It’s almost St. Patrick’s Day!

This Thursday, make sure to dress in your best green outfit and get ready to celebrate with Irish music, Irish dancers and green beer.

It’s been two years since we’ve had a proper St. Patrick’s Day celebration in Victoria but now, with events returning, many bars and pubs across the region are announcing events to ring in the return!

Feeling lucky? Here are 10 bars and pubs in and around Victoria throwing St. Patrick’s Day celebrations this year:

Six Mile Pub

This St. Patrick’s Day, experience lively Irish and Celtic music with Cookeilidh performing live at Six Mile Pub. 

The pub will be offering a special St. Patrick’s day menu all day and seating will be first come first serve.

  • Where: 494 Island Highway
  • When: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday, March 17th

Irish Times Pub

There is no spot more fitting to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day than Irish Times Pub!

This Thursday, you can enjoy celebrations all day, with doors opening for breakfast at 7 a.m. and live performances all day.

  • Where: 1200 Government Street
  • When: 7 a.m. to 1 a.m., Thursday, March 17th

Darcy’s Pub Westshore

On Thursday, enjoy specials on Guinness pints, whiskey shots and shafts at Darcy’s Pub Westshore lively celebration.

The Tumblin’ Dice will also be performing from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.

  • Where: 737 Goldstream Avenue
  • When: 11 a.m. to 12 a.m., Thursday March 17th

Upstairs Cabaret 

Upstairs Cabaret is celebrating not only St. Patrick’s Day but also their grand re-opening after two years!

Tickets can be purchased here

  • Where: 15 Bastion Square
  • When: Doors open at 9 p.m., Thursday, March 17th

Bard and Banker

Bard and Banker will be going all out for this year’s celebration, with Irish dancers and live music. 

Seating is first come first serve.

  • Where: 1022 Government Street
  • When: 7 a.m. to 1 a.m., Thursday March 17th

Shark Club

This Thursday, celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at Shark Club. 

It is sure to be a lively celebration, make reservations to ensure you get a spot and your chance to win a giveaway!

  • Where: 2852 Douglas Street
  • When: 3 p.m. to 11 p.m., Thursday March 17th

Penny Farthing Pub

Penny Farthing Pub returns after two years to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with live music, dancing and plenty of beer.

  • Where: 2228 Oak Bay Avenue
  • When: 11 a.m. to 12 a.m., Thursday March 17th

Sticky Wicket

This year, Sticky Wicket is making up for two years of lost St. Patrick’s Day events with celebrations on Thursday, Friday and Saturday night.

  • Where: 919 Douglas Street
  • When: 11:30 a.m. to 2 a.m., Thursday March 17th, Friday March 18th and Saturday March 19th

Brewsky’s Taphouse

Rollie Barrett will be performing live from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Brewsky’s Taphouse this St. Patrick’s Day. 

There will be food and drink specials and, according to their social media, possibly some bagpipes!

  • Where: 7100 Wallace Drive, Brentwood Bay
  • When: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Thursday March 17th


Moon Under Water

Moon Under Water wants you to join them for St. Patrick’s Day this year, with $5 pints of Green Lightside of the Moon Session Lager, $9 Shamrock Shake Shafts with Peppermint & Vanilla, and $1 off all Whisky Cocktails. 

There will also be all day food specials!

  • Where: 350 Bay Street
  • When: 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., Thursday March 17th

How will you be celebrating St. Patrick’s Day this year?

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