You don't need to be Irish to enjoy these specials and celebrations for St. Patrick's Day here in Stockton. All you'll need is a sense of adventure and a love of good food and fun.
There are many different ways to celebrate the Irish. Whether you've been honoring Irish-American Heritage Month for 31-straight days or are just really excited about that specific 17th day in March, Stockton has plenty of options for you. Below is a lineup of pubs, bars, and restaurants serving up food, beer, and entertainment that would make Darby O'Gill dance the jig. In addition to that, we've got some spots offering some lucky green snacks, fashion, and decor that would fit nicely in your home as you marathon Far & Away, The Boondock Saints, P.S. I Love You, The Departed, and Belfast...
What? Who doesn't like an Irish movie marathon?!
Why just celebrate the Irish on one day when you can do it for THREE?! That’s the plan over at Finnegan’s Irish Pub & Grill for Finn’s St. Paddy’s Day Block Party. From the actual holiday on Thursday, March 17 through Saturday, March 19, this pub will be flowing with great food, drinks, music, and an all-out Irish celebration with Danny Boys and Galway Girls. ERIN GO BRAGH!
The Guinness will be flowing and the vibes will be Celtic as FED celebrates St. Patrick’s Day! From 7 pm to 1 am on the day of, enjoy the amazing burgers, the cheese-stretching of delicious mozzarella sticks, thirst-quenching green beer, and great music as you party the night away!
Cast Iron Trading Co. is bringing the Irish vibes out with their St. Patrick's Shindig, happening Thursday evening from 4 to 10 pm. They will have Irish pub specials, a happy hour, and some delicious brews flowing throughout the evening. Plus, they will be featuring live music from Kelly Foley & Friends. Tunes that will be sure to put you in the Gaelic spirit.
114 N San Joaquin St
Enjoy the Irish vibes on St. Paddy’s Day over at Papapavlo’s. Enjoy the ambiance of traditional bagpipes playing at 7:20 pm, followed by live Irish melodies on the piano by James Michael Day. To top it off, savor the delicious corned beef and cabbage, oysters on the half shell, and great beer from Morgan Territory Brewing.
The fine lassies and lads over at Midgley’s aren’t just giving you those Irish vibes on one night. For the week of St. Patrick’s Day (Monday, March 14 – Sunday, March 20), the corned beef and cabbage will be on the menu—as well as any beer they have in-house.
296 Lincoln Center
What do you get when you cross Irish and Mexican foods? You get corned beef tacos from Octavio's, and they are AMAZING. It's not a flavor combo many have thought of before, but once you try it, you'll wonder what's taken the world so long. You can embrace this lucky combination of cultures from 4:00 to 8:30 pm on St. Patrick's Day.
3201 W. Ben Hold Dr, Suite 155
"Faith and begorrah," the fine folks over at Fat City Brew & BBQ are once again slicing up their delicious corned beef just in time for the lucky day. Stop in and enjoy their savory corned beef sandwiches, which pairs nicely with their green beer. Your heart may be light and happy, but your stomach will definitely be full after stopping by this popular Miracle Mile spot.
1740 Pacific Ave
Valley Brew Company is providing that Irish feel on the day of St. Patrick's Day with their St. Patrick's Celebration. Stop in for some corned beef and cabbage, some warm Shepherd's pie, and of course, there will be plenty of beer for you to enjoy.
Don't think for one second that The Kitchen at Stonebrier wouldn't have some Irish-themed specials for you! In honor of St. Patrick's, they are serving up corned beef tacos, double-stacked Ruben, and a corned beef and cabbage plate to fill you up. And, of course, there are plenty of beer options to pair with your pick.
Head over to Stockton Arena on St. Patrick's Day and see if the "luck o' the Irish" can rub off on the Kings as they face off against the Oklahoma City Blue. Beers are only $2 and you can take advantage of the special "end of the season" sale, where all merch is 50% off! The tip-off is at 7 pm.
248 W Fremont St
Celebrating the Irish isn’t just limited to food and drink. Head over to the Stockton Civic Theatre between March 11 and March 26 as their talented performers put on one of the longest-running shows in Chicago theatre history: Flanagan’s Wake. Drinks will be served throughout the show's run as you sit back and enjoy the show as you’re transported to Emerald Isle and grieve as only the Irish can.
If you’re looking to bring some “Irish luck” home instead of going out, a few spots at Lincoln Center have you covered. Podesto’s Market has some delicious green treats for you to munch on, FINA has lovely, green-infused fashion statements that will help you avoid a pinch, and Best Wishes has a plethora of fantastic Irish-themed décor for you to cover your house in.
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