The Lucky Clover Irish Pub is taking their St. Patrick’s Day celebration to the street. The pub, located at 1111 SW First Avenue will be closing down SW 11th Street between SW 1st Avenue and South Miami Avenue for the festivities. The party starts March 17 at 1 p.m. and goes on until 11 p.m. There will be plenty of flowing beer and live bands, including a U2 tribute band and the Mad World Orchestra as the main act. After the whole day of dancing in the street, the party will move inside the bar at 11 p.m. Admission is free. For more information call 786-691-2750.
Self-proclaimed “the originals, the biggest and the best,” John Martin’s Irish Pub and Restaurant will host a street party on 253 Miracle Mile from 4 p.m. to midnight. This year, the party will feature live Irish music, including a U2 tribute band. “The U2 tribute band is phenomenal; if you saw the guy on the stage you’d think he’s Bono, it looks exactly like him. It’s excellent entertainment.” Entry to the party is free. The bar will remain opened until 2 a.m. For more information, visit johnmartins.com or call 305-445-3777.
Mike’s at Venetia, 555 NE 15th Street will also be hosting an all day party. Food will include Irish favorites like corned beef hash, cabbage and surprise party favors will be given out. Green beer and authentic Irish music will also be part of the party. Admission is free. Hours: 11 a.m.- “wee hours” in the morning. For more information call 305-374-5731.
Three and Out Irish Tavern and Grill in Kendall has been hosting a St. Patrick’s Day celebration for over 20 years. This hole-in-the wall tavern, located at 13067 SW 112th Street, believes St. Patty’s day should last more then one day and is starting their debauchery on Friday with a pre party consisting of Irish stew and shepherd’s pie. After the pre-party on Friday, live bands, green beer, corned beef and cabbage will start promptly at noon on Saturday. For more information call 305-382-1516.
Waxy O’ Connors has several locations in South Florida, but the one in South Beach, at 1248 Washington Avenue expects a constant crowd, since the location gained popularity for the past four years. The doors open 8 a.m. Saturday and close at 5 a.m. Sunday. Irish drinks will be on special all day and live entertainment will begin at 3 p.m. There may be a cover charge based on how busy the bar is, and the cover charge will vary. For more information, call 305-534-7824.