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St. Patrick's Day in Los Angeles: Ultimate Guide to Events & Parties

St. Patrick's Day in Los Angeles with people celebrating

When is St. Patrick's Day in 2024?

St. Patrick's Day is officially on Sunday, March 17th. Celebrate Saint Patrick's Day or during the St. Patty's Weekend with parades, film festivals, parties, bar crawls, runs, restaurant events, and more.

How to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in LA?

Follow our ultimate guide to the best things to do on St. Patty's Day in LA.

📍 Location: Downtown Hermosa Beach

🗓️ Date: March 16th

💰 Price: FREE

Highlights: If you're looking for a classic Saint Patrick's Day event in Los Angeles, then you're in luck with Hermosa Beach's St. Patty's Day Parade. Located at downtown Hermosa Beach, the parade is returning for its 28th year with local nonprofits, interesting brands, unique cars, live dance and musical performances, and more. Line up the streets with family or friends to take in the views and cheer on everyone in the parade. 

🪄 Insider Tip: After the parade finishes at 1PM, be sure to head over to Pier Plaza for some live music by SBMC from 1PM-4PM.

📍 Location: 336 S. Hill St, Los Angeles, CA 90013

🗓️ Date: March 16th

💰 Price: $15 Groups of 4+ and $20 for Singles

Highlights: Is it really St Patrick's Day in Los Angeles without a bar crawl to get the party started? Lucky's Saint Patrick's Day Bar Crawl is one of the best bar crawls in Los Angeles, as it has so many bonus offers once you buy your tickets. There are at least two drinks or shots included with your ticket purchase, the opportunity to receive a stadium party cup, exclusive drink specials at each bar, exclusive food options at select bars, a waived cover fee at every bar, a custom badge and lanyard, and most importantly a professional photographer to capture the moment.  There are 6 bas as of now that are going to be included on the crawl, making buying a ticket completely worth your money.

🪄 Insider Tip: Included in your ticket purchase is also access to a fun after party at the Pattern Bar.

📍 Location: 6377 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, California

🗓️ Date: March 16th

💰 Price: $+

Highlights: The Scum and Villainy Cantina is a bar in Hollywood that is inspired by sci-fi and fantasy movies. They call themselves a "geek" bar, with costumed bartenders, a themed menu and laid-back atmosphere for those who are either sci-fi fans, or simply people looking for a change of vibe from a normal night out. This year, celebrate your Saint Patrick's Day Weekend in Los Angeles at the Scum & Villainy Cantina by celebrating things all Sir Patrick Stewart style. The British actor was best known for his role in Star Trek as Captain Picard, and sci-fi fans want to pay respects to him on this Saint Patty's Day. Head on over for some unique vibes, good company, and great food and drinks.

🪄 Insider Tip: They have premium cocktails named after some legendary stars and films, such as Black Widow and Harley Quinn.

📍 Location: 6333 W. 3rd St., Los Angeles, CA 90036

🗓️ Date: March 17th

💰 Price: FREE entrance, Food & Drink $+

Highlights: The Los Angeles Farmers Market is an iconic market that has been around since 1934, making it a staple market for tourists as well as locals. The huge market is home to a large variety of vendors, making it easy to never get bored there. From 12:30pm-3:30pm, Glen the bagpiper will be walking through the aisles, while at 4pm-6pm, The Merry Minstrels will be performing traditional Irish Folk Music on the East Patio. And of course, you can expect the traditional corned beef, cabbage, and potato plate to add some classic Irish culture to your Los Angeles Saint Patricks Day in 2024. 

🪄 Insider Tip: Beer and wine will be served at a couple of different bars located within the market, but be sure not to miss out on the green beer, a Saint Patrick's Day special.

📍 Location: 840 S. Fairfax Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90036

🗓️ Date: Any

💰 Price: $+

Highlights: Tom Bergin's is the oldest Irish Tavern in Los Angeles, as it was established in 1936, making it the most obvious best choice to try your first (or second, or third) Irish coffee. Saint Patrick's Day in Los Angeles is of course a time to enjoy a nice beer, maybe a Guinness, or even some whiskey if you want to feel like a true Irishman. But sometimes people forget about the importance of an Irish coffee! Over the years, Tom Bergin's in LA has been recognized for their impeccable Irish coffee, so it's definitely worth a try this year for your Saint Patrick's Day celebrations in LA. They also have a food menu to enjoy while you relax with some drinks with friends.

🪄 Insider Tip: If you're not sure, an Irish coffee is typically a mix of sweetened hot coffee, Irish whiskey, and whipped cream on top. However, there are many variations as some people prefer to add sugar in the coffee to make it sweeter.

📍 Location: 4089 Lincoln Blvd., Marina Del Rey, CA 90292

🗓️ Dates: March 15th-17th

💰 Price: $+

Highlights: Brennan's in Los Angeles is a unique bar as it is the home sports bar for a variety of different team sports, such as the LA Football Club and Ohio State University sports. Every Sunday they are open, so you could go grab a drink or a bite with friends on Saint Patty's Day. Their menu includes basic American dishes such as burgers, wings, pizza, and a variety of sides. They also have beers, canned drinks, and house cocktails that will appeal to everyone! However, the real Saint Patrick's Day fun will begin the night before, as every Saturday they have rotating bands and DJs beginning at 9pm. 

🪄 Insider Tip: The first and third Thursday of every month, they have turtle races right there at the restaurant. If you enjoy the good company and energy on Saint Patty's Day, be sure to head back over to catch a hilarious turtle race.

📍 Location: 613 S Grand Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90017

🗓️ Hours: Mon. to Fri. 11AM-Midnight; Saturday 11AM-2AM; Sunday 4pm-Midnight

💰Price: $+

Highlights: Casey's Irish Pub is a must-visit for tourists and locals in general, but especially for tourists who are visiting Los Angeles for Saint Patrick's Day this year. Not only does the pub have endless kegs of beer, Guinness, Irish coffee, and more, but they also have a delicious menu featuring foods such as reuben sandwiches, calamari, wings, fries, chicken wings, and other typical pub pickings. This Irish pub is one that isn't afraid to get rowdy and festive on their special Irish holiday, so you can count on them for a good time.

🪄 Insider Tip: If you want to go back after Saint Patrick's Day, they have comedy nights on Mondays from 9PM to 11PM.

📍 Location: Palisades Park, Los Angeles, CA US 90272

🗓️ Date: March 16th

💰 Price: $

Highlights: A fun and festive way to stay in shape this Saint Patrick's Day is to participate in the St. Paddy's Day Lucky Run with a 5k option, 10k, or a half marathon! The runs are organized into three different time waves, with only 15-20 participants per wave, so sign up fast before spots fill up. This run is organized to be a stress-free run with no timing chips. If you wish to time yourself, you can do so with the help of a coordinator on-site. Grab a friend you love to run with and have some fun the morning before Saint Patrick's Day in Los Angeles. More information can be found here.

🪄 Insider Tip: There are virtual run options available to those who cannot make the event in person; all you need to do is sign up, record your run with an optional tracker, and submit your results to receive your medal in the mail.

📍 Location: 575 S. Fairfax Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90036

🗓️ Date: March 17th

💰 Price: FREE entry, Food & Drinks $+

Highlights: If you're looking for a place to kick back and relax this Saint Patrick's Day, Molly Malone's Irish Pub is a great spot. Not only do they have the Irish vibes in check, but they have great food and drinks to celebrate Saint Patrick's Day as a true Irish person would. All day, they will be having a Saint Patty's celebration. There will be, of course, some traditional Irish music but mostly original music from new up-and-coming singers, songwriters, and musicians. No tickets are required, but it will certainly be a busy and popular spot, so don't be too late to arrive.

🪄 Insider Tip: The pub has been owned and operated by the same Irish family for over 50 years, and it has been featured in some Hollywood films such as Leaving Las Vegas and Life Without Dick. A great pub but also a bit of a tourist destination in itself!

📍 Location: 2980 Los Feliz Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90039

🗓️ Date: March 17th

💰 Price: $$$

Highlights: The Tam O'Shanter is a steakhouse with a cozy vibe and Scottish roots, which explains the tartan decorations that decorate the walls of the interior. For Saint Patrick's Day 2024, the Tam O'Shanter is hosting a VIP Experience event to celebrate the Irish holiday in the best way.  With only 75 tickets available for the event, the VIP Experience includes special seating on their patio (for 21+), tables inside the live music tent, a complimentary menu for snacks, 5 free drink tickets, a special bar with hourly $2 drink specials, and entry into 3 VIP raffles for prizes worth over $200 each. This event is definitely worth the price, and reservations can be made on OpenTable.

🪄 Insider Tip: The restaurant is Los Angeles' oldest restaurant that is owned and operated by the same family in the same location.

📍 Location: 10437 Burbank Blvd, North Hollywood, CA 91601

🗓️ Dates: March 17th

💰 Price: FREE entry, Food & Drinks $+

Highlights: Whether you're a lover of cooking Irish stew, a lover of eating Irish stew, or someone who just wants to try something new, attending the Saint Patrick's Day Cook-off at the Risky Business Bar in Los Angeles is a fun and unique event to celebrate your Saint Patrick's Day 2024 in LA! Anyone can enter the competition, all you need to do is try to make your best Irish stew and bring it for testing. Everyone at the bar has the opportunity to taste test and vote for their favorite stew, and the winner wins a giant bottle of Irish whiskey. Not only will you be eating some delicious Irish food, but you can enjoy the fun ambiance of Risky Business and sip on some delicious drinks such as beer and craft cocktails. You can RSVP for the event on Facebook.

🪄 Insider Tip: If you're not sure what Irish Stew is, it is a mix of meat (typically sheep or lamb), root vegetables (like carrots and potatoes) and more vegetables of your choosing, in a soupy and delicious beef broth that warms the soul.

📍 Location 704 South Alvarado, Los Angeles, CA 90057

🗓️ Hours: MON. to SAT. 8AM-4PM, Closed SUN.

💰 Price: $+

Highlights: Langer's Delicatessen has a ton of delicious options like hot pastrami, roast beef, dinner entrees, and side orders, but the most important thing they have on Saint Patrick's Day and everyday is corned beef. An Irish signature food and a delicious, mouth-watering treat, corned beef is a food everyone should try at least once in their life. Whether it's as a plate by itself or a corned beef sandwich, checking out Langer's is a necessity for your Saint Patrick's Day in Los Angeles 2024. Although Langer's is typically closed on Sundays, we can hope they will release a statement soon that they will be open for the special holiday this year as their corned beef sandwiches are a must try for tourists and locals on Saint Patrick's Day in Los Angeles. However, they are always open Monday-Saturday, so there are plenty of other times to check it out.

🪄 Insider Tip: Langer's also offers delivery and curbside pickup as well as catering, so if you can't make it out of the house on Saint Patty's weekend or you're throwing your own party, consider them to cater the event!

📍 Location 1111 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90017

🗓️ Hours: View

💰 Price: $+

Highlights: The Liberties of Dublin has been an Irish Pub in Los Angeles for over 150 years that dedicates itself to remembering what the real Ireland is like, rather than just the modern cliché that a lot of America believes Ireland is. They make sure to pour every glass and fill every plate with Irish love, whiskey, craft beer, food, and more. This year, spend your Los Angeles Saint Patrick's Day the true Irish way: indulging in a nice glass of whiskey at The Liberties of Dublin. They have multiple different whiskey selections that you can have straight or in one of their craft cocktails.

🪄 Insider Tip: While indulging in some of their delicious whiskey, treat yourself to some food with their menu featuring a variety of options such as burgers, pizzas, fried pickles, and more.

📍 Location: TBD

🗓️ Date: TBD

💰 Price: FREE

Highlights: If you are a live music fan and are looking for something fun and outdoors to celebrate Saint Patricks Day in Los Angeles this year, then this event is for you. The City of Angels Pipe Band is a band of people who play the Scottish Bagpipes with a mission to develop world class bagpipe and drum musicians while inspiring communities with their unique music and sound. Sit back and relax with family or friends and take in the cultural costumes and the beautiful music this St. Patty's Day.  

🪄 Insider Tip: If you see the band and absolutely love them, they have merch on their website for sale in which the funds go towards helping the band members continue their musical journey of excellence!

📍 Location: 8447 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90069

🗓️ Date: March 17th

💰 Price: $$

Highlights: Barney's Beanery is a large pub-style restaurant with a large bar, booth tables, and pool tables for your enjoyment. This Saint Patrick's Day in Los Angeles at Barney's Beanery is one you don't want to miss, as there will be an all day party full of music, sports games being played on their tv's, delicious food, more than 40 draft beers, wine, and specialty cocktails. No tickets are necessary for the event, but it could get packed quick, so be sure to make a reservation on Resy. 

🪄 Insider Tip: Although there are numerous locations, this Barney's Beanery is West Hollywood is the original location and they are open 365 days a year.

📍 Location: 11831 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90025

🗓️ Date: March 17th

💰 Price: $$

Highlights: The Auld Fella is an Irish restaurant in the heart of Culver City that has delicious food, amazing drinks, and authentic Irish music playing all of the time. They have a variety of different menu options, ranging from brunch to happy hour to late night to dinner, plus a catering menu for large parties or events. Most importantly, you can spend your Saint Patrick's Day 2024 with friends at the Auld Fella having a nice meal or sipping on a delicious Guinness, or both! They have Guinness on tap, and it's one of the best places in Los Angeles to feel like a true Irishman (or woman) drinking their Guinness in style.

🪄 Insider Tip: The Auld Fella occasionally has live music playing some great Irish tunes for everyone to enjoy.

📍 Location: 5275 Craner Ave., North Hollywood, CA 91601

🗓️ Date: March 17th

💰 Price: $25 per person

Highlights: This unique Saint Patrick's Day event is a great way to wake up, move your body, and finish off early enough to start your day with a beer to celebrate the Irish holiday with friends or family! Lawless Beer Brewing Co. is hosting this special event event every month, you only need to buy your ticket and bring a yoga mat, although there will be some extra's there just in case. If you want to continue your healthy Sunday morning routine while also adding in some Saint Patty's Day fun in LA, this event is for you.

🪄 Insider Tip: The Lawless Beer Brewing Co. has a ton of events that they host every month, so if you have a good time, check out their calendar and go back for more.

📍 Location: 2615 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90403  

🗓️ Hours: MON. to FRI. 11AM-2AM, SAT & SUN. 9AM-2AM

💰 Price: $+

Highlights: Sonny McLean's Irish Pub has a traditional Irish pub cuisine as well as classic American dishes, a full bar with whiskey, beer, and more. There are over 20 TV's to watch sports, an outdoor beer garden, and friendly staff. They are the home to fans of Boston sports, such as the Boston Red Sox, New England Patriots, Boston Bruins, and the Boston Celtics. Saint Patrick's Day in Los Angeles has never looked better than spending it with family or friends at Sonny McLeans to enjoy a delicious meal or a casual drink. 

🪄 Insider Tip: All of the music at Sonny McLean's Irish Pub is powered by their old-school, unique juke box that has an endless song selection to keep good energy rolling throughout the Saint Patrick's Day celebrations.

📍 Location: 1332 2nd St, Santa Monica, CA 90401

🗓️ Dates: March 16th-17th

💰 Price: Starting at $10

Highlights: Spend your Saint Patrick's Day weekend celebrating Irish culture in a unique way - at The Irish Film Festival in Los Angeles, California. People of all ages can celebrate Saint Patrick's Day in Los Angeles 2024 by attending this film festival full of feature films, award winning documentaries, and even an Irish language feature film. Links to purchase tickets, dates, and times of each film screening and other events at the festival are available directly on their website. 

🪄 Insider Tip: There will be a mix of drama, comedy, animation, experimental films, and more - making the film festival the perfect place for everyone to get a taste of their favorite genre, or even something different than what they're typically used to.

📍 Location: 5305 E Santiago Canyon Rd., Silverado, CA 92676

🗓️ Date: March 16th

💰 Price: $$+

Highlights: Located in our sister county, Orange County, the iconic Flogging Molly is coming to Silverado for one of their legendary concerts. Flogging Molly is a necessity on Saint Patrick's Day for anyone, no matter how old or young. They are an American seven-piece Celtic punk band that was actually formed in Los Angeles. They keep the energy alive with their unique and entertaining style of punk music. This Saint Patrick's Day concert called Shamrock Rebellion will feature a headlining set from Flogging Molly as well as Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls, Buzzcocks, and more. It is an outdoor event with food vendors and trucks, and it takes place rain or shine. Tickets can be purchased here.

🪄 Insider Tip: VIP packages are available and include special VIP entrance lanes, VIP main stage viewing areas, VIP lounge rooms with seating, air conditioned and flushable restrooms, as well as special food and VIP bars.


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