Things to do for St Patricks Day in Anchorage Ak

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St. Patrick’s Day was first celebrated in 1737 honoring an Irish saint. While the holiday invokes parades, shamrocks and beer, it is also heralding the entrance of spring with all its green glory.

Parades are always a fun way to celebrate the holiday. With many bagpipe groups and leprechauns to entertain the crowds, there are many sights and sounds to put everyone in the St. Patrick’s Day spirit.

There are certain food and beverage items that are associated with St. Patrick’s Day. We are all familiar with corned beef and cabbage as well as the famous green beer. Luckily for Anchorage there are several locations to enjoy these delicious St. Patty’s Day treats with a little something extra to make the celebration complete. When you can drop by a pub and not only enjoy a great green beer but be entertained by live bagpipes and song and dance, it just makes the atmosphere more festive.  There are many pubs in Anchorage to enjoy festive celebrations; the following are a few worthy of highlighting.

Mo’s O’Brady will be serving up St. Patty’s flare including Shepherd’s Pie, Corned Beef and Cabbage along with famous green beer. The dining experience is complete with live bagpipes for entertainment. You can enjoy the wonderful St. Patrick’s Day dinner for around $6.50

Reilly’s will celebrate with Irish dancers, bagpipes and FREE corned beef sandwiches. They also recommend that you try their wonderful Irish coffee or a spirited Irish whiskey. These are sure to get your St. Patty’s Day celebration in high gear.

McGinley’s Pub has a four day celebration planned that will start with live music by the Celtic Community of Alaska. There will be Irish music featured each day with lots of dancing and celebrating. You will be in the Irish spirit with all the bagpipes, dancing, Guinness and all things green.

Celtic Treasures’ holiday celebration will have lots of Irish fun sure to please the leprechaun in all of us.

Get a group of friends together and make plans to go decked out in your best green attire and shamrock hats to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in a big way this year. With so many options getting out there and enjoying the luck of the Irish should be quite simple.  Welcome the upcoming spring with a smile by celebrating St. Patrick’s Day at one of these fabulous locations in Anchorage this St. Patrick’s Day

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