Things to Do to Celebrate St Patrick’s Day in Edmonton

Happy St. Patrick’s Day, Edmonton! All around YEG, there will be events and pub specials for this luckiest of days. Whether you’re looking to bring the household to a pub or bar for green beer, or are looking for family-friendly activities, we have you covered.

Below are a few events, pub and bar specials, sweets, and family activities that will help you channel the luck of the Irish this St. Patrick’s Day

**Follow all Alberta Health restrictions. There are no St. Patrick Day parties this year. Call and reserve your spot as seats will be limited due to COVID-19 restrictions or order take-out. Kindly do not party and do not gather with those other than your household due to COVID-19.**

Contents:

  1. Pub Specials
  2. Events
  3. Sweets & Treats

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1. Pub Specials

 

1. Mercer Tavern

Whether you’re in the mood for some green beer, shots of whiskey, or in the mood for winning some sweet prizes, you can do all of this with Mercer. On St. Patrick’s Day, Mercer invites you to celebrate the day with $4 specials on beer and Jameson Irish Whiskey. The Tavern is in the centre of the city, and just a short walk from the Roger’s Arena LRT station.

Address: 10363 104 St NW, Edmonton

Phone: (587) 521-1911

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2. Central Social Hall

St. Patrick’s Day isn’t just about drinking green beer- it is about drinking and getting social! Central Social Hall, another centrally located location, invite you to take part in their St. Patty’s Day “the Irish way.” This means specials on Stout beer, their own “Pickleback” shots, ½ priced wings, and a feature Irish Burger.

Address: 10909 Jasper Ave, Edmonton

Phone: (780) 705-1900

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3. CRAFT Beer Market

Book your table with CRAFT Beer Market and enjoy a couple of Irish and St. Patty’s Day specials occurring over their Happy Hour (or ‘Lucky Hour’ for March 17th). From 3pm-6pm, and from 9pm-close, CRAFT is offering $5 Jameson Whiskey shots, and $8 stouts.

Address: 10013 101A Ave, Edmonton

Phone: (780) 424-2337

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4. Cork and Barley

Are you familiar with Irish Pub anthems? As you enjoy an Irish-inspired menu from Cork & Barley, you can also singalong to the old and new diddies that are sang loud and proud across Ireland’s pubs. The menu for the night includes cheap Kilkenny and Guinness pints, Shepherds Pie, Bangers and Mash, ½ priced wings, and a collection of door prizes to be won.

Address: 4274 137 Ave NW, Edmonton

Phone: (780) 249-2675

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5. The Cabin Pub + Party

The Cabin’s March 17th celebrations are two-fold: they are, of course, celebrating St. Patrick’s Day, but also a grand rerereopening for post-pandemic restrictions. So, while The Cabin isn’t hosting the party it would like, they still want you to come in for a $4 shot of Jameson! The Pub is on the east side of Jasper Ave., making it a short walk from the downtown neighbourhoods.

Address: 11606 Jasper Ave., Edmonton

Phone: (780) 454-9928

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6. The Provincial

The Provincial Kitchen & Bar will be giving away tons of St.Paddy’s swag, ski passes to Marmot Basin and 2 Edmonton Oilers Jerseys to those who are celebrating St. Patrick’s day with them. You can also watch the Battle of Alberta as the Oilers take on the Flames.

Address: #160, 4211 106 Street NW, Edmonton

Phone: (780) 760-1937

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7. The Canadian Brewhouse

This is normally a place you visit when you want to experience all things Canadian. But on March 17, the Brewhouse invites you to celebrate all things Irish and all things green. Guinness AND green Bud Light tankards will be on special for only $9, and you can enter yourself in to win a trip for 2 to Ireland.

Address: The Canadian Brewhouse Locations, Edmonton

Phone: (780) 469-2232

Website

2. Events

1. Clay & Cupcakes – Gnome and Beer Stein decorating

You and your family can stretch your creative muscles and get out of the house this St. Patrick’s Day. Clay & Cupcakes in south west Edmonton offers multiple time slots for stein and gnome decorating in house, and space out your bookings to allow for social distancing. You can also take home a decorating kit and take part in the fun in your own home.

Dates: March 12-March 17, 2021

Address: 429 Parsons Rd. SW, Edmonton

Cost: Gnomes $20 – $50; Steins $40-$50

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2. St. Patrick’s Day Leprechaun Hunt

This perfect family St. Patty’s activity is put on by the Horse Hill community league in North East Edmonton but is open to members outside of Horse Hill too. Beginning at the Plaza 167 parking lot, you and your family will set off with your cauldron and free masks to hunt for the little trickster. When you find the leprechaun, you can take photos, and exchange your cauldron for some treats.

Dates: March 13-14, 2021

Address: 4303 167 Ave. NW , Edmonton

Cost: free for CL members, $5 per non-member families.

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3. A Celebration of Folk & Traditional Music

Join for a virtual St. Paddy’s Day concert and celebrate with some of the finest international folk and trad musicians we know!
Lineup:
Corner Boy (IRE)
Rum Ragged (CAN)
Tim Edey (UK)
Niamh Regan (IRL)
John Faulkner (IRL)
Cassie & Maggie (CAN)
Michael McGoldrick (UK)
Margie Beaton (CAN)
The Gilberts (CAN)

Dates: Wednesday March 17, 2021 | 4 PM

Address: Online on Youtube and Facebook

Cost: Free

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4. St. Patrick’s Day Cooking Class & Cocktails at Sorrentino’s

Sorrentino’s is offering a hands-on and interactive St. Patrick’s experience with an evening of cooking classes, cocktail classes, and expert advice from mixologist Erick (Chico) Rosende. The menu is Irish-inspired, from the drinks to the food, and you’ll learn how to cook Irish favourites like Potato Bites, Lamb Skewer, and Bacon Beer Cheese dip.

Dates: March 20 | 5:00 pm8:00 pm

Address: Caffè Sorrentino Head Office, 10665 109 Street, Edmonton

Phone: 7804746466

Cost: $180/couple

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3. Sweets and Treats

1. Green Thumb Bakery

You can find the Green Thumb Bakery at Bountiful Farmer’s market every single weekend. But this coming weekend, they’ll have a colourful assortment of St. Patty’s cupcakes decorated with rainbows and golden Oreo coins. Green Thumb will have additional gluten free options too.

Address: Bountiful Famer’s Market: 3696 97 St NW, Edmonton

Phone: (587) 987-9383

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2. Ohana Donuterie

You can pick up Ohana’s delectable March mini donut box all month long! The Mini Boxes are available in packs of 9 or 16, and include Vanilla Shamrock, Chocolate Chex, Dill Pickle (complete with a deep-fried pickle on top), and Mint Raspberry flavoured donuts. Orders are accepted online only, and Ohana requires at least 2-hours’ notice.

Address: 10347 80 Ave. NW, Edmonton

Phone: (780) 777-1322

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3. Doughnut Party

Feeling lucky? You will after a doughnut topped with magically delicious Lucky Charms cereal. Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Doughnut Party’s magical doughnut and take the opportunity to try some of their other wonderfully unique flavours like the Bernadette (also my name, so I must include it!), the Best Judy, or Orange Creamsicle Bismark, just to name a few.

Address: 11980 104 Ave NW, Edmonton

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Article By: Bernadette Gallagher

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