10 Ways To Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day In NYC This Year

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10 Ways To Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day In NYC This Year

March is a time when everyone in New York embraces their Irish roots—even if they don’t have any!

In honor of our favorite green holiday, we’ve rounded up some exciting St. Patrick’s Day activities in NYC, spanning delicious meals and treats, to virtual activities, to socially distant get-togethers.

Wishing you all of the luck of the Irish!

1. St. Patrick’s Day Irish Whiskey Tasting & Drunk History Class

Take a deep dive and journey through the countryside with mixology lessons on Irish cocktails and musical entertainment during this seminar on the history and production of Irish whiskey. The premium cocktail kit shipped to your door includes ingredients for two cocktails and three Irish whiskies, as well as access to an exclusive livestream!

When: Friday, March 19

Where: Your home!

Get your tickets here!

2. Saint Patrick’s Yacht Cruise Aboard the Jewel Yacht

What not spend St. Patrick’s Day cruising around the city, instead of in the thick of it? With indoor dining now permitted at 35% capacity, expect a comfortable and safe sail with your closest crew on this spacious heated vessel. You’ll sail through the downtown harbor, passing by the Brooklyn Bridge, the Statue of Liberty, and the beautiful New York City Skyline. Equipped with the utmost safest precautions, you can sail the Hudson River in this “floating club” featuring sleek designs, shining decor, and state-of-the-art lighting & sound systems.

When: Saturday, March 20

Where: New York Skyport Marina, 2430 F.D.R. Drive East Service Road

Grab tickets here!

3. Luck of the Irish! St. Patrick’s Day On The Pier with Free Irish Margaritas

Enjoy waterfront dining inside of a private glasshouse at Pier 15, along with a special beer menu and mini-kegs. Complimentary Irish margaritas & chocolate coins are included with each ticket to keep everyone sweet and merry! Expect some special decorations, characters, traditional Irish beers, specialty cocktails & custom food menu items. Enjoy the sights and sounds at the 4,500 square foot waterfront venue which features amazing views of the Brooklyn, Manhattan & Williamsburg bridges.

When: Wednesday, March 17

Where: 78 South Street

Get ready to rock out here!

4. Virtual St. Patrick’s Day Painting Party


Treat yourself to a fun and stress-free painting party at home with this virtual course. An expert artist will guide you through the creation of a fun and creative St. Patrick’s-themed painting, using tools you have at home. It’s the perfect way to release your inner creativity and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day—absolutely no experience necessary!

When: Sunday, March 13 & Sunday, March 14

Where: Your home!

Grab tickets here!

5. St. Patrick’s Day Rooftop Party (2 For 1 Drinks)

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with 2 for 1 drinks on a heated rooftop with food/drink specials! We’ll have a reserved seating area and our host will help make introductions. You can expect 2 for 1 drinks for the first half hour, drink specials and food available for purchase, an upscale venue in a relaxed setting, VIP NYC professionals and singles, and a limited number of tickets to allow plenty of space.

When: Wednesday, March 17, 6:30 p.m.

Where: The Delancey NYC, 168 Delancey St

Celebrate here!

6. Get free whiskey from Bushmills

This St. Paddy’s Day, Bushmills will reimburse you for your whiskey to-go from your local bar or pub! Simply buy a Bushmills Irish Whiskey pour or cocktail from a favorite local bar or restaurant, take a photo of the itemized receipt and upload through www.Bushmills.com/FirstWhiskey. Valid receipts will receive a reimbursement of up to $6.00 (paid via Venmo, Paypal or Amazon) with rebates also available on the purchase of a bottle from select retailers. They will also donate $1 from each uploaded receipt to the USBG Foundation’s Bartender Emergency Assistance Program.

When: Wednesday, March 17

Where: Your neighborhood bar

Find out more here.

7. Treat yourself to a Lucky Charms cake

Courtesy Good Enough to Eat

Good Enough to Eat on the UWS is offering this delicious Lucky Charms cake that will be sure to bring you some Irish luck! The stout-soaked layer cake served with Irish Cream Frosting and coated with the marshmallow cereal is $55 and must be pre-ordered 48 hours in advance. It’s also available for $8 per slice and can be ordered for takeout and delivery, or enjoyed while dining at the restaurant.

When: Through St. Patrick’s Day, call 212-496-0613

Where: 520 Columbus Avenue

8. Enjoy a socially-distant celebration at Chelsea Market

Photo courtesy of Chelsea Market

The largest stretch of outdoor dining in Manhattan at Chelsea Market is having a special celebration for St. Paddy’s Day! Enjoy beer, corned beef and cabbage and soda bread from Dickson’s Farmstand Meats, Amy’s Bread and Mayhem Beer. Plus there will be live Irish music and Irish dancers.

When: Wednesday, March 17

Where: Chelsea Market (Heated outdoor expansion on 15th St. btw 9th and 10th Avenues), 75 9th Avenue

9. Munch on festive bites at Bubby’s

Alexander Stein, for Bubby’s

Classic NYC restaurant Bubby’s will be offering holiday menu items featuring green eggs and house smoked ham for brunch, lamb shepherd’s pie, and corned beef and cabbage for dinner.

When: Wednesday, March 17

Where: Bubby’s, 120 Hudson St.

10. Raise a glass in Brooklyn

Courtesy Ten Hope Brooklyn

Head to Ten Hope (10 Hope St.) in Williamsburg for an indoor and outdoor St. Patrick‘s Day celebration. Grab an Irish beer to kiss, like a Guinness which will be tapped for the first time that day, or a bucket of beers (5 for $25). Plus drinks with Jameson  are specially priced at $10 for the day. Reservations are not required, but are recommended and available at TenHopeBk.com or through OpenTable.

When: Wednesday, March 17, 5pm – 11pm

Where: 10 Hope St., Brooklyn

And if you’re on the hunt for find even more St. Paddy’s Day event options, click here!

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