Greening the Emerald Coast
St. Patrick’s Day events celebrate the pluck of the Irish
From Pensacola to Destin, assorted events will appeal this St. Patrick’s Day to people who are Irish by birth or those who choose to go green for a day each year.
St. Patrick’s Day Soiree at The Courtyard at Pescado
Enjoy Irish cuisine and drinks in Rosemary Beach as the The Courtyard at Pescado presents a spirited soiree on March 17 from 12:30–10 p.m. Enjoy live Irish music by the Gilleran’s Island Band from 12:30- 4:30 p.m. and the O’Mericans from 5- 9 p.m. Sample Irish whiskeys at a tasting hosted by Breakthru Beverage from 6-8 p.m. Limited space available.
‘Go Irish on the Island’ St. Paddy’s Day Pub Crawl
The Pensacola Beach Chamber of Commerce invites one and all to “Go Irish on the Island” at its 35th annual St. Paddy’s Day Pub Crawl. The event will include 16 bars, restaurants and hotels providing Irish drink specials, music, mischief and luck. Participants are free to crawl at their own pace and to set their own itinerary. St. Paddy’s Day Pub Crawl T-shirts are $18 each and will be available at the participating locations listed below.
• Bamboo Willie’s Beachside Bar
• Café Nola
• Casino Beach Bar & Grill
• Crab’s We Got’ Em
• Cumaru Bar
• The Dock
• Flounder’s Chowder House
• Landshark Landing Beach Bar & Grill
• Paddy O’Leary’s Irish Pub
• Riptides Grill & Tiki Bar at Holiday Inn Pensacola Beach
• Sal De Mar at Hilton Pensacola Beach
• Sandshaker Lounge
• Shaggy’s Harbor Bar & Grill
• Sneaky Tiki Bar
• Water Pig BBQ
• Whiskey Joe’s Bar & Grill
St. Paddy’s Day Delight – Paint the Village Green
Celebrate the luck of the Irish and do a jig at the Village of Baytowne Wharf on March 17 from 6-9 p.m. The event will feature traditional Irish dances from the Carpenter Academy of Irish Dance and live music by Shenanigans.
St. Paddy’s Family Party
Come decked out in green for family fun at HarborWalk Village. Enjoy an Irish dance performance by the Carpenter Academy of Irish Dance, kids’ activities, a leprechaun treasure hunt and even some surprises for lucky adults. The event will be held on March 19 from 2-4 p.m.