When it comes to St. Patrick’s Day, who says the big city gets to have all the fun? There are plenty of Northern Virginia pubs that are bringing the fun factor to this festive Irish holiday, and that’s no blarney!
On March 17,
you can’t just go to any old bar -- it has
to be an Irish pub! Lucky for you, there are tons of Northern Virginia pubs that are only a short Uber ride away. Here are some of the best Irish watering holes we’ve found, where the music, décor, food, pints, and whiskey will whisk you right away to the Mother Country.
2465 Centerville Road, Herndon
This hotspot is guaranteed to be hoppin’ on St. Paddy’s Day. With drink specials, a special “Irish Fare” menu, the popular '90s band, “As If,” and a 1,200 square-foot dance floor, you can expect to see partygoers cutting a rug all night long!
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760 Walker Rd., Great Falls
The Old Brogue will be celebrating its 37th
St. Patrick’s Day this year with multiple bands spread across two bars and the restaurant dining area. Special menus with Irish favorites are available in the restaurant (reservations required), and the bar will have a $10 cover charge to accommodate the all-day entertainment.
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112 King Street, Alexandria
Daniel O’Connell’s is a favorite Northern Virginia pub tradition on March 17. It’s a beautiful space, with lots of little nooks for an intimate party, as well as plenty of open room for clinking pints with a big group of friends. The pub will offer drink specials, a special menu, Rugby games all day on the “telly,” and two bands starting at 6:30 p.m. and going until 1:30 a.m.
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105 West Broad Street, Falls Church
Lovingly known by locals as “The Four P’s,” this pub is owned by a bonafide Irishman (straight out of County Cork). You can bet your sweet sláinte
that Irish fare, enticing drink specials, and Irish music will be beckoning suburbanites to this happenin’ hangout on March 17!
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20921 Davenport Drive, Sterling
O’Faolin’s of Sterling has special drink and food prices every day from March 14 through March 18, where its Irish celebration ends with a “hangover cure” special on Sunday with bloody marys and mimosas. On the actual holiday, the pub will open early to show the Six Nations Rugby games, followed by a “Paddy’s Lunch” menu, an “Irish Gala Dinner” (reservations required), and live music with Irish dancers starting at 3 p.m.
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8150 Leesburg Pike, Tysons Corner
This little Irish rose, tucked away in the heart of Tysons Corner, has an impressive St. Paddy’s day schedule of events! They open at 7 a.m. on March 17, with a “Kegs & Eggs” breakfast that goes until 10 a.m. Live music starts at 11 a.m. until closing, with performances by Irish dancers at 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. A two-course Irish lunch lasts until 5 p.m., when a three-course Irish dinner takes over!
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With this list of Northern Virginia pubs, you won’t be needin’ the luck of the Irish to find the perfect spot to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day! Did we leave something out? Have you visited some of these spots? Let us know in the comments! Cheers!