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Katie Kennedy... Yes, the Irish Blood always has me at the forefront of St. Patrick day celebrations... While I don't think were going to make it to kegs and eggs this year(ahem unlike last years celebration...), there is a lot going on!!


+ St. Paddy's Day Irish Pub Quiz @ James Hoban’s : 1 Dupont Circle, NW, DC; 202-223-8440; 1 Dupont Circle, NW, Washington.
+ play beat the clock until 9 p.m., with beer starting at .75 and going up a quarter every hour; @ My Brother's Place: 130 C St., NW, DC; 202-347-1350; 237 2nd St., NW, Washington.

+Get Lucky @ 1223 and Spank 10pm-3am
+Take the Boomerang Party bus around local Irish bars. Get a taste of multiple Irish celebrations featuring great Irish food and drink and fun giveaways. The bus takes off from Rumors.Rumors: 1900 M St., NW, DC; 202-466-7378;

+Kegbus to Shamrockfest from My Brother’s Place. Meet up at My Brother’s Place and ride the kegbus to Shamrockfest for $5. The ride includes complimentary beer. My Brother’s Place: 130 C St., NW, DC; 202-347-1350;

+Bailey’s will have special St. Pat’s festivities all weekend with food and drink specials. Bailey’s Bar & Grille: 4238 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA; 703-465-1300; 2010-A Crystal Dr., Arlington, VA; 703-416-0452;

+Garrett’s will have a special Irish menu and Irish music all weekend. On Monday enjoy green beer. Plenty of TV’s, WiFi, games and giveaways to celebrate. There will be no cover charge. 3003 M St., NW, Washington. 202-333-1033.

+ Bone Hunt- bring your puppy to Rose Park for a hunt for dog bones and cuttest dog bonnet contest! 11-3

+ Green with Evvy @ Saki from 10-3am hosted by

+Shamrock and Roll @ 7:30pm - 10:30 Hard Rock Cafe (Metro: Metro Center or Gallery Place)999 E St NW Washington, DC

+After the St. Patrick’s Day Parade, Duffy’s will open at noon featuring a live DJ pumping Irish music. Corned beef sandwiches will be served all day. 2106 Vermont Ave NW, Washington. 202-265-3413.

+Kelly's Irish Times: It’s parade day, featuring live music all day long. Also featuring a ticket giveaway. 14 F St., NW, Washington. 202-543-5433.

+St Paddys Day parade!


+For St. Patty’s Day get the Irish Triplet: a half pint of Guinness, shot of Bailey’s and shot of Bushmills Irish Whiskey, for $10. Rhino Bar and Pumphouse: 3295 M St., NW, DC; 202-333-3150;

+First, start with Morning Mayhem: From 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. enjoy a complimentary breakfast buffet, $1 Bud and Bud Light drafts and $3 Bloody Mary’s and Mimosas. From 12 - 2 p.m. enjoy $2 Miller Lite Drafts. From 2 - 3 p.m. the Miller Lite Drafts go up to $3. As the day winds on, McFadden's invites you to stay and celebrate Shamrocks and Shenanigans. From 4 - 6 p.m. enjoy $1.17 Miller Lite or Miller Chill Bottles, then from 6 - 9 p.m. $2.17 Miller Lite or Miller Chill Bottles, and finally from 9 - 11 p.m. $3.17 Miller Lite/Miller Chill Bottles. Also, $3.17 Sparks Cans!McFadden’s: 2401 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, DC; 202-223-2338;
+Chef Geoffs: Keep St. Pat’s alive with $4 Guinness, Harp and Jamison. Enjoy Irish food as well as $5 burgers and $8 pizza during happy hour.Chef Geoff’s: 3201 New Mexico Ave., NW, DC; 202-+237-7800;
+St. Patrick’s starts at 10 a.m. at Dubliner featuring live music all day. Dubliner Restaurant and Pub: 520 N Capitol St., NW, DC; 202-737-3773;

+Food and beer specials all day, including green Miller Lite draft for $3, green Bud Light bottles for $4 and Guinness Drafts for $5. Also enjoy the DC Fire Department Pipes and Drums at 6 p.m. Green Turtle: 601 F St., NW, DC; 202-637-8889;
+Paolo’s is offering the Four Leaf Clover – choose from four Irish classics: Jameson, Guinness, Bailey’s or Bushmills. Paolo’s: 1303 Wisconsin Ave., NW, DC; 202-333-7353;

+You won’t want to be anywhere else on St. Patrick’s Day evening. From the man who brought you The Irish Tenors comes this exciting new Irish show featuring a full orchestra, large chorus and three fantastic soloists from Ireland.Frank McNamara (The Irish Tenors, The American Tenors) introduces fabulous Irish tenor, Derek Moloney, a number-one-selling Irish tenor in Ireland; delightful Irish soprano, Deirdre Shannon, featured in Celtic Woman and Lord of the Dance; and dynamic Irish fiddler, Cora Smyth (Lord of the Dance, Celtic Tiger).If you love what Frank McNamara did with Irish songs for The Irish Tenors you’ll rave about this new offering from the Emerald Isle!Admission is $35-55. Tickets are available online via Ticketmaster or by phone at 202-397-7328. For more info. visit 1776 D St., NW, Washington. 202-628-1776.

(info compiled from OnTap Magazine, Georgetown Bidness, and a variety of events that have been sent this way!)
() part deux (Little known fact: I was trained in "river dancing" so if you get me buy me a drink you may get QUITE a spectacle this weekend!)

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