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St. Patrick's Day

Parties, Parades and Plenty of Beer

Gather up your favorite lads and lasses and celebrate the one day a year where everyone's Irish. San Diego offers parades and celebrations suitable for the family and your little leprechauns, and late night parties and pub crawls with ever-flowing green beer for the grown-ups.

Two women riding bouncy unicorns at Shamrock in San Diego

Parties and Parades

St. Patrick's Day Parade & Festival

When: Mar. 11, 2023
See dignitaries and honorees, floats, high school marching bands, police and fire department units, Irish community groups, dancing groups, equestrian units, clowns, antique cars, Irish setters, and more. Then enjoy a fun day at the festival for the whole family.

San Diego Leprechaun Run

When: Mar. 11, 2023
Run through the streets of downtown Pacific Beach, finish under the rainbow and enjoy your drink to start your St. Patrick's Day party!

IRISH 4 A DAY - St. Patrick's Day Party Hop!

When: Mar. 17-18, 2023
Gaslamp's top 20 bars are rolling out the green carpet to welcome you with green beer, Irish car bombs, DJs, dancing, live music, exclusive drink and dining deals, hotel specials, overnight parking perks and so much more.

San Diego shamROCK

When: Mar. 17, 2023
ShamROCK transforms the bustling San Diego downtown neighborhoods into a Celtic carnival for the senses with an abundance of pub-style seating, flowing green beer, traditional Irish steppers, Celtic rock bands, photo-ops, shenanigan games (with prizes!), and activation throughout the Gaslamp.

Luck O' Loma St. Patrick's Day Block Party

When: Mar. 17, 2023
Get ready for green beer, cocktails & festive foods + entertainment featuring live bands, DJs, themed games, local vendors, green stuff & more!

St. Patrick's Day at Seaport Village

When: Mar. 17, 2023
Grab dinner, drinks and dessert from one of our yummy eateries in the west courtyard. Jam out to some Irish tunes before heading over to the pond to snap a selfie in the shamrock light tunnels… if you're lucky, you might even see a leprechaun!

The Field Irish Pub sign in Gaslamp Quarter in Downtown San Diego


The Field

Where: 544 Fifth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101
A turn of the century Irish pub shipped literally piece by piece from Ireland and relocated in the heart of San Diego's Historic Gaslamp Quarter.

Stout Public House

Where: 1125 6th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101

Half Door Brewing Company

Where: 903 Island Ave, San Diego, CA 91941

The Ould Sod

Where: 3373 Adams Ave, San Diego, CA 92116

Long Story Irish Pub

Where: 4204 Voltaire St, San Diego, CA 92107


Where: 4646 Convoy St, San Diego, CA 92111

Effin's Pub & Grill

Where: 6164 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA 92115

Blarney Stone Pub

Where: 5617 Balboa Ave, San Diego, CA 92111

McP's Irish Pub

Where: 1107 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118

Hooelys Public House

Where: 5500 Grossmont Center Dr, La Mesa, CA 91942
Where: 2955 Jamacha Rd, El Cajon, CA 92019

O'Sullivans Escondido

Where: 1158 E. Grand Ave, Escondido, CA 92025

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