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Top 5 ways to celebrate St Patrick’s Day in Adelaide

Well bejaysus, it’s St Patrick’s Day again on Friday 17 March. It’s the global Irish celebration that turns Adelaide green each year and here’s our Top 5 Things To Do On St Patrick’s Day around Adelaide and a little further afield this year!

1.  Shapeshifter Brewery

The Shapeshifter Brewery hosts a family event with Irish dancers, live music by Celtic band The Borderers, traditional food, and, of course, delicious drinks. Just for St Patrick’s Day, the brewery brings back their iconic Craic Irish Stout.

Where: Shapeshifter Brewing Company, Findon

When: 17 March from 12:00 pm 

Entry: Free

Book your table here

2. St Patricks Day Party at the Arkaba Hotel

Go to the Sportys Bar at the Arkaba Hotel this St Patrick’s Day for lunch specials, happy hour and live music, but also has Guinness on tap and special St Patrick’s Day cocktails.

Where: The Arkaba, Fullarton

When: 17 March from 11:00 am

Entry: Free

More information here.

3. St Patrick’s Day at Mick O’Shea’s Hotel

The Irish pub in the Southern Vales will also host a St Patrick’s celebration. Enjoy live entertainment, all-day dining, pop-up outdoor bar, Irish-themed food, drink specials, giveaways and so much more. Guests have the option to dine in the restaurant, hang out in the outdoor space or soak up the sunshine on the lawn.

Where: Mick O’Shea’s Hotel, Hackham

When: 17 March 11:30am – 9:00 pm

Entry: Free, but bookings for the restaurant are essential

Book here

5. Irish Whiskey Tasting at Malt & Juniper

Feeling a bit more glamorous this year? Try an intimate Irish whiskey tasting. Malt & Juniper offers two hours of tasting through six Irish whiskeys. All drinks will be matched with either cheese or chocolate.

Where: Malt & Juniper, Adelaide

When: 17 March 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Entry: $99 – $105

Book here 

5. Celtic Dance Party at Adelaide Fringe

Irish band Shambolics is bringing a massive St Patricks Day to Adelaide Fringe. The band plays fiddle, banjo, whistle and guitars and will have everyone singing and dancing to Irish shanties in no time.

Where: Rising Sun Hotel, Auburn

When: 19 March from 2:00 pm

Entry: $10 – $25

Book here

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