inner Irish here in Vegas! And whether you are of Irish descent or not, you will surely have an extraordinary time celebrating St. Patrick’s Day Las Vegas style!
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