You’ve found a pot of gold when you visit Anaheim on St. Patrick’s Day. We’ve gathered up a list of events and places to celebrate in Anaheim and Orange County. With St. Patrick’s Day 2023 falling on a Friday, you’re up for a weekend filled with green drinks, food, music, and togetherness for both adults and families. How lucky are we!
Orange County Irish Restaurants and Pubs
Raise a glass to the Emerald Isle at a local Irish restaurant or pub. Here are a few options for grabbing a pint:
Mickey’s Irish Pub The family-friendly restaurant and pub in Downtown Fullerton offers your Irish favorites. Wash them down with a Black & Tan.
Macallan’s Public House Warm your spirit and belly at Macallan’s Public House with over 400 whiskeys, plus Irish comfort food.
The Irishman Pop into Huntington Beach’s authentic pub, The Irishman, for an Irish Blonde.
Silky Sullivan’s Restaurant and Pub Named for the come-from-behind racehorse, Silky Sullivan’s is similarly winning fans with its seafood and Irish menu.
Tilted Kilt The modern pub chain features American, Scottish, and Irish menu items like the Gaelic Gold wings.
Irish Fest at Old World Huntington Beach
Three days to eat, drink, and be Irish. The Biergarten at Old World Huntington Beach is set to welcome guests for a weekend full of festivities.
You’ll be green with envy if you miss:
Irish Stew or Corned Beef & Cabbage, plus bratwurst, sauerkraut, and more.
Silk Button Butchers (21+), Hollywood U2 (21+), and Sligo Rags taking the stage throughout the weekend.
McNulty School of Irish Dance L.A. will perform Sunday
Weiner dog races
For tickets and more information, visit Old World Huntington Beach.
Salt Water Creek Band at the Anaheim Packing House
March 16, 7-9 PM
The Anaheim Packing House is getting the grooves started early. Head to the food hall to stomp your feet and grab something tasty to eat on March 16th. The Salt Water Creek Band will be performing Bluegrass, Folk, and Gospel music.
Stay for an order of fish and chips and a glass of whiskey at the Hammer Bar or BXCR.
St. Patrick’s Day Feast at Tanaka Farms
Take a tractor ride to the top of the hills at Tanaka Farms for a farm-to-table buffet lunch filled with corned beef, bangers, Irish soda bread, potatoes, and other fresh veggies picked from the farm.
The Fenians at The Coach House
March 17, 8 PM
Celtic folk meets rock and roll at the Coach House in South Orange County when The Fenians take the stage. Join the Fenians and their compelling sound as they play at the San Juan Capistrano venue, The Coach House.
St. Patrick’s Day Festival at Bowers Museum
March 19, 11 AM-3 PM
Bring the family to Bowers Museum for face painting, art projects, live performances and more. There may not be gold coins, but there’s plenty of glimmer in the Guo Pei: Art of Couture, plus numerous other exhibits to see.
Hot Rod Trio at the Blarney Stone
March 17, 8-11:45 PM
The Blarney Stone in nearby Fountain Valley, CA, welcomes the high-octane rockabilly Hot Rod Trio to the bar. On the agenda: shuffleboard, sips, and shenanigans.
St. Patrick’s Day at Pretend City
Little leprechauns will love making crafts, listening to stories, and parading at Pretend City for a day filled with wonder and exploration.