The time is here! The luck o’ the Irish is upon us! More than Shamrock Shakes or green beer, today honors St. Patrick and it also celebrates the culture and heritage of the Irish population. People like to do this by wearing green, anything shamrocks, pots of gold, rainbows and other representations of the Irish culture. There are parades, festivals, religious services, dancing and music that all celebrate the luck of the Irish!Here are some ways to celebrate around Wisconsin!
House of Guinness in Waukesha. Enjoy St. Paddy’s Day with an Outdoor Beer Garden complete with heated tent, live music, free giveaways, Irish breakfast and lunch and so much more! Festivities start at 6am.
Paddy’s Pub in Milwaukee. Enjoy an Irish breakfast, lunch and dinner, live bands all day starting at 6am! Please bring a food item for the Hunger Task Force, it would be greatly appreciated.
Ashling on the Lough in Kenosha. This celebration begins on St. Patrick’s Day and continues all weekend! Enjoy great Irish food, giveaways and cheerful celebration!
Thinking of skipping the crowds to do your own thing? Consider these Irish traditions!
Make sure to dress the part! Even if you can’t get out to celebrate with friends and family you can still wear green or shamrocks, wear fun big hats and spread good tidings!
Eat traditional Irish food! Green beer and Shamrock shakes are not the only thing to get excited about! Hearty corned beef and cabbage, lamb stew, traditional Irish soda bread, literally any kind of potato, boiled ham, Shepherd’s Pie and the list goes on and on! Visit our Pinterest page for some inspiration!
Listen to some traditional Irish music. Ireland has a long history with music and many folk songs are still relevant today. U2, The Cranberries, Celtic Woman and Van Morrison are just a few! Celtic, folk and traditional Irish pub songs are just the ticket to get you into the St. Patrick’s Day spirit!
However you decide to celebrate, make sure to keep in mind the rich heritage and tradition behind this fun and vivacious holiday! #ShorewestRealtors #StPatricksDay