With St. Patrick’s Day falling on a Tuesday this year, Bradenton residents and visitors will have multiple chances to celebrate the Luck ‘O the Irish! Festivities kick off on Saturday the 14th in Downtown Bradenton, continue on Sunday the 15th on Anna Maria Island, then, on Tuesday, the 17th, you’ll have the chance to celebrate all over town! Here’s what you need to know.
CANCELED — Main Street Live
Saturday, March 14th from 5 pm until 12 am — Old Main St. Downtown Bradenton
Kick off your St. Paddy’s Day celebrations early at downtown Bradenton’s Main Street Live on Saturday the 14th.
As always, there will also be awesome food trucks, vendors, and more.
O’Bricks Irish Pub
Saturday, March 14th and Tuesday March 17th — 427 12th St W, Bradenton, FL 34205
On Saturday the 14th during Main Street Live, O’Bricks Irish Pub in downtown Bradenton will have corned beef dinners, hot corned beef sandwiches, and corned beef Reubens.
They’ll also have the Bradenton Pipers at 11:45 on St. Patrick’s day and the same menu specials.
CANCELED — AMI St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Sunday, March 15th at 4 pm – Anna Maria Island
The 2020 St. Patrick’s Day Parade sponsored by The Beach Bistro will be Sunday March 15th. The parade will begin at 4 pm at the Eat Here Restaurant (5315 Gulf Dr, Holmes Beach, FL 34217). Once the parade is over, be sure to stick around for the after party (see details below)!
CANCELED — Official St. Patrick’s Day Parade After Party
Sunday, March 15th from 5 pm until 10 pm – The Doctor’s Office: 5312 B Holmes Blvd, Holmes Beach, Florida 34217
You won’t want to miss the official after party of the AMI St. Patrick’s Day Parade!
Tickets are just $25. This grants you access to The Doctor’s Garden where you’ll enjoy live music, classic Irish food, corned beef & cabbage, and one Irish-themed drink.
You can get your tickets here.
The Freckled Fin
Tuesday, March 17th Starting at 9 am — 5337 Gulf Dr, Holmes Beach, FL 34217
You can’t party all day if you don’t start in the morning! Kick your St. Patrick’s Day off right at the Freckled Fin Irish Pub on Holmes Beach.
The bash starts with free Tullamore D.E.W. Shots from 9 am until 10 am (one per person), free Jello shots while they last, and $4 Guinness until 11 am.
They’ll also have Kilkenny, Harpe, Smithwicks, and Killains on draft and a plethora of Irish Whiskeys for your drinking pleasure.
There will be drink specials and giveaways all day and a ton of traditional Irish food options. The menu will include the Freckled Fin’s “World Famous” Corned Beef and Cabbage, Rubens, Bangers and Mash, Irish Dip Sandwiches, Shepherds Pie, Fish and Chips, and some of their popular regular menu items.
Keith Zampino from Acoustic Thunder will take the stage 1:30 and entertain you with plenty of Irish songs until 5:30 pm. Then, musical legend TL Jentgens will take the stage at 7:00pm and end between 10 and 11 pm.
Clancy’s 20th Annual St. Paddy’s Day Bash
Tuesday, March 17th Starting at 12 pm – 6218 Cortez Rd. W. Bradenton, FL 34210
Bradenton’s biggest St. Patrick’s Day Party at Clancy’s Irish Pub is celebrating its 20th anniversary! There’s no cover and there will be live entertainment all day starting at 12 pm. Make sure to channel your inner leprechaun and get dressed up – there will be a $50 prize for the best Irish costume.
You’ll also want to come hungry! They’ll be slinging food all day including traditional corned beef and cabbage, shepherds pie, burgers, hot dogs, and Irish coffee.
The Eric Von Band hits the stage at noon until 3 pm followed by Celtic Irish Dancers from 3 until 3:30. After that, you’ll enjoy Authentic Irish Music by Paul & Jeff and live bagpipers. The Crewe of De Soto arrives at 5 pm to “capture” the party and then the ever-popular Dr. Dave Band will hit the stage to close out the night from 7 until 10 pm. Sorry, kids, this is a 21-and-up event.
St. Caddy’s Day
Tuesday, March 17th from 11 am until 10 pm — Caddy’s: 801 Riverside Drive East, Bradenton, Florida 34208
Celebrate your St. Patrick’s Day at one of Bradenton’s favorite waterfront restaurants.
Caddy’s will be offering drink specials all day long, live music, and more!!
Paddywagon’s St. Paddy’s Day Celebration
Tuesday, March 17th at All 3 Bradenton Locations: 4402 FL-64 / 6690 Cortez Rd W. / 5320 Lockwood Ridge Rd.
Head over to any of Paddywagon’s three Bradenton locations for their popular St. Paddy’s Day Celebrations.
They’ll have green beer, corned beef sandwiches, $5 Black & Tans, $5 16-ounce Guinness, $6 20-ounce Guinness, and Happy Hour pricing on well drinks, domestic bottles, and domestic drafts. You can also save $1 on craft beers from 12 pm to 7 pm and enjoy $4.25 Captain Morgan from 12 pm until 2 am.
Anna Maria Oyster Bar
All 4 Locations – Landside: 6906 14th Street West in Bradenton / Cortez: 6696 Cortez Rd. W. in Bradenton
Ellenton: 1525 51st Ave. E. Ellenton / Bridge St. Pier Bradenton Beach
Looking for something a little bit more low-key? Head over to any of the four Anna Maria Oyster Bar locations to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day!
Enjoy All You Can Eat Corned Beef ‘n’ Cabbage for just $12.99. Looking for green beer? They’ve got you covered! Select green beer drafts are only $2.00!
We hope you’ve enjoyed this round-up of the best things to do in Bradenton for St. Patrick’s Day! No matter how you celebrate, may the Luck ‘O the Irish be with you!
Looking for even more things to do in Bradenton? Check out the March edition of “Get Off the Couch, Bradenton! 25 Cool Things to Do This Month.”