St Patrick’s Day at the Blarney Stone

Comments 23 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver’s original and Irish pub, The Blarney Stone, is celebrating all things Irish this St Patrick’s Day with five days of events, hosting everything from family-friendly activities to a late night countdown for adults only, culminating with an all-day block party.

St Patrick’s Day at the Blarney Stone

Friday, March 13, 2015
blarneystonestpatricksdayKick off the weekend with an Irish Lunch or after work Happy Hour Irish Cocktails (12:00pm to 8:00pm). Starting at 8:00pm DJ S#arpe will spin Celtic, rock, Top 40 and electronic music. Celtic/rock band The Vagabonds take the stage at 9:00pm. $12 Cover charge starts at 8:00pm. Guest list for priority entry good until 10:00pm. Purchase $10 tickets in advance and get on the guest list online.

Saturday, March 14, 2015
Enjoy an Irish Brunch and $4 Irish Caesars with a Happy Hour menu until 6:00pm. There will be live music from Irish Celtic rock band The Unusual Suspects, Sing-A-Long favourites from DJ Steel, along with Irish and Scottish Dancers, pipes and drums. Cover after 6:00pm. $10 Advance tickets are good for entry before 8:00pm. Purchase advance tickets online. There is no regular guest list for this event.

Sunday, March 15, 2015
St Patrick’s Day Parade – Family Friendly
All ages event with Irish Dancers and circus performers, face painting and balloon twisting, street performances by Danny Bhoy and the Legendary Pat Chessell Band. Serving up St Patrick’s Day Brunch (from 9:00am) with $4 Irish Caesars and $6 Irish Pints. Take part in St Patrick’s Day celebrations a few days in advance so you won’t have to miss any school or work. Book here in advance for $10 to reserve brunch seating.

Monday, March 16, 2015
St Patrick’s Day Eve – Sponsored by Keith’s Belgian Ale
Be the first to celebrate St Patrick’s Day at The Blarney Stone with a countdown and balloon drop at midnight. Entertainment will include Irish dances, live Celtic, folk, and rock with The Sheets, and the special is $13.50 pitches of Keith’s all night. $10 Cover Charge from 8:00pm. Guest list valid until 10:00pm. $10 advance tickets include a pint of Shocktop Belgian Ale and priority guest list all night.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Street Party – Sponsored by Magners Irish Cider, Keith’s IPA, and Guinness
All ages event over the entire block of 200 Carrall Street in Gastown. 9:00am to 12:00pm there will be a brunch buffet, live music all day with street performances by Danny Bhoy and The Sheets and the legendary Killarney, Irish and Scottish dances, pipes and drums, circus performers, free balloons and face painting, and music from DJ Steel.

Daytime Cover from 9:00am to 6:00pm is $10 (kids under 12 are free. Minors under 19 are not permitted to remain after 6:00pm). Night time cover charge (4:00pm to 2:00am) is $20. Day and night pre-paid packages including brunch are available as well for $25.

Win Tickets to St Patrick’s Day Eve

I have two tickets to the St Patrick’s Day Eve celebration to give away (must be 19+), here’s how you can enter to win:

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  • RT to enter to win tix to #StPatricksDayEve at @bstonegastown from @Miss604

    Follow The Blarney Stone on Twitter and Facebook for more information. I will draw one winner at random from all entries at 12:00pm on Wednesday, March 11, 2015. Must be 19+. Please enjoy responsibly.

    Update The winner is Steve!

23 Comments  —  Comments Are Closed

  1. Keng SimThursday, March 5th, 2015 — 2:19pm PST

    Would love to take my irish princess to this event 🙂

  2. Trish HustonThursday, March 5th, 2015 — 7:43pm PST

    My daughter would love this!

  3. Matt LiThursday, March 5th, 2015 — 8:34pm PST

    Will have lots of fun!

  4. HollyThursday, March 5th, 2015 — 9:37pm PST

    Green Beer

  5. SteveThursday, March 5th, 2015 — 11:05pm PST

    Always a great time around Sty. Patrick’s Day at the Blarney Stone for decades now. If Pat Chessell and the boys are playing I’ll be there, and no one beats the incredible wall of sound from Killarney! I’ll bring my Spoons.

  6. LynneFriday, March 6th, 2015 — 3:42pm PST

    Sounds like fun! Can’t wait for the parade.

  7. Calum MillerFriday, March 6th, 2015 — 8:11pm PST

    This would be an amazing break from school! Would love to go! best of luck to all 🙂

  8. Scott PodwinskiFriday, March 6th, 2015 — 8:25pm PST

    Fiddle dee dee, potato!

  9. LucSaturday, March 7th, 2015 — 12:13am PST

    Tap dancing in the streets!

  10. lynnSaturday, March 7th, 2015 — 9:34am PST

    wow!experence this fresh!

  11. Karin FemiSunday, March 8th, 2015 — 11:06am PDT

    @ArtsySportsy here. This festival sounds like a lot of fun! I love it when St. Patrick’s Day events are about a lot more than beer! 😉

  12. MarySunday, March 8th, 2015 — 12:51pm PDT

    I’ve never tried this sounds like fun!

  13. Melissa SmithSunday, March 8th, 2015 — 8:33pm PDT

    This would be so awesome!!!

  14. ScottMonday, March 9th, 2015 — 9:15pm PDT

    happy StPs Day

  15. ShannonMonday, March 9th, 2015 — 9:15pm PDT

    I love the b-stone. many memories

  16. kayMonday, March 9th, 2015 — 9:43pm PDT

    Love this holiday

  17. Elaine WilliamsTuesday, March 10th, 2015 — 12:55pm PDT

    I would love to send my daughter and her partner to this and if she was not in the city I would give it to my nieces. Sounds like something they would really enjoy. Good luck everyone.

  18. MercedesTuesday, March 10th, 2015 — 1:34pm PDT

    Green beer!

  19. RebeccaTuesday, March 10th, 2015 — 2:44pm PDT

    This would be a great way to celebrate St. Paddy’s Day!

  20. JennTuesday, March 10th, 2015 — 2:46pm PDT

    Would love to win this!

  21. EdTuesday, March 10th, 2015 — 6:13pm PDT

    Sounds awesome

  22. ChristinaWednesday, March 11th, 2015 — 9:50am PDT

    Fun contest! Thank you! Fingers crossed!

  23. Lisa MWednesday, March 11th, 2015 — 10:46am PDT

    what a great time this would be. Pick me pick me 🙂

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