(Video: YDR; Festive faces from the March 12 York St. Patrick’s Day Parade)
Thursday might be the Marchiest day ever. It’s St. Patrick’s Day (and March Madness kicks off). There are plenty of events to bring out the Irish in anyone.
Maewyn’s will serve a full Irish breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon. Party with two bands — Nua plays from 2:30 to 5 p.m. and Fire in the Glen plays from 8 p.m. to midnight. Drink specials include green beer, Irish car bombs, Irish flag shots, Irish trash can, Jameson and Guinness cans and drafts. Food items include fish and chips, shepherd’s pie, bangers and mash and corned beef and cabbage.
Cobblestones serves its ninth annual Green Eggs & Kegs from 8 a.m. to noon. Green Coors Light drafts will be $2 all day and get $1 off Guinness, Harp and Smithwicks from 9 to 11 a.m. Customers can keep the glass. St. Patrick’s Day 2011 shirts will be on sale for $10 and $5 for those who purchase breakfast.
The Boulevard Sports Garden offers $2 drafts everyday of March Madness and $4 Guinness for St. Patrick’s Day. Read about the new bar. More events on the jump.
Fat Daddy’s hosts a St. Patrick’s Day party. Doors open at 6 p.m. and World’s End will perform. Enter a contest for sexiest leprechaun, best male leprechaun and best Irish jig. There is no cover.
Granfalloons hosts a St. Patricks Day Party with DJ Hawk. Miller Lite bottles are $1 from 9 to 11 p.m.
Banana Max will open at noon on St. Patrick’s Day. A corned beef and cabbage buffet will be served at 1 p.m. There will be $4 green Miller Lite pitchers from 5 p.m. to midnight and $4 green emerald shooters from 10 p.m. to midnight.
The Celtic Classic Dog Show runs through Sunday at the York Expo Center. Dog show tours will be offered every day. Admission is $5 and free for children younger than 10.
Club XS continues St. Patrick’s Day with a bash Saturday. DJ Jason Royce will spin. Happy hour is from 8 to 10 p.m. Cover is $5 for 21 and older and $10 for those 18 to 21.