This month, a flash of green will take over Edinburgh on St Patrick’s Day (Friday 17th March). If you’re looking for ideas on how to celebrate Ireland’s most famous patron saint, check out our best picks below.
Malones on the Mall
Kicking off the celebrations early in the day is Malones Irish Bar with their St. Patrick’s Day Festival in their pop-up bar on Waverley Mall. From 11am – 10pm, there will be live music, Irish dancing, delicious street food and plenty of Guinness. Also, it’s free entry! Click here for further information.
St Patrick’s Day Edinburgh Cowgate
This is another St. Patrick’s Day Festival, starting at The Three Sisters bar and continuing throughout the Cowgate. Acts announced include Edele Lynch, the lead singer from B*Witched; Boyzlife, Rubberbandits and JVA, an Irish drag tribute act. Click here for further information.
Edinburgh’s best Irish bars
Do you always find yourself at The Three Sisters for any big event in Edinburgh? Fancy a change? Well don’t worry, if there is one thing Edinburgh isn’t short of its Irish bars! For a night filled with great craic head over to Finnegan’s Wake or Dropkick Murphy’s which will both have live music on St. Patrick’s Day. Biddy Mulligans and McSorley’s Irish Bar are also a short walk away so you’re spoilt for choice in the Old Town!
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