You have your obligatory “Kiss Me I’m Irish” pin, assorted green clothing items and designated driver ready to go. Now you just need a plan. Lucky for you The Sunset Strip has multiple party options – all within walking distance – for you to enjoy. AND even better, the party kicks off Saturday! So go ahead, everyone gets to be Irish at least one (or two) days out of the year.
Second Annual St. Patrick’s Day Block Party at Rock & Reilly’s
Party Saturday, March 16 at Rock & Reilly’s second annual St. Patrick’s Day Block Party. The party kicks off at noon and features eight full bars, four beer trucks, three food trucks, Joe’s Pizza, special guest DJs, photo booths and games. Tickets available now at the bar for $15 or $20 day of the event at the door. The Block Party will benefit Pencils of Promise, which creates schools, programs and global communities around the common goal of education for all. www.rnrpub.com
Pre-St. Patrick’s Day Party With Mickey Avalon at Viper Room
Start your St. Patrick’s Day weekend with Mickey Avalon on March 16. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $30 for this 21 and older show. www.viperroom.com
Three Days of St. Patrick’s Cocktails at RH Bar
In celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, Andaz West Hollywood is featuring two specialty cocktails and a dessert, all in Irish spirit. The featured menu will be available March 15-17 in RH Bar and includes:
- Luck o’ the Irish Ice Cream ($10) with candied pecan ice cream, drizzle of walnut liquor and a shot of Jameson whiskey.
- Irish Fire Truck ($5) a 5 ounce pour of Fireman’s Brew Brunette with a Jameson and walnut cordial shot.
- Irish Manhattan ($10) with Sino (Jameson aged tequila), a dash of sweet vermouth, cherry and orange rim.
Bag Pipes And Drink Specials at Cabo Cantina
Cabo Cantina is going Irish for the night, with bag pipes, giveaways, 99-cent Coronitas, “Leprechaun” and “Shamrock” shot specials and their famous happy hour with two-for-one priced drinks from 4-8 p.m. as well as 10 p.m. – midnight. www.thecabocantina.com
St. Patrick’s House Party at House of Blues Sunset Strip
Get lucky at the biggest St. Patrick’s Day party in L.A.! Three floors o’ fun, free admission, live bands and DJs, Irish drink and food specials, giveaways and go-go dancers. For free tickets, RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. Doors open at 4 p.m. Ages 21 and older, only. www.hob.com/losangeles
Corned Beef & Cabbage Tacos, Drink Specials at Pink Taco Sunset Strip
It’s an all-day celebration at Pink Taco on March 17. Corned beef and cabbage tacos, Irish car bombs, pot o’ gold drink specials and free chips and salsa for everyone wearing green.
"Irish Olympics" at The Den
The Den kicks off its festivities on Saturday, March 16 and continues through Sunday. Enjoy drink specials, food specials and Irish DJ. Doors open at 3 p.m. on Saturday and 11 a.m. on Sunday. www.thedenofhollywood.com