Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at these Metro Detroit Bar events

Photo courtesy of Lucky’s St. Patrick’s Day Bar Crawl

Ffrom classic Irish celebrations and specialty brews to extravagant parties and pub crawls, here are some of the Detroit Metro bar events happening this St. Patrick’s Day.

Lucky’s 5th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Tour

Bars like Conor O’Neill’s, Heidelberg Restaurant, Regents Field, The Study Hall Lounge, The Garage Bar and The Blue Leprechaun team up for this event. Each venue will be offering specials — including $5 green tea shots, $5 green beer and $2 Jell-O shots — for the holidays. $20 for group tickets, $25 for single tickets. March 19. Various locations; eventbrite.com

McShane’s St. Patrick’s Day

This Detroit-based bar celebrates the holidays with Irish drink specials, live Irish music, corned beef and cabbage, and an Irish menu. Mojo in the morning will also be at the bar at 7:00 a.m. No cover. The 17th of March. McShane’s Irish Pub & Whiskey Bar, 1460 Michigan Ave., Detroit; 313-961-1960; mcshanespub.com

St. Patty’s Pub Crawl

Level Two Bar and Rooftop, Exodos Rooftop, Three Legged Goat, Ready Player One, Mix Nightbar and Delmar Detroit are all part of the St. Patty Pub Crawl. Each bar offers themed drink specials, so put on your green outfit and join the party. Each crawl starts at 5 p.m. $11. March 17 and 19. Various locations; happeningnext.com

St. Patrick’s Block Party at The Annex & Brass Rail

This party is a two-for-one deal. The Annex and Brass Rail are joining forces for this major event. Featuring green beer, specialty whiskey shots, DJ performances and VIP bottle service, you won’t want to miss it. $20 for Early Bird General Admission, $475 for VIP Booth Package. The 17th of March. The Annex, 24 W. Adams Ave., Detroit; eventbrite.com

North Center Brewing Co. St. Patrick’s Day

For a more low-key celebration, North Center Brewing Co. opens at noon and offers 5 pints of Wild Rover Irish Stout, live music and specials like Irish Stew, classic Rueben and a Beer Kraut Burger. The brasserie is expanding its terrace so revelers can soak up the sun while drinking. No cover. The 17th of March. North Center Brewing Co., 410 N. Center St., Northville; 248-444-7967; northcenterbrewing.com

Annual St. Patrick’s Day

The Old Shillelagh kicks off its festivities at 7am across its three levels, including the bar’s heated outdoor terrace. The heated tent party begins at 10 a.m. DJs will be playing all day. Guests can sample signature drinks and Michigan beers, and the best-dressed guests will be eligible for prizes. No prior ticket required. The 17th of March. The Old Shillelagh, 349 Monroe St., Detroit; 313-964-0007; oldshillelagh.com

BYOB St. Patrick’s Day Bike Pub Crawl

Hosted by The Michigan Peddler, this bike crawl will be pedaling around Detroit for St. Patrick’s Day. While the bike will stop at several bars, riders can also bring their drinks and snacks of choice for the ride. $30. The 17th of March. Various locations; eventbrite.com

St. Patrick’s Gay: Queer Variety Show

The Candy Bar at the Live nightclub is putting on a St. Patrick’s Day show with $3 drinks until 11 p.m. For a party night full of incredible performances, drag and dancing, look no further. The event will feature artists like DJ Medusa, Angelica Diamond and Starr Stallion. Doors open at 9 p.m. Proof of COVID vaccination or negative test is required. $5 coverage for $21 and over, $10 coverage for ages 18 and over. The 17th of March. Candy Bar at Live, 102 S. First St., Ann Arbor; facebook.com

St. Patrick’s Neighborhood Party

Another Detroit event, this block party features Floods Bar and Grille, Minnie’s of Detroit, Sloppy Crab, Pizza Bar, and Mix Bricktown. A wristband grants you access to all five bars, allowing you to keep the party going from place to place. All venues will host indoor and outdoor festivities. The party starts at noon. $20 for the 5 Venues All Night VIP Wristband. The 17th of March. Various locations; eventbrite.com

The biggest St. Patrick’s Day party

This all-day party offers free entry to guests arriving before noon. With Irish dancers, live music, beer tents and a live stream with 99.5 WYCD, free buffet breakfast and Irish corned beef, this event is jam-packed with activity. Bring your friends, wear green and be ready to party from sunrise to sunset. No cover before noon, $10 after. March. 17. Vintage House, 31816 Utica Road, Fraser; 586-415-5678; vintagestpats.com

St. Patrick’s Day at EMBC

Eastern Market Brewing Co. is open from noon to 10 p.m. Thursday. Patrons are invited to sample St. Patrick’s Day beer, including the local brewery’s Irish Red IPA, Irish Cream Stout and Sparkling Green Ale. No cover. The 17th of March. Eastern Market Brewing Co., 2515 Riopelle St., Detroit; 313-513-2200; oriental market.beer

Let’s Get Shamrocked St. Patrick’s Day

Tipsy McStaggers in Warren opens at 7 a.m. on St. Patrick’s Day. Guests can enjoy free breakfast from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. and a DJ and karaoke from 10 a.m. until closing. Promotions include $2 green beer from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m., $5 green teas, $6 pints of Guinness and $7 Irish car bombs. No cover. The 17th of March. Tipsy McStaggers, 7280 E. 12 Mile Road, Warren; 586-806-4481; tipsyswarren.com

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