Are you ready to celebrate the Luck of the Irish? St. Patrick's Day is a great time to get out and see what locations near our Springs Apartments communities offer in the way of Irish beer and food. Here are some events and well-known pubs to consider as you make your St. Paddy's Day plans.
1. Clancy's St. Paddy's Day Bash
6218 Cortez Rd West, Bradenton
Held on St. Patrick's Day, the festivities at this 16th annual event begin at noon with musical guest BC & the Gant, followed by other well-known names and traditional bagpipers over the dinner hour. Not only can you enjoy great music, but the festival always delivers traditional Irish food, including corned beef and cabbage. The bash is open to anyone 21 years or older.
2. McCabes Irish Pub's St. Patrick's Day
302 12th St West, Bradenton
Scottish entertainer JJ Smith will be visiting Bradenton's McCabes Irish Pub for their annual St. Patrick's Day event. Along with Smith’s performance, which begins at 6 p.m., the pub will be serving Irish beer, drinks and food all evening.
3. Paddywagon Irish Pub
4402-1 SR 64 East, Bradenton
This is a great low-key place to go for some Irish grub and beer on St. Patrick's Day. Paddywagon’s offers traditional Irish faire and has 23 beers on tap and 17 TVs, so you can take in some March Madness while celebrating Irish tradition.
4. Linksters Tap Room
8764 South Tamiami Trail, Sarasota
For a more upscale St. Pat’s experience, consider Sarasota's Linksters Tap Room. Linksters offers plenty of TVs for watching the game, pool tables, golden tee golf and a variety of other digital games to experience while enjoying your fair share of Irish food.
Do you have a favorite spot for St. Patrick's Day in Bradenton or Sarasota? Share it with the Springs community in the comments below.