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Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Tempe

If you are ready to live it up like a leprechaun and drink Guinness until you actually believe you’re Irish, then this St. Patrick’s Day, you’re in luck. Tempe has everything from entertainment to great food and drink specials that get you feeling like you’re St. Patrick himself! Check out these nearby locations to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Tempe. Just remember to have fun and be responsible — use a cab or public transportation to get around.

Casey Moore’s Oyster House

850 S. Ash Ave., Tempe, AZ 85281 | (480) 968-9935

Casey Moore’s is one of the most famous Irish pubs in and around Arizona. It’s a great place with an inviting, cozy patio tucked away in a cool neighborhood, and it’s rumored to be haunted. True to its name, Casey Moore’s is known for its oysters, but there are lots of other delicious items on the menu like crab cakes and fish ‘n’ chips. The bar looks and feels like an authentic Irish pub and has a vast selection of draught beers, bottled beer, whiskeys and spirits.

Pedal Haus Brewery 

730 S. Mill Ave. #102, Tempe, AZ 85281 | (480) 314-2337 

Eat, Drink and be Irish at Pedal Haus Brewery on March 17th! Enjoy live music (4-7 p.m.), happy hour prices and plenty of St. Patrick’s Day-themed drink specials such as $4 Green Day Drink Light Lagers, $5 Jameson & Green Tea Shots and St. Pats Day themed Bacardi cocktails all day. It’ll be a great day for drinking beer while enjoying the warm weather on their huge patio. 

Pedal Haus Brewery

Tempe St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl | March 12-13, 2022

Dress in green, rally up your friends and join Varsity Tavern for the annual St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl in Tempe with access and drink discounts at over ten different venues. Your St. Patrick’s Day Pub crawl ticket includes drink coupons, free welcome shot vouchers and a map of all participating Tempe bars.

2022 participating bars and drink specials:

  • VARSITY TAVERN – penny shot w purchase / $4 Tequila Shots
  • THE HANDLEBAR – Penny Shot w/ purchase / $5 Green Domestics / $3 Craft Specific Cocktails / $6 Select Craft Beers / $2 Jello Shots
  • 414 PUB & PIZZA – Penny Shot w/ Pizza Slice Purchase / $3 Green Teas / $3 PBR RODEO RANCH – Penny Shot w/ purchase / $4 Tequila Shots
  • SPINELLI’S PIZZA – $8 Draft Beer & Pepperoni Knot / $8 Draft Beer & Veggie Knot
  • MILL CUE CLUB – $5 805 Cerveza / $5 Shot Special
  • DETROIT CONEY GRILL – $1 off anything Irish / $1 off anything Green
  • FAT TUESDAY – $7 Daiquiri / $5 Well Drinks / $5 Beers / $4 Fireball / $1 Atomic Cherries
  • LOW KEY PIANO BAR – $5 Green Beers / $6 Green Tea
  • FOCH BISTRO – $2 Jameson Shots / $8 Green Mimosas / $4 Draft Beers

Lucky’s St. Patrick’s Day Bar Crawl | March 17-18, 2022

607 S. Mill Ave., Tempe, AZ 85281 | (480) 966-0068

Get lucky with your friends at the biggest St. Patrick’s Day party of the year! Mill Cue Club hosts the Lucky’s St. Patrick’s Day Crawl on March 19th from 4 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. 

Your Ticket Includes:

  • 2 Complimentary Drinks and Items
  • $1,000 grand prize costume contest
  • Exclusive drink specials
  • Amazing local food
  • Custom lucky badge & Lanyard
  • Waived cover at all venues
  • Professional photographer
  • Awesome after party
  • Access to the Crawl Map

CRAWL Locations:

  • Check in: Mill Cue Club
  • CASA Tempe
  • Fat Tuesday Tempe
  • Handlebar Tempe
  • Mill Cue Club
  • Rodeo Ranch
  • Sunbar
  • Varsity Tavern

Chompie’s

1160 E. University Dr., Tempe, AZ 85281 | (480) 557-0700

Join Chompie’s for a St. Patrick’s Day Corned Beef All-You-Can-Eat Feast on March 17th! Menu items include Corned Beef, Broiled Red Potatoes, Cabbage and Fresh-Baked Irish Soda Bread for $25.00 per person (dine-in only). Single-servings are available too for $19.99 (dine-in or take-out). Don’t forget to swing by the bakery and take home some delicious St. Patrick’s Day goodies like cakes, cookies, bread, bagels and more.

Painting with a Twist | March 17, 2022

219 E. Baseline Rd., Tempe, AZ 85283 | (602) 758-7928

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at Painting with a Twist! Tap into your creative side by painting a Shamrock Llama with friends. All supplies are provided, and you are welcome to bring your own beer and wine. Check out the event website for more information.

Pier 54

5394 S. Lakeshore Dr., Tempe, AZ 85283 | (480) 820-0660

Pier 54 is commemorating St. Patrick’s Day lakeside with live music and specials all day long! Check out their Instagram page for details.

Specials:

  • Live music with Pearl Ride | 6-8 p.m.
  • Corned Beef and Cabbage
  • Green Beer
  • $7 Jameson
  • $6 Guinness
  • $8 Irish Shots

Tempe Marketplace St. Patrick’s Day Offers

2000 E. Rio Salado Pkwy., Tempe, AZ 85281 | (480) 966-9338

The Thirsty Lion Gastropub & Grill St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

Tempe Marketplace | 2000 E. Rio Salado Pkwy. #1041, Tempe, AZ 85281 | (480) 968-2920

Thirsty Lion located at Tempe Marketplace is St. Patrick’s Day central for food, drink and fun. Enjoy the St. Patrick’s Day food menu now through March 17th! Try items like Corned Beef Mac & Cheese, Shepard’s Pie, Artisan Lamb Burger and so much more! Compliment your Irish meal with one of Thirsty Lion’s featured cocktails and drink for a cause. For every featured cocktail purchased, Thirsty Lion will be donating $1 to the Saint Baldrick’s Foundation for childhood cancer research.

Thirsty Lion Gastropub

Bar Louie | March 12-19, 2022

Tempe Marketplace | 2000 E. Rio Salado Pkwy. #1220, Tempe, AZ 85281 | (480) 658-1600

This year, Bar Louie is celebrating the luck of the Irish All. Week. Long., with green beer, Guinness Pints, Irish Slammers, giveaways and more.

Bar Louie

St. Patrick’s Day Events 

St. Patrick’s Day Faire (Phoenix) | March 12, 2022

Experience the Greenest Day in the Desert! The 39th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Irish Faire returns on March 12th in Phoenix, AZ.

*The Parade begins at 10 a.m. on 3rd Street and Oak Street and the Faire will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Margaret T. Hance Park on the east side.

Is your Tempe restaurant or business having a St. Patty’s Day event or specials? Send us a message to get your special added – [email protected].

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Written Alicia Griffith

Alicia is an ASU Alumna and Tucson native who is unapologetically herself. When she is not sharing her passion for Tempe, she is a devoted dog mom and reality TV enthusiast who has a weakness for charcuterie boards and wine!

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