Your Guide to What’s on this St Patrick’s Day in Liverpool
What’s the Craic in Liverpool this St Patrick’s Day? Read on to plan a rip-roaring weekend of celebrating the Emerald Isle.
So just how Irish are you? If your nan’s cousin’s aunt’s brother in law even so much as visited Dublin for the weekend, you’re in the gang and now have the perfect excuse to toast the shamrock this weekend. As Liverpool shares a long history with the Guinness lovers from across the pond, we’re getting right into the party spirit and lining up a brilliant weekend of painting the town tricolour. From the traditional St Patrick’s Day Parade, to huge club nights, Irish dancing, GREEN beer and of course, a hangover brekkie for Sunday….
Here’s your Ultimate Guide to St Patrick’s Day in Liverpool 2018….
Celebrations for Everyone
Paddy’s Day isn’t just about getting out on the ale, okay it’s about 70/30 about the partying but there’s lots of family friendly events to check out this weekend too.
Liverpool St Patrick’s Day Parade 2018
Start your Paddy’s Day weekend off with the official Liverpool St Patrick’s Day Parade 2018 which kicks off at the Old Irish Centre, Mount Pleasant at 1pm and finishes up at Derby Square in the city centre around 2:30pm. There are 7 bands confirmed to play the parade including the City of Liverpool Pipe Band, Liverpool Irish Flute Band and the Katumba Drummers to name just a few.
The official parade route is as follows: Great Orford Street, Mount Pleasant, Hope Street, Hardman Street, Leece Street, Renshaw Street, St Georges Plateau, Roe Street, Hood Street, Crosshall Street, Dale Street & Finally Castle street were the parade will finish at Derby Square. Don’t forget to tag us in your Paddy’s Day pics @TheGuideLpool.
Liverpool Irish Centre, Boundary Lane
Unsurprisingly, Liverpool Irish Centre is a hub of activity this St Patricks Day and will play host to a top night of live music on Friday 16th March as Blackstairs Rebel Band kick start the festivities. There’s also Irish dancing and of course a brilliant atmosphere and pint or three on offer too. Click here to find out more.
St Patricks Day Make Up Masterclass, Debenhams, Liverpool ONE
We bet you never thought you’d see a St Patrick’s Day Make Up Masterclass!? Debenhams is hosting just that on Saturday from 4-6. Glam up and pout for St Pat ladies. Find out more and book here.
St Pat’s Weekender Brunch (with a free pint) HUS, Tithebarn Street
Let’s face it, the vast majority of us will wake up with a massive hangover on Sunday, so head to HUS on Tithebarn Street to enjoy a tick box brunch (with a free pint) that will revitalise even the most hardcore Irish party animal. Book your spot and nurse your hangover here.
Ceilidh Time down at Museum of Liverpool
Enjoy a special performance by the George Ferguson School of Dance from 12pm on Sunday, plus all your favourite skiffle songs of the 1950s, as part of National Museums Liverpool’s events for St Patrick’s Day weekend. Click here to find out more.
An Authentic Irish Pint
If it’s a traditional Irish celebration you’re looking for then Liverpool has many a boozer in which to enjoy a pint of the black stuff. Here’s our top Irish bars in Liverpool.
O Neill’s, Hanover Street
From 10am til 10:30pm O’Neills, Hanover Street is lining up boss live music and in the afternoon you can watch England V Ireland in the Six Nations! Click here for all the info.
Pogue Mahones, Seel Street
Get into the St Pat’s spirit early as the Pogue Mahone doors open at 10am with a full day of music and live sporting action, plus plenty of Jamesons and Guinness. Info here.
Lanigans Irish Bar, Ranelagh Street
Another great bar that mixes all the very best of Irish culture and well, alcohol with sport. Lanigans looks, sounds and tastes Irish to the core. Click here for more info.
Flanagan’s Apple, Mathew Street
Can you even say Flanagan’s without smiling? The apple of Mathew Street’s eye, there’s a full on, fancy dress party happening this weekend and we can’t wait to get involved. Info here.
St Patrick’s Weekend Nights Out
If you’re simply out because it’s Saturday night and you want to join in the celebrations, check out our fave club and bar nights and drinking deals. Go on aheaaaddd!
McCooley’s Matthew Street & Concert Square
McCooley’s is offering up a weekend rammed with brilliant drinks deals, all the best cheesy Irish pop tunes and even a full Irish brekkie the following morning. Check it out here.
Up The Craic at Ghoulies Haunted House, Dale Street
Why not shake things up a bit and get grabbed by the Ghoulies this St Patrick’s Day in Liverpool? Head to Dale Street and take on the Horror House experience and live long enough to find a pot of gold worth drinks in the bar afterwards! Click here to get your tickets and get grabbed by the Ghoulies this Paddy’s Day.
St Patricks Day at The Jacaranda, Slater Street
The Jac is rolling out the green carpet and teaming up with Jamesons to offer a weekend full of live music, DJ sets and great drinks deals too. More details here.
Le Freak, St Patrick’s Day Disco, Attic Bar, Parr Street
Get down to Attic for a St Patrick’s Night Disco where ‘Le Freak’ DJ’s return with their favourite disco anthems after two full capacity shows. Free entry, starts at 10pm. Info here.
St Patrick’s Day Weekender at Coyote Ugly, Bold Street
Forget kissing the Blarney Stone this Saturday and bag yourself a Coyote instead as this Bold Street bar goes green for one night only. Check out the menus and more here.
Streetlife St Patricks Day With Mike Knowler at WAV
This is how you throw it down on Paddy’s night! WAV is bringing you the man who transformed Liverpool dance floors forever, throwing a Christmas night out that turned into what the people of this city know as the Infamous Quadrant Park! Nus Discount and General Sale tickets available here.
Baa FSTVL St Paddy’s Day Special, Fleet Street
You cant have a night out and not go to the Baa Bar and this weekend the Fleet St club welcomes back Ant Armstrong & Sean Myers, fresh from their Amsterdam set as they go Back 2 Back with each other playing the best House and Tech house. Advance entry tickets are just £4 and available here.
Crazy Pedro’s Paddy’s Party, Parr Street
How do you fancy the finest slices of whacky pizza, green beer, £5 Guinness Margarita’s and DJ’s playing hip hop, reggae and more from 5pm until the early light? Yeah, ya do. This is a free event, click here for more info.