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The Best St. Patrick’s Day Specials in Philly

Irish Pub

Be true to the holiday and keep it simple to the theme at the Irish Pub! In celebration of St. Patrick’s Day at both locations, all redheads will receive a t-shirt free of cost. The bar, opening early at 10 a.m., will also have WMMR live at their 12th Street location!

Yakitori Boy

Enjoy a $5 Guinness pint or Jameson shot, as well as mixed drinks at the always-fun Yakitori Boy!* They will be spinning a ‘lucky’ wheel with special food and drink prizes. Head over to Philly’s premiere karaoke lounge with a big group or intimate-style and book a private room to belt it out.


Any Philly native knows McGillin’s Olde Ale House is a staple for a fun night out with friends. In honor of the holiday, the bar is opening an hour early at 10 a.m. and serving green beer and green cheer for sixteen straight hours.

XFinity Live

If you’re looking for a night out surrounded by a ton of good company, head to XFinity Live for their annual St. Paddy’s Day party! Local cover band, Bangarang, will be playing covers of your favorite hits while you enjoy green bar, Irish Car bombs, and Jameson specials at Victory Beer Hall! Plus, the venue is offering free parking after 8 p.m.!


Enjoy live music from a variety of bands, solo acts, and a DJ at Fado on St. Patrick’s Day! Doors are opening as early as 7 a.m. with live music starting at 2 p.m. and a $5 cover.

Fergie’s Pub

Make St. Paddy’s Day the debut of your singing career with a live band karaoke set up at Fergie’s Pub! That’s right, a three-piece band will accompany you as the lead singer while you read the words and sing your heart out.

Cavanaughs Rittenhouse

Celebrate with Irish festivities while watching for Cav’s second night of March Madness! They will be offering $3.75 Miller Lites as well as $5 Jameson, Fireball, and Tullamore Dew shots.

Tir Na Nog

For a more traditional twist on the typically wild holiday, make your way to Tir Na Nog for a day filled with Irish music, Irish dancing and food! Opening at 10 a.m., there bar will have Irish musicians Paraic Keane and the Bare Knuckle Boxers playing live starting at 2 p.m.

JD McGillicuddy’s Manayunk

Venture out of Center City for a night at Irish bar JD McGillicuddy’s in Manayunk. With Irish trashcan and car bomb specials, a signature, top-secret ‘Cuddy Clover’ mixer, $5 Jameson drinks, and discounted Miller Lites, this bar is really getting in the holiday spirit! They are planning on opening at 11:30 a.m.  

Bridget Foy’s

Spend the day on South Street at Bridget Foy’s! They will have specialty food and drink specials all week long including a Guinness beef stew and lamb burgers. Plus, an opportunity to try a $15 Whiskey tasting!



* Yakitori Boy is a client of Philly PR Girl. 

Where will you be celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in Philadelphia? Let us know in the comments!