March 15, 2023 – Let the shenanigans begin! This St. Patricks Day, Philadelphians can try their luck at local businesses around town with themed parties and specials spanning a cocktail workshop with Tullamore DEW, to a charitable St. Patrick’s Day breakfast, festive tipples, Irish Citywides, brunch specials to full-blown celebrations.
Check out the below programming from Art in the Age, The Dutch, Gaul & Co. Malt House, The Hayes, Stratus Rooftop Lounge, Urban Farmer and Xfinity Live.
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Art in the Age, Philadelphia’s one-of-a-kind tasting room, home bar supply, and bottle shop, will be teaming up with Tullamore DEW Irish Whiskey ahead of St Patrick’s Day with the second annual St. Paddy’s Cocktail Workshop on March 13 at 7 pm. Cocktail enthusiasts can ditch the kitschy green beer and join Seamus Banning, Philadelphia’s Tully sales representative, to learn about Irish whiskey, while sipping custom libations courtesy of Lee Noble, Art in the Age Mixologist, featuring Tullamore’s flagship whiskey. Art in the Age’s Mixologist. Tickets are available now for $100, which includes two seats at the bar, two craft cocktails per guest, a gift bag of Tullamore DEW gear, and a 10% shopping discount during the class.
Additionally, Art in the Age’s expert mixologists will be mixing up a St. Patrick’s cocktail special from Friday, March 17 through Sunday, March 19. Dubbed Top o’ the Mornin’ ($12), this lucky sipper is inspired by the taste of an Irish coffee, the look of an espresso martini, and the luck of… well, Lucky Charms. Jackie Nevin, Art in the Age Mixologist, stirs up Philadelphia’s Bean2Bean Franklin Reserve espresso blend, Brothership Irish Whiskey, brown sugar simple syrup, water, topped with Lucky Charms infused whipped cream and marshmallow. Whether enjoyed as a morning pick-me-up or an evening night cap, this magical cocktail will fuel any imbiber’s festivities all day long.
Hours of operation are 12 – 7 pm Tuesday through Thursday, 12 – 8 pm Friday and Saturday, and 12 – 6 pm Sunday
116 N. 3rd St. Philadelphia PA | 215.922.2600 | www.artintheage.com
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The Dutch, the popular breakfast, lunch, and dinner eatery with a focus on reinventing the Pennsylvania Dutch classics, is celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with breakfast and dinner specials available all week starting on Monday, March 13. Festive breakfast offerings include Corned Beef Hash and Irish Coffeeutilizing neighboring roaster Rival Bros. Coffee. Dinnertime diners can enjoy Corned Beef and Cabbage, House-Made Irish Sausages in a Guiness and mushroom sauce, alongside two cocktails: She Only Wears Green made with gin, green chartreuse, honeydew, cucumber syrup, and citrus, and Blackthorne comprised of Irish whiskey, vermouth, bitters, and absinthe.
Hours of operation: Monday through Friday 8am – 3pm; Saturday and Sunday 8am – 2pm (brunch service) and Wednesday and Thursday 5 – 9pm; Friday and Saturday 5 – 10pm; Sunday from 5 – 9pm (dinner service).
1537 S 11th Street, Philadelphia, PA | 215.551.5000 | www.thedutchphilly.com
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Gaul & Co. Malt House, the neighborhood gastropub known for good food, booze, and people, and home of the “Wit-or-Witowski” Kielbasa Cheesesteak, has an over-the-top line-up of spirited happenings planned for St. Patrick’s Day at both the Port Richmond and Rockledge locations — both of which are opening for service at 8 am on Friday, March 17. Gaul & Co. Malt House Rockledge is hosting a St. Patrick’s Day breakfast for AOH/LAOH Division Catholic School Scholarships from 9am until 12pm with Irish Breakfast Platters ($20) and Breakfast Sandwiches ($20) with $10 from each food sale benefiting catholic school scholarships. Live entertainment will be provided by Joe Mullin starting at 9am, and later on in the evening by CJ, Mike Shackelton & Jimmy V beginning at 8pm.
At the recently-launched Port Richmond location, the Gaul & Co. Malt House team will be offering an assortment of Irish Breakfast and Breakfast Sandwiches in addition to live music from CJ & Bougie (11am – 2pm), followed by local DJ spinning throughout the evening. Additionally, both Gaul & Co. Malt House locations will be mixing up a spirited sipper fit for the occasion aptly dubbed Patty McMalty, a chocolate martini featuring Bailey’s Irish Cream. Irish Step Dancers will also make appearances at the original Rockledge location for spirited performances of the traditional Gaelic artform.
Hours of operation: Monday through Wednesday, 11am – 12am, Thursday and Friday, 11am – 2am, and Saturday and Sunday, 9am – 2am
2619 E Indiana Avenue, Philadelphia, PA | 215.423.7878 | www.gaulandco.com
704 Huntingdon Pike, Rockledge, PA | 215.935.6443 | www.gaulandco.com
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The Hayes, Midtown Village’s new contemporary American tavern and gastropub from acclaimed Chef Townsend Wentz, is celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with a host of festive libations on special including $1 off Guinness drafts and $10 Irish Citywides comprised of a pint of Guinness and a shot of Jameson Irish Whiskey, available while supplies last. Housed in the famed — now shuttered — The Irish Pub, Wentz’s newly-opened The Hayes plans on commemorating St. Paddy’s Day with a plentiful portion of Corned Beef and Cabbage, featured for one-day-only on Friday, March 17.
1123 Walnut Street, Philadelphia | 215.982.2192 | www.thehayesphl.com
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Stratus Rooftop Lounge, the chic rooftop venue on the 11th floor of the Kimpton Hotel Monaco in Old City, is celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with an ultra-festive, vibrant tipple crafted by Lead Bartender Patrick Banko, available exclusively on Friday, March 17 and Saturday, March 18. Those partaking in St. Paddy’s Day festivities can sip on Give It A Lash, fashioned with mint-infused Tito’s Vodka, green apple syrup, Dolin Blanc, lemon juice, and Domaine de Canton Ginger Liqueur, while enjoying the sounds of DJ Sun spinning from 8pm until 2am on Friday, March 17.
Hours of operation: Wednesday 4pm – 10pm, Thursday 8pm – 1am, Friday 5pm – 2am, and Saturday 8pm – 2am
433 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA (11th floor of Kimpton Hotel Monaco) | 215.925.2889 | www.stratuslounge.com/
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Urban Farmer, Logan Square’s rustic chic modern American steakhouse, is getting in the Irish spirit with food and drink specials. To drink, Urban Farmer is serving up two Irish Citywide Specials, a shot of Redbreast 12 Year Irish Whiskey and a Guinness Nitro Stout ($30), and a shot of Jameson Irish Whiskey and a Sterling Pig Shoat Pilsner ($15). During breakfast and lunch on St. Patrick’s Day, and on brunch March 18 and 19, specials include the Irish Potato French Toast ($19) with cinnamon Royale, coconut cream cheese, and Jameson syrup, Corned Beef Hash ($26) crafted with house cured brisket, Yukon gold potatoes, espellete béarnaise, and a sunny side up egg, and a Wagyu Irish Burger ($30) topped with whiskey cheddar, Guinness braised onions, Irish bacon, and brisket gravy in a potato onion roll.
Hours of operation: Tuesday through Saturday, 8am – 9pm, and Sunday, 8am – 3pm
1850 Benjamin Franklin Parkway | 215.963.2788 | www.urbanfarmersteakhouse.com
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Xfinity Live!, the one-of-a-kind dining and entertainment district located in the heart of the South Philadelphia Sports Complex, is hosting Shamrocks & Shenanigans, Philly’s biggest St. Patrick’s Day bash, on Friday, March 17 with live entertainment, drink specials, green beer, contests, cash prizes, door prizes and more!
The event will feature headliner GoodMan Fiske, and DJ Smooth to keep the party going. Additional actives include a silent disco in 1100 Social, karaoke in Broad Street Bullies Pub, bull riding and Buckle Bunnies in PBR Philly, and live performances in Victory Beer Hall. Partygoers can try their luck at the Pot of Gold to win a variety of prizes, such as a flat screen TV. Drink specials include festive green beer, $5 Bud Lights and Michelob Ultras, $7 Irish Cocktails, and $7 Car Bombs.
Shamrocks & Shenanigans is a free event- 21+ to enter. Doors open at 12 pm, and music and entertainment begins at 4 pm.To book bottle service contact Paula DiMauro at firstname.lastname@example.org.
1100 Pattison Ave. | 267.534.4264 | www.xfinitylive.com
– Madison Militello