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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 close by locations in order 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.

*Please note, the City of Tempe has cancelled many public events to help prevent to spread of COVID-19. Please contact the venues below to confirm that their events are still taking place.

Rula Bula Irish Pub

401 S. Mill Ave., Tempe, AZ 85281 | (480) 929-9500

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at Rula Bula in Downtown Tempe. This traditional Irish pub is known for perfect pints of Guinness and excellent Irish and American fare, including the Best of Phoenix Fish ‘n Chips and Shepherd’s Pie. Promotions will be available throughout the day from Guinness, Tullamore Dew and Jameson. Festivities will also include live music, Irish dancers and so much more! Check out their website for more info.

Rula Bula’s Shepherd’s Pie

Rula Bula Outside Patio

St. Patrick’s Day at Four Peaks Brewing Co.

1340 E 8th St #104, Tempe, AZ 85281 | 480-303-9967

The 23-year old tradition continues! The Four Peaks Annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration returns with all the food, music, and beer that fans of the Emerald Isle have come to expect at Four Peaks.

What to expect:

  • The pub will open at 7 a.m. with the sweet sounds of bagpiping and special Irish-themed menus.
  • Free commemorative shirts/tanks will be awarded to the first 100 fans in the door. (Shirts will also be available for purchase, while supplies last.)
  • The speakers will be playing Irish music all day long, plus the Glendale Pipes & Drums Irish band will be bagpiping live from 2-4 p.m.

Daily Jam

310 S. Mill Ave., Tempe, AZ 85281 | (480) 968-9288

Celebrate St. Patty’s Day all weekend long at Daily Jam! Starting on Friday, March 13th, Daily Jam has all the luck you will need. Enjoy Shamrock Waffles, Pot O’Gold Mimosas, and Hulk Green smoothies till March 17th.

Shamrock Waffles | Famous Daily Jam waffles in Shamrock Green, pilled high with whip cream & topped with a sprinkle of luck.
Pot O’Gold Mimosas | The Classic Mimosa with a twist! Orange juice and Curacao, and of course champagne, garnished with lime is certain to make you dance a little jig!
The Hulk Smoothies | Only $3! – This power-packed smoothie will make sure that you’ll feel like your luck will NEVER run out!

Bar Louie

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

Located in The District at Tempe Marketplace, Bar Louie will be hosting their Saint Patrick’s Day Party on March 14th and March 17th. Specials include, $5 Green Beer (14 OZ) and $6 Jameson shots. Just don’t forget to wear green! Check out the Bar Louie Facebook page for details.

El Hefe Tempe

640 S. Mill Ave., Ste. 110, Tempe, AZ 85281 | (480) 257-2797

El Hefe Tempe has the luck of the Irish and so can you! Celebrate with El Hefe all weekend long starting on March 12th through March 17th. Green beer and Irish Drink specials will be available all weekend long!
Sounds by: Thomas James | FLEX | AJ Slim
VIP: (507) 320-1602

Dierks Bentley’s Whiskey Row – Tempe

640 S. Mill Ave. #120, Tempe, AZ 85281 | (480) 794-1477

Starting on March 14th, Dierks Bentley’s Whiskey Row will have Green beer and Irish drink specials starting at 4 p.m.
Sounds by: DJ Ekoh | DJ Mercy
VIP: (615) 873-0864

Sunbar Tempe

24 W. 5th St., Tempe, AZ 85281 | (480) 687-8409

Join Sunbar Tempe in welcoming The Deadlys for their first St. Patrick’s Day concert on March 17th! Band members Jason DeVore and Keith Walker will be in attendance.
Show time: 7 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.

Sunbar Patio

Mill Cue Club – Lucky’s St. Patrick’s Day Bar Crawl

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

Get lucky with your friends on the biggest St. Patrick’s Day party of the year! Mill Cue Club hosts the Lucky’s St. Patrick’s Day Crawl on March 14th from 4 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. 

Your Ticket Includes:

  • 1-2 Complimentary Drinks & Items
  • Custom Lucky Badge & Lanyard
  • Drink Specials Exclusive
  • Food Specials At Select Locations
  • Free Cover With your Lucky Badge
  • Professional Photographers
  • Exclusive Access To The Crawl Map
  • $500 Costume Contest

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 Weekend Celebration

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

The Thirsty Lion located at Tempe Marketplace is St. Patrick’s Day central for food, drink and fun. Enjoy St. Patrick’s Day food menu, with items like Beer Braised Corn Beef and Cabbage, Irish Shepherd’s Pie, and Oven Roasted Lamb Shank. Compliment your Irish meal with one of Thirsty Lion’s featured cocktails, and drink for a cause! They are donating $1 of every featured cocktail to Saint Baldrick’s Foundation for childhood cancer research. Plus, enjoy live music from local talent like Erick Hasbun, AJ Rodriguez, and Emerald Society Bag Pipers.

Genghis Grill

$2 Bud Lite Drafts
$3 Premium Drafts

Portillo’s

Mint Chocolate and Mint Chocolate Cake Shake available for a limited time
(Offered February 26-April 12)

Dave & Buster’s

Rooftop open, DJ, country seeing lessons
Serving two for $5 tacos, $2 Corona’s, $4 draft green beers, $4 green Jello shots

Yogis Grill

$2 Potato Croquettes & Egg Rolls all day

Barrio Queen

Taco Tuesday: $3.50 tacos excluding premium tacos

Slices

Corned Beef & Cabbage Pizza available from Friday 13th to 17th

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Alicia Kentz
Written Alicia Kentz

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!