There are plenty of Northern Virginia Irish 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.

Ned’s Irish Sports Pub

2465 Centerville Road, Herndon

This hotspot is guaranteed to be hoppin’ on St. Paddy’s Day. With drink specials and a 1,200 square-foot dance floor, you can expect to see partygoers cutting a rug all night long! Check out their website for more information!


Courtesy of Ned's Facebook page

The Old Brogue Irish Pub

760 Walker Rd., Great Falls

The Old Brogue will be celebrating its 39th St. Patrick’s Day this year with all-day entertainment, Irish beers, and so much more. 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. Learn more here.

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Courtesy The Old Brogue, Facebook

Daniel O’Connell’s Irish Restaurant and Bar

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. Watch their event calendar here for more info!


Courtesy Daniel O'Connell's 

Ireland’s Four Provinces

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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Courtesy Four Provinces of Ireland, Facebook


20921 Davenport Drive, Sterling

O’Faolain’s of Sterling has special drink and food prices every day from March 13 through March 17. On the actual holiday, the pub will open early for kegs and eggs, followed by a “Paddy’s Lunch” menu, an “Irish Gala Dinner” (reservations required), and live music with Irish dancers starting at 11 a.m.


 Courtesy, O'Faolain's Facebook Page

Which one of these Irish pubs is your favorite for St. Patrick's Day? Did we miss an obvious one? Tell us in the comments!