St. Patrick’s Day Fun: Where To Go and What Green Food/Drinks To Get

Happy-St-Patricks-DayThis Saturday, March 17 is St. Patrick’s Day! Whether you are Irish or not, it is just a great day to let loose and have a little fun. When else do you get to pinch someone if they aren’t wearing a certain color?! Here are some St. Patty’s Day events we found around town and don’t forget all the green food!

Here is a list of local Irish pubs/bars around town:

O’Connor’s Public House in Rochester, MI: They will be starting the party at 7 am! There will be DJs from Channel 95.5, live music and of course… lots of green beer!

Duggan’s Irish Pub in Royal Oak, MI: They will also be starting at 7 am with DJs from WOMC 104.3FM and live entertainment all night.

O’Tooles in Royal Oak and Waterford, MI: If you want a little bit of a classier Irish atmosphere, this looks like the place to go.

Fenian’s Irish Pub in Conklin, MI: They are holding a parade and Hooley (Irish slang for party) with plenty of Irish musicians on St. Patrick’s Day.

Conor O’Neills in Ann Arbor, MI: They are partying all week up until St. Patrick’s Day where their all-day celebration will have drink specials, Irish dancers and bag pipers!

Flanagan’s Irish Pub in Grand Rapids, MI: Their festivities go from 7 am until 2 am with a special performance by Rich Burkholder and Oregon Dreamchild in the evening.

Dick O’ Dow’s in Birmingham, MI: They are opening early as well… come have a green beer with breakfast!

Another great event: PATRICKTIDE-A CELEBRATION OF CELTIC MUSIC, POETRY & DANCE

17 March

Saturday, March 17, 2012, 3:00 pm

Holy Name Catholic Church, 630 Harmon St, Birmingham, MI

$15.00

“Cead Mil Failte” (A Hundred Thousand Welcomes)

I welcome you to The Motor City Lyric Opera’s annual Patricktide celebration. We are proud to present esteemed author Thomas P. Lynch along with Harpist Onita Sanders and international violinist Sonia Lee.

With challenges everywhere we turn, there has never been a more profound need than now for the transformative and healing power of music, poetry and dance. The Motor City Lyric Opera continues to bring the joy of music and the performing arts to the students and families of metropolitan Detroit in a way that is not only inspirational and educational, but also accessible and affordable.

This Celtic celebration supports of annual outreach program OPERA ON WHEELS. Please bring the entire family and have a chance to win a trip to IRELAND!

Where Holy Name Catholic Church 630 Harmon St, Birmingham, MI 48009

March 17, 2012

Time 7:00 pm—8:30 pm

Who to bring Everyone

Website http://­www.­motorci­tyopera.­org

Phone 248 6477976

Email quasimary@­aol.­com

Price FREE WILL OFFERING suggested donation $15/adults $5/kids

Where else should you head for green drinks/food?

  • Shamrock Shakes at McDonalds
  • Green Bagels at Elaine’s Bagels, Brueggers, etc
  • Green donuts at Dunkin’ Donuts
  • Green Tea Frappucino at Starbucks
  • Green Beer (see list of local pubs above)
  • Green St. Patrick’s themed cookies at your local grocery store
  • “Drunken Lullaby” St. Patrick’s Day inspired cupcakes at Rockin’ Cupcakes in Rochester, MI

Tell us, what is your favorite thing to do on St. Patrick’s Day? Also, check out our post on style tips for St. Patrick’s Day!

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