5 ST. PATRICK’S DAY Activities

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St. Patrick’s Day falls on a Saturday this year there, which means, MORE opportunities to celebrate the start of Spring and the luck of the Irish. Whether you like to go the traditional route – green beer and all – or prefer to take part in something a little more unique, we have you covered with our list of St. Patrick’s Day events in the city!

5 Shamrocks & Shenanigans

Vancouver Theatre Sports League will be presenting three Irish-themed improv shows: classic TheatreSports at 7:30 p.m. and again at 9:30 p.m. PLUS a crazy Celtic version of OK Tinder at 11:15 p.m. – each requires a separate ticket. You’ll be guaranteed an evening of great laughs and Celtic cheer! Tickets $19.75

things to do on St. Patrick's Day

4 St. Patrick’s Day at Dublin Calling Vancouver

Granville Street’s newest Irish pub will be kicking things off at 11am on St. Patrick’s Day with all the usual Irish libations. Paired with an Irish pub fare menu as well as tons of arcade games and activities it is sure to be one of the busiest spots in town.

things to do on St. Patrick's Day
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3 2018 BMO St. Patrick’s Day 5K

St. Patrick’s Day in Vancouver offers the perfect balance between green beer and green juice. Get your workout in on Saturday by running or walking in the festive BMO St. Patrick’s Day 5K. Grab your friends and your craziest green outfits to take part in this event benefitting Diabetes Canada.

things to do on St. Patrick's Day

2 Blarney Stone St. Patrick’s Festival

The Blarney Stone will kick off another week of St. Patrick’s Day festivities which include events such as Irish trivia, Guinness paired and infused dinner, and of course, the St. Patrick’s Day Festival on the 17th. Saturday’s event will start bright and early at 9:00am and run until the wee hours of the morning. Lots of live music, drink specials, and prize giveaways!

things to do on St. Patrick's Day
(Photo/Blarney Stone)

1 St. Portside at the Portside Pub

Gastown’s Portside Pub is going Irish for the day and will be the Official Jameson House with tons of traditional festivities! Things will be rocking Irish style with a live band, Irish dancers, pipe music, a late night DJ, and food and drink specials. And who could forget free samples of Jameson!

Tip: Get there early to avoid the line.

things to do on St. Patrick's Day
(Photo/Portside Pub)

Did we miss any? Let us know!

By Dallas Carlson
When Dallas is not studying communications at SFU you can find her drinking an extra spicy caesar on a patio.

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