Happy Saint Patricks Day and Luck to all!


17 –  St. Patrick’s Day Parade, 12:30pm Downtown Seattle www.irishclub.org

Wear green and head down to Fourth Avenue and Jefferson Street for Seattle’s beloved annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Join in on the fun with the clowns, bagpipe players, and all the leprechauns marching down Fourth Avenue, with the procession ending at the Seattle Center.

17-18  Irish Festival, Seattle Center, Exhibition Hall. www.irishclub.org/center

Thousands of people are expected at the Irish Festival at the Seattle Center. Kids can dance to traditional tunes and explore the kids center while parents watch Irish step dancers. Or participate in the contests for the the ‘Most Irish-Looking Face’ and ‘’Smilingest Irish Eyes’.

17 St. Patrick’s Day Dash, Seattle Center, www.stpatsdash.com

Seattle’s St. Patrick’s Day Dash is one of the city’s liveliest annual races. Expect to find plenty of strollers in a sea of gold runners. Costumes, from long and lean leprechauns to wobbly pots of gold. Just for kids ten and under, the half mile Leprechaun Lap starts bright and early, at 8:00am on 3rd Ave and Mercer St. dont forget to register at the link above. Awards are presented for Best Decorated Stroller and Best Young Leprechaun at 9:30am, so be sure to stick around for after-race festivities!

St. Patrick’s Day is not St. Patrick’s Day without a pub! Here are some around the sound that are serving up drink, food and lots of Irish music.


Kells Irish Restaurant: kellsirish.com/seattle

The Blarney Stone: www.blarneystoneseattle.com

The Celtic Swell: www.celticswell.com

Conor Byrne Pub: www.conorbyrnepub.com

Dubliner: www.dublinerseattle.com

Fado: www.fadoirishpub.com

Mulleady’s Irish Pub: www.mulleadyspub.com

Owl ‘N Thistle Irish Pub: www.owlnthistle.com

Paddy Coyne’s: www.paddycoynes.net Also a location in Bellevue

T.S. McHugh’s: www.tsmchughs.com

Or meet at FX McRory’s at 6:30 pm on Friday to secure a spot on the flatbed truck that paints the green stripe along 4th Avenue in preparation for Saturday’s big parade. Help paint a large shamrock in Westlake plaza, and join in for a céili. www.irishclub.org/greenstripe


Mick Kelly’s Irish Pub:  www.mickkellysirishpub.com


The Anchor Pub:  www.anchorpubeverett.com

The Irishmen:  www.theirishmen.com

Shawn O’Donnell’s: www.shawnodonnells.com


Wilde Rover Irish Pub: www.wilderover.com


A Celtic Bayou: www.celticbayou.com


A Celtic Bayou: www.celticbayou.com

JJ Mahoney’s Irish Pub: www.jjmahoneys.com

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