From shamrock shuffles to state-wide parades, St. Patrick’s Day is made into a month-long celebration in Wisconsin. If you’re looking to get shamrocked, look no further than these St. Patrick’s Day events in Wisconsin.
Known for its rich Celtic traditions, unique whiskey varieties and crowd-pleasing corned beef piled high on marble rye bread, McBob’s makes every day St. Patrick’s Day. For starters, this destination for a super St. Patrick’s Day in Wisconsin kicks things off with a complimentary breakfast from 8 to 10 a.m. before the big celebration makes its way. Then, all day long, the welcoming interior, bar scene and outdoor patio will be amplified by live music. In addition, as one of Milwaukee’s iconic Irish landmarks, McBob’s award-winning half-pound corned beef delights put them on the map. All of the delectable corned beef dishes pair perfectly with pints of beer and authentic appetizers like Scotch eggs and Irish spring rolls for the entire table to enjoy. P.S. Don’t hesitate to ask for a side of homemade Irish bacon to munch on alongside a classic Bloody Mary. McBob’s will be open from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. on St. Patrick’s Day.
For more information: mcbobs.com.
Revere’s Wells Street Tavern
To experience pure St. Patrick’s Day bliss, visit Revere’s Wells Street Tavern for a St. Patrick’s Day celebration with live music featuring Killarney Blarney and The O’ Brady’s as well as Irish food features and a bar brimming with beer, wine and specialty cocktails. Beginning at noon, the live music will set the tone for a day full of drinking, socializing and discovering Downtown Delafield. Revere’s Wells Street Tavern will have more than enough Guinness varieties and other full-bodied stouts to sip with their seasonal Irish menu. This exclusive menu introduces dishes like creamy reuben soup, reuben rolls, Irish nachos and the ever-so-classic corned beef and cabbage for the most festive feast imaginable. Whatever you decide on, you can’t pass up on an Irish mule infused with Jameson Irish Whiskey for an elevated twist on a traditional sip. Revere’s Wells Street Tavern will be open from 11 a.m. on St. Patrick’s Day to 2:30 a.m. the following day.
For more information: reverestavern.com.
St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl
It’s officially pub crawl season. Restaurants and bars throughout Downtown Wisconsin Dells are beginning to reopen their patios for the warmer months. The St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl might be the best way to celebrate spring, St. Patrick’s Day and check out the stunning bar scene in charming Downtown Wisconsin Dells. Thanks to Wisconsin Dells Trolley Tours, navigating the area will be a breeze. With stops at four bars full of complimentary booze, bites and beads, there will be no shortage of magical memories. Plus, the St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl shuttle service will keep things playful with narration, music and lots of sightseeing. Be sure to wear green! Tours are available from 6 to 9:30 p.m. or 10 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. on St. Patrick’s Day.
For more information: dellstrolley.com.
Bobbers Island Grill
Home to whiskey, wings and other Wisconsin favorites, Bobbers Island Grill will have you feeling luckier than a four-leaf clover on St. Patrick’s Day. In honor of the holiday, this island-inspired grill will celebrate all things Irish with corned beef platters, green beer and lots of bar specials including Tullamore Dew and Jameson shots. In addition, live music from Kelly Long and DJ Felix in the evening will keep the party going all night long. Bobbers Island Grill will not only help you celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Wisconsin with a bang, but will also become a go-to spot for tropical drinks and family-style feasts in a vibrant, open-air atmosphere. Bobbers Island Grill will be open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on St. Patrick’s Day.
For more information: bobbersislandgrill.com.
County Clare Irish Inn & Pub
County Clare Irish Inn & Pub honors Irish music, food and drinks every day of the year, but for St. Patrick’s Day, this snug yet swanky downtown hotspot will host indoor and outdoor live music all day long alongside authentic eats and ice-cold Irish brews. Beginning at 10 a.m., guests can indulge in shepherd’s pie, Irish root soup, meatloaf sandwiches or the famed loaded Bloody Mary. And since County Clare Irish Inn & Pub pours the most stout in Wisconsin, of course there will also be plenty of pints of Guinness, Smithwick’s, Harp and Kilkenny to go around. Throughout the day, guests will be wowed at the indoor stage or outside in the large tented area by live entertainment like traditional Irish dancers, classic Celtic covers, highland bagpipes and authentic Irish rock music. County Clare Irish Inn & Pub will be open from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. for the perfect St. Patrick’s Day in Wisconsin.
For more information: countyclare-inn.com.