Where, When & How to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Baltimore, 2012

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Where, When & How to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Baltimore, 2012

Will you be able to corral the luck of the Irish into finding a great way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day this year? Having shed its religious origins, the March 17 holiday spawns festivities of all kinds, most having to do with prolific assimilation of sips and suds. Many bars around Baltimore will be running specials on the holiday itself (which falls on a Saturday this year), but some of the frolicking begins a whole week earlier. Check our our list below so you can best plan your Gaelic gaiety. Slainte!

Bad Decisions: $20 for 5 pours of top-notch Irish whiskey including Black Bush, John Sullivan and Michael Collins 10 Year Single Malt

Brewer's Cask:
1-cent (!) Guinness drafts from 6–8 AM; $4 Jameson; $4 drafts; $3 bottled beers; $5 eats; DJ

Dead End Saloon: $5 Guinness; $4 Celtic Ale; $3 Killians Irish Red; $3.17 corned beef sandwich on potato roll with cole slaw

The Dizz: $3.17 for corned beef and cabbage with red potatoes from 10 AM-12 PM

Federal Hill Irish Stroll
(March 10-17): Monday-Wednesday: $2 Miller Lites all day; St. Patrick’s Day: $2 Guinness from 8 AM-12 PM; $4 Guinness from 12-4 PM; $2 Miller Lite until 2 PM; $3 Blue Moon until 3 PM; $5 Jameson all day

Frisco Tap House: $5 Jameson & Bushmills shots; $4 Flying Dog Lucky SOB drafts; $5 Irish car bombs

Heavy Seas Alehouse: Special Irish menu including a special cask of Jameson-infused Loose Cannon

Luckie’s Tavern: Kegs & Eggs with bottomless subs and grub with all day buffet and games throughout the day. Tickets are $30 in advance and $40 at the door, 10 AM-4 PM

Mahaffey’s: Guinness starts at $1.50 and goes up 50 cents every hour until maxing out at $5; $1.75 pancakes

Ottobar: St. Patrick’s Day Party featuring Egg Babies Orchestra & Among Wolves; $10

Sidebar Tavern: St. Patrick’s Day Rager featuring five different bands including Blackout Brigade. Tickets are $10

Slainte: Opening at 6 AM and serving traditional Irish breakfast all day. Irish dancers and live music will be present

St. Patrick’s Day Parade (March 11): Parade Day Brunch at James Joyce Pub, 10:30 AM

Tir Na Nog: $5 Guinness, Harp, Smithwicks & Killkeny; $6.50 car bombs; $5 Irish whiskies, Scotch and Bourbon

Vino Rosina: Special St. Patrick’s Day menu including Irish favorites and Guinness, Smithwick’s, and Magner’s

Photo via Flickr user hyperion327


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