Time for Wearin’ O’ the Green!

Time to celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day and Fort Collins has lots of great places to celebrate!

Where to Celebrate

Best Places to Eat & Drink

Lucky Joe’s Sidewalk Saloon

A favorite spot for everything Irish right in the heart of downtown, Lucky Joe’s is the place to be to celebrate St. Paddy’s Day. Come to Old Town Square and look for the big Irish flag!

McClellan’s Brewing Company

Located at Taft and Elizabeth, McClellan’s Brewing is a “purveyor of fine handcrafted cask ales, brewed in traditional Celtic style by our Scottish Born Head Brewer.” Come try their Irish Red Ale “Pierce Brosnan” with a Mama McC’s Rueben.

William Oliver’s Publick House

Chosen as Colorado’s Irish Pubs Worth Traveling For, William Oliver’s is a local favorite. This whiskey bar is located at Drake and Timberline. And they tell you…What Makes Irish Whiskey…Irish? Check out their amazing menu including Whiskey Bundt Cake topped with pecans, bacon-beer-maple-caramel sauce and vanilla bean ice cream!

    Best Festivals & Parties

    Old Town Irish Party

    Be in Old Town Square Saturday March 16, from 11:00am – 4:00pm for some great music and great beer, sponsored by Odell Brewing and High Country Beverage.

    Here’s the music line-up:

    Johnny & the Mongrels 11:00am-12:15pm

    Guerrilla Fanfare 12:45pm-2:00pm

    Crescent City Connection 2:30pm-3:45pm

    Oak Street Shamrock Festival

    Bring the wee little leprechauns for this family-friendly, non alcoholic event. Be at Oak Street Plaza from 10:00am-2:00pm on Saturday March 16. There will be live performances, hands-on activities and games.

    Sharin’ O The Green 2019

    Grab the kids, or build a team and register for the 2019 Saint Patrick’s 5k and Kids Fun Run on Saturday, March 16. This race starts and finishes at City Park benefitting a great cause; Partners Mentoring Youth. Sign Up Early before they reach capacity!

    Happy Saint Patrick’s Day!