St. Patrick's Day Deals and Celebrations in the Western Suburbs
Looking for live music, corned beef and green beer over St. Patrick's Day weekend? Here's where you can find it around La Grange, Oak Park and everywhere in between.
St. Patrick's Day falls on a weekend this year, which means there will be plenty of fun to be had at local bars and restaurants.
If you're looking to hear Irish music, drink green beer or eat some corned beef and cabbage, we've got you covered. Check out our map above for details, or read below for information about St. Patrick's Day celebrations in the western suburbs.
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Palmer Place begins a weekend of fun on Thursday with a St. Baldrick's fundraiser. Every year, Palmer's expands its tent in the back and will feature bagpipe bands and other live music every night. Corned beef and cabbage is also available Thursday through Sunday. Get more details here.
Mécénat Bistro will be serving corned beef and cabbage, sheperd's pie, stuffed red potatoes, Rueben sandwiches, Rueben egg rolls, and fish and chips throughout the weekend. It will also be offering special prices on Guinness, Harp, Smithwick's and Irish car bombs.
Harry’s Sports Bar hosts Coors Lights and ESPN Chicago from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. March 17 for an NCAA tournament selection party. ESPN's Dave Juday and Jeff Dickerson will be on hand, and there will be plenty of prizes. Also at Harry's Friday through Sunday will be $2 green beer pints, $5 Irish car bombs and $4 Guiness/Smithwick's pints.
Kenny's Irish Pub will offer corned beef and cabbage all weekend, and bagpipers will come to perform between 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. Friday.
Tavern on La Grange will also have corned beef and cabbage for $9.50 all weekend and feature live music by the band Soda Rocks on Saturday.
Irish Times has expanded its beer garden for the weekend with an enclosed tent and will be featuring green beer every day. There will be bagpipers, Irish dancers and live music Friday night and more live music and Irish dancers Saturday and Sunday. Irish Times will have special 8 a.m. openings Saturday and Sunday.
Ryan's Public House will have a $10 Irish whiskey tasting at 7 p.m. Thursday, and free samples and giveaways of an Irish stout at 8 p.m. Friday. At 7 p.m. Saturday you can learn to pour the perfect pint and meet the Guinness Girls, who will be sampling Smithwicks, Harp and Kilkenny.
FitzGerald's Nightclub is throwing an all-day party starting at 1 p.m. Saturday. There will be plenty of live music, Irish dancers and Irish beer available. For more details, go to Patch's events calendar.
James Joyce Irish Pub will have bagpipers stop by on Saturday and Sunday and will be featuring 20 oz. Guinness pints, green beer and green shots. There will also be giveaways such as beads and hats.
Healy's Westside will be serving corned beef and cabbage, corned beef sandwiches, beef stew, lamb stew and lots of Guinness. They said Irish dancers will likely stop by at some point on Sunday.
Molly Malone's Irish Pub will have Irish dancers and live Irish music starting at 6 p.m. Irish dancers will be featured from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and will be followed by more live music. There will also be live Irish music and dance starting at 2 p.m. Sunday.
Eastgate Cafe will serve corned beef and cabbage all weekend, and green beer will be available starting Thursday.
Lake Street Kitchen + Bar will be serving corned beef and Cumberland sausage, as well as specially priced whiskey flights and shots of Jameson. Pints of Guinness will go for $5.