March 17, St. Patrick’s Day, doors open at 11 a.m. House band Creel performs on the main stage at noon and at various times throughout the day. Entertainment on the patio steps off at 1 p.m. with Irish dancing from The Raglan Road Dancers and performers from the Watters School of Irish Dancing. U2 tribute band Elevation will bring down the house with renditions of U2’s greatest hits.
Festivities at Raglan Road and in surrounding Pleasure Island areas will include face painting, stilt walkers, competitions, giveaways and plenty of St. Patrick’s Day memorabilia. Throughout the event, the restaurant’s Cooke’s of Dublin will offer counter service favorites like fish and chips, battered sausages and deep-fried candy bars.
To book a table at the Signature Lunch ($45 per person, plus tax and gratuity), call 407/938-0300 or 407/WDW-DINE, or visit
http://www.raglanroad.com. On St. Patrick’s Day, guests will be seated on a first-come, first-served basis and a $10 cover charge (March 17 only) applies for guests 12 and older.
Party it up for the Official St. Paddy’s Day Bar Crawl! The infamous luck of the Irish is hitting your city with three days of fun, featuring the best bars to fulfill all of your Leprechaun desires! Get the One Day Bar Crawl Registration Ticket or celebrate the entire weekend and purchase the 3-Day Bar Crawl Pass which allows you access to all three parties from Friday, March 15th – Sunday, March 17th. And don’t forget – PADDY FEST will be commencing as the official Bar Crawl After Party. The Paddy Fest All Access Ticket will grant you access to all three crawl days and the fest as well, the ultimate St. Paddy’s Weekend experience!
Friday, March 16-Sunday, March 18
St. Pat Attack Weekend
Three-day party with “kegs and eggs,” Irish dancers and music by Scotty Long, EMC Trio and others. 6 pm Friday, 9 am Saturday, 6 pm Sunday; Hagan O’Reilly’s Irish Pub and Restaurant, 16112 Marsh Road, Suite 401, Winter Garden; free; 407-905-4782.
St. Patrick’s Day Celebration
Three-day event with drink specials, green beer and a “Hair of the Dog That Bit You” brunch. 3 pm Friday, 8 am Saturday, 11 am Sunday; The Pub at Pointe Orlando, 9101 Inter-national Drive; free; 407-352-2305; experiencethepub.com/Orlando.
The Great St. Patrick’s Day Party Trilogy
Authentic Irish food, outdoor beer garden, live music and more. 11 am Friday-Sunday; The Celt Irish Pub, 25 S. Magnolia Ave.; free; 407-481-2928; harpandcelt.com.
Saturday, March 17
A Wee Leprechaun St. Patrick’s Day Workshop
Preschool workshop with crafts and a take-home certificate. 10 am-noon Saturday; Orlando Science Center, 777 E. Princeton St.; $25 per parent/child, reservations required; 407-514-2112; osc.org.
Celtic Circle Painting Class
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a painting class with instructor Melissa Zamudio. 7 pm Saturday; Creative Canvas & Wine, 155 Cranes Roost Blvd., Suite 1130, Altamonte Springs; $35; 407-260-9463; creativecanvasandwine.com.
Central Florida Home Brewers St. Patrick’s Get Together
1-8 pm Saturday; Taps Wine, Beer & Eatery, 480 N. Orlando Ave., Winter Park; free; 407-677-5000; cfhb.org.
Drink til u pee Green with Dirty Sanchez
4 pm Saturday; The West End Trading Co., 202 S. Sanford Ave., Sanford; call for price; 407-322-7475.
Ember O’Briens St. Patrick’s Day Party
4 pm Saturday; Ember Bar & Restaurant, 42 W. Central Blvd.; call for details; 407-849-5200; emberorlando.com.
Irish for a Day St. Patrick’s Day Party
Green beer, Irish cocktails, live bands and drinking games. Noon Saturday; Brew, 504 N. Alafaya Trail, Suite 118; free; 407-900-6413; brewbarusa.com.
Preacher & Aquaman: St. Patrick’s Day Fangirls’ Meeting
A discussion on the books. 2 pm Saturday; A Comic Shop, 114 S. Semoran Blvd., Winter Park; free; 407-332-9636; acomicshop.com.
Shamrock St. Patrick’s Day
Music, beer, art displays. 11 am Saturday; Belle Isle Yacht Pub, 7521 S. Orange Ave.; call for price; 407-850-3491.
St. Paddy’s Day Bash
6 pm Saturday; Howl at the Moon Saloon, 8815 International Drive; free; 407-354-5999.
St. Patrick’s Day
11 am Saturday; World of Beer – Lake Mary, 1125 TownPark Ave., Lake Mary; free; 407-878-6693; lakemary.wobusa.com.
St. Patrick’s Day Block Party
11 am Saturday; Liam Fitzpatrick’s, 951 Market Promenade Ave., Lake Mary; free; 407-936-3782.
St. Patrick’s Day Block Party
5 pm Saturday; Paddy Murphy’s Irish Pub, 4982 New Broad St.; free; 407-622-4700; originalpaddymurphys.com.
St. Patrick’s Day Block Party and Concert
Call for time Saturday; Knight Library Sports Bar and Grill, 12289 University Blvd.; call for price; 407-482-2500.
St. Patrick’s Day Block Party and Festival With Off Kilter, Orlando Fire Dept. Pipe & Drum Band
Noon Saturday; Wall Street Plaza, Wall and Court streets; call for price; 407-849-0471.
St. Patrick’s Day Celebration with Orlando Firefighters Pipe & Drum Band, the Kidney Stones
3:30 pm Saturday; Pipers Bar and Grill, 4544 Curry Ford Road; free; 407-277-2883.
St. Patrick’s Day Concert featuring Trilogy and guest clarinetist Allan Vache
7 pm Saturday; Win-Gate Clubhouse, 10722 Gateway Ave.; $5-$10; applejazz.com.
St. Patrick’s Day Festival
Live music, food and spirits. 10 am Saturday; Connolly’s Irish Pub, 323 N. Ronald Reagan Blvd., Longwood; free; 407-767-0600; connollysirishpuboflongwood.com.
St. Patrick’s Day Festivities with Kim Hightower, Love in War
7 pm Saturday; Orlando Brewing, 1301 Atlanta Ave.; free; 407-872-1117; orlandobrewing.com.
St. Patrick’s Day Party
11 am Saturday; World of Beer, 7800 Dr. Phillips Blvd.; free; 407-355-3315; drphillips.wobusa.com.
St. Patrick’s Day Party
4 pm Saturday; O’Shucks Pub & Billiards, 7467 International Drive; free; 407-352-7892; oshuckspub.com.
St. Patrick’s Day PlayDate
9 pm Saturday; Soiree Event & Conference Center, 6394 Silver Star Road; $10-$18; 770-906-8076; playdateorlando.com.
St. Patrick’s Day with Across the Tracks
11:30 am Saturday; Fiddler’s Green, 544 W. Fairbanks Ave., Winter Park; free; 407-645-2050; fiddlesrsgreenorlando.com.
8 pm Saturday; World of Beer, 155 Cranes Roost Blvd., Altamonte Springs; free; 407-834-2337; altamonte.wobusa.com.
St. Patty’s Day Party
9 am Saturday; Tilted Kilt, 11650 University Blvd.; free; 407-781-5458; tiltedkilt.com.
St. Patty’s With Attitude
Traditional Irish food, dueling pianos and live bands. Noon Saturday; Pat O’Briens, CityWalk at Universal Orlando; free-$20; 407-224-2691; universalorlando.com.