12 Alternative St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations from Around the World

Alternative St. Patrick's Day Celebrations from Around the World

Muldoon’s Irish Pub – Newport Beach, California
Muldoon’s Irish Pub in Newport Beach offers a typical Irish experience in the heart of southern California. There are live music and dancing every weekend as well as a hearty menu offering pub classics such as Irish stew and fish and chips. The drinks menu includes a variety of Irish beers, whiskey and award-winning Irish coffee. Get more information at visitnewportbeach.com.

Molly Malones – Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan
Hiroshima’s very own Irish pub honouring the unofficial anthem of Dublin is located bang in the middle of the nightlife district. With live music from 5 pm, this pub is the place to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day while on a Japanese holiday. Enjoy Irish music with a side of traditional Irish food, giveaways and endless creamy pints of Guinness. Get more information at visithiroshima.net.

The Hakata Harp – Kyushu, Japan

The Hakata Harp Irish Pub in Kyushu Japan

Enjoy a pint of the black stuff at this pub or choose from one of 20 different kinds of Irish whiskey. Hakata Harp offers a wide range of alcoholic beverages, from cocktails to non-alcoholic drinks, including Kilkenny. Kilkenny is in short supply this far from the emerald isle, making this pub a must-visit for travellers. Get more information at welcomekyushu.com.

Mullaney’s Harp & Fiddle Irish Pub – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Pittsburgh’s Irish connections run as deep as its rivers, and Mullaney’s is the city’s pioneering Irish pub. St. Patrick’s Day in the city of bridges is spread over two days, and the Harp & Fiddle is the place to be to kick off the celebrations, with 12 hours of live Irish music and plenty of Irish food and drinks to keep you fuelled throughout the day. Get more information at visitpittsburgh.com.

The Luck of the Irish “St. Barles Day” – South Lake Tahoe, California

South Lake Brewing Company in South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Brewing Company in South Lake Tahoe, California, is marking more than one celebration this St. Patrick’s Day. As the brewery owner’s dog named Barley turns six, guests who bring their dog in on a leash and/or wear an Irish costume, receive $1 off pints all night long. The evening will include a new beer release – Irish-themed of course, along with live music, and food for purchase. Get more information at tahoesouth.com.

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