Guide to Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in Albuquerque

Looking for some good Guinness and grub? We’ve put together a guide to all things Irish in ABQ this St. Patrick’s Day. Sláinte!


Thursday, March 14th


Family Night for St. Paddy’s Week
O’Niell’s (both locations)
6:30 – 9:30
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High Desert Pipes and Drums, Irish Step Dancers, and limited servings of corned beef and cabbage.


Friday, March 15th


Second Anniversary Weekend & St. Paddy’s Day Festival
Steel Bender Brewyard
Friday, Saturday & Sunday 11am – 11pm
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Celebrate Steelbender’s second anniversary with three days (starting Friday, March 15) of live music, beer and cider releases, and fantastic food.


Saturday, March 16th


St. Patrick’s Day Shenanigans
Copper Lounge
12pm – 12am
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The Copper Lounge will be celebrating all things Irish on Saturday starting at 12 noon. Enjoy Irish whiskeys, Car Bombs, Green Beasts and Irish Fare.


St. Punktrick’s Day
Sunshine Theatre
5pm – 12am
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Annual St. Punktrick’s Day with punk bands The Real McKenzies, Pinata Protest, Rock Jong Il, Moonshine Blind, Get Action, and Subtle Knife


St. Patrick’s Day at Wells Park
Tractor Brewing Wells Park
7pm – 11pm
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Celebrate St Paddy’s Day with some kick ass bands and brews! Live music from Synyster Vail, DK & The Affordables, and Cowboys and Indian.


St. Paddy’s Pub Ride
Albuquerque Tourism & Sightseeing Factory (multiple locations)
3pm – 11pm
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Dress in green and be “green” on the eco-friendly, 14 passenger, pedal-powered St. Paddy’s party bike.


St. Patrick’s Day Celebration
Quarter Celtic Brewpub
Saturday, 11am – 10pm & Sunday 12pm – 10pm
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Celebrate Quarter Celtic’s third anniversary and St. Paddy’s Day all weekend long with a limited Celtic food menu on both days and a beer and food tent on the patio.


St. Patrick’s Weekend Mega Party
The Sandbar Brewery & Grill
Saturday & Sunday, 12pm – 11pm
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Two day party featuring a volleyball tournament, multiple djs on the back patio, live bands in the main room, green beer, a Santana Experience, and costume contests.


St. Paddy’s Fest
Marble Brewery Downtown
3pm – 10pm
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Beer, live music, oysters. Music by the Squash Blossom Boys, The Riddims, Keith Sanchez & The Moon Thieves & Red Light Cameras.


Irish-American Society’s St.Patrick’s Day Party
Jewish Community Center of Greater Albuquerque
6pm – 10pm
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Entertainment including multiple Celtic bands, audience participation ceili dancing and dinner.


St. Paddy’s Pub Crawl
Albuquerque Tourism & Sightseeing Factory (multiple locations)
6pm – 10:30pm
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A night of Irish Shenanigans with some of the best local breweries in town. Unlimited Trolley transportation for 3.5-hours stopping at 6 participating breweries with exclusive discounts at each pub.


Sunday, March 17th


St. Patty’s Brunch & Beer Pong
Rio Bravo Brewing Company
11am – 10pm
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Green Kegs & Eggs is all about the Brunch and Beer Pong this year. Stop by dressed in your favorite green attire, grab a traditional Irish breakfast and get ready to kick a** in the annual St. Patty’s Beer Pong Tournament.


St. Patty’s Day Sunday Funday
Growler USA
11am – 10pm
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Prizes & specials including a leprechaun costume contest, drink specials, fish & chips and a pot of gold treasure hunt.


St. Patrick’s Day Celebration
O’Niell’s (both locations)
11am – 11pm
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Corned beef and cabbage served all day, performances include High Desert Pipers, Irish Step Dancers and High Desert Pipes & Drums.


St. Patrick’s Day Celebration
The Blue Grasshopper
12pm – 10pm
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Listen to fine Irish music by The Singing Pilgrims while enjoying corned beef and cabbage


Dublin Delights Afternoon Tea
Fragrant Leaf Tea Boutique
1pm – 2:30pm
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3-course afternoon tea featuring Irish teatime fare including Dublin Lamb & Barley Stew, Irish Cheddar & Chutney Tea Sandwich, Corned Beef Tea Sandwich with Mustard Butter and more.


St. Paddy’s Day Celebration
Canteen Brewhouse
2pm – 7pm
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Hosting a six pack run in the afternoon, bagpipes at 3pm and music by Beloved at 4pm. Beer will be flowing and featured menu specials will keep you in green spirit.


Leprechaun Bingo
Marble Brewery Westside
3pm – 5pm
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Not your basic bingo; prizes include Marble Gift Cards, Marble Merchandise & More! Wear your green and bring your fellow lads and lasses.


St. Patty’s Day Celebration with Dirty Brown Jug Band
Cantero Brewing Company
5pm – 8pm
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Enjoy delicious food and drink specials with live music from Dirty Brown Jug Band.


St. Paddy’s Day Patio Bash
The Salt Yard
11am – 11pm
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Celebrate on the patios, with live music and a special Irish menu. Live music will include World Champion, High Desert Pipes and Drums performing multiple shows throughout the day.


St. Patrick’s Day at High and Dry
High and Dry Brewing
12pm – 7pm
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All day green beer, The Duke City Ceili Band, Irish rock, pop and trad Music and an Irish themed table quiz with ten rounds of five multiple choice questions.


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