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6 Bars in Calgary that offer the Best St. Patty’s Day Experience

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St. Patrick’s Day in Calgary is a time for lively celebrations, and what better way to mark the occasion than by visiting some of the best bars the city has to offer? Although there aren’t any St. Patrick Day Parades, there are amazing bars to goto. Here’s a list of six bars that are going all out to ensure you have a fantastic St. Patrick’s Day.

1. Hudson's Pub

Kick off your St. Patty’s Day festivities at Hudson’s Pub, where they’re rolling out a special menu just for the occasion from March 15-17th. Not only will you get to enjoy their delicious Irish-inspired dishes, but you can also sip on some green beer and take advantage of their $5 snog offer. Hudson’s is known for its lively atmosphere, making it the perfect place to start your celebrations.

Fun Fact 1/3: Saint Patrick was not actually of Irish heritage.

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2. One Night Stan’s

If you’re looking for a cozy and amazing dive bar experience, One Night Stan’s is the place to be. While the specifics of their St. Patrick’s Day celebrations might be a mystery, this bar is renowned for its fun atmosphere and great drinks. It’s the ideal spot for those who love discovering hidden gems and enjoying a night out in a place that feels like home.

Fun Fact 2/3: St Patrick wore blue not green

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3. Leopold’s Tavern

Leopold’s Tavern is celebrating St. Paddy’s Day with a brunch happy hour from 11am to 3pm on the 17th. They’re expecting a crowd, so arriving early is advised. On top of that, enjoy $8 Caesars, $7 Lager, and more. Guinness lovers, rejoice, as it will be flowing all day. Leopold’s Tavern combines the joy of brunch with the festive spirit of St. Paddy’s, making it a must-visit.

4. Whiskey Rose

For those who love live music, Whiskey Rose is your St. Patrick’s Day destination. They have live performances scheduled from 3pm to 8pm on March 17th, followed by DJ Third Degree to keep the party going. Don’t miss out on their $5 Jameson and lagers all day. Whiskey Rose promises an energetic and unforgettable experience.

5. Rooftop YYC

Rooftop YYC offers an amazing venue with breathtaking views, making it the perfect place to celebrate. Join them for a special St. Patty’s brunch on Saturday, March 16th, featuring a special menu, hand-crafted cocktails, and green beer. It’s a unique way to experience St. Patrick’s Day festivities from one of the best vantage points in the city.

Fun Fact 3/3: The shamrock plant was called seamroy. It was considered a sacred plant that symbolized the initiation of spring

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6. Kaks Bar and Podcast

Kaks Bar and Podcast is celebrating St. Patty’s Day from Friday to Sunday, ensuring the party doesn’t stop all weekend. With $5 Proper Twelve Whiskey, $6 green beer, and housemade shepherd’s pie available from 11am to 2am every day. It’s the perfect spot for those who want to immerse themselves in the holiday spirit with good food, great drinks, and an overall fantastic atmosphere.

Whether you’re in the mood for a traditional celebration with green beer and Irish whiskey or looking for a unique experience like a rooftop brunch, these bars have something for everyone. So, don your green attire, gather your friends, and make your way to these six bars for an unforgettable St. Patty’s Day experience. Cheers to a fun and safe celebration and don’t forget to wear green on St. Patrick’s Day!

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