Where to go to celebrate St Patrick’s Day

Friday, March 14, 2008 | 3:37 p.m. CDT; updated 12:57 p.m. CDT, Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Green beer? Corned beef and cabbage?

You can find all that and more Irish fare this weekend through Monday, when the holiday known as St. Patrick’s Day gets under way.

Here’s a sampling of places to stop and celebrate.

McNally’s Irish Pub

7 N. Sixth St.


McNally’s will have a traditional celebration: green beer and corned beef and cabbage. It will be open from 11 a.m. to 1 a.m.

Deja Vu Comedy Club

405 Cherry St.


The celebrations at Deja Vu started early, with specials since Thursday. Tonight, there are shows with Dave Coulier (Joey from the TV show “Full House”) at 8 and 10:15 p.m. Tickets are $15.

If you don’t want to watch the show, you can pay $10 for access to the club, which is open until 1:30 a.m.

Specials are Guinness and Killian’s bottles. The Sour Apple Pucker promo team will sell shots and offer prizes.


29 S. Tenth St.


The specials list for tonight will be announced today, but Guinness, Jameson and car bomb shots will certainly be at the bar. The entrance fee is $3, and the pub is open until 1:30 a.m.

The Field House

1107 E. Broadway


The celebration Monday will include green beer, Guinness and Jameson. Call ahead about cover fees.

McGinty’s Pub

1312 S. Old 63


McGinty’s will have celebrations tonight and Monday. There will be live music with The Gold Bugs, and the special will be green beer and green margaritas. There is no cover.

Today, the bar is open from noon to 1:30 a.m. and from 2 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Monday.

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