St. Patrick’s Day 2017 is almost here, which means many of you are probably on the lookout for ways to celebrate. Here are some ideas of what you can do to enjoy the Irish holiday near Portsmouth, NH.
St. Patrick’s Day at Ri Ra Irish Pub
Ri Ra Irish Pub in Portsmouth is hosting a St. Patrick’s Day celebration all day on Friday, March 17, 2017. The pub opens at 8:00 a.m., and live entertainment begins at noon with Oran Mor. The Foggy Dudes take over at 5:00 p.m., and Letsah Polyestah goes on at 10:00 p.m. Be sure to stop in and see the Irish step-dancers at 11:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Learn more.
Beara Irish Brewing Co.
If you would like to enjoy a pint or two of Irish beer, stop on over at Beara Irish Brewing Co. in Portsmouth. The taproom is open Friday, March 17, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and offers a top-notch selection of beers. Learn more.
Cara Irish Pub
What better place to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day than at a fun Irish pub? Cara Irish Pub in Dover features a different form of entertainment each night of the week and is sure to be a hot spot for festivities on Friday, March 17, 2017. Learn more.
Clover Run 5K
The Clover Run 5K takes place on Saturday, March 18, 2017 in downtown Portsmouth. The race begins at 10:30 a.m. at Pierce Island and ends with the finish line at Prescott Park. The festive 5K costs $25 per entry. All proceeds from the event benefit St. Patrick School, which is making the transition to St. Patrick Academy this summer. Learn more.
Downtown Dover St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival
On Saturday, March 18, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., St. Patrick’s Day celebrations are taking over downtown Dover. The festival takes place at the Loockerman Way Plaza and features food trucks, vendors, activities for the kids, and much more. The parade begins at 1:00 p.m. at the Outlook at the Duncan Center and proceeds east down Loockerman Street, ending at Federal Street. Learn more.