It’s been a bummer not being able to celebrate St Paddy’s Day. Here are some events happening around LA on March 17, 2022. There is everything from tiki parties, to German festivals, to Funk Fests. Everyone is Irish!
BARS AND BASHES
After a two-year hiatus, St. Paddy’s Day is back at Bar Louie! The Original Gastrobar is partnering with Guinness for in-bar beverage offerings, Green Beer, Irish Slammers, in-bar beverage offerings, personalized pints, live music, Guinness swag and the chance to win a trip for two to Dublin, Ireland! Now through March 31, guests can enter the Guinness Dublin Trip Sweepstakes by downloading the Bar Louie app and joining the Louie Nation loyalty club or by scanning a designated QR Code at any Bar Louie location. The grand prize winner will receive a trip for two that includes a five-day-four-night hotel stay, airfare, a VIP tour, gift and food vouchers, and a $1,000 spending allowance. So what are personalized pints? This one-of-a-kind technology can print any image into the foam of a Guinness draft beer. Party at the Northridge Fashion Center or The Promenade at Downey! 9301 Tampa Ave Suite# 218, Northridge, CA 91324.
9 am / Palms
The Irish Times, a family-owned bar, starts the festivities early early with bartender James O’Neill making specialty Irish Coffees and Boilermakers with Lost Irish Whiskey. Treat yourself to Irish breakfast, pub grub, or the traditional Corned Beef and Cabbage. Entertainment starts at 1 pm and continues ’til closing. Green Ashes 1pm – 4pm performing outside on the large patio with an open-air dance floor, Tamhe Lads 5pm – 8pm, Ken O’Malley and The Twilight Lords 9pm – close. Indoor and Outdoor Seating. 3267 Motor Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90034.
12 Noon – 2 am / Silver Lake
St. Patrick’s Day at a German restaurant and bar? Sure, why not! It’s a day for everyone to celebrate. Green beer, drink specials all day long in the downstairs bar. Festmeister Hans will be performing in the downstairs bar at 10:00 PM with German AND Irish songs! Don your green drindl and head to the downstairs bar to celebrate everything Irish AND German. 2366 Glendale Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90039.
5 p.m. / Hollywood
DJ Johnny 99 will be spinning Irish Revelry Classics, mixed with Old School Hip Hop, Dance Classics, and “The Hits” while you enjoy Slane Irish Whisky, Jack Apple, Bud Light Beer & Seltzer Bucket Specials! We haven’t eaten there ourselves, but St Felix’s boasts award-winning food and bites. You can party inside or on the outside patio. Saint Felix Hollywood, 1602 North Cahuenga Blvd., Los Angeles, CA
12 Noon to 12 Midnight / Atwater Village
Walt Disney’s favorite restaurant, the Tam O’ Shanter, is turning 100 and will kick-off its centennial milestone celebration with its epic St. Patrick’s Day bash. with live music from the Ploughboys, Haywire, and Reaver Ship. $10 cover to enter the big party tent. There is limited parking (due to the tent taking up much of the parking lot), so carpool or take a ride service to the event. Proof of vaccination will be required for all guests over 12 years old & a Valid Photo Id for those 21+ for alcohol service. You can also make a reservation for lunch or dinner in the restaurant. 2980 Los Feliz Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90039 (323) 664-0228
4 pm / North Hollywood
The Original St. Patrick’s Day Irish Tiki Party returns to the Tonga Hut in NoHo. LA’s oldest surviving tiki bar will host a Happy Hour from 4-8 pm, with drink specials all day. They will have $3 Irish shots, Durango’s Tacos, prizes, and an Irish/Tiki Costume Party, which you know will be awesome.
6 p.m. & 8:30 p.m. / Hollywood
If you are looking for something quiet and romantic, the Hollywood Roosevelt will be presenting a candlelit classical Celtic folk music performance in their Blossom Ballroom. There will be two one-hour performances by the String Quartet – Metropolis Chamber Musicians, who will also be playing Irish standarss like “Danny Boy.” There is a bar available in the lobby for additional purchase. Tickets are $35 – $70. 7000 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, 10 years old or older. Anyone under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult. People 12 and older will need to provide evidence of being fully vaccinated. INFO & TICKET LINKS HERE 7000 Hollywood Blvd. Hollywood, CA. 90028.
12:30 pm / Fairfax
Enjoy an afternoon of Irish food and live music. Glenny T. will be playing the bagpipes from 12:30-3:30pm, and then you can celebrate with traditional Irish folk music at Market Tavern in the evening. Magee’s Kitchen, the Market’s first eatery, will be serving their world-famous corned beef, cabbage plate all day long! Green beer and imported Irish beers will be on tap from E.B’s and Bar 326. 6333 W. 3rd St. Los Angeles, CA 90036
CONCERTS AND SHOWS
2 pm & 7:30 pm / Hollywood
Flogging Molly’s free annual outdoor festival returns to the Hollywood Palladium at 2 pm, with a live concert at 7:30 p.m. The event is sponsored by Bushmills, with a day full of live performances, beer, food, games and more! At 7:30 pm, Flogging Molly presents a live, in-concert AND global-streaming performance, as they also introduce their new single, ‘These Times Have Got Me Drinking.’ Get Tickets, Merch, and Pre-Save ‘These Times Have Got Me Drinking’ now HERE. RSVP HERE FOR FREE OUTDOOR FESTIVAL. 6215 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA.
7 pm / North Hollywood
The Universal Bar & Grill will be getting funky with music from the baddest, funkiest bands in LA. Groove with the King Chris and the Electric Church (8:20 pm) All-Star Funk-N-Roll Jam, Loud as Funk at 10 pm. DJ Amanda Roxx will be spinning all night before, between, and after sets! Drink specials and bar food. Admission: 10$ Anyone who uses Uber/Lyft gets a 5$ UBG bucks drink ticket! 4093 Lankershim Blvd. North Hollywood, Ca. 91602.
9 p.m. / Carson
St. Patrick’s 5th Annual ‘Laugh Now, Cry Later’ Comedy Edition will be happening at The SOL Venue, presented by DJ Done Deal and Done Deal Productions. Veteran comedians and special guests will entertain you starting at 9 pm. Get there early for the pre-show open bar and free food before the event starts. 313 East Carson St., Carson, CA
10 p.m. / Hollywood
Irish Import Shop, and The Wren Theatre, present Comedy & Cocktails With Bill Devlin. Enjoy the comedy stylings of the best Irish comedians in this intimate theatre. You can also shop for original Irish gifts and snacks while you sip Jameson. Pick me up some Lyle’s Golden Syrup! For a donation you can get “delicious beverages for the best price in town.” Tickets HERE 742 Vine St., Los Angeles, CA.