St. Patrick’s Day around the Triad
St. Patrick’s Day 2018 is this Saturday and if you don’t have plans yet, you are in luck. YES! Weekly searched far and wide for the best St. Patrick’s Day parties in the Triad. This is what we got:
The Speakeasy Tavern, located at 1708 Battleground Ave., will begin festivities at noon and the party don’t stop until 2 a.m. There will be giveaways and raffles, Shepherd’s Pie and appetizer specials, with the kitchen open until midnight. There will also be drink specials for $5 and under.
M’Coul’s Public House, located at 110 W. McGee St., will host its 16th annual St. Paddy’s Day Hooley. Doors open at 10 a.m. for kegs and eggs until 2 p.m. There will also be step dancers and a limerick contest.
The Blind Tiger, located at 1819 Spring Garden St., will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a tribute to The Grateful Dead. This St. Patrick’s Day party will include live music by The John Kadlecik Band. The doors open at 8 p.m. and the show starts at 9 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 the day-of and $15 for parking.
Bender’s Tavern, located at 4517 W. Market St. Ste. A, will be hosting a two-day St. Patrick’s Day parking lot party (rain or shine). On Friday, live music by The Dickens will start at 8 p.m. with a $10 cover. According to the Facebook event page, $5 of every ticket sale goes to Reelin’ for Research. On Saturday, live music by Soul Central is from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., Eric and the Chilltones featuring Dana from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. with a $15 cover, and $5 of every ticket sale goes to Reelin’ for Research. Both days are for those who are 21 years old and up only.
The Somewhere Else Tavern, located at 5713 W. Friendly Ave., is holding a sketch fest featuring live music from Headcase, Kusa, Uncle Buck, SoulSeason and The Sketch. The doors open at 6 p.m. and the show starts at 7 p.m. This is an all-ages show and there is a $5 cover.
Greene Street Nightclub, located at 113 N. Greene St., will host The Bearded Goat’s Carolina BAM 2018. This will be the seventh annual battle of the beards with five judges and two DJs. The Interactive Resource Center in Greensboro and the Safe Alliance of Charlotte will be benefiting from this contest consisting of 17 beard and mustache categories. Spectator tickets are $15 and competitor’s tickets are $20.
Stumble Stilskins, located at 202 W. Market St., is throwing its 14th annual St. Patrick’s Day Bash that spans from Friday to Saturday. There will be kegs and eggs, green beer and live music by Under The Gun.
Rody’s Tavern, located at 5105 Michaux Rd., will be having a tent party for St. Patrick’s Day. This celebration features live music from two bands starting at 1 p.m., drink specials, shamrock sliders and face painting.
Burke Street Pub, located at 1110 Burke St., will be hosting a St. Patrick’s Day Bash from 2 p.m. to 2 a.m. This parking lot and patio party will feature giveaways, prizes, music and “all things green.” There are also drink specials ranging from $3 to $5 on Irish beers and Irish car bombs.
Finnigan’s Wake, located at 620 N. Trade St., St. Patrick’s Day celebration begins at 7 a.m. with a breakfast buffet. The main tent opens in the parking lot at 12:15 p.m. with a bar and stage for live music from The Bedlam Boys, The Mighty Fairlanes, The Mulligans and The Patrick Rock Band.
Small Batch Beer Co., located at 241 W. 5th St., will be releasing its Irish Red Ale along with other drink and shot specials. Don’t miss green slushies, trivia, photo booth and other games and prizes at this St. Patrick’s Day shindig.
Kelly Days, located at 708 N. Main St., will be opening at 9 a.m. and celebrating its one-year anniversary and second St. Patrick’s Day with the Piedmont Firefighter Pipe & Drum playing at 8 p.m. and 10 p.m.
Quiet Pint, located at 1420 W. 1st St., will be celebrating from open until close with brunch and drink specials. Quiet Pint will feature Tullamore Dew Irish whiskey and classic cocktails (such as Irish Coffee, Green Tea Shots, Irish Mule and Baby Guinness Jello Shots) for $6 and under.
Foothill’s Brewing (Tasting Room), located at 3800 Kimwell Dr., will host the 2017 O’Sullivan Cup champions, the Winston-Salem Wolfhounds GAA Club from noon to 11 p.m. This will be the place to come learn about Irish culture, sports and be entered in to win a trip to Ireland. There will be live music, food trucks, a GAA sports demo, rugby viewing, discussion and a raffle. Raffle tickets are $25 each and this event is free to attend.
High Point and beyond
The Claddagh, located at 130 E. Parris Ave. in High Point, is hosting a St. Patrick’s Day party starting at 11 a.m. There will be live music at noon with Whisper in the Wind, Midnight Gypsies, The Luxuriant Sedans, The Mighty Fairlanes and Brother’s Pearl. There will be three bars outside and two inside, free giveaways and food available.
Angela’s Ale House, located at 210 N. Main St. in Kernersville, will be featuring a menu with some Irish flare. This menu includes shepherd’s pie, Irish cream cake, Guinness stout cupcakes, local Irish beers, classic St. Patrick’s Day cocktails and $5 shooters. There will also be live music from Southern Bones at 9 p.m.
Nitro’s, located at 1006 S. Main St. in Randleman, will be having a St. Patrick’s Day Bash with DJ Snow. The party will feature giveaways, prizes, a photo booth and a costume contest. Rosie’s Roadside Grill food truck will also make an appearance. The event page promises more details to come “so stay tuned.”
Four Saints Brewing Company, located at 218 S. Fayetteville St. in Asheboro, will host live music by Heather Kenney from 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Four Saints is also partnering with the Asheboro Business Downtown Association for the third annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration in Bicentennial Park (located at 151 Sunset Ave.), there will also be a food truck rodeo in the park on the same day.
Katie Murawski is the editor of YES! Weekly. She is from Mooresville, North Carolina and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in journalism with a minor in film studies from Appalachian State University in 2017.