Although St. Patrick's Day is next Wednesday, shamrock-centric festivities are kicking off this weekend. Here's a guide to a number of local events in bars, clubs and music venues.
Lodo's Bar & Grill: 1946 Market St., Denver, 303-293-8555
Keggs and Eggs, featuring the Dirty Heads, 3OH!3, Brick+Mortar and One Flew West, Fri., March 13, 7 a.m., free.
Fado Irish Pub: 1735 19th St., Denver, 303-297-0066
17th Annual St. Patrick's Day Celebration features cocktail and beer stations, traditional Irish food, live bands and more on Saturday, March 14, Runnin’ of the Green on Sunday, March 15, traditional Irish Session on Monday, March 16, featuring John Mullen performing acoustic versions of traditional Irish tunes, and the Clancy's, the Indulgers and Big Paddy as well as step dancers and bagpipers performing throughout day on St. Patrick's Day.
ViewHouse Eatery Bar & Rooftop: 2015 Market St., Denver, 720-878-2015
The celebration, which runs from March 13 through March 17 includes specials like green beer pints for $4.75, Guinness for $5, Irish Car Bombs for $8 and Jameson shots for $4.
St. Paddy's Parade After Party, face painting at 9 a.m., best tattoo contest and Michael Collins bag pipes and drum set at 4 p.m., Sat., March 14 9 a.m.
Sunday Funday Shamrock Shenanigans, DJs start at 3 p.m. and Irish drinking games, Sun., March 15, 3 p.m.
St. Paddy’s Day Party, with live bands, DJs and giveaways alongside bagpipes and Irish dancers., Tue., March 17, 3 p.m.
Fox Theatre: 1128 13th St., Boulder, 303-443-3399
St. Paddy’s Day Funk Party, Feat. The Main Squeeze, Tue., March 17, 8 p.m., $10/$12.50.
Larimer Lounge: 2721 Larimer St., Denver, 303-291-1007
St. Patty's Punk Throwdown, With Poison Politix, One Time Crime, Imaginary Points, Finger Pie, Bootjack & Bonz., Tue., March 17, 9 p.m., $8.
Herman's Hideaway: 1578 S. Broadway, Denver, 303-777-2535
Saint Paddy's Day Bash, With Johnny Got Rox, Angus Mohr, 3 Star Monday, Dykotomy., Tue., March 17, 6:30 p.m., $7.
Abbey Tavern: 5151 E. Colfax Ave., Denver, 303-321-515
CDOT’s St. Patrick’s Day Green Carpet, Sat., March 14, 3-6 p.m., free.
Baker Street Pub & Grill (Belmar): 7260 W. Alaska Drive, Lakewood, 303-953-5510
Let's Get Sham Rocked, St. Patrick's Day party with green beer, Irish menu and live music from Urban Dance Theory., Tue., March 17, 8 p.m., free.
Baker Street Pub & Grill (DTC): 8101 E. Belleview Ave., Denver, 303-577-2790
Let's Get Sham Rocked, St. Patrick's Day party with green beer, Irish menu and live music from Kellie Said., Tue., March 17, 8 p.m., free.
Baker Street Pub & Grill (Westminster): 2831 W. 120th Ave. Ste. 200, Denver, 720-382-1026
Let's Get Sham Rocked, St. Patrick's Day Party with green beer and Irish menu and live music from Steve Thomas., Tue., March 17, 8 p.m., free.
Cherry Cricket: 2641 E. 2nd Ave., Denver, 303-322-7666
St. Patrick's Day Celebration, Live Irish music entertainment on Saturday, March 14 with different bands starting at 1 p.m. with the Colorado Youth Pipe Band, Conivan at 3 p.m., Celtic Steps Dancers at 4 p.m. Centennial State Bag Pipes & Drums at 5 p.m. and the Denver & District Bag Pipes, Drums & Dancers will perform at 7 and 9 p.m.
On Tuesday, March 17 there's live entertainment with Denver & District Bag Pipes, Drums & Dancers will be at 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. and Conivan will perform at 8 and 10 p.m., Sat., March 14, 1 p.m.; Tue., March 17, 4 p.m., free.
Chloe Discoteque and Mezze Lounge: 1445 Market St., Denver, 720-383-8447
Green is the New Black, St. Patrick's Day Party with DJ Amen., Fri., March 13, 10 a.m.
The Curtis A Doubletree Hotel: 1405 Curtis St., Denver, 303-571-0300
St. Paddy's Party featuring Air Dubai and DJ Rockstar Aaron. General Admission ($35) includes all-you-can-drink Coors Light, all-you-can-eat bar food, entertainment, and cash bar. VIP tickets ($50) includes all-you-can-drink Coors Light, all-you-can-eat bar food, entertainment, two drink tickets to cash bar, early admittance at noon, commemorative mug and St. Patrick's swag., Sat., March 14, 1-6 p.m., $35/VIP $50.
The Drink: 1320 15th St., Denver, 720-620-4376
Denver Official St. Patrick's Bar Crawl. Sat., March 14, noon; Tue., March 17, 5 p.m., $10-$15, barcrawls.com/denver/stpatricksday.
The Irish Rover: 54 S. Broadway, Denver, 303-282-4643
St. Patrick's Day Celebration, with traditional Irish pub food, pipers and step dancers., Sat., March 14, 11 a.m.; Tue., March 17, 11 a.m., free.
Irish Snug: 1201 E. Colfax Ave., Denver, 303-839-1394
Capitol Hill Hooley, starts Saturday, March 14 and runs through St. Patrick's Day, Tuesday, March 17 with Irish bands, Irish stepdancers and pipe bands.
La Boheme Gentlemen's Cabaret: 1443 Stout St., Denver, 303-820-3212
March Mini Madness, With Little Sassy Cassie and shot specials all night long., Fri., March 13, 9:30 p.m.; Sat., March 14, 9:30 p.m.
Little Bear: 28075 Highway 74, Evergreen, 303-674-9991
St. Paddy's Day Celebration, With Angus Mohr., Sat., March 14, 9 p.m., $10.
Loveland Museum/Gallery: 503 N. Lincoln Ave., Loveland, 970-962-2410
Fiddle in the Gallery, featuring a two-hour Irish music performance in the Main Gallery, light refreshments, beer from Loveland Aleworks and complimentary admission to the Main Gallery exhibition., Fri., March 13, 6-8 p.m., free.
PT's Showclub: 1601 W. Evans Ave., Denver, 303-934-9135
St. Patty's Day Parade Celebration: Liver Dance, Sat., March 14, 9:30 p.m.
Road 34 Bike Bar: 1213 W. Elizabeth St., Fort Collins, 970-221-3434
Colorado Car Bombs, made with Odell Brewing Company's Nitro Cutthroat Porter or Left Hand Milk Stout for $5, as well as $2 Green Coors Light, $3 Jameson, $3 Guinness, and $4 Irish Car Bombs made with Guinness., Tue., March 17.
Sheabeen Irish Pub: 2300 S. Chambers Road, Aurora, 303-696-6131
St. Patrick's Day Celebration, with live music from Sheabeen Ramblers, Steve Pierce, Ernie Martinez, Bob Cooke, Juice O' the Barley and Michael Collins Pipe Band. Tue., March 17, 9 a.m., free.
The Soiled Dove Underground: 7401 E. 1st Ave., Denver, 303-366-0007
Young Dubliners, Sat., March 14, 8 p.m., $27.50-$40.
ViewHouse Centennial: 7101 S. Clinton St., Centennial, 303-790
St. Patrick's Day Celebration, Irish dancers tap it out alongside an appearance by a real leprechaun and pot of gold raffle. The celebration, which runs from March 13 through March 17, includes specials like green beer pints for $4.75, Guinness for $5, Irish Car Bombs for $8 and Jameson shots for $4.
Wild Mountain Celts perform from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 pm on Friday, March 13.
Potcheen performs from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 on March 14 and from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m on March 17. free.
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