St. Patrick’s Day Shenanigans 2020

Everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day! Green beer, Irish folk music, and parades are the hallmarks of this popular cultural celebration. Here is a collection of some of the best ways to celebrate in our area.

39th Annual Alexandria St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Fun Dog Show

Saturday, March 7
Fun Dog Show: 10:30am – 12pm
Parade: 12:30pm  – 2 pm (rain or shine)

Don your green and line King Street to kick off the region’s St. Patrick’s Day celebrations at the 39th Annual Alexandria St. Patrick’s Day Parade, presented by the Ballyshaners, a nonprofit organization that aims to promote and preserve Irish heritage. More than 2,000 participants will march in this year’s parade, including the Notre Dame Alumni Band, dog rescue groups, pipe and drum bands, historical re-enactors, Shriners and Kena cars, and Irish dancers.

Come early for the Fun Dog Show on Market Square, which benefits the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria.

Parade starts King and Alfred Streets
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Direct From Ireland: Téada w/ Champion Dancer Brian Cunningham

Tuesday, March 10 | 7:30pm

One of Irish traditional music’s leading exponents, Téada is driven by a fascination for the timeless, expressive force of music inherited from previous generations of musicians.

Jammin Java
227 Maple Ave E
Vienna, VA 22180
www.jamminjava.com


Enter The Haggis

Wednesday, March 11 | 8pm

For the better part of two decades, Toronto’s Enter The Haggis has combined bagpipes and fiddles with a rock rhythm section to create a distinctively eclectic sound by effortlessly melding bagpipes and fiddles with classic rock ’n’ roll instrumentation and powerful vocals.

The Barns at Wolf Trap
1635 Trap Rd.
Vienna, VA
www.wolftrap.org


St. Paddy’s Cocktail Dinner at Wildfire

Friday, March 13 | 6:30pm

Join Wildfire for a custom four course St. Patrick’s Day inspired menu with cocktail pairings.  The event begins with a reception of passed appetizers and the first pairing at 6:30pm, followed by the seated dinner at 7:00pm.

Wildfire Restaurant
1714 International Dr.
McLean, VA 22102
(703-) 442-9110
www.wildfirerestaurant.com


O’Faolain’s Road To St. Patrick’s Day

March 13 – March 17

Celebrate St. Patrick’s ALL WEEK, at O’Faolain’s with delicious Irish fare, live music, dancers, 6 Nations Rugby, gala dinner and so much more!

20921 Davenport Drive
Sterling, VA 20165
703-444-9796
www.ofaolains.com


Kalypso’s St. Patrick’s Day Weekend

March 13 – March 17

It’s time once again for the Everyone’s Irish on St. Patrick’s Day celebration at Kalypso’s. Join them starting on Friday for a multitude of fun events including the Lake Anne Leprechaun, live music, and delicious Irish-inspired food & drink specials.

1617 Washington Plaza N.
Reston, VA 20190
703-707-0660
Click here for the full schedule


CANCELLED
Greater Manassas Saint Patrick’s Day Parade

Saturday, March 14 | 11am – 12pm

The parade boasts unique Irish flair with several pipe bands including the Alexandria Pipe and Drums, Irish dance groups, and members of the Ancient Order of Hibernians. Bring your family and friends (all dressed in green, of course) for this family oriented celebration of the Irish in Old Town Manassas.

Center Street in Old Town Manassas
www.stpatparade.net


St Pat’s Leprechaun Duathlon with New Trail Cycling

Saturday, March 14 | 8:30am – 10:30am

Join us for a fun 30 minute spin class at New Trail Cycling, then chase the leprechaun around the lake to win prizes and more!

New Trail Cycling
Lake Anne Brew House
Click here for more information


St. Patrick’s Pregame: Kegs & Eggs

Saturday, March 14 | 9am – 5pm

City Tap Loudoun kicks off the leprechaun-laced festivities early with  “Kegs & Eggs”!

  • Irish food specials
  • $4 Green beer
  • $5 Guinness
  • Live Irish music 2-5pm from Moosejaw Celtic Pop Duo

And if you’re feeling extra joyous, GO BALD to raise funds for pediatric cancer! From 12-2pm, score a free shave by PR at Partners hair salons when you make a donation.

City Tap Loudoun
20376 Exchange Street
Ashburn, Virginia 20147
www.citytap.com/location/loudoun


3rd Annual Leprechaun Loop

Saturday, March 14 | 10am – 2am

Come get Shamrocked with Sidebar & 14 Loudoun at their largest outdoor event of the year!  Live music, DJs, drinks, food and everything Irish.

SideBar
24 South King Street
Leesburg, VA 20175
Click here for more information


Open Road St. Patrick’s Day Party

Saturday, March 14 | 11am – 10pm

Join Open Road for live music, food, and beverage specials!

8100 Lee Hwy.
Falls, Church, VA
(571) 395-4400
www.openroadgrill.com


CANCELLED
Celtic Music Concert

Saturday, March 14 | 8pm-10pm

Enjoy a lively evening of acoustic Irish music by Mitchelstown in the intimate atmosphere of the farmhouse parlor. This program is appropriate for ages 18 and up.

Cherry Hill Farmhouse
312 Park Ave.
Falls Church, VA
Click here for more information


St. Patrick’s Day Rumba

Saturday, March 14 | 9pm – 1:30am

Party with Inca Social for St Patrick’s day with a Latin twist!

Partying to dance music and drink green beer, green delicious cocktails. Dancing llamas all night with the DJ starting at 9pm! Dance floor open after 10pm with specials starting at 5pm at the bar.

Inca Social
2670 Avenir Place
Vienna, VA 22180
www.incasocial.com


POSTPONED UNTIL JUNE 14
Lucky Leprechaun 5k

Sunday, March 15 | 8am 

Run like you have the luck of the Irish on your side! All pre-registered runners will receive an awesome short sleeve Lucky Leprechaun shirt and all finishers will receive a one-of-a-kind medal! Awards will be given to overall winners as well as age group winners. After the race enjoy tasty post race refreshments!

11900 Market St.
Reston, VA
www.prraces.com/luckyleprechaun


2nd Annual St. Patricks Day Brunch at Lake Anne Brew House

Sunday, March 15 | 10:30am – 11:30am

An amazing FULL IRISH BRUNCH with Wined & Dined Kitchen, preparing a decadent and exciting menu of new twists on Irish favorites. Tickets are $45 per person, and are EXTREMELY limited. (Last year tickets sold out quickly. Don’t hesitate on this one!) Ticket includes buffet brunch, nitro cold-brew coffee, hot coffee, Irish Breakfast tea and your first beer.

11424 Washington Plaza West
Reston, VA 20190
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POSTPONED
Get Lucky! Yoga and Beer at Rocket Frog

Sunday, March 15 | 10:30am – 12pm

Join Hillary for a spirited St. Patrick’s Day flow at Rocket Frog Brewing that will make you feel like the luckiest leprechaun! The yoga experience is welcoming to all levels, beginners to advanced practitioners. Following the hourlong vinyasa experience, stick around for a delicious craft beer from this award-winning brewery on the LoCo Ale Trail!

Rocket Frog Brewing Company
22560 Glenn Dr., Suite #103
Sterling, VA 20164
Click here for more information


POSTPONED INDEFINITELY
2020 St. Patrick’s Parade of Washington, DC

Sunday, March 15 | 12pm– 3pm

Everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day, and truly this Parade is for everyone. It is a family day, a day when people come together to enjoy the sharing of culture, the celebration of being Irish or almost Irish and to enjoy a wonderful event!

The route is on the National Mall and marches 7th St to 17th St on Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC
www.dcstpatsparade.com


CANCELLED
Danú “Saint Patrick’s Celebration”

Sunday, March 15 | 3pm

Hailing from historic County Waterford, Danú is one of the leading traditional Irish ensembles of today. Their standing room only concerts throughout Ireland are true events featuring high-energy performances and a glorious mix of ancient Irish music and new repertoire.

The Alden
1234 Ingleside Ave.
McLean VA 22101
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The Auld Shebeen

Monday, March 16 | 6:30pm – 9pm

Conor Malone, Irish Dancers, Giveaways!
Conor will be starting St. Patrick’s week off with a show at 6.30pm and ringing in St. Patrick’s Day at 7pm (midnight in Ireland). Irish dancers, great specials and giveaways!

Tuesday, March 17 | 11:30am  – 11pm

The Flying Cows of Ventry – Restaurant Stage
St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations! Jeff, James and Timmy Walthall will be belting out all of your favorite Irish tunes all day long!

3971 Chain Bridge Rd.
Fairfax, VA
(703) 293-9600
www.theauldshebeenva.com


St. Patricks Day Party at PJ Mulligans

Tuesday, March 17  | 6am – 2am

  • 6am: Breakfast
  • 1pm – 5pm: Live Music
  • 3pm: Irish Dance
  • 7pm: Irish Dance
  • 9pm – 2am (overnight): Green Beer Party
  • 9pm – 2am (overnight): DJ Joe

2310 Woodland Crossing Dr
Herndon, VA 20171
www.pjmulligans.com


St. Paddy’s Party 2020!

Tuesday, March 17 | 7am – 2am

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day throughout the day at Sully’s Pour House:

  • Doors Open at 7am
  • Kegs & Eggs at 7am
  • Bag Pipers at 8am
  • Boyle’s Irish Dancers at 2:30pm
  • Live Music All Day Long
  • Raffles
  • Swag
  • Special Edition St.paddy’s Shirts
  • 50/50 Raffle Supporting Herndon Hs Sports Booster
  • Irish Beer & Food Specials!

Sully’s Pour House
754 Elden St, Ste 102
Herndon, VA 20170
www.sullyspourhouse.com


Happy St. Patrick’s Day! at Ned Devine’s

Tuesday, March 17

Ned Devine’s Irish Sports Pub is hosting a full day of St. Patrick’s Day celebrating:

  • Kegs & Eggs breakfast 9am – 11:30am
  • Acoustic Performances
    • Brian Franke 11:30am – 2:30pm
    • Bent Peterson 2:30pm – 5:30pm
    • Levi Stephens 5:30pm – 8:30pm
  • Boyle School of Irish Dance performing at 1:30pm, 4pm, and 8pm
  • Northern Virginia Firefighters’ Emerald Society Pipe Band performing at 5pm
  • Live music with “It’s All Good” at 9:30pm

Ned Devine’s Irish Sports Pub
2465 Centerville Road
Herndon, VA 20171
www.neddevines.com


Jimmy’s 23rd Annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration!

Tuesday, March 17 | 11am – 1:30am

Jimmy’s Old Town Tavern 23nd Annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration offers a full day of celebrating:

  • Irish Menu, Irish Music & Libations all day!
  • Performances by the Northern Virginia Pipe Band, Irish Elvis and more!
  • Complimentary Souvenir Pins for our first 400 guests!
  • Special Edition St. Pat’s Shirts for sale at 11am!
  • Beer Garden open!
  • “Lucky Charms Guess for Charity” from 6pm  – 8pm!
  • DJ and dancing from 9pm – close
  • “Men in Kilts” Contest at 11pm!

Jimmy’s Old Town Tavern
697 Spring Street
Herndon, VA 20170
www.jimmystavern.com


Old Brogue’s 39th Anniversary St. Patrick’s Day 2019!

Tuesday, March 17

St. Patrick’s Day Pub Bash features traditional Irish beers at all 3 bars and  live entertainment all day in the pub featuring Ted Garber. Open at 10:00am. Entertainment: 1pm – 5:30pm & 7:30pm until last call.

NO ONE UNDER 21 ADMITTED … NO EXCEPTIONS!
$10 Cover Charge includes an official 2019 button 1st come, 1st served. Limited seating.

Irish Concerts in The Snuggery
Celtic concert, featuring Tam McGeady and The Mostly Irish Band. Reservations are required.

760C Walker Road
Great Falls, VA
(703) 759-3309
www.oldbrogue.com


Ireland’s Four Provinces

Tuesday, March 17

Experience the spirited celebration of all things Irish with friends at Ireland’s Four Provinces in Falls Church, VA!

  • “K’eggs” Breakfast fare from 8am – 11am
  • Irish favorites from the Bar/Patio menu all day
  • Set-menu Lunch (11:30 & 1:30 seatings) & Dinner (4pm, 6pm, & 8pm seatings) in the Dining Room. Reservations required.
  • Music throughout the day, both Inside and Out

105 W. Broad Street
Falls Church, VA
(703) 534-8999
www.4psva.com


St. Patrick’s Day Happy Hour at #IncaSocial

Tuesday, March 17 | 4pm – 1am

Party with Inca Social this St. Patricks Day with live music, green beer and an extended happy hour with late night specials.

Inca Social
2670 Avenir Place
Vienna, VA 22180
www.incasocial.com


Lúnasa with special guest MALINDA

Sunday, March 29 | 3pm & 7pm

Named for an ancient Celtic harvest festival in honor of the Irish god Lugh, patron of the arts, Lúnasa represents a gathering of some of the top musical talents in Ireland. Its members have helped form the backbone of the greatest Irish groups of the decade.

CenterStage, RCC Hunters Woods
2310 Colts Neck Rd
Reston, VA 20191
www.restoncommunitycenter.com

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