St. Patrick’s Day 2022: Here’s how to celebrate in Sarasota


SARASOTA, FL – Looking for something fun to do on St. Patrick’s Day? Here are some parties and other events planned for the Sarasota area on Thursday.

Shamrock St. Patrick’s Day Block Party

Shamrock Pub, 2257 Ringling Blvd.

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4 p.m. to 11:45 p.m.

This free event features beer, music and food outside in front of the square with performances by Blue Skye Pipe and Drums, Irish dancers Sassy Lassies, Andy Thomas, piper William Howard, by Tuff Son and Paul Fournier. All proceeds will benefit the Sarasota City Soccer Club.

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St. Patrick’s Day at Irish 31

Irish 31, 3750 S. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota

Starts at noon

Enjoy live music all day with themed cocktails, green beer, corned beef and coleslaw, plus contests and giveaways.

Leprechaun Hunt

Sarasota Kindergarten and Art Center, 1670 10th Way, Sarasota

Starts at 10 a.m.

Come find the leprechaun’s lost gold in the garden and pick up a St. Patrick’s Day gift bag at this family-friendly event. The event is included in the admission price.

St. Patrick’s Day at Crow’s Nest

1968 Tarpon Center Drive, Venice

Lunch, 11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.; dinner, 4:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Enjoy Irish specialties for lunch and dinner and $5 Guinness all day. And submit your application for the annual limerick competition by 11:59 p.m. Wednesday.

Pub Paddy’s Day Block Party 32

Pub 32 Irish Pub & Kitchen, 8383 S. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota

11:30 a.m. to 1 a.m.

Enjoy bands, pipers and Irish dancers, plus raffles and a best-dressed contest. Your favorite Irish food and drink are available for purchase. $5 general admission entry. The VIP Pub Pass includes a whiskey tasting and a pint of your choice.

St. Patrick’s Day Sunset Polo Bash

Sarasota Polo Club, 8201 Club Lane, Sarasota

4:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Enjoy exciting polo action, food, drink and stomp against the backdrop of the breathtaking sunset at this weekly, St. Patrick’s Day themed event.

Paddy’s Day at the pub

British Open Pub, 367 Jacaranda Blvd., Venice

Noon to 10 p.m.

Enjoy food, drink and a full day of entertainment, including the Seamus McCarthy Band, Irish Fiddler, Pipe and Drum Band, Celtic Conundrum and My Friend John.

St. Patrick’s Day at Big Top Brewing

Big Top Brewing, 975 Cattlemen Road, Sarasota

From 7 a.m. to closing

Big Top Brewing is kicking off St. Patrick’s Day with a free pancake breakfast at 7 a.m. The Prodigal Sons will perform at 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. and the brewery will release its dry Irish stout.

St. Patrick’s Day at Lynches Pub & Grub

Lynches Pub & Grub, 19 N. Boulevard of Presidents, Sarasota

11 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.

Enjoy over 80 Irish whiskeys, green beers and Irish food. Musical acts scheduled throughout the day include the Jacobites and the GoodBye Eddie Band.

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