On St. Patrick’s Day, everyone becomes Irish celebrating the day with traditional Irish food, green beer and a parade. Las Vegas takes it one step further with specialty drinks, fun foods and live entertainment so plan to dance like a leprechaun, find a basket of four-leaf clovers and tell everyone “Top o’ morning, afternoon and night” on March 17.
Cabo Wabo Cantina will host a patio party on March 17. In addition to Sammy Hagar’s signature margarita with an Irish green twist, crafted with Cabo Wabo tequila and Grand Marnier and served on the rocks; Cabo Wabo cantina will also offer green beer, shot specials and beer tubs filled with select import and domestic brews. Signature dishes will also be available including the Queso Fundido con chorizo made with house chorizo and Mexican cheese blend, melted and served with warm tortillas and salsa and the Cotija cheese crusted quesadilla, made with carne asada or chicken, pico de gallo, sour cream and guacamole.
Sammy Hagar’s Cabo Wabo Cantina was inspired by his Hagar’s Cabo San Lucas, Mexico location. It encompasses three levels and with outdoor patio located inside Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. For more info, visit cabowabocantina.com/vegas.
New York-New York Hotel & Casino
A celebratory St. Patrick’s Day parade will be held on the Outdoor Plaza by the Brooklyn Bridge, outside of Nine Fine Irishmen at New York-New York Hotel & Casino on St. Patrick’s Day to kick off the final day of Celtic Feis, the biggest celebration of Irish culture on the Las Vegas Strip. Joined by a color guard, the Las Vegas Pipe Band will lead the procession through the hotel ending on Nine Fine Irishmen’s outdoor patio with a Guinness toast.
Following the parade, guests are invited to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day and spread Irish cheer by enjoying live music and specially priced food and cocktails at Nine Fine Irishmen. Admission is $10, beginning at noon, which includes a pint of Guinness or a shot of Jameson for guests ages 21 and up. For more info, visit nynyhotelcasino.com.
Double Helix, the wine and whiskey lounge at Town Square, will celebrate by offering its full collection of Irish whiskies for half price including Irish whiskey cocktails and shots on March 17. Double Helix features a full bar that offers over 40 unique wines by the glass, 100 whiskey labels, sampler flights and Double Helix’s signature cocktails. Liquid Brunch is offered featuring breakfast items, small plates and all-you-can-drink Mimosa or Bloody Mary. The cigar-friendly and pet-friendly patio includes a fire pit and comfortable seating. Visit doublehelixwine.com for details.
The LINQ Promenade – Caesars Entertainment’s open-air shopping, dining and entertainment district –and anchored by the world’s tallest observation wheel, the Las Vegas High Roller, features a number of places to celebrate St. Paddy’s.
The St. Patrick’s Day celebrations kick-off at noon with a parade throughout The LINQ Promenade complete with leprechauns, bagpipers and stilt walkers. The BLOQ party outside in The LINQ Promenade will feature giveaways, St. Patrick’s Day gear and games of corn hole and oversized beer pong between various surprise pop up bands, dancers and performances. Beer trucks and portable bars from Heineken, Leinenkugel, Guinness, Coors Light and Miller Lite will line the green oasis. Parades and a drumline performance will overtake the promenade throughout the day and the fountain stage will feature a live performance from Empire Records as well as a silent disco. The High Roller brings the celebration 550 feet into the air with green beer and Irish-themed cocktails at The Sky Lounge and in every Happy Half Hour cabin.
Inside O’Sheas Casino, there will be drinks, food and live music performances from The Garage Boys, The Hooligans and Darby O’Gill throughout the day.
St. Patty’s Day exclusive offerings at The LINQ include:
- Flour & Barley: Green draft beer for $4
- Haute Doggery: Purchase a Luck o’ the Irish Hot Dog and receive a PBR for $2.
- Sprinkles Cupcakes: Monthly flavors and specialty themed desserts include: Irish Chocolate cupcakes, Green Velvet cupcakes, Maple Bacon cupcakes and Crème Brulee ice cream.
For more information, visit thelinq.com.