Looking for fun ways to celebrate St. Patrick's Day in 2016? If you want to be part of the "Green Scene" this year we cover everything happening St. Patrick's Day in Tampa with your 2016 Official Events, Fun Pubs and More List. Please let us know if we missed any, we sent our leprechauns far and wide across Tampa searching behind every rainbow in order to bring you a St. Patrick's Day Event and Irish Pub List worth it's weight in Gold!
St. Patrick's Tampa 2016 | Official Events, Fun Pubs and More
Wantin' to start a wee-bit early? No worries! We hope to see you in your best Emerald green gettin' into a bit of Irish mischief beginning on the 11th this month!
St. Patrick's Tampa 2016
Friday, March 11th through Wednesday, March 16th
The Rough Riders Trolley Hop is a 1500 person Pre-St. Patrick's Day Parade Pub Crawl through Ybor City and Tampa taking place Friday March 11th, the night before their Big St. Patrick's Day parade in Ybor City. With 8 staring locations and over 20 venues overcrowding will not be an issue! Free food will be available from 6:15 to 7:30 at specific locations.
For five years Irish 31 Hyde Park and Irish 31 Westchase threw the Largest St. Patrick's Day party in Tampa; this year will be even bigger and better as they join forces with Ferg's Live in Channelside to host a series of parties and events from March 12th - March 17th. They will finish the week off with a HUGE Paddyfest Extravaganza at all three venues on St. Patrick's Day 2016! Follow links to the website for details about PaddyFest Kick Off At Irish 31 Hyde Park , PaddyFest Kickoff At Irish 31 Westchase, PaddyFest Kick Off Saturday At Ferg's. Learn How to WIN Free tickets and $250 cash, about the Flip Cup Tournament, CornHole Tourney, Car Bomb Wing Eating Contest, and our favorite, the Bono Look-Alike Contest. For times and dates check out the PaddyFest Schedule of Events through their 813area Business Page.
Saturday March 12th get your green on, grab your fave four-legged friend and head over to the Dubliner Irish Pub on Azeele Avenue in South Tampa for a traditional Irish breakfast from 11 -2 and a St. Puppy's Day Festival from 2 - 6 pm. Dress you and your friend in your St. Patrick's Day best!
At 7:30PM Tuesday the 15th, the Blarney Bike Ride leave Ferg's Live across from Amalie Arena winding down to The Riverwalk where New Belgium Brewing will serve samples of beer for riders with special giveaways including a bike! Head back to Ferg's for Cutty Jones Band, prizes and more. When you attend Bike Fest you receive FREE ADMISSION on St. Patrick's Day to Ferg's Live Big Bash!
New Belgium Shamrock Shuffle PaddyFest! @ Irish 31 Hyde Park & Westchase
On the day before St. Patrick's Day, New Belgium Brewing hosts PaddyFest's Inaugural New Belgium Shamrock Shuffle! It's Free to participate in this 3 mile fun run collecting Golden Shamrocks you can exchange for raffle tickets back at Irish 31 to score sweet prizes from New Belgium Brewing! Shufflers can also enjoy samples of New Belgium brews, a complimentary runner's buffet and a FREE ticket to the Big St. Paddy's Day Bash at Ferg's Live on St. Patrick's Day! Shufflers are encouraged to wear their St. Paddy's day best, New Belgium Brewing will be rewarding best costumes!
Thursday, March 17 St. Patrick's Day
Events, Fun Pub Happenings and More!
Ybor City's Big St. Patrick's Day party takes place at the Cuban Club on Thursday, March 17th and is brought to you by the Krewe of Shamrock, Tampa's first Kilted Krewe. The event benefits abused, neglected and at-risk children residing at nearby Florida Sheriff's Youth Ranch. Advance tickets are $25 and include admission, live band, traditional Irish food, a 50/50 drawing, raffles, specialty drinks and traditional Gaelic gaiety. Tickets can be purchased through Buccaneer Beads , South Tampa Trading Company, Krewe members, or you can order them online.
Irish 31 Hyde Park ~ Irish 31 Westchase ~ Ferg's Live
OBriens Tampa, Brandon, Plant City
Shamrock's Ale House Brandon
Thursday March 17th and Friday March 18th head to PJ's at 8 am for a traditional Irish Breakfast! Including Black and White Pudding, Rashers Bacon, Corn Beef Hash, Beans and Toast then come back at 5 pm for Live Music with JT Curtis and the Florida Scoundrels! Click the link to go to their website for a $5 coupon that gets you in free!
Beginning March 11th thru March 21st Peggy O'Neill's is having a St. Patty's Festival! Why keep it to one day, right! With live performances from Bands the T. Marshall Band, Ricko Donovan, Red House Road, The Black Honkeys, Soul Circus Cowboys, Storm Bringer, 7 Nations and more you can also enjoy
Bag Pipe Performances, Celtic Dancing, a Beer Truck and Drinking Games too. Follow the link above to Peggy's Business page for links to additional info!
Molly Malone's Irish Pub on Davis Islands
Start St. Patrick's Day off right at Molly Malone's on Davis Island! Read more about this quaint authentic neighborhood pet-friendly Irish Pub in Tampa here: Enjoy This Authentic Irish Pub on Davis Islands St. Paddy's Day
Voted one of the top 10 Irish pubs in the world it does not get more Irish than Tampa's thatched roof Irish Pub on Platt. Enjoy an authentic Irish Buffet featuring their famous Corned Beef and Cabbage, Shepherd’s Pie and Fish and Chips, roasted potatoes and veggies, tossed salad and Irish soda bread. and chase it down with some of the finest pints in town. Live music and dancing round out the perfect St. Patrick's Day!
James Joyce Irish Pub (No Information at this time)
Hattricks (no information about St. Patrick's Day at this time)
This Free, Family & Pet-friendly event begins the Saturday AFTER St. Patrick's Day on the 19th at 10:30 in the morning when Mayor Bob Buckhorn has the Hillsborough River transformed into a bright emerald shade of green to celebrate St. Patty's Day! Head to Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park for food trucks, restaurants, Irish food and beer, games, live entertainment, kids' activities and more!
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